Hashrate, power consumption, temperature: how to track your statistics on GPU rigs and ASICs effectively
Why is it so important to monitor statistics on your farms and devices in real time?
It's simple — hashrate, temperature, energy consumption, efficiency, and stability can tell a lot about your potential problems. However, if you have hundreds or even thousands of GPU rigs or ASICs, analysing all of this data can be challenging.
Fortunately, Hive OS collects statistics. Thanks to this feature, you are able to do the following:
- Figure out which devices generate income
- Understand which workers consume too much energy
- Monitor the workers’ problems (for instance, too frequent overheating) and find out how to solve them
- Detect devices with too low hashrate
- Fully understand the situation on the farm (or farms), even if you have a lot of devices
Hive OS statistics on account
On the screenshots below you can see the examples of the Hive OS statistics. In the context of a farm, you can assess the overall situation and energy consumption:
Statistics on the account also include hashrate by algorithms, so you can identify how effective specific algorithms are (and then increase your profits by choosing those of them that bring the most income).
In addition to farm statistics, Hive OS also provides the following data on workers:
- Hashrate by the algorithm (or algorithms)
- Energy consumption
- Fan speed
As you can see, on this screen the level of electricity consumption remains almost unchanged. This means that the devices work stably and do not consume too much power. The temperature is also within normal limits. But regarding the hashrate by algorithms, not all the workers are equally effective.
Take a look at one more example with Hiveon ASIC S9:
Hive OS provides statistics on your workers so that you can always find and solve any problems related to the operation and efficiency of your equipment in time.
Hive OS also provides public statistics for all users of the system — the rating of the popularity of equipment, coins, and so on. You can track it on the official website in the Statistics section. Take a look at this data — it can help you choose the equipment.
Now the first place among coins is taken by ETH — 61% of users mine it. The second most popular coin is Nicehash-Ethash (8%), and the third one is ETC (7%). Please note that ETH is the most profitable coin, which explains its high rating.
According to the Hive OS statistics, ethash leads by a large margin — 77%. In second place is sha256, 6%. The third most popular algorithm is kawpow (4%).
Both AMD and Nvidia cards are popular. Most miners (57%) prefer AMD. Nvidia takes second place with 43%.
The first place is taken by Radeon RX 580 8GB — 22%. The second one — by Radeon RX 570 4GB (21%). In third place is Radeon RX 470 4GB (14%), and in fourth and fifth — Radeon RX 580 4GB and Radeon RX 570 8GB, 12% each.
Previously, this rating included the RX 550 / 560 cards with 2GB of memory, but now these cards are practically not in demand due to their non-universality.
The first place is occupied by P106-100 6GB (23%), the second one — by GeForce GTX 1070 8GB (13%), and the third one — by GeForce GTX 1060 6GB (11%). The fourth and the fifth places are taken by GeForce GTX 1080 Ti 11GB and GeForce GTX 1060 3GB, 11% and 7% respectively.
With a good value for money ratio, the GeForce GTX 1060 3GB was once Nvidia's leading card, with a 25% rating. But now its popularity has fallen by more than three times. Why? Due to the lack of memory, these cards cannot mine the most profitable coins (ETH and ETC).
Analysing modern algorithms and prospects, it can be assumed that cards with 4GB of memory are going to be the next to leave. This is relevant to both Nvidia and AMD cards, and means that you should already focus on options with a larger memory capacity (8GB or more).
At the moment, the most popular miner is phoenixminer — 37% . The second place is taken by claymore (36%), and the third one — by asicminer (6%).
As for ASICs, the leader is Antminer S9 “upgraded” with the Hiveon ASIC firmware — 48%. The second place is occupied by Antminer L3+, also with the Hiveon ASIC firmware (22%). In third place is Antminer T17 Hiveon (5%).
This article describes only the most popular choices. If you want to fully familiarise yourself with the rating, you can do this on the official Hive OS website. And, obviously, do not forget to monitor the statistics on your account — in this way you will increase your profit and extend the life of your devices.
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