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How to mine Monero XMR with CPU & GPU (AMD and Nvidia) on Windows 10

All the information needed to start mining for Monero XMR

Monero xmr cryptocurrency?

Monero xmr cryptocurrency is secure
Monero is a decentralized cryptocurrency, meaning it is secure digital cash operated by a network of users. Transactions are confirmed by distributed consensus and then immutably recorded on the blockchain. Third-parties do not need to be trusted to keep your Monero safe.
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Monero uses ring signatures, ring confidential transactions, and stealth addresses to obfuscate the origins, amounts, and destinations of all transactions. Monero provides all the benefits of a decentralized cryptocurrency, without any of the typical privacy concessions.
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Sending and receiving addresses as well as transacted amounts are obfuscated by default. Transactions on the Monero blockchain cannot be linked to a particular user or real-world identity.
Monero is safe
Monero is safe because it is private by default. Units of Monero cannot be blacklisted by vendors or exchanges due to their association in previous transactions.

Monero XMR Cryptocurrency setup

Getting Started Mining Monero On Windows 10

1st you are going to need a wallet to store all those coins.
Desktop Windows Wallet download and install Windows, 64-bit Current Version: 0.12.2.0 Lithium Luna
Monero Web Wallet My Monerro

Now create a folder called Monero on your hard drive.
lets download all of the files that we will need and extract them into that folder.

Download XMR-Stak
To mine with your CPU and GPU you will need a program called XMR-Stak. You can download the latest release here this will download the XMR-stak All-in-one Cryptonight Miner for AMD, Nvidia and CPU.
Extract the contents into your Monero folder. 

Once extracted open the Monero folder and double click the xmr-stak.exe application. 

The program will begin to ask you a series of questions. For this guide we are mining Monero. You are free to use the below examples if you do not wish to research your own pool.

  • Do you want to use the HTTP interface? – 0
  • Please enter the currency that you want to mine: – monero7
  • Pool address: –  pool.supportxmr.com:7777
  • Username –
  • Password – x
  • Rig identifier for pool-side statistics (needs pool support). Can be empty: – Leave empty by pressing Enter
  • Does this pool port support TLS/SSL? Use no if unknown. (y/N) – n
  • Do you want to use nicehash on this pool? (y/n) – n
  • Do you want to use multiple pools? (y/n) – n

Now the program will start running and you will be mining!

Recommended Mining pools

SupportXMR pool.supportxmr.com:7777
XMRpool frankfurt-1.xmrpool.net:5555
XMRpoolEU xmrpool.eu:3333

Optimizing CPU, AMD and Nvidia Configurations

The program will do its best to suggest the best configuration for your CPU and GPU but more than likely it will not be optimal.

To find your optimal configuration check out XMRStak.com and search for your CPU and GPU model. You will find a list of submitted configurations that you can try to see what works out best for you.

Happy Mining from the BuyFromUs boyz

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Monero xmr cryptocurrency

Rank 13
Market Cap $2,328,181,794 USD  313,955 BTC 
Volume (24h) $32,883,800 USD  4,434 BTC
Circulating Supply 16,236,823 XMR
Algorithm: 
Cryptonight
Block Reward: 4.22,
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