Bitcoin Mining Setup

BTC guide & FAQs.

Bitcoin Mining Setup on Slush Pool ★
Figure out how to connect to Slush Pool by following these steps: 1. Get suitable hardware ✓ Bitcoin can be efficiently mined with: ASIC (SHA-256 algorithm)  ✘ Bitcoin cannot be efficiently mined with (unsupported): GPU, C...
Tue, 6 Oct, 2020 at 3:05 PM
Bitcoin mining URLs (Stratum V1)
Slush Pool servers are located all around the world. For better connection and lower latency, please use one of the location-specific URLs instead of the general URL. Servers and ports Configure your devices to start mining ...
Mon, 7 Sep, 2020 at 4:45 PM
Stratum V2 mining URLs and guide
Stratum V2 is a new protocol for pooled mining that we developed in collaboration with Bitcoin developer Matt Corallo. It improves efficiency, prevents man-in-the-middle attacks, and will eventually enable miners to work on th...
Wed, 28 Oct, 2020 at 2:23 PM
Which worker name/password should I choose?
Names can be arbitrary alphanumeric strings or something more personalized — it’s entirely up to you.  A valid workerName must match the following regular expression "^[-a-zA-Z0-9_@+:]+$" (i.e. don't use charac...
Thu, 10 Sep, 2020 at 12:23 PM
Which server should I connect to?
For every coin, there are multiple URLs you can connect your mining device to. Slush Pool servers are located all around the world. For better connection and lower latency, please use one of the location-specific URLs instead ...
Thu, 20 Aug, 2020 at 5:09 PM
What minimum difficulty should I set?
We recommend that you use the Vardiff algorithm (used by default). Vardiff assigns more difficult tasks to stronger miners (higher difficulty) and easier tasks to weaker miners so that the average communication frequency is ro...
Thu, 6 Aug, 2020 at 2:33 PM