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Hi all,
Nice to be here. Looking for some advice. I am building a rig to mine litecoin, world coin and feather coin. I am not familiar with cgminer scrypt but is seems that everyone is using that as the mining software of choice. I am putting it together with 2 xfx 7950 3gb edition and 1 sapphire dual x r9 270 and was wondering if anyone can point me in the best way to get the best hash speeds out of them and the best config for cgminer

Many thanks
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if you're tweaking cards to try and find the best hash rate, i would use guiminer at first just for its simplicity. after you get your ideal settings, plug those into cgminer
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I am trying guiminer but the 7950 cards I am using is running really hot. High 90's 102 degrees. Any ideas on lowering the temps and keeping a good hash rate?
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I am trying guiminer but the 7950 cards I am using is running really hot. High 90's 102 degrees. Any ideas on lowering the temps and keeping a good hash rate?

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I am trying guiminer but the 7950 cards I am using is running really hot. High 90's 102 degrees. Any ideas on lowering the temps and keeping a good hash rate?

Increase fan speed, increase overall air flow, lower voltage, or all of the above.
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