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New NiceHash Miner Legacy and support for CryptoNightR!

Dear NiceHash users!

Due to Monero network upgrade (hard fork) we are happy to announce the support for CryptoNightR algorithm - new PoW algorithm for Monero. Monero is a private, secure, untraceable and decentralised digital currency. Learn more about Monero here

How to connect your mining rig to NiceHash?

In order to start mining with your PC or connecting your mining rig to NiceHash please download the latest NiceHash Miner Legacy here.

We have updated NiceHash Miner Legacy to the version and this latest release brings the following changes:

  • Changes:

    • Added support for CryptoNightR via xmr-stak (disabled by default for AMD cards due to instability)
    • Added NBMiner for NVIDIA SM 6.1 devices (GrinCuckaroo29 and GrinCuckatoo31)
    • Removed support for NVIDIA SM2.1 GPUs (supported versions are SM3.0+)
    • Removed unprofitable algorithms and miners (CryptoNightV7, Decred, Equihash, Lbry, Lyra2REv2, Lyra2z, Pascal, Sia, X11Gost)
  • Notice:
    If you have mixed GPU system (AMD and NVIDIA cards) do not disable NVIDIA or AMD detection as this will make GMiner and Phoenix choose wrong cards. This will be properly fixed in one of the upcoming releases.

NiceHash Miner Legacy is usually flagged by AV (anti-virus) software. This is normal, as almost every mining software on the market is blacklisted by AV. Just make an exception in your AV software to enable the proper operation of NHML. You may have to add an exception in your browser to enable NHML download. Learn how. Please follow our other recommended guidelines before using NiceHash Miner Legacy - listed on the download page.

To connect your 3rd party miners directly to NiceHash, please visit our stratum generator and select the CryptoNightR algorithm and location. Add the provided stratum URL to your miner.

Miners (and developers), please refer to the following specification when connecting to NiceHash.

Notification for buyers of hash power

Before placing orders for the selected algorithm, please check if your pool is compatible and supports our newly added CryptoNightR algorithm.

If you need help placing orders for CryptoNightR algorithm or connecting your mining rigs to NiceHash, do not hesitate to open a support ticket.


Enjoy mining with NiceHash,

your NiceHash team.

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