Category: Primecoin

Primecoin mining hardware

Posts Tagged ‘Primecoin CPU mining’ Primecoin (XPM) is a fairly new alternative cryptocurrency that introduces a new type of proof-of-work in peer-to-peer cryptocurrency designs based on searching for prime numbers. Up until now most alternative crypto currencies rely either on SHA-256 like Bitcoin or Scrypt like Litecon for their proof-of-work design and Primecoin brings something new

Primecoin mining guide

Primecoin Introduction Primecoin is a CPU mined cryptocurrency. The algorithm used as proof-of-work depends on the generation of special strings of prime numbers, called Cunningham chains and bi-twin chains. This means that currently unlike Bitcoin or most other cryptocurrencies, the proof-of-work cannot be accelerated using video cards or special mining hardware. Web servers, made for generating as much

Primecoin mining pool

Posts Tagged ‘Primecoin pools’ Primecoin (XPM) is a fairly new alternative cryptocurrency that introduces a new type of proof-of-work in peer-to-peer cryptocurrency designs based on searching for prime numbers. Up until now most alternative crypto currencies rely either on SHA-256 like Bitcoin or Scrypt like Litecon for their proof-of-work design and Primecoin brings something new and