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Re: Status and how to help


dear Ignotus/all,

> Some decent mining software that can handle multiple GPUs.

There has been some significatn development in Cuckoo Cycle.

Xenoncat, the anonymous Zcash miner contest winner, recently
claimed a $5000 CPU speedup bounty, by using 20x more memory
to bucketsort the edge->endpoint map and thereby avoid the high latency
random memory accesses.

Basically, with enough memory available, Cuckoo Cycle is transformed
from a latency bound PoW into a bandwidth bound one.

I'm in the process of writing my own version of his solver, after which
I will port that to CUDA. Then the next challenge will be to extract the
maximum performance out of the GPU solver. An OpenCL solver will
have to come later...


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