Etchash is a heavyweight PoW algorithm used by Ethereum Classic. The algorithm is different, because it uses the DAG file that is loaded into GPU memory at the moment of miner launch. An epoch change takes place every 60000 blocks and leads to an increase in size of the DAG file by 8 MB.
Ethereum Classic are mined using NVIDIA and AMD graphics cards.
On November 28, 2020 Ethereum Classic has performed hardfork to reduce the DAG file 2 times, allowing weaker GPU's to mine this algorithm. Nicehash supports etchash algorithm from 2022.
Default mining profit is calculated for 300 Nvidia 3070 GPUs with total hashrate: 18300 Mh/s on Etchash
|Cryptocurrency||Cryptocurrency||Difficulty (3h)||Nethash (3h)||Profit 24h||Exchange Rate (BTC)||24h Volume||Miner Share (3h)|
Miner Share (3h)
|1.49 P||113.03 Th/s||54.22 $2.670 ETC||0.00072560||113 809 809 $||100.00 %|
The mining software from the list below supports the Etchash algorithm. The sample software settings could be found by clicking on the desired coin name.
|Phoenix miner||0.65 %|
|Team Red Miner||1 %|