Zcash : Nvidia GPU Mining Windows Edition

About Zcash

Zcash another cryptocurrency like bitcoin but with a few enhanced privacy features. Bitcoin it is based on a decentralised blockchain but allows for anonymity behind transaction amounts and parties involved but in Bitcoin if you know someone’s wallet address you can track their transactions that they have made and you can see which recipients addresses and their amount of each transaction to their wallet – so its quite clear how much money is moving around, with ZCash all the information is encrypted as its aim at using cryptography to provide enhance privacy to its user compared to other cryptocurrencies available out on the market.

Learn how to start mining ZCASH (ZCash) on  Mining Pool Hub using nheqminer Zcash Miner

Mining Setup

Personal Desktop

Operating System  Windows 10
Graphic Card GTX 1060 STORMX 3072M GDDR5 192bit
Processor Intel i5-7400, 3GHZ, 6MB Cache, LGA1151
Motherboard ASUS H110M-K

Step 1 – Resources

Get a strong or may than one video card (expansion card) for profitable mining. If you’re mining with a laptop, cell phone or an old video card which is more than a year old it will not pay off.

 Step 2 – Registration for mining pool

Visit the following website Mining Pool , fill out your details and followed by accepting the confirmation email in your inbox/junk folder: Choose a 4-digit pin code which will be used in each update. Enter the site and select Zcash on the left side – Click on “wallet” and enter your ZEC wallet address. Click on “Update Account”.

Step 3 – Miner Software (nheqminer)

Download here nheqminer the most appropriate version for your computer.

An executable file (mine.bat) has to be created and the following content should be inside it:

exe -cd 0 -t 4 -l us-east1.zcash.miningpoolhub.com:20570-u USER.rig9 -p x

The word “USER” must be replaced with the username you prefer for the miningpoolhub.

The word rig1 does not need to be replaced unless you’re going to mine with more than one mining rig.

Step 4 – Switch on monitors and the mining of the miningpoolhub


Click on “workers” and choose one of the jobs (Account’s default jobs) according to your card. Run the file you have created (mine.bat). Make sure that there are no errors and that also a message approving your worker has been received. If you did not get this message, it means something is wrong. After the program starts running you will see that the worker (called the miner) is added to the “workers” screen. On the site, click “Dashboard” to see data about the mining (it will take some time until you see something; it is updated according to the work that the mining machine does usually takes up to a minute).

Step 5- Withdrawing the Zcash into your wallet

After you have accumulated a certain amount and you wish to withdraw, click on the “wallet” and then “cash out”. Verify the amount and wallet address first. Within a few minutes, the amount will be sent to your wallet.

Step 6- Installation of an afterburner

It is recommended that you install applications such as MSI Afterburner in order to control the fan of the graphic and expansion card. Usually its in default mode, the power is low and it allows the card to reach a temperature of 70-80 degrees Celcius but try to keep it below 70 degrees by increasing the fan speed (normally when playing occasionally but not healthy to a machine running 24-hours a day).

(note that during the day the house is warmer and the temperature will rise accordingly).

Click on the link below,

MSI afterburner

Step 7- Earning estimation

You can estimate how much profit you will earn, by clicking on this link below,

mining calculator

The following site shows the value of the currency and its estimated value in dollars for a certain processing power (you can also enter the electricity costs of your residence or work place)

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