T-Rex 0.8.0, 0.8.1 – New algorithm: Geek & performance improvements on x16r/s
If a large number of users utilize a specific mining software then it means that the miner is better than its competitors. We have noticed that on a number of algorithms including x16r and x16s; more number of NVIDIA users are seem to be utilizing T-Rex miner. The developer of the T-Rex miner keep improving the software and every new release has got performance improvements, new functionalities and minor bug fixes. Here is a new update T-Rex 0.8.0 which includes a new algorithm called geek (Geek cash). In addition to that it has got performance upgrade for GTX/RTX cards, a new functionality and some minor bug fixes.
T-Rex is a closed source NVIDIA only GPU miner that contains 1% build in developer fee. This software is available for Windows, Linux and it supports CUDA 10.0, CUDA 9.2 and CUDA 9.1. Also it is a multi algorithm GPU miner which has support for the following algorithms.
x22i x16r x16s x17 hmq1725 bcd lyra2z bitcore sonoa renesis balloon polytimos timetravel sha256t skunk hsr c11 phi tribus
The new version of this miner T-Rex 0.8.0 adds one more algorithm to the list and additionally has the following features:
- Added new algorithm: geek (Coin: GeekCash).
- 1% to 3 % performance improvements on x16r, x16s algorithm for both GTX / RTX GPUs.
- Added watchdog functionality: Instead of
t-rex.exeyou can use
watchdog.exein your miner batch file. This new feature monitors your miner and additionally performs auto updates if you run the miner using
--autoupdateparameter. You don’t need to download packages anymore and additionally this feature auto restarts the miner whenever it hangs.
- Also there are a number of bug fixes and changes which all you can find in the release notes on the download page.
T-Rex 0.8.0 Download
From version 0.7.3 the binaries of this miner are available on GitHub. But before you download and use it do note that this is a closed source miner containing 1% dev fee. Also for better performance it is recommended that you install the latest NVIDIA drivers.
Here is a latest update: T-Rex 0.8.1 which got 20% performance improvements on X22i (SUQA mining) and some bug fixes.
Download T-Rex 0.8.1: https://github.com/trexminer/T-Rex/releases/tag/0.8.1
Usage instructions: Even though this miner is not based on ccminer it works similar to ccminer. If you are looking for a in depth guide on configuring and using the miner then you can refer to this ccminer beginners guide.