HashPeak – GPU mining hashrate peak detector | Rickard Andersson

HashPeak – GPU mining hashrate peak detector

Here’s a plug for a small piece of software I wrote that is used to determine the optimal clock frequency for GPUs when mining cryptocurrencies.

HashPeak - Sample run

Determining the most effecient hashrate for GPU-based cryptocurrency mining is a tedious process. It usually involves manually trying a large number of GPU engine core frequencies and keeping track of the resulting hashrate to detect any peaks in hashrate. HashPeak automates this process.

HashPeak is a .NET 2.0 console application that connects to a running instance of sgminer or cgminer, sets a GPU engine clock, waits for the hashrate to stabilize and then measures the hashrate. The application is provided with a range of GPU clocks to test and then runs through them in succession. Upon completion, the application presents the user with the lowest GPU enging clock frequency that resulted in the highest possible hashrate.

In addition, HashPeak generates a CSV (Comma-Separated Values) file including all measured data as well as a plotted graph in the form of a PNG file.

There’s more info about HashPeak over in the release topic in the Bitcoin forums.

The code is available on Github.

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