By night, also a nvidia cuda bitcoin miner engineer. This guide is out of date. The custom hardware has made Sia GPU mining non-viable. This guide will still work, but you may never reach payout, even with a high-end GPU.
Overview Sia is a decentralized, peer-to-peer network for buying and selling computer storage space. Users pay for transactions within Sia using a cryptocurrency called Siacoin. These miners are paid for their contributions in Siacoin. In this guide, I’ll show you how to generate money when you’re not using your Windows PC by setting it up to mine Siacoin. Time Required This guide looks long, but it’s just because there are lots of screenshots. I estimate that it only takes about 20 minutes to get started with mining.
Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8. R to open the run dialog. If you have an NVIDIA GPU, you will install CUDA. If you have an AMD GPU, you will install OpenCL. If you see something else, you likely don’t have a compatible GPU.