What is Zcash? How to Mine it?

What is Zcash?

Zcash (ZEC) is another Crypto currency like bitcoin but with a few different features. Like Bitcoin it is based on a decentralised blockchain but allows for anonymity behind transaction amounts and parties involved. In Bitcoin if you know someone’s address you can follow their transactions and you can see which all the addresses and their transaction amounts – so its quite clear how much money is moving around, with ZCash all the information is encrypted.

Find out more about zcash

Reference to Zooko Wilcox 

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How to Mine Zcash?

To mine Zcash you need to join a pool that mines Zcash. There are many different kinds but I use These ones and you can choose which best you like:

Then Depending on the If you using a CPU or GPU you will need certain Miners. I use Radeon Graphics cards. But you can use nvidia cards.

Claymore Miner for zcash Download 

Nvidia cards Miner Download for zcash

Once you have got those steps setup and downloaded you can follow this video I created on how to mine with you GPU. My video is on Radeon cards so you might have to read into how to mine with Nvidia but the process is quite the same. I also use windows. I know you can mine with Linux and Mac.

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