PiMP News

The latest news about getPiMP and cryptocurrency development and mining.

PiMP rc10 Updates released Dec 22 2016 – via image and pimpup!

Overview of rc10 release Hey PiMPs just wanted to let you know there's some new updates released in time for Christmas. Although we posted the changelog on the product pages I also wanted to provide some commentary and opportunity for you to comment and ask questions....

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Coming Christmas: PiMP 2.0. Rewritten. Renewed. RePiMPed.

Hey PiMPs!! Melt here to update you on your upcoming Christmas presents from the PiMP team. First things first: We have completely rewritten all the tools for what miners need today and ditched all the old code. Thanks to all of our contributors and customers. Wait...

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getPiMP.org Website revamp

Check out the new getPiMP.org unified website! We wanted to make it simpler and easier for you to get information about our products and an overall more secure platform with ecommerce and one that looks great on mobile! So here it is. Thousands of hours from melt7777...

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September 2016 Organizational Announcements

Hello miners! We have a lot to announce here, and we will keep it brief: getPiMP.org is now an entire suite of crypto software products and services. Since we have a lot of things to offer the mining community we are no longer doing our work for free, but we think you...

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Letter to the Miners

Dear cryptocurrency miners, I joined the mining community in 2011 when LiteCoin and DogeCoin were hot. I had read about BTC in WIRED magazine and started looking into the software and then started looking on IRC for groups of people mining coins. While I could tell...

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getPiMP.org new server!

We are going to start 2016 off right! Have you noticed how FAST the site is? Especially the downloads??? We have just completed the migration of all of the PiMP VPS servers over to a new Cloud server hosted by OVH.  Please note, we have removed BuyVM / Frantech...

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ZiftrCOIN support added to PiMP

ZiftrCOIN (ZRC) (ZR5 algorithm) support has been added to PiMP via a quick and easy pimpupdate!   Notice: Wolf miner requires 14.12 drivers for proper performance. ZR5 in general is optimized for 14.12 Catalyst drivers. The next PiMP release will be replacing...

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ZiftrCOIN is coming to PiMP!

Announcement: ziftrCOIN-Qt Wallet Coming to PiMP  We’re excited to announce that we have received the ziftrCOIN-qt wallet code and that we’re currently working to incorporate ziftrCOIN into the PiMP mining platform.  ziftrCOIN is an innovative peer-to-peer...

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Solo Mining Spreadcoin (SPR) using PiMP

  Thanks to sling00 and kal in the #PiMP support channel, we have added SpreadCoin support to pimpupdate.   Thanks to kal for donations and testing to make this happen. Steps: 1. Drop to terminal and run pimpupdate. 2. Update to v1.4.5 or newer. 3. Run it...

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Farewell to TradeMyBit

We are very sad to see TradeMyBit close down. As you know, we used them for a while for some of our donation pools. We wanted to make sure our PiMPs know about this great pool closing. We still have many great pools to pick from though, so keep hashing! <hr...

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NeoScrypt on Nicehash/westhash howto

  Adding neoscrypt to multi algo profiles & Nicehash/Westhash profiles.   Short Version:  To add neoscrypt to the nicehash profiles you must select (y) when prompted to overwrite the existing cgminer.nhmulti.conf and cgminer.whmulti.conf and dont...

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Immediate action needed for NiceHash/WestHash users!

The following important message to our PiMPS that use WestHash and NiceHash to rent other people's rigs.... Immediate action required... Dear customer! For the security reasons, we have decided to replace all deposit addresses. From this moment on, you have to create...

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PiMP Company profile live on Gust!

 PiMP is proud to launch our Company Profile on Gust! Calling all investors... https://gust.com/companies/getpimp   Gust is a global platform for the sourcing and management of early-stage investments. Gust enables skilled entrepreneurs to collaborate with...

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PiMP 1.6.0 / 1.7.0 Released

Hello everyone, Today the pimp team is proud to release our latest efforts to make mining easy and profitable. PiMP 1.6.0 (32bit) and 1.7.0 (64 bit) are now available in all three relevant driver flavors (13.12, 14.6, 14.9).  Note that right now 14.6 provides the...

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Preview of new PoolManager2 Web Interface!

Check out the latest PoolManager 2 web interface console with all new graphing! Special thanks to sling00 and lily for their tireless dedication to PM2 dev and testing! BRAND NEW 8 images fresh off the dev...

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SNEAK PREVIEW! New PoolManager2 Console Control

We wanted you to know the new PoolManager 2 will have tons of new features as it is a COMPLETE REWRITE! Here are some of the stars of the show.... Control all devices (GPUs, different ASICs) from one interface Integrated miner.farm support Much lower CPU/RAM usage...

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HashersUnited Promo Video from BBT!

Bits Be Trippin made an awesome new video to promote the Hashers United mining conference. We will be there in Lily form! Notice how cool it is that they put some PiMP screenshots in the video....

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Blog: Updates from NiceHash/WestHash

Recently NiceHash/WestHash introduced two new features regarding orders. We wanted to bring this to our PiMPs attention. Here is the short version: 1. Pool verificator: You can use our Pool verificator tool to verify pool's compatibility before you submit your order -...

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Blog: SHA-256 Deep Dive

Here is a neat article we found that shows what the SHA-256 (BitCoin) algorithm is all about. http://gizmodo.com/mining-bitcoin-with-pencil-and-paper-1640353309 Makes you really appreciate the power of the hash!...

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Catalyst 14.9 Released and initial impressions for miners.

Hello PiMPs!   It's always an interesting day around the mining scene when AMD releases new graphics drivers!    AMD Released Catalyst 14.9 for Windows/Linux 9/29/14  - Official release notes No mentions of OpenCL, and heres the results of our...

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HELP! Send PiMP to Hashers United!

We need your help PiMPs! The DigitalCoin Foundation has invited PiMP to go to the Hashers United Conference and increase awareness of mining and the PiMP community. That means you! Lily has volunteered to fly out to Vegas to represent PiMP to the crypto world. We need...

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Blog: NiceHash Autoswitching Profile Information

We are proud to announce the NiceHash and WestHash Automatic Profitability Switching Profiles are now Built-in to PiMP PoolManager!! Released Aug-27-2014 via PiMPupdate and will be included in upcoming 1.5.7 and newer PiMP releases. An easy way to enter in their...

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Bits Be Trippin Episode 18: PiMP 1.5.6 Kickass Review!

Thank you very much to Carter and his team from Bits Be Trippin' for making this video! PIMPS Please take the time to SHOW your support for BBT and their professional work by giving them a THUMBS UP and SUBSCRIBE to their youtube channel! They do all of this for us...

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Blog: Config file tips for multi-algorithm and NiceHash

Here are some good things to have in your global configuration in the sgminer-experimental miner profile on PiMP, especially if you are having difficulties with the X13/X15 algos and/or errors or nonce errors with NiceHash! "show-coindiff" : true, this changes the...

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Blog: Trend Spotting: How to Identify Trends in BTC Price Charts

Trends play an important role in trading, giving traders a chance to use patterns in the price data to make decisions based on more than simple rises and falls, or worse, gut instinct. But how does one identify and draw a trend on a chart? We just had to share this...

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Rigs: Baseminer 32MH/s X11 290/7990 Rig + Interview!

32,000 MH/S on X11 standard BIOS, 1025 Engine on 290X 1050 Engine on 7990. 1040Watt at the wall. PiMP: Why did you switch to PiMP? Baseminer: I was using Windows prior to PIMP which ended up being a right pain, GPUs just wouldn't map properly and cards generally went...

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Blog: Config differences in X11 X13 X15: Hamsi

Just sharing some valuable info from ystarnaud, a member of the PiMP team and one of the stars of the sgminer show! Everyone join #PiMP and thank ystarnaud for all that he does for mining! One way to improve X13-X15 performance over X11 is dialing in your hamsi...

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Blog: What are all these X11, X13, X15 algorithms made of?

A lot of people have been asking us what these new algorithms are all about. These new and profitable algorithms are the big shots right now in the GPU mining world and PiMP has been rock solid in providing you with the tools you need to stay on the bleeding edge!...

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Blog: Community action required – SGminer 5

Many of you have asked about PIMP including sgminer5. While we are normally excited and eager to implement the latest and greatest the mining community has to offer, in this case we must decline at this time on the basis of extremely poor coding practices. We are very...

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