XPlotter for optimized plots (CPU)
@Blago Any plans to support AVX-512 in future updates? Would plotting/mining benefit from such instruction set?
@IncludeBeer yes, avx2 = +30% for speed
i7-7700k ~26000 nonces/min (avx - 15000)
i5-7600k ~16000 nonces/min
i7-6700 ~22000 nonces/min (avx - 14000)
@Blago Does your answer mean AVX2 support is in the current release, or are you referring to an upcoming release? Thanks for the excellent tool, by the way! I'm just getting started with Burst and xplotter has been one of the easiest, most straight-forward parts of the toolchain.
@good-ham at upcoming release
@Blago in another forum you mentioned a new plot format for network/cloud drives for XPlotter v1.1, could you tell a little more about that? It caught my curiosity.
@jant90 it's just split plot to 4096 files - every scoop (group of nonces) at new plot-file
@Blago awesome, just what I was hoping for! :)
new to the community, after some reading I decided to use Blago's XPlotter.
I was plotting my second hdd, when I needed to cancel the job. Now, when I attempt to re-run XPlotter on the same plot file, in order to finish it up (stopped it at 71%), it says "File is already finished. Delete the existing file to start over".
Is there something I missed in the process?
Don't delete it. You have to start the process again with the exact command than initiated it. For example, this is one plot I'm doing just now and sometimes I resume it:
XPlotter_avx.exe -id 18151839727274505742 -sn 88922848 -n 22781360 -t 2 -path D:\plots
You can edit your run.bat with the nonces Xplotter generated in the file.
@aitor got it, thanks!