Fortunately, installing the NVIDIA drivers on Ubuntu is easy. Fire up a terminal and paste in the following command. There is a little bit of human interaction, but it is fairly straight forward.
sudo apt install -y nvidia-driver-460
After it is installed, reboot and enjoy mining.
These are the average RX 5700 hashrates I have been getting while mining Ethereum.
https://www.msi.com/Graphics-Card/Radeon-RX-5700-MECH-OC RX 5700 brand MSI
Cost New (NewEgg)
October 2020: ~$500 February 2021: Unavailable. XT version is out of stock, but $900 – $1200
Cost Used (eBay)
February 2021: $650 – $750
Status: Unavailable… Pretty much everywhere…
Hasrate and Power Consumption
Ethereum Ethash Hashrate
Unmodded: 50/Mhs Modded: 53/Mhs
Power Consumption Range: 106 – 130 W Average = ~127 W
Settings Core: 1300 Mem : 875 Average Mhs Per Watt : 0.041/Mhs Average Watts Per Mhs: 2.4 W
Profitability is about $7/day as of February 9, 2021
More information can be found at the following link.
I am planning on attaching the vbios for MSI MECH RX 5700 that “makes” it a 5700 XT and increases the hashrate to 53.
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By default Nanominer sets the memTweak option to 1. This slightly improves memory timings. However it introduces a little bit of UI lag. This can be a problem if you are trying to use your computer for other tasks. The simple resolution is to change/add the memTweak setting to 0.
wallet = WALLET_ADDRESS
; Coin to mine.
coin = ETH
; (Optional) Rig (worker) name.
rigName = EthMiner