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Moving a Windows Chia Farm to a Raspberry Pi 4 Model B 4GB

The time has come to move my Chia farm from a Windows desktop PC to another system. (NOTE: Any links here are Amazon affiliated links to help support the website). I chose the Raspberry Pi 4 Model B 4GB because I wanted to save more power with the farm. This model is also the minimum…

November 2021 Blog Update

Hello everyone, excuse me for the absence of updates on my blog. I have time again to continue this project. There have been many updates in the Chia environment and I need to catchup. I am still solo farming all of my plots on my Windows machine. My last two rewards were in May and…

AMD 5700G Benchmarked in Chia Plotting

I was recently getting some office supplies from Office Depot and I always walk down the electronics isle just to check if there is anything interesting or if there are any good deals. They had an HP PC (shown in the image) on sale for $550 USD. I almost walked passed it when I noticed…

Does RAM Speed affect Plotting Speed on AMD?

It’s only been about two months since MainNet launch on Chia and I feel like there is still much to be discovered with the plotting process. I recently decided to upgrade the RAM on my plotting machine from 32GB (4 DIMMS) to 64GB (2 DIMMS). I’ve learned in the past that when using Big DIMMS…

RAM information on available K plots

With any new technology, information is king. As proverbial farmers, we need to know the ins and outs of our tools. In our case, the Chia Plotter is our main tool. What’s the best way to plot? What are these other K plots? In this post, I’d like to provide some more exact information on…

How to Make a Cold Wallet in Chia

With transactions live, you may have heard the term “Cold Wallet” mentioned in Chia Forums. This term means having a wallet that is not connected to the internet. If you are farming Chia and you can see your XCH balance in the Chia Client matches the balance on the wallet tab, then you have a…

Does RAID Zero Help Parallel Plotting in Windows?

As discussed in some of my previous posts, Plotting depends on the three main system components; CPU, RAM, and Temp Space. The best Temp Space hardware right now is the NVMe, with some exceptions. It uses the PCI-E bus to achieve blazing fast speeds. Some Chia Farmers, like myself, are lucky enough to have two…

How Many Plots Can I Make a Day?

There are many different system configurations out there. Many of them are unique in many ways. To be honest with you, the question I get asked the most is “How many plots can I run and what settings should I use.” Usually accompanied with the person’s machine specs. In this post, I will guide you…

How to Create a RAID in Windows

To gamers, a raid usually means you and your friends go and conquer an adventure. In terms of Chia, Raid means that you use drives together to act as one. RAID is an acronym for a Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks. There are many different types of RAID configurations. These are RAID0, RAID1, RAID10, RAID5…

Which Plot Won?

You Won! Celebration time! Everyone will remember their first win. All that work, all those settings, all worth it. This means that you are correctly farming. A big sigh of relief! On the Farm Tab you see a 2 XCH and now you have a block height that is not zero. Your next question might…

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