What are the fastest free Bitcoin miners for Windows?

asked by Jeno Koch
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    #1Bitcoin Miner

    Bitcoin Miner

    Bitcoin Miner is a free app for Windows which lets you earn Bitcoins with your computer. You can use it at home, work or on the go and exchange the Bitcoins for real-world currency. 

    Apps

    Windows

    Free

    Amber Miller
    Written on March 20, 2018
    "I am new to Bitcoin mining and this was the perfect app to get me up and running to earning Bitcoins. It is surprisingly easy to use. I don't like all the advertising though. It is too much in your face. They could move it more to a side. "
  2. 9

    #2CGMiner

    CGMiner

    CGMiner is a mining software for Bitcoin that comes with features for Windows, Mac Os and Linux. With CGMiner you can use your computer to mine Bitcoins and use your bandwidth to increase them.

    Software

    Mac, Windows

    Free

    Larry Kelley
    Written on March 19, 2018
    "The Bitcoin craze has taken on many angles, and I've been trying different free Bitcoin miners on my Windows machine. The best I've found is CGMiner (which can also be used on Mac OS and Linux) - I've been able to mine Bitcoins and increase my holdings using my computer bandwidth. Super exciting!"
  3. 8

    #3EasyMiner

    EasyMiner

    EasyMiner is a Bitcoin mining software optimized for x86, x86-64 and ARM architectures for Bitcoin and Litecoin clients. It supports the network mining protocol as well as the Stratum mining protocol.

    Software

    Windows, Linux

    Free

    Juan Uribe
    Written on March 17, 2018
    "I was looking for the fastest free Bitcoin miner for Windows and was told to look into EasyMiner. EasyMiner is very easily to use with my system, and lets me mine a couple of cryptos. It looks like an easy install as well and easy to let run in the background. Overall, I recommend this to anyone looking to mine cryptos. "
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    #4BFGMiner

    BFGMiner
    BFGMiner is a bitcoin modular ASIC/FPGA mining software that is written in C. It features dynamic clocking, monitoring or remote interface capabilities. It is available fro Ubuntu and Windows.


    Software

    Windows, Linux

    Free

    Dong Zhou
    Written on March 23, 2018
    "I like this program a lot. It's kept up to date (Version 5!) and has multi platform support. All the code is there as well if I need to look at anything."
  2. 4

    #5Multiminer

    Multiminer
    Multiminer is a desktop app software for Bitcoin and other crypto coins mining and monitoring. It can be used for Windows, Mac Os or Linux and makes easy to switch between devices and cryptocurrencies. 


    Software

    Windows, Mac, Linux

    Free

    Crystal Myers
    Written on March 21, 2018
    "It's so nice to not have multiple programs just to monitor your GPU's PLUS your income. Perfect in every way."
  3. 3

    #6Cudo Miner

    Cudo Miner

    Cudo Miner is a crypto mining software that features an automatic algorithm switching for maximum profitability. This cryptocurrency miner also lets users control GPU usage, and it also earns even when the system is idle.

    Software

    Windows, Mac

    M C
    Written on May 24, 2019
    "The software is easy to use and by far, the best solution for beginners in crypto mining. The miner automatically switches between the most profitable coins and converts it all into BTC so you are always maximizing your profits with no effort."
  4. 0

    #7GUIMiner

    GUIMiner
    GUIMiner is a frontend to be used for mining Bitcoin that is graphically based and allows a graphic interface to operate with Bitcoin miners. It features the possibility of practising pooled or solo mining and comes with a long list of mining pools.


    Software

    Windows

    Free

    Gary Weaver
    Written on March 22, 2018
    "A bit of a misnomer now as nobody should be using a windows platform to mine from. You need a dedicated unit now. But, is a respected company in the field."

Summary

Best What are the fastest free Bitcoin miners for Windows
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Bitcoin MinerApps 13 Free
2CGMinerSoftware 9 Free
3EasyMinerSoftware 8 Free
4BFGMinerSoftware 4 Free
5MultiminerSoftware 4 Free
6Cudo MinerSoftware 3 Paid
7GUIMinerSoftware 0 Free
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