I have been using minerstat for about 9 ...
have been using minerstat for about 9 months as a newbie to mining and must say it has been very easy with no real issues. Have tried mining various cryptos and once you know the way around its all quite easy.
Most elegant mining solution
Do not overlook minerstat when considering your mining options! The minerstat operating system with web control and monitoring is simply the best solution for gpu mining on dedicated rigs.
I appreciate the attention to a well thought out polished UI, remote access to all the controls and tuning without plugging in a monitor and of course the higher hashrate being on a linux based system compared to windows. It gives the user maximum control with very clear and reliable real-time data with the option to access the live console directly.
The whole service is so comprehensive I just wouldn't recommend any other method.
Single station and intuitive
Minerstat works for me to use from a single station and remote office. Combined with remote access like splashtop I can cover most aspects or more than offered by other mining OS's. Can see enough under the hood to know what's going on now and have established over time some workarounds based on my rig builds. Haven't used msOS yet but intend to in the future after a farm refurb.