[HARDWARE] Just Courious......

Eno Jon enojon at delphi.com
Wed Sep 15 09:20:24 EDT 1999


Yes, an $8 386 probably wouldn't do it, but how about a less-expensive
$85.00 Cyrix MII , AMD K6-II or P5? coupled with a special shifter?

Zach Edwardson wrote:

> HImm.....i was thinking of a Card that would help with distributed.net.
> This hardware looks great for Encrypton....however it doesn't look that
> great for cracking Rc5.....If i'm wrong please just tell me
> otherwise....But a 386 at 25mgz isn't going to crack that many
> keys....or is there a another card that i am compleatly missing? i guess
> i wasn't clear in whati was asking for.......
> Robert Norton wrote:
> >
> > Zach Edwardson wrote:
> >
> > > Would it be possible to develop a Pc card for computers that uses a
> > > Inxepensive chip, with say 4-8 megs of ram, to crack Rc5 (or just to
> > > be
> > > very good at intiger math) with say a rotate left command in
> > > hardware?
> > > many people are willing to pay say +$100 us dollars for a 3-d card,
> > > there prob. be a nitch market if you could get a card for say
> > > 20-45/50
> > > dollars that did a few million keys......at least i would buy it.
> > > Just
> > > wondering if it would be possible.....
> >
> > Get out your checkbook!
> >
> >  Welcome by Concord-Eracom
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