[HARDWARE] Just Courious......
jakari at fribble.cie.rpi.edu
Wed Sep 15 16:32:03 EDT 1999
On Wed, 15 Sep 1999, Jesper Monsted wrote:
> > Didn't or doesn't the EFF have some sort of custom chip that they used
> > for cracking? I thought I read about it somewhere, and it looked like
> Yes, they built them themselves and had dem manufactured especially for
> the project.
Which means they cost plenty. I think the machine (Deep Crack)
cosst $200K to build. I'm guessing that probably 75% of that is spent on
chip design and fabrication.
Chips only get cheap when you make thousands of them.
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