[HARDWARE] Just Courious......

soul soul at usit.net
Wed Sep 15 17:53:52 EDT 1999


http://www.replay.com/cracking_des/crack-1-4.html
read the article it has some very interesting info and some disturbing 
stuff too.

It has the money break downs on deep crack and info about "what if" they 
had used faster than 40Mhz chips and more efficient designs.



At 09:53 PM 9/15/99 +0200, you 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.
>
>Actually, i think it was $100k...
>
> >       Chips only get cheap when you make thousands of them.
>
>or millions... Celerons are actually pretty nice for this stuff :)
>
>/Jesper
>
>"Microsoft does have a Year 2000 problem. We're it"
>(c) unknown       - Go Linux! http://www.linux.org/
>
>  Jesper Monsted - RIPE: JM42 - jesper at monsted.com
>
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