[HARDWARE] Just Courious......
jkaye at isd.net
Wed Sep 15 18:12:57 EDT 1999
Jameel Akari wrote:
> 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.
Hmmmm - wonder if they could do another run of the chips. Putting one
or 2 of them on a PCI card with one of our talented programmers making a
driver for the RC5 client. I would pick up 5-6 of them depending on the
price, and performance
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