[HARDWARE] my $0.02 re: dedicated crack boxes

Robert Norton rjn at execpc.com
Sat Sep 18 18:03:16 EDT 1999

Paul Everett wrote:

> <snip>
> then at (say) 500mhz, that would be about 2.75Mkeys/second, which works
> out to $73 per MKey/sec. Even without overclocking you have $91/MKey/sec.

$100 box with 25MHz FPGA fully unrolled would yield 25MKey/sec = $4 per MKey/sec.
Also, (unrelated,) love the name "Cracker Box"!

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