[Hardware] The market of ASICs (One GigaKey / Second?)

jbass at dmsd.com jbass at dmsd.com
Mon Aug 9 14:34:42 EDT 2004


"Dan Oetting" <dan_oetting at uswest.net> writes:
> I don't do pentiums. My core would process 1 key every 296 clock cycles 
> on a PowerPC 603 processor. It may be 30-40% faster then the best C 
> code on the same CPU.

Cool ... I haven't done any PPC projects yet, except for setting up my kids
on some Mac's. Anything fancy like packing things into the FP register file,
or using the FP processor to offload the integer unit pipeline?

Have fun,
John


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