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

Elektron elektron_rc5 at yahoo.ca
Tue Aug 10 00:14:31 EDT 2004


On 10 Aug, 2004, at 09:16, Dan Oetting wrote:

> Why so slow! I get 16 bytes in 17 cycles on a G4. I was all excited 
> until I found out that IBM apparently already had a patent on the 
> method and it couldn't actually run that fast because it is limited by 
> the memory bandwidth.

Using tables or not? I found that using a 12-bit table was fastest, 
since a 16-bit table can't fit in my L1 cache.

I wasn't aware that you could patent CRC either.

- Purr



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