[rc5] Re: Supercomputers & Bovine, Q&A

root marcus at dfwmm.net
Tue Aug 5 02:06:57 EDT 1997

Stephen Langasek wrote:
> On Tue, 5 Aug 1997, Michael Burman wrote:
> > From: Eric P. Anderson <crusader at mo.net>
> > >This is nonsense.  Please show me an x86 chip that can outrun a 600
> > >mhz Alpha.
> >
> > Please tell us, how many keys/sec you get with that 600MHz Alpha.
> Prove that RC5 cracking is a useful benchmark for determining real world
> performance with respect to mainstream applications, and I'll quote you
> some numbers..

You are here. The Rc5 is used to protect information every day. If that
not "real world" or mainstream performance and your own admission of it,
I don't know what is.
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