[rc5] Sparc5 benchmark

Brian Hechinger wonko at blackhole.arkham.net
Fri Jun 27 11:08:25 EDT 1997

Dirk Moerenhout drunkenly mumbled...
> While the new v2 client claims to be supersparc-optimized it even 
> performs less fast on an SS 20 ('cpu0 is a "Model 71 SuperSPARC-II 
> SPARCmodule" CPU') over here.

well, here is the Sun 690MP again (just running one instance, 40Mhz SuperSPARC

blh at cbtdms1> ./rc5v2 -benchmark
RC5 v2.000 client - a project of distributed.net
Copyright distributed.net 1997
Visit http://www.distributed.net/ for more information
Benchmarking with 10000000 tests:
Complete in 885.737 seconds. [11290.04 keys/sec]

blh at cbtdms1> rc5 -m
rc5-56-client: Performance testing with 1000000 crypts
rc5-56-client: Complete in 44.498 seconds. (22472.92 keys/sec)

i'm looking at half the speed of the v1 client!!!

> On a ss5 it does indeed perform a lot worse too. About 25%. I get about 
> 29K with v2 and 40K with v1.

that sounds like what i get on my sparc5.


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