[RC5] Re: rc5-digest V1 #190

Brice D. Fleckenstein ciga at surf-ici.com
Thu Apr 23 19:07:32 EDT 1998

> Even better : have a look at the 68k clients, a 68040 has no bitshifting
> and therefore did a very poor job on theDES challenge (don't know if this
> implies to RC5 too) but on FPU  operations it, relatively spoken that is,
> surely beats your P100.

 68040 at 100 Mhz (if such a beast exists) likely does match a P100 on
floating point - might be a little better, likely a little worse.

 AMD K5-100 on the other hand twiddles RC5 bits WONDERFULLY well, nearly
2 times as fast as a P100, but does not match up to P100 performance on
floating point.

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 Brice D. Fleckenstein
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