[RC5] Estimated key rate on DES II?

Peter A. DeNitto denitto at llamas.net
Mon Jan 12 12:43:50 EST 1998


On Mon, 12 Jan 1998, Joe Zbiciak wrote:

> Based on the speed of the 2.7 clients and our current RC5-64 keyrate,
> does anyone have an estimate of d.n's keyrate for DES II?  

Well, I don't have the time to do this, but as listed on the DESCHALL
benchmark page:

DES / RC5

Alpha 21164a 500MHz clone: 5.336Mkeys/sec  /    581Kkeys/sec 
Ultra Sparc 1 - 167MHz   : 2.400Mkeys/sec  /    340Kkeys/sec 
SGI Onyx2 (194 MHz R10k) : 2.114Mkeys/sec  /    332Kkeys/sec
Dual PPro 200		 : 2.003Mkeys/sec  /  1.003Mkeys/sec 
PowerMac 604e 200MHz     : 1.095Mkeys/sec  /    590Kkeys/sec
PowerBook 603e 240MHz    : 1.086Mkeys/sec  /    695Kkeys/sec
Pentium 166		 :   835Kkeys/sec  /    221Kkeys/sec

(Couldn't find the database that used to be out there).

So you can use that to extrapolate where we'd be in keyrate with DES.

--Pete

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