[RC5] different DES-speeds

Remi Guyomarch rguyom at mail.dotcom.fr
Tue Jul 14 20:10:35 EDT 1998


Koen Depoorter wrote:
> 
> I have at work an dual PII-266-192RAM, and all i get is a louzy 2.34 Mkeys
> (on the two processors together)
> at home i have the same computer (with less memory) and i get a superb 4.03
> Mkeys (on the two processors together).
> 
> How does it come? The computer at work was 100% idle at that time, no
> screensaver, no processor sucking things, the one at home wasn't idle, i
> was working on it.
> When they are running rc5, they have about the same speed (differs 10kkeys)

4 Mkeys/s seems to be ok for *two* PII-266. Even a bit low.
2.34 Mkeys/s is ok for a single PII-266. Make sure the client at work
does use the two processors on DES.

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