[RC5] different DES-speeds

lunaslide lunaslide at pacbell.net
Tue Jul 14 20:37:31 EDT 1998


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At 11:41 AM 7/14/98 -0500, you wrote:
>I wonder if DES doesn't like dual processor systems or something, because I
>have a dual PII-233 NT box here, that's getting 1.96 Mkeys, but at home on
>my single processor Pentium 233 MMX, I'm getting 2.1Mkeys. Anyone else have
>this experience? -Seth
>
>>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)

Yes, as a matter of fact, I am.  I have a dual PII 266, on NT4 SP3 and the
best I've got so far was 2.83Mkeys/sec.  I was even thinking of specifying
only one processor and running the regular client as well as the NT service
until this is fixed.


                                                                  
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