[RC5] So long RC5, hello SETI
wooledge at kellnet.com
Tue May 18 22:43:14 EDT 1999
Richard Menedetter (ricsi at bigfoot.com) wrote:
> NH> The damned RC5 slows the computer down so much.
> Sorry .... but this is not true ... (at least for the linux and win version)
> they run at idle priority, so they take only CPU time, if the CPU is idle ...
> so they (nearly) don't slow down the computer.
This is not a true statement in all cases.
Under Windows 3.1, depending on the applications you're using, you might
notice a *tremendous* slow-down with the RC5/DES client running. I did.
(With Linux, though, there is not a noticeable performance issue.)
Greg Wooledge | Distributed.NET http://www.distributed.net/
wooledge at kellnet.com | because a CPU is a terrible thing to waste.
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