[RC5] Experimenting

Bruce Ford b.ford at qut.edu.au
Wed Feb 16 13:46:43 EST 2000


>It's the old virtual cpu time vs. wallclock.  Even with a fully
>loaded system, the dnetc client reports a steady benchmark rate, but
>it can mean 32 mins vs 2 hrs to complete a 32*2^28 packet.  My average
>keyrate has gone from a paltry 432K keys/sec to 500K+ keys/sec on a
>Pent MMX 200.

That's disturbing as the MMX core takes 463.25 clocks per key.


Bruce Ford                                      b.ford at qut.edu.au
Projects Coordinator
Teaching and Learning Support Services          Ph: +61 7 3864 1178
Queensland University of Technology

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