[RC5] new client with altivec

Christian Bøtker Høj cbh at saxotech.com
Thu Feb 27 14:13:27 EST 2003


On torsdag, feb 27, 2003, at 12:24 Europe/Copenhagen, Christoph Kempen 
wrote:

> Hi,
>
> no .plan update for almost a month now. But now I can see why.. New 
> clients are for pre-release..
>
> And finally there is a altivec enabled core for RC5-72 :-D

This is just great! Now the Macs will be able to contribute 
significantly to the RC5-72 project!

> Benchmarked it on a 700Mhz eMac
>
> old client:		1.47 Mkeys/sec
> new client:
>
> [Feb 27 11:14:56 UTC] RC5-72: using core #7 (KKS 7450).
> [Feb 27 11:15:15 UTC] RC5-72: Benchmark for core #7 (KKS 7450)
>                       0.00:00:16.06 [6,953,549 keys/sec]
>
>
> That's 5 times faster than before... Wonder what the new dual 1,42Ghz 
> do. But I think 25 Mkeys/sec is a good estimate...

I hurried to d.net's website and downloaded the client to do a 
benchmark - and my dual 1 GHz delivers 18.9 Mkeys/s, so I think the 
dual 1.42 GHz will pump out about 30 Mkeys/s.

Regards,
Christian Bøtker Høj

CasBaH Software - Home of Distributed.net KickStarter
www.casbahsoft.com
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