[RC5] new client with altivec

bert odell bertodell at charter.net
Thu Feb 27 08:58:03 EST 2003


Oh NOES! I need a updated winders client for my athlon and intel pcs to compensate! I want more power,captain!

Christian Bøtker Høj wrote:

> 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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