[RC5] 999 to 1000 blocks and P5: MMX vs Classic
andrewsm at ufl.edu
Sun Jan 11 21:16:20 EST 2004
As far as I know, there is no MMX core for RC5-72. Back in the
days of RC5-64 there were a lot more Pentium 1 MMX's around, but
now there probably isn't much demand for an MMX core.
On Sun Jan 11 15:34:17 EST 2004, =?iso-8859-1?Q?Nuno_Louren=E7o?=
<nunol27 at sapo.pt> wrote:
> 999 to 1000 blocks
> I don't understand why the client can't go from 999 to 1000
> blocks in the in
> file when fetching and in the out file when writing a worked
> block. It
> doesn't have that problem with the "-import" and "-update"
> command (using a
> alternate-buffer-directory). I am using the dnetc
> for Win32 client and Win XP Pro.
> P5: MMX vs Classic
> The latest distribudet.net client's for RC5-64 had diferent cores
> Pentium MMX and Pentium Classic, and the MMX core was about 50%
> faster than
> a Pentium Classic at the same MHz. Recently, I decided do run
> distributed.net client for RC5-72 on one Pentium MMX and two 2
> Classic and found out that they had the same key rate per MHz
> (and were
> running the same core I think). Why did the Pentium MMX lose de
> +50% per MHz
> speed advantage on the shift from RC5-64 to RC5-72?
> Nuno Lourenço
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