[RC5] time spent on RC5-72

Decibel! decibel at distributed.net
Tue Aug 28 16:00:22 EDT 2007

On Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 01:41:54PM -0400, bert wrote:
> Joseph Kaye wrote:
> > bert wrote:
> >   
> >> With the amount of time passed so far with RC5-72,we are almost at the 
> >> mark when RC5-64 finished, at 1757 days(when the key was found) or 
> >> technically 1800 days when it was stopped. At the current rate I doubt 
> >> if we will ever see 1% before the 10th year anniversary of RC5-72 or go 
> >> as far as RC5-64 did in anyone's lifetime lol. 
> >
> > And don't forget that the new PS3 and the NVidia clients that'll be 
> > coming out will put a serious hurt on RC5-72. I believe that the PS3 was 
> > quoted doing on the order of 150Mkeys/s and the NVidia clients were way 
> > up there as well - something like 18Mkeys/s for the budget GeForce 8500 
> > boards, and I guess about 140 Mkeys/s for the 8800 GTX's.
> >   
> I'll believe that when I see it

Then go get yourself a PS3 and try it. Even though we only have a beta
PS3 client, it's already #4 on the daily CPU chart and 8 on the overall.
It'll overtake #7 (MIPS) in 15 days, after being available for just over
a month.
Jim C. Nasby, Database Architect            decibel at distributed.net
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