[RC5] time spent on RC5-72

Joseph Kaye jkaye at isd.net
Fri Aug 31 12:06:14 EDT 2007


Decibel! wrote:
> 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.
>   
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When do you think we might see a beta for the GeForce 8 series?  I'm 
looking to upgrade my video card, and this would be just the reason for 
me to do it sooner than later.

C'mon, gimme a reason! :)



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[   Joseph Kaye   ]



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