Date: Mon, 02 Apr 2012 11:05:12 +0200 From: Simon Marechal <simon@...quise.net> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: MD5-crypt on Nvidia GPUs tips On 01/04/2012 13:03, Solar Designer wrote: > On the other hand, machines with mostly-idle CPUs > tend to be readily available at any a given company (and in large > quantities), whereas high-end GPUs would need to be specifically > purchased for the password cracking. So the comparison is not simple if > we try to consider these things. This is true for benchmarking, but a box with 4 large GPUs can be locked in a room and disconnected from untrusted networks. It is harder to trust random PCs in most companies with confidential customer data.
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