Date: Thu, 2 Feb 2006 12:29:34 -0500 From: Erik Winkler <ewinkler@...ls.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: best john optimized architecture? Take a look at the Altivec vs MMX benchmarks I have been compiling for 1.7. You can find them here: http://www.macunix.net/JTR/John_Altivec_MMX.html Feel free to draw your own conclusions, but Altivec does have a measurable advantage over MMX. Erik On Feb 1, 2006, at 7:31 AM, Arias Hung wrote: > On Wed, 01 Feb 2006, Solar Designer delivered in simple text monotype: > >> On Tue, Jan 31, 2006 at 10:49:11PM -0800, Arias Hung wrote: >>> which architecture that in the list of john supported architectures >>> offer the highest combinations/s? >> >> For DES-based Unix crypt(3) hashes, PowerPC G5 (with AltiVec). > <---snip---> > > Very Interesting. How much of an advantage does the powerpc G5 w/ > AltiVec > have over the high end 32 bit amd or p4's out of curiousity?
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