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Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2008 12:57:20 +0200
From: Simon Marechal <simon@...quise.net>
To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: fast freebsd MD5 implementation

Nahuel Grisolía a écrit :
> Sorry for this kind of stupid question.. but... what "c/s" means? and
> what about those 12X, 16X...?
> Thanx in advance.

4x, 8x, ... is the quantity of passwords that you crack in a single 
crypt_all call. They are multiples of 4 because you crack 4 passwords at 
once using SSE.

c/s is the quantity of checks per seconds. If you have 11300 c/s, you 
can test 1130 passwords in a second with 10 different salts.


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