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Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2013 01:27:26 +0400
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: mscash2 speed (was: Proposed optimizations to pwsafe)

On Sun, Jan 27, 2013 at 09:56:20AM +0530, Sayantan Datta wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 27, 2013 at 6:16 AM, magnum <> wrote:
> > Still, I get <75K real-life figures from latest oclHashCat and >100K from
> > latest JtR. Not sure why. That is on Cat 12.8.

> Yes, the last time I saw it was 107.6k c/s for 7970 with cat 12.6.
> Maybe hashcat is artificially limiting their speed to reduce temps and
> improve responsiveness.

This could explain a difference of a few percent, but not the >100k vs.
<75k difference.  I'd guess new Catalyst somehow killed hashcat's DCC2
code speed, but did not kill ours.


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