Date: Sun, 26 May 2013 17:40:46 -0400 From: Rich Rumble <richrumble@...il.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: new dev box wishes (was: Contest) On Sun, May 26, 2013 at 5:33 PM, magnum <john.magnum@...hmail.com> wrote: > >> I think we may also want to install a Xeon Phi (despite of the price and >> lower performance per dollar than we achieve with GPUs for most formats), >> if we have people who would proceed to make use of it for JtR development >> soon enough (do we?) > > That would be interesting. I haven't figured out how they will normally be used: Do we just get more cores to use with normal (?) OpenMP builds, or can we use OpenCL? Perhaps both alternatives are supported? > I've been watching the Phi, they are available for purchase, and if they can be used effectively on Cygwin I'd almost 100% add one to my x-mas list :) But I may be better off dollar for dollar using GPU, still very curious about the Phi... -rich
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