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Date: Sun, 26 May 2013 17:40:46 -0400
From: Rich Rumble <>
Subject: Re: new dev box wishes (was: Contest)

On Sun, May 26, 2013 at 5:33 PM, magnum <> 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...

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