Date: Sun, 26 Jul 2015 15:58:42 +0200 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: john-dev@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: PHC: Lyra2 vs yescrypt benchmarks 2 Agnieszka, On Sun, Jul 26, 2015 at 03:40:18PM +0200, Solar Designer wrote: > On Sun, Jul 26, 2015 at 03:15:43PM +0200, Agnieszka Bielec wrote: > > I was thinking that it uses AVX2 becaues Lyra2 uses > > blake2b which has some instructions in SSE4_1 > > Huh?! Do you understand how SSE2, SSE4.1, AVX, and AVX2 correspond to > each other and in what ways they differ? Can you please explain your > understanding to me, so that I see if it's correct or where exactly it > is wrong. You sound confused pretty badly here. Perhaps not enough > assembly output reading on your part. ;-) To clarify, I don't need a lot of detail from you - e.g., I am not asking you to list all extra instructions available with one of these that are not in another (although listing one or two particularly relevant instructions is OK). I just need a few sentences summarizing the relationship and main differences between these SIMD instruction sets. Thanks, Alexander
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