Date: Wed, 1 Feb 2006 16:27:31 +0300 From: Solar Designer <solar@...nwall.com> To: john-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: best john optimized architecture? On Wed, Feb 01, 2006 at 04:31:11AM -0800, Arias Hung wrote: > How much of an advantage does the powerpc G5 w/AltiVec > have over the high end 32 bit amd or p4's out of curiousity? Actually, I had mentioned this in John 1.7 release announcement, so you could want to re-read that. PowerPC G5 2.7 GHz does up to 1.6M c/s at Unix crypt(3), whereas the fastest x86's do up to 1M c/s. -- Alexander Peslyak <solar at openwall.com> GPG key ID: B35D3598 fp: 6429 0D7E F130 C13E C929 6447 73C3 A290 B35D 3598 http://www.openwall.com - bringing security into open computing environments Was I helpful? Please give your feedback here: http://rate.affero.net/solar
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