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Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2007 21:23:22 +0200
From: websiteaccess <>
Subject: Re: JTR Vs PasswordPro

On Mon, 23 Apr 2007 23:12:16 +0400, Solar Designer wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 23, 2007 at 07:58:33PM +0200, websiteaccess wrote:
>>  Did you do some speed test with PasswordPro ?
> I recall that someone on this list (Alain Espinosa?) did.
>>  I did, It seems 3 X faster. (JTR = 2 000 000/s   Passwordpro = 6 000 
>> 000/s)
> As I'm sure you understand, the above is not sufficiently informative.
> (Please think twice before you post.)
> You need to mention these things:
> - hash type;

> - whether it was a synthetic benchmark (e.g., "./john --test") or a real
> world run - separately for each program;

> - number of loaded hashes and different salts (if applicable);

 1 (passwordpro used as demo (limited to 1 hash)

 latest password pro (04/2007), JTR 1.7.2 compiled for Os X
> - CPU type, clock rate, and OS;

 tested on the same machine (mac with Intel can run windows and OS X)
> - if multi-core or multi-CPU, whether multiple threads or instances were
> run (I don't know if PasswordPro includes built-in support for that, but
> it might - so be sure to check your CPU usage).

 Multicore doesn't seems used by passwordpro

 the best way, it's to test and compare by yourself passwordpro/JTR, it 
freely downloadable

 Passwordpro has a BIG advantage, a Graphic Interface !



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