Disappointed in alpha performance

Mikael Brown (satan@iastate.edu)
Tue, 22 Apr 1997 13:02:16 CDT


Taken from a AlphaStation 255/300 system

12:59pm-earthquake-> deschall-decunix3.2-alpha -m

DES Challenge Solver
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.2^21 complementary pairs of keys tested: 8 seconds

sheesh...this is prety bad concidering a P200 on Win95 can do this in 6
seconds....I figured a Digital AlphaStation 300 would work faster....

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Mikael Brown "Overhead the albatross hangs motionless apon the air..."
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