Re: Is this normal ?

Trent Piepho (xyzzy@u.washington.edu)
Thu, 22 May 1997 23:29:58 -0700 (PDT)


On Thu, 22 May 1997, Arvin Meyer wrote:
> Alright here are some statistics, but I really don't intend to participate
> in a "my box is better than your box" contest.
>
> 200 MHz P5 Intel Triton III chipset Gigabyte motherboard
>
> Average key rate: 1,006,632 keys/sec (From DESgui statistics)

My Dual P133 (running Linux of course) gets about 1340k/sec, and the
motherboard and CPU were $520 when I got them in Feb. I wonder if
anyone can beat that, in terms of keys/dollar.

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