Performance of encryption software



I did some testing with Flycryptor and Truecrypt.
Flycryptor is very easy to use but seems to be a lot slower than Truecrypt.
For example: copying 616MB text files took:
32 seconds without encryption
35 seconds inside of a Truecrypt container
45 seconds in a Fycryptor container
I'm not completely sure about the significance (though the results were the
same on repetition): a search on a text phrase in 6,000 e-mails (OE) took
about as long in Flycryptor as without encryption.

Has anyone experience with both programs and/or a general advice what
program is to be preferred?

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Thanks in advance, Nico



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