Re: Generic Crypto APIs ?

On Mon, 01 Mar 2010 16:43:00 +0100, Boon wrote:

Carsten Krueger wrote:

If it's AES, compare it with Diskcryptor 0.9 (beta) It's the fastest
AES version I'm aware of.

104 MB/s @ 2.4 GHz = 23 cycles per byte

Intel's AES-specific instructions (AES-NI) are 5-10 times faster.


I have heard of an implementation on Core 2, by Kasper and
Schwabe, getting 7.59 cycles per byte. That's nowhere near 5 times
faster. Are they not using the AES-NI instructions?