Re: Generic Crypto APIs ?



Harold Johanssen <noemail@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:
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?

That might be a bit-slice implementation; I've never heard of a
conventional one that fast. AES-NI is a Clarkdale+ feature (i.e. very
recent) and Core 2 doesn't have it.
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