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Re: UP1500 Openssl speed

"Thomas Evans" <tom@23palmer.net> wrote in message
> >Interesting that the Alpha consistantly outperforms the Athlon on
> >"verify/s" but looses ground on signs/s.
> It's been a while, but one of my tasks before
> leaving Compaq was analyzing openssl for
> potential optimizations to boost it's
> performance on Alpha.
> The lack of rotate instructions seemed to
> be a big factor in performance differences, IIRC.
> ...tom

Out of interest, did these "potential optimizations" translate into
realworld improvements or just for OpenSSL benchmarks, kind of like the way
everyone optimises (well, maybe not AMD) Spec score?


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