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*To*: scrypt@tarsnap.com*Subject*: Re: Can someone help me estimate the costs of doing this?*From*: danielw@emaildoge.com*Date*: Sat, 27 Dec 2014 19:25:47 -0000*Importance*: Normal*In-reply-to*: <0eb34427ea8f56e65943d28d0ce3a26a.squirrel@lelantoss7bcnwbv.onion>*References*: <0eb34427ea8f56e65943d28d0ce3a26a.squirrel@lelantoss7bcnwbv.onion>

Maybe not important, but I forgot to mention that I ask scrypt to produce 200 bytes of data. (Hopefully large enough for most hashing purposes. See next separate question.) > On my computer, running scrypt (N: 2^14, r: 8, p: 4) on the string > "00x00x00x00x00x00" with the salt "abc" takes on average 0.12 seconds. > > Do you know what kind of hardware would be needed to make this a thousand > times, or ten thousand times, more efficient? (So that it would take > 0.12/1000 or 0.12/10000 seconds.) > > How expensive hardware are we talking about? Millions of dollars, or > less? > Just looking for rough estimates.

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