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Date: Tue, 24 Dec 2013 23:15:05 -0800
From: Tony Arcieri <bascule@...il.com>
To: "discussions@...sword-hashing.net" <discussions@...sword-hashing.net>
Subject: Re: [PHC] Best RNG for filling memory?

On Tue, Dec 24, 2013 at 7:09 AM, Bill Cox <waywardgeek@...il.com> wrote:

> Thoughts?  I'm on my own here, and not being a crypto guy by trade, any
> random thoughts are appreciated.
>

Using AES-CTR mode should yield a good stream cipher/PRNG. Something I've
been curious about is how AES-NI compares to e.g. Salsa, ChaCha, Blake2.

There's SUPERCOP but I am still unclear if any of the results cover AES-NI
performance:

http://bench.cr.yp.to/supercop.html

-- 
Tony Arcieri

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