Cryptsetup benchmarks for a Dell 17r.

Aug 01, 2013

For no good reason today I decided to run some cryptsetup benchmarks on Windbringer. The only really significant change to the systemware configuration is that Windbringer is now running Linux kernel version 3.9.4-1-ARCH.

[drwho@windbringer ~]$ cryptsetup benchmark
# Tests are approximate using memory only (no storage IO).
PBKDF2-sha1 407688 iterations per second
PBKDF2-sha256 222155 iterations per second
PBKDF2-sha512 144511 iterations per second
PBKDF2-ripemd160 334367 iterations per second
PBKDF2-whirlpool 187245 iterations per second
# Algorithm | Key | Encryption | Decryption
aes-cbc 128b 563.0 MiB/s 1862.0 MiB/s
serpent-cbc 128b 67.7 MiB/s 281.0 MiB/s
twofish-cbc 128b 158.2 MiB/s 300.0 MiB/s
aes-cbc 256b 417.0 MiB/s 1448.0 MiB/s
serpent-cbc 256b 67.3 MiB/s 279.0 MiB/s
twofish-cbc 256b 158.0 MiB/s 304.0 MiB/s
aes-xts 256b 1045.0 MiB/s 1055.0 MiB/s
serpent-xts 256b 257.2 MiB/s 247.0 MiB/s
twofish-xts 256b 267.2 MiB/s 269.0 MiB/s
aes-xts 512b 879.0 MiB/s 871.1 MiB/s
serpent-xts 512b 260.0 MiB/s 243.3 MiB/s
twofish-xts 512b 261.0 MiB/s 263.0 MiB/s
[drwho@windbringer ~]$