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Cycles per byte

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Cycles per byte (sometimes abbreviated cpb) is a unit of measurement which indicates the number of clock cycles a microprocessor will perform per byte (usually of octet size) of data processed in an algorithm.[1] It is commonly used as a partial indicator of real-world performance in cryptographic functions.[2]

See also[edit]

  • Block cipher
  • Hash function


  1. "Processor allocation".
  2. "Engineering comparison of SHA-3 candidates".

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