Crypto Benchmark on SAM9X60 MCU
ARM926EJ-S @ 600 MHz

This benchmark conducted on SAM9X60-EK Evaluation Kit will help you in qualifying performance of CycloneCRYPTO (Crypto Library), CycloneSSL (SSL/TLS Library) and CycloneSSH (SSH Library) running on Microchip SAM9X60 MCU. Note: Microchip SAM9X60 includes Symmetric Crypto hardware acceleration. In the following comparison charts, both hardware and software performance are presented in the relevant sections.

Cipher Algorithms

SAM9X60 @ 600 MHz

Benchmark generated with CycloneCRYPTO 2.1.0
Compiled using GCC with optimization level 3

AlgorithmCBC Encrypt (Software)CBC Decrypt (Software)CCM Encrypt (Software)CCM Decrypt (Software)GCM Encrypt (Software)GCM Decrypt (Software)
3DES1.314 MB/s1.301 MB/s----
AES-1286.218 MB/s5.851 MB/s3.297 MB/s3.294 MB/s3.508 MB/s3.532 MB/s
AES-1925.449 MB/s5.141 MB/s2.85 MB/s2.849 MB/s3.244 MB/s3.263 MB/s
AES-2564.847 MB/s4.572 MB/s2.515 MB/s2.515 MB/s3.02 MB/s3.038 MB/s

AlgorithmCBC Encrypt (Hardware)CBC Decrypt (Hardware)CCM Encrypt (Hardware)CCM Decrypt (Hardware)GCM Encrypt (Hardware)GCM Decrypt (Hardware)
3DES11.89 MB/s15.015 MB/s----
AES-12823.923 MB/s23.866 MB/s--23.148 MB/s23.148 MB/s
AES-19223.31 MB/s23.255 MB/s--22.573 MB/s22.573 MB/s
AES-25622.779 MB/s22.675 MB/s--22.075 MB/s22.075 MB/s

Hash Algorithms

SAM9X60 @ 600 MHz

Benchmark generated with CycloneCRYPTO 2.1.0
Compiled using GCC with optimization level 3

AlgorithmSpeed (Software)Speed (Hardware)
MD542.735 MB/s-
SHA-18.103 MB/s46.082 MB/s
SHA-2246.591 MB/s48.543 MB/s
SHA-2566.561 MB/s48.543 MB/s
SHA-3843.859 MB/s54.644 MB/s
SHA-5123.856 MB/s54.644 MB/s
SHA3-2244.113 MB/s-
SHA3-2563.894 MB/s-
SHA3-3842.986 MB/s-
SHA3-5122.076 MB/s-

Signature Algorithms

SAM9X60 @ 600 MHz

Benchmark generated with CycloneCRYPTO 2.1.0
Compiled using GCC with optimization level 3

SignatureSignature Generation (Software)Signature Verification (Software)
RSA (1024 bits)33.1 ms5.4 ms
RSA (2048 bits)194.4 ms20.3 ms
RSA (3072 bits)581.3 ms43.9 ms
RSA (4096 bits)1294.7 ms77.9 ms
DSA (1024 bits)20.4 ms42 ms
DSA (2048 bits)100 ms209.6 ms

EC Signature Algorithms

SAM9X60 @ 600 MHz

Benchmark generated with CycloneCRYPTO 2.1.0
Compiled using GCC with optimization level 3

SignatureSignature Generation (Software)Signature Verification (Software)
ECDSA (P-256)66 ms81.2 ms
ECDSA (P-384)126.9 ms153.1 ms
ECDSA (P-521)147.1 ms174.5 ms
EdDSA (Ed25519)13.6 ms26.7 ms
EdDSA (Ed448)66.3 ms132.4 ms

Key Exchange Algorithms

SAM9X60 @ 600 MHz

Benchmark generated with CycloneCRYPTO 2.1.0
Compiled using GCC with optimization level 3

AlgorithmPublic Key Generation (Software)Shared Secret Computation (Software)
Diffie-Hellman (1024 bits)80.9 ms81 ms
Diffie-Hellman (2048 bits)586.3 ms586.4 ms

EC Key Exchange Algorithms

SAM9X60 @ 600 MHz

Benchmark generated with CycloneCRYPTO 2.1.0
Compiled using GCC with optimization level 3

AlgorithmPublic Key Generation (Software)Shared Secret Computation (Software)
ECDH (P-256)64.1 ms63.7 ms
ECDH (P-384)117.4 ms117.3 ms
ECDH (P-521)140.9 ms140.7 ms
ECDH (X25519)7.5 ms7.4 ms
ECDH (X448)33.8 ms33.8 ms