Crypto Benchmark on i.MX RT1170 MCU
ARM Cortex-M7 @ 1 GHz

This benchmark conducted on MIMXRT1170-EVK i.MX RT1170 Evaluation Kit will help you in qualifying performance of CycloneCRYPTO (Crypto Library), CycloneSSL (SSL/TLS Library) and CycloneSSH (SSH Library) running on NXP MIMXRT1052 MCU.

Cipher Algorithms

i.MX RT1170 @ 1 GHz

Benchmark generated with CycloneCRYPTO 2.1.6
Compiled using ARM CC with optimization level 2

AlgorithmCBC Encrypt (Software)CBC Decrypt (Software)CCM Encrypt (Software)CCM Decrypt (Software)GCM Encrypt (Software)GCM Decrypt (Software)
3DES4.022 MB/s4.198 MB/s----
AES-12820.92 MB/s20.876 MB/s10.626 MB/s10.695 MB/s12.033 MB/s12.004 MB/s
AES-19218.214 MB/s18.382 MB/s9.182 MB/s9.242 MB/s11.086 MB/s11.061 MB/s
AES-25616.103 MB/s16.42 MB/s8.097 MB/s8.143 MB/s10.245 MB/s10.245 MB/s

AlgorithmCBC Encrypt (Hardware)CBC Decrypt (Hardware)CCM Encrypt (Hardware)CCM Decrypt (Hardware)GCM Encrypt (Hardware)GCM Decrypt (Hardware)
3DES63.694 MB/s62.893 MB/s----
AES-12869.444 MB/s68.493 MB/s--68.027 MB/s68.965 MB/s
AES-19260.606 MB/s59.523 MB/s--58.823 MB/s59.88 MB/s
AES-25653.763 MB/s52.083 MB/s--52.083 MB/s52.356 MB/s

Hash Algorithms

i.MX RT1170 @ 1 GHz

Benchmark generated with CycloneCRYPTO 2.1.6
Compiled using ARM CC with optimization level 2

AlgorithmSpeed (Software)Speed (Hardware)
MD5104.166 MB/s-
SHA-129.239 MB/s125 MB/s
SHA-22427.624 MB/s151.515 MB/s
SHA-25627.624 MB/s147.058 MB/s
SHA-38411.185 MB/s126.582 MB/s
SHA-51211.185 MB/s126.582 MB/s
SHA3-2246.138 MB/s-
SHA3-2565.797 MB/s-
SHA3-3844.44 MB/s-
SHA3-5123.078 MB/s-

Signature Algorithms

i.MX RT1170 @ 1 GHz

Benchmark generated with CycloneCRYPTO 2.1.6
Compiled using ARM CC with optimization level 2

SignatureSignature Generation (Software)Signature Verification (Software)
RSA (1024 bits)10.1 ms1.9 ms
RSA (2048 bits)52.7 ms5.9 ms
RSA (3072 bits)150.7 ms12.3 ms
RSA (4096 bits)328.6 ms21.5 ms
DSA (1024 bits)5.9 ms11.8 ms
DSA (2048 bits)26.3 ms54.3 ms
SignatureSignature Generation (Hardware)Signature Verification (Hardware)
RSA (1024 bits)2 ms0.3 ms
RSA (2048 bits)8.2 ms0.4 ms
RSA (3072 bits)22.7 ms0.9 ms
RSA (4096 bits)48.6 ms1.5 ms
DSA (1024 bits)1.7 ms2.2 ms
DSA (2048 bits)5.8 ms8.5 ms

EC Signature Algorithms

i.MX RT1170 @ 1 GHz

Benchmark generated with CycloneCRYPTO 2.1.6
Compiled using ARM CC with optimization level 2

SignatureSignature Generation (Software)Signature Verification (Software)
ECDSA (P-256)37.1 ms71.4 ms
ECDSA (P-384)64.4 ms89.4 ms
ECDSA (P-521)57.5 ms66.6 ms
EdDSA (Ed25519)6.1 ms11.3 ms
EdDSA (Ed448)25.4 ms48.2 ms
SignatureSignature Generation (Hardware)Signature Verification (Hardware)
ECDSA (P-256)3 ms30.2 ms
ECDSA (P-384)5.7 ms60.4 ms
ECDSA (P-521)10.4 ms51.6 ms
EdDSA (Ed25519)--
EdDSA (Ed448)--

Key Exchange Algorithms

i.MX RT1170 @ 1 GHz

Benchmark generated with CycloneCRYPTO 2.1.6
Compiled using ARM CC with optimization level 2

AlgorithmPublic Key Generation (Software)Shared Secret Computation (Software)
Diffie-Hellman (1024 bits)22.5 ms21.5 ms
Diffie-Hellman (2048 bits)147.3 ms146.9 ms
AlgorithmPublic Key Generation (Hardware)Shared Secret Computation (Hardware)
Diffie-Hellman (1024 bits)4.1 ms2.8 ms
Diffie-Hellman (2048 bits)19.2 ms19 ms

EC Key Exchange Algorithms

i.MX RT1170 @ 1 GHz

Benchmark generated with CycloneCRYPTO 2.1.6
Compiled using ARM CC with optimization level 2

AlgorithmPublic Key Generation (Software)Shared Secret Computation (Software)
ECDH (P-256)38.6 ms36.7 ms
ECDH (P-384)58.6 ms58.9 ms
ECDH (P-521)55.8 ms55.3 ms
ECDH (X25519)4.4 ms3.8 ms
ECDH (X448)13.1 ms12.4 ms
AlgorithmPublic Key Generation (Hardware)Shared Secret Computation (Hardware)
ECDH (P-256)3.2 ms2.2 ms
ECDH (P-384)4.2 ms4.2 ms
ECDH (P-521)8.3 ms8.2 ms
ECDH (X25519)--
ECDH (X448)--