Crypto Benchmark on S32K1 MCU
ARM Cortex-M4 @ 80 MHz

This benchmark conducted on S32K148-EVB-Q176 evaluation board with S32K148 MCU will help you in qualifying performance of CycloneCRYPTO (Crypto Library), CycloneSSL (SSL/TLS Library) and CycloneSSH (SSH Library) running on NXP S32K1 MCU. Note: NXP S32K1 includes Symmetric Crypto hardware acceleration. In the following comparison charts, both hardware and software performance are presented in the relevant sections.

Cipher Algorithms

NXP S32K1 @ 80 MHz

Benchmark generated with CycloneCRYPTO 2.1.0
Compiled using ARM CC with optimization level 3

AlgorithmCBC Encrypt (Software)CBC Decrypt (Software)CCM Encrypt (Software)CCM Decrypt (Software)GCM Encrypt (Software)GCM Decrypt (Software)
3DES0.193 MB/s0.193 MB/s----
AES-1280.934 MB/s0.871 MB/s0.45 MB/s0.486 MB/s0.447 MB/s0.459 MB/s
AES-1920.828 MB/s0.783 MB/s0.4 MB/s0.425 MB/s0.419 MB/s0.43 MB/s
AES-2560.744 MB/s0.707 MB/s0.359 MB/s0.379 MB/s0.395 MB/s0.405 MB/s

AlgorithmCBC Encrypt (Hardware)CBC Decrypt (Hardware)CCM Encrypt (Hardware)CCM Decrypt (Hardware)GCM Encrypt (Hardware)GCM Decrypt (Hardware)
3DES------
AES-1283.081 MB/s3.071 MB/s----
AES-192------
AES-256------

Hash Algorithms

NXP S32K1 @ 80 MHz

Benchmark generated with CycloneCRYPTO 2.1.0
Compiled using ARM CC with optimization level 3

AlgorithmSpeed (Software)Speed (Hardware)
MD55.422 MB/s-
SHA-11.143 MB/s-
SHA-2241.132 MB/s-
SHA-2561.137 MB/s-
SHA-3840.538 MB/s-
SHA-5120.538 MB/s-
SHA3-2240.31 MB/s-
SHA3-2560.286 MB/s-
SHA3-3840.225 MB/s-
SHA3-5120.156 MB/s-

Signature Algorithms

NXP S32K1 @ 80 MHz

Benchmark generated with CycloneCRYPTO 2.1.0
Compiled using ARM CC with optimization level 3

SignatureSignature Generation (Software)Signature Verification (Software)
RSA (1024 bits)204.6 ms39 ms
RSA (2048 bits)1068.9 ms143.7 ms
RSA (3072 bits)3038.7 ms309.2 ms
RSA (4096 bits)6580 ms547.1 ms
DSA (1024 bits)120.8 ms252.2 ms
DSA (2048 bits)549.9 ms1165.6 ms

EC Signature Algorithms

NXP S32K1 @ 80 MHz

Benchmark generated with CycloneCRYPTO 2.1.0
Compiled using ARM CC with optimization level 3

SignatureSignature Generation (Software)Signature Verification (Software)
ECDSA (P-256)416.3 ms522.9 ms
ECDSA (P-384)775.6 ms961.8 ms
ECDSA (P-521)837.2 ms994 ms
EdDSA (Ed25519)103.6 ms204.8 ms
EdDSA (Ed448)452.5 ms898.3 ms

Key Exchange Algorithms

NXP S32K1 @ 80 MHz

Benchmark generated with CycloneCRYPTO 2.1.0
Compiled using ARM CC with optimization level 3

AlgorithmPublic Key Generation (Software)Shared Secret Computation (Software)
Diffie-Hellman (1024 bits)413.7 ms414 ms
Diffie-Hellman (2048 bits)2842.9 ms2843.5 ms

EC Key Exchange Algorithms

NXP S32K1 @ 80 MHz

Benchmark generated with CycloneCRYPTO 2.1.0
Compiled using ARM CC with optimization level 3

AlgorithmPublic Key Generation (Software)Shared Secret Computation (Software)
ECDH (P-256)400.3 ms399.1 ms
ECDH (P-384)734 ms745.3 ms
ECDH (P-521)818.5 ms815.8 ms
ECDH (X25519)57.9 ms57.9 ms
ECDH (X448)231.3 ms231.3 ms