Ivy Bridge first Intel processor with digital hardware random number generator
Posted Mar 30, 2012 13:17 UTC (Fri) by jhhaller
In reply to: Russell: Sources of Randomness for Userspace
Parent article: Russell: Sources of Randomness for Userspace
There have been analog random number generators in chipsets before, but they were relatively slow (few hundred kilobits per second), compared to about 3 gigabits per second. See IEEE Spectrum article, including a reference to lavarand, the lava-lamp based random number generator.
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