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MTOPS

(Million Theoretical Operations Per Second) A measurement of a computer's cryptographic performance in decoding a secret message. For example, an old 600 MHz Pentium III yielded approximately 1,400 MTOPS, while a subsequent Core 2 Duo CPU performed more than 11,000 MTOPS. Although widely used, MTOPS is a rather imprecise measurement, as are MIPS, FLOPS and other such gauges of performance. See MIPS and FLOPS.
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Congress of an adjustment in the MTOPS threshold levels.
Stuck in their Cold War habits and accustomed to decontrolling just enough technology to keep licensing officers busy, the bureaucracy tweaked the licensing level only to 67 MTOPS in August 1993.
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The Administration has pledged to review the new numbers with the expectation of raising them to the 32,000-36,000 MTOPS range in six months.
Currently, exports of microprocessors above 6500 MTOPS and computers above 85,000 MTOPS, require a government license to dozens of countries.
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The Administration determined that widespread commercial availability makes computers with a performance of 6,500 MTOPS or less impossible to control.
Countries such as China and Israel, which are considered tier three states, can be sold devices rated between 2,000 and 7,000 MTOPS for civilian purposes, with the approval of the US government.