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What is more secure? To use one container encrypted with AES>Twofish>Serpent = 768bits key size or to make an AES container and inside it make another container encrypted with Twofish and finally inside that container make third container encrypted with Serpent?

What is more secure and whats is faster? Would both ways be 30 Megabits/sec?

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It depends on your CPU. – kobaltz Mar 29 '12 at 14:50
Probably better fit in the – Nettogrof Mar 29 '12 at 14:54
Why not test it yourself? – rob Mar 29 '12 at 15:56
@ Nettogrof , thanks didnt know that there is more sites :) – rezx Apr 7 '12 at 16:10

Technically, using one container encrypted as AES->Twofish->Serpent would be faster since the Trucrypt program (and the operating system, for that matter) only has to interface with one file and not three.

You also don't have to open one file, then the second, and then the third so it would also be faster from a workflow standpoint.

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