How fast can passwords be cracked?

The following two tables show how fast passwords from 2 character to 9 character lengths can be cracked under a variety of machines. The two types of passwords shown are Upper and Lower case with and without Numerals included. The classes range from 10,000 Passwords/sec (Class A) to 1,000,000,000 Passwords/sec (Class F) in regards to effective password cracking speed. Please keep these numbers in mind when selecting your next password.

52 Characters

This time we're trying the full alphabet but using a mixture of upper and lower case letters, that effectively doubles the number of combinations when compared with just using a single case.

Mixed Alpha AaBbCcDdEeFfGgHhIiJjKkLlMmNnOoPpQqRrSsTtUuVvWwXxYyZz
Password Class of Attack
Length Combinations Class A Class B Class C Class D Class E Class F
2 2,704 Instant Instant Instant Instant Instant Instant
3 140,608 14 Secs < 2 Secs Instant Instant Instant Instant
4 7.3 Million 12½ Mins 1¼ Mins 8 Secs Instant Instant Instant
5 380 Million 10½ Hours 1 Hour 6 Minutes 38 Secs 4 Secs Instant
6 19 Billion 23 Days 2¼ Days 5½ Hours 33 Mins 3¼ Mins 19 Secs
7 1 Trillion 3¼ Years 119 Days 12 Days 28½ Hours 3 Hours 17 Mins
8 53 Trillion 169½ Years 17 Years 1½ Years 62 Days 6 Days 15 Hours
9 2.7 Quadrillion 8,815 Years 881 Years 88 Years 9 Years 322 Days 32 Days

62 Characters

Mixed upper and lower case alphabetic characters plus numbers.

Mixed Alpha and Numerals 0123456789AaBbCcDdEeFfGgHhIiJjKkLlMmNnOoPpQqRrSsTtUuVvWwXxYyZz
Password Class of Attack
Length Combinations Class A Class B Class C Class D Class E Class F
2 3,844 Instant Instant Instant Instant Instant Instant
3 238,328 23 Secs < 3 Secs Instant Instant Instant Instant
4 15 Million 24½ Mins 2½ Mins 15 Secs < 2 Secs Instant Instant
5 916 Million 1 Day 2½ Hours 15¼ Mins 1½ Mins 9 Secs Instant
6 57 Billion 66 Days 6½ Days 16 Hours 1½ Hours 9½ Mins 56 Secs
7 3.5 Trillion 11 Years 1 Year 41 Days 4 Days 10 Hours 58 Mins
8 218 Trillion 692 Years 69¼ Years 7 Years 253 Days 25¼ Days 60½ Hours
Tables were acquired from lockdown.co.uk.