[arin-ppml] debunking the myth that Moore's law helps

Joel Jaeggli joelja at bogus.com
Thu Dec 17 17:16:47 EST 2009

Leo Bicknell wrote:
> In a message written on Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 11:41:59PM -0500, Scott Leibrand wrote:
>> 14.4kbits * 2^15 is 450 Gigabits.
>>    I'm showing 14400 * 2^15 = 471859200, which is ~450 Megabits, not
>>    Gigabits.  (Is that right?)
> Doh, quite right, 450 Megabits.
> Still, you can't buy a GigE router at Best Buy, at all.  (As a minor
> nit, you can buy a router with GigE, but not one that will route
> even a fraction of it).

Actually WRT610n will route (as in make a layer-3 forwarding decision)
about 300Mb/s it costs around $150, and yeah you can buy it a best buy.

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