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

Michel Py michel at arneill-py.sacramento.ca.us
Fri Dec 18 13:45:31 EST 2009

>> Michel Py wrote:
>> the WRT610n does NAT at 300Mb/s? I mean measured in the 
>> real world, not only manufacturer's marketing?

> Dave Feuer wrote:
> In "real word" tests it does about 50% to 60% of that. The
> older 600 was a bit faster. But still not bad for something
> you can pick up for $179 or less at WalMart.

Pretty good indeed. This also means that by the first day ISPs start to
deploy GigE for residential Internet service, the typical home "router"
will already be capable of sucking this GigE pipe dry.

The days of forklift upgrades may not be over, after all.


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