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SubjectRe: In search of 10gbps cards/shootout in Linux?
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From: Bill Fink <billfink@mindspring.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2007 00:02:50 -0400

> I haven't done any comparisons with other vendor offerings, but I can
> highly recommend the Myricom PCI-Express (8x) 10-GigE NICs. They only
> cost about $900 and can do full unidirectional 10-GigE line rate. And
> as a 10-GigE router, they can do full bidirectional 10-GigE line rate
> IP forwarding. Note the choice of system/motherboard/CPU is as
> important as the choice of NIC in achieving maximum performance.

The only thing I don't like about the myri10ge cards is that
they lack VLAN offloading in hardware.

Strangely this appears to be common amongst 10gb parts :-/
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