[Mikrotik] 680MHz MIPS to 800MHz PowerPC

Josh Luthman josh at imaginenetworksllc.com
Thu Sep 29 08:38:34 CDT 2011


PPC is way better than MIPS as Butch said.   I can't say what percentage but
you'll see a good improvement.   Might make sense to replace one busy site
and give it a week.

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On Sep 29, 2011 9:25 AM, "Simon Westlake" <simon at powercode.com> wrote:
> I have about 40 450/493Gs deployed right now in an OSPF network.. ~500
> routes, ~80Mbps max throughput at the busiest point.
>
> Getting up to 50% on some of the routers - you have any comparison on
> the RB1200s? I don't really want to replace something to gain another
> 120MHz and have it shave off 5%.. but I don't know if the PPC processors
> are more efficient.
>
> I'm tempted to just source a bunch of atom boxes but the RB800+expansion
> looks like a potential winner.. I just wish the ports were all gig on
> the expansion card.
>
> On 9/28/2011 9:30 PM, Jon Auer wrote:
>> I've purchased a few RB1200s from Roc-Noc. They had a few left last
>> time I looked.
>> Right now I'm using them as Multilink DSL CPE (5x6Meg DSL) with your
>> QoS script. Probably overkill but I like to keep the CPU usage down.
>>
>> On the other hand none of our RB1100s have failed yet either. Not that
>> we have many of them in use.
>>
>> On Wed, Sep 28, 2011 at 2:01 PM, Butch Evans<butche at butchevans.com>
wrote:
>>> I would not
>>> recommend the RB1100 and the RB1200 (a step down) is not available
>>> everywhere, yet (not sure it's even in the US market, yet).
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