10g residential CPE

Cory Sell corysell at protonmail.com
Fri Dec 25 18:03:50 UTC 2020

Just because nobody is mentioning it - you can always build a pfSense/VyOS/Vyatta box in whatever form factor you’d prefer. Even can run within a VM if you really want to.


On Fri, Dec 25, 2020 at 11:45 AM, Bryan Fields <Bryan at bryanfields.net> wrote:

> On 12/25/20 4:52 AM, Mark Tinka wrote:
>> For the home, if you're looking at shipping 10Gbps-based CPE's for under
>> US$200, I can't think of anything other than the Tik:
>> https://mikrotik.com/product/rb4011igs_rm
> That has 1 10g port. How can that be a 10g CPE?
>> They claim:
>> - 2.6Gbps forwarding for 64-byte packets.
>> - 7.8Gbps forwarding for 512-byte packets.
>> - 9.7Gbps forwarding for 1,518-byte packets.
> so, not 10g :)
> Add in some services and I bet it goes down from there.
> The bigger question in all this if you're doing 10g to the residential user,
> what are they going to use for their home router/NAT device? Even 60 ghz wifi
> routers top out at like 5 gbit/s, and NAT at this speed means a powerful CPU.
> 10g to the home is a great idea to think about, it's just not terribly
> practical for most customers unless they want to drop 1-2k on routing gear and
> nics. This is always changing, but it's going to be a few years until we
> reach the right performance and price point.
> --
> Bryan Fields
> 727-409-1194 - Voice
> http://bryanfields.net
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