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Re: The ultimate TOE design

To: Wes Felter <wesley@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: The ultimate TOE design
From: Jeff Garzik <jgarzik@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2004 17:42:57 -0400
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On Wed, Sep 15, 2004 at 04:35:31PM -0500, Wes Felter wrote:
> Jeff Garzik wrote:
> 
> >On Wed, Sep 15, 2004 at 04:03:57PM -0500, Wes Felter wrote:
> >
> >>To do 10 Gbps Ethernet with Jeff's approach, wouldn't you need a 5-10 
> >>GHz processor on the card? Sounds expensive.
> >
> >
> >Do you need a 5-10 Ghz Intel server to handle 10 Gbps ethernet?
> 
> Yes. (Or a 4-way ~2GHz server.)

It was a rhetoric question.

No, you don't.

        Jeff




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