I would imagine as with all technology, they were able to run it faster
MT has a slew of new products coming (I believe 300, 600, 800, and 1000
series though I'm not 100% sure)
Intelligent Computing Solutions
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From: "Tom DeReggi" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
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Sent: Monday, May 21, 2007 1:59 PM
Subject: Re: [WISPA] Routerboard 532 Speeds
>I do not have an opinion or data on the Ethernet to Ethernet
> But it is important that we define "both ways", expecially when >
> with Wireless cards.
> The max data we've been able to get out of a Mikrotik 532 AP, with
> channel 5.8G, connection tracking off, no type of compression
> is about 20mbps thoughput. That means 20mbps in the Ethernet and
> out the wireless card or Vice versa. It Does NOT mean 20mbps Full
> over the wireless.
> The big advantage that StarOS had over Mikrotik was the ability to
> a 533Mhz board allowing Wireless speeds as high as 35-40mbps without
> compression on a single 20mhz channel. Mikrotik 266Mhz boards in my
> opinion are wasteful to Wifi, if using 20Mhz channels, because the
> neck is the CPU not the Wifi Card.
> With that said, I saw the press release on the Mikrotik 400Mhz 532
> however, I have yet to see one sold any where.
> Are these available yet? Are they just 532 boards being
overclocked? > Are
> they stable?
> Tom DeReggi
> RapidDSL & Wireless, Inc
> IntAirNet- Fixed Wireless Broadband
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dennis Burgess" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: "WISPA General List" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Friday, May 18, 2007 5:38 PM
> Subject: [WISPA] Routerboard 532 Speeds
>>I wanted to post a message to make sure everyone understands a
>> made a while back on the speed of the 532s.
>> First, I want to make sure that I say, that I CURRENTLY use >>
>> on ALL my towers. I use it as all of the APs on my wireless
>> use MT for 99% of my consulting customers router needs. I think
>> Mikrotik is a great product, heck, I even certified in the
product, >> use
>> every day for WISP and network operations!
>> With that said, I had stated that the thoughput of a 532 is around
>> meg. I want to clarify that it is MY EXPERIENCE that a 532
>> CORE router, such as doing NAT, connection tracking, having simple
>> SFQ queueing, OSPF, ya name, it, the speed I have seen the
processor >> at
>> point at 100% would be around 20meg BOTH WAYS, this does not account
>> wireless cards, just ETHERNET to ETHERNET! So, on the 266mhz
>> about 20 meg both ways, and around 25 meg for the new 400mhz boards.
>> has NOTHING to do with wireless connectivity, just pure processing
>> doing tones of tasks.
>> Now with that said, with two workstaitons 3 foot of ethernet between
>> and a 532 Rev5 with the 400mhz processor, one way I can do a FTP
>> 92 meg, and I see 2-3 meg going the other way. This is ONE
>> not a bunch, this is STRIGHT routing, no OSPF, no NAT, with
>> tracking turned on. I also use TCP packets vs UDP, this 92meg/2meg
>> very close to the limit of two 10/100 nics.
>> I just wanted to clarify this, as many of my customers have asked me
>> a good limit to start looking at puttting in something a bit
>> have grown. My opinion, depends on what you are doing with the
MT, >> but
>> total thoughput of around 50meg is a good starting point,
>> many features you are using on the MT, i.e. NAT, OSFP, etc.
>> Now, looking at that, if you are moving more than 20 meg both
>> network, doing it using a $200 router sounds awsome to me! Not to
>> all of the other features you have! I don't doubt, that if you
>> wireless link and test with it, you can see much higher 50+ meg
>> depending on what the router is doing. In my case, we are
>> customers that use their 532 as a "do everything" router.
>> If you have any thoughts, comments or questions, or if you have some
>> world experience, with NOTHING on, or only a few things on, be
>> i'm sure that many users will enjoy reading your findings.
>> Dennis Burgess, MCP, CCNA, A+, N+, Mikrotik Certified Consultant
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