• If I connect my PC to the lan of PF i get very good speed, if i connect via pppoe server the spped is approx half, consistently.  Why is it so?  I have also tested using PF for LB then connecting Mikrotik to PF's LAN, same result, what is it about PPPOE that causes the speed to slow?

  • Rebel Alliance Developer Netgate

    That probably depends on what/how you are testing. PPPoE will add a bit of overhead, both in terms of CPU usage on the router and in terms of adding data to every packet. Though it shouldn't cut it by half I wouldn't think.

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