Hi/FN PCI-E card?



  • I need to find a reasonable priced PCI-E VPN processing board.

    Been using Google but nothing comes up.



  • Have you looked at getting or a pci to pci-e bridge?

    It may be cheaper in the long run to upgrade you cpu.



  • It's a thought but I don't have much room in the mini board/case I am using…



  • I would go for a cpu upgrade i doubt you will find a card with what you’re looking for: a) cheap enough b) supported by pfsense c) pci-e
    What hardware are you using now, and what vpn throughput are you aiming for? Personally I would be thinking about a core-i3 if I wanted a good vpn throughput. There are a decent number of mini-itx motherboards that support these cpu's.


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    Be wary of using an older VPN board in newer hardware/bus. You might actually slow down your VPN throughput instead of speed it up. You could end up saturating the bus driving traffic through the offloading card when a new CPU could do the same or better.



  • @Roots0:

    I would go for a cpu upgrade i doubt you will find a card with what you’re looking for: a) cheap enough b) supported by pfsense c) pci-e
    What hardware are you using now, and what vpn throughput are you aiming for? Personally I would be thinking about a core-i3 if I wanted a good vpn throughput. There are a decent number of mini-itx motherboards that support these cpu's.

    Currently I am building based on an Atom 1.6 mhz with a 100mbit through-put with 10 VPN connections.


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