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ever notive that havp screws with your ping on speedtests?

also my pfsense box runs a socket 754 3200+ biggrin.gif but im only using pfblocker.

i lied 3000+ rolleyes.gif
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Originally Posted by Master__Shake View Post

ever notive that havp screws with your ping on speedtests?

also my pfsense box runs a socket 754 3200+ biggrin.gif but im only using pfblocker.

i lied 3000+ rolleyes.gif

no but now that im looking at it my Gateways and interfaces widgets are displaying different WAN IP's, *** is up with that?
 
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no idea i got rid of havp as soon as i saw my pings go from 10ms to 216ms.
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im not experiencing that problem, but i am feeling lag
 
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I'm running my pfSense firewall on a Intel i3-3220T, 4GB Ram, SSD. I must say this mashine is a overkill for what I use it for (snort and havp). CPU never goes above 4%. I'm on a 100/100 fiber.

I ticked the PowerD option and the CPU underclocked it self to 400Mhz,
pfSense System Info: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220T CPU @ 2.80GHz, Current: 400 MHz, Max: 2800 MHz

The cpu usage now hovers around 4-12% @ 400Mhz, (1-2% @ 2800Mhz). I have seen It jumps up to 800Mhz if CPU usage goes above 25%.

Power consumption went down by around 6W. I'm quessing it was ideling anyway...
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I'm running my pfSense firewall on a Intel i3-3220T, 4GB Ram, SSD. I must say this mashine is a overkill for what I use it for (snort and havp). CPU never goes above 4%. I'm on a 100/100 fiber.

I ticked the PowerD option and the CPU underclocked it self to 400Mhz,
pfSense System Info: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-3220T CPU @ 2.80GHz, Current: 400 MHz, Max: 2800 MHz

The cpu usage now hovers around 4-12% @ 400Mhz, (1-2% @ 2800Mhz). I have seen It jumps up to 800Mhz if CPU usage goes above 25%.

Power consumption went down by around 6W. I'm quessing it was ideling anyway...

Where is the PowerD option, i haven't seen that?

Anyway i've abandoned this idea after the PSU in my Shutle PC died. Now I'm running pfSense in ESXi and once i finish testing the hard drive it will have its own 1TB Green drive for caching.

The VM currently has 1GB Ram, and two cores at 1.5 GHz which i may drop once I get it all squared away as i'm working on setting up a Windows domain server so i don't want pfSense to hand out IP's but i'm trying to figure out how the domain server will do so once a machine is behind the DMZ or one of my other interfaces.
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