[Snort-users] Snort and L2 Cache

Irwan Hadi irwanhadi at ...6580...
Thu Dec 4 00:27:00 EST 2003

I'm curious, for a new Snort box which one will be better?
Use dual processor, P IV Xeon with for example 2.8 Ghz and 512 KB L2
Cache, or single processor P IV Xeon with 3.06 Ghz but with 1 MB L2
Does the size of L2 cache of the processor matters in speeding up Snort,
especially in monitoring gigabit Ethernet traffic?


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