gige benchmark performance

Mark Hartner hartner at cs.utah.edu
Thu Mar 14 22:53:52 EST 2002


> also, the latency numbers seemed rather strange to me - 
> am I understanding the graph correctly, that your eepro100
> was showing something like 500 us latency?  and that all

Yes, 541us to be exact.

> the cards were well above 100 us?  that seems quite high,
> though I'm comparing to a home-made udp-based ping/echo server.

Around 120us for both the Intel Pro1000T and Netgear GA620.


Those are the times it takes to transfer 1byte using TCP/IP with Netpipe.

Are there better ways to measure latency?

Mark





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