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Will Cisco 3845 work with 2 x 100MB lines?

Posted on 2009-07-15
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We have a Cisco 3845 router, BGP, full routes enabled. Planning on installing a double 100MB card inside and running 200MB pipe down. Would like to know if the 3845 can handle it, or should we upgrade?

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by:clonga13
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A 3845 should have more than enough horse power to handle it. It's capable of having dual gig connections.
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by:carlos935
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The Cisco 3845 Integrated Services Router is capable to handle up to four High-Speed WAN Interface Card Slots.
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The 3845 is rated at 256mbps so it would be able to handle two 100mbps links.

http://www.cisco.com/web/partners/downloads/765/tools/quickreference/routerperformance.pdf

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by:mprakhye
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According to what I read before, it says that 3845 can do line speed routing up to T3.
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by:Don Johnston
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According to Cisco, the 3845 can process traffic at 256mbps.
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by:Istvan Kalmar
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But,

If you use policy-map, to shape someting, or prioriitalizing, the bandwith is goes down!

You want to use it only routing?
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