Last time buy has ended. The C2758 has been replaced.tl;dr: - The SG-8860 is the preferred equivalent replacement pfSense system if you require 1 GbE connections, and at a lower price point!- The XG-2758 is an upgraded version of the C2758 pfSense system with 16 GB of ECC memory, built-in 10 GbE SFP+ and 1 GbE RJ-45 / SFP connections.The C2758 has been replaced by the SG-8860 and the XG-2758. Here are the differences:The SG-8860 utilizes the same:Intel® Rangeley Atom™ 8-core C2758 @ 2.4 GHz8GB RAMhas a 64GB eMMC built-inand at a lower price point! The XG-2758 utilizes the same: Intel® Rangeley Atom™ 8-core C2758 @ 2.4 GHzIn addition it arrives with 16GB of ECC RAM and a 128 GB 2.5" SSD. In addition it includes 2x 10 GbE SFP+ ports, 3x 1 GbE RJ45 ports, and 1 switchable 1GbE port between RJ-45 or SFP. It is at a higher price point due to the additional memory, larger SSD and built-in SFP+/SFP ports.
Information regarding available expansion cards:
Without AES-NI or QuickAssist acceleration in Mbps on Intel NICs:
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