[c-nsp] Next step-up from 7206VXR

Jon Lewis jlewis at lewis.org
Wed Feb 20 02:25:44 EST 2013

On Wed, 20 Feb 2013, Pete Lumbis wrote:

> There are two pieces: control plane processing power and TCAM.
> Sup720 CPU can't really keep up with the average churn of the internet
> anymore. RSP720's and Sup2T CPUs can still keep up.

I'm using Sup720s, and not seeing that.

> Both RSP720-3CXL and Sup2T-XL can support 1 million routes*

The Sup720 can do 1 million routes too.  Can you point out where cisco 
says the implementation is any different between the Sup720, RSP720, and 
Sup2T that makes the latter capable of handling more v4/v6 routes than the 
former.  Everything I've seen says the FIB TCAM space has not been 

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