hEX S is a five port Gigabit Ethernet router for locations where wireless connectivity is not required. Compared to the hEX, the hEX S also features an SFP port and PoE output on the last port.
It is affordable, small and easy to use, but at the same time comes with a very powerful dual core 880 MHz CPU and 256 MB RAM, capable of all the advanced configurations that RouterOS supports. The device has a USB 2.0, PoE output for Ethernet port #5 and a 1.25Gbit/s SFP cage.
IPsec hardware encryption (~470 Mbps) and The Dude server package is supported, microSD slot on it provides improved r/w speed for file storage and Dude.
Ethernet test results
|RB760iGS||MT7621A (880Mhz) 1G all port test|
|Mode||Configuration||1518 byte||512 byte||64 byte|
|Bridging||none (fast path)||162.4||1,972.2||443.7||1,817.4||1039.1||532.0|
|Bridging||25 bridge filter rules||162.4||1,972.2||168.1||688.5||174.3||89.2|
|Routing||none (fast path)||162.4||1,972.2||444.4||1,820.3||1035.0||529.9|
|Routing||25 simple queues||162.4||1,972.2||179.6||735.6||171.4||87.8|
|Routing||25 ip filter rules||92.9||1,128.2||94.1||385.4||93.8||48.0|
IPsec test results
|RB760iGS||MT7621A IPsec throughput|
|Mode||Configuration||1400 byte||512 byte||64 byte|
|Single tunnel||AES-128-CBC + SHA1||41.9||469.3||42.3||173.3||41.5||21.2|
|256 tunnels||AES-128-CBC + SHA1||41.9||469.3||43.7||179||42.7||21.9|
|256 tunnels||AES-128-CBC + SHA256||42.2||472.6||44.4||181.9||42.7||21.9|
|256 tunnels||AES-256-CBC + SHA1||32||358.4||40||163.8||40.5||20.7|
|256 tunnels||AES-256-CBC + SHA256||32.1||359.5||39.7||162.6||40.5||20.7|