Here is what I’ve got!
Running 1m test @ http://127.0.0.1/
4 threads and 300 connections
Thread Stats Avg Stdev Max +/- Stdev
Latency 6.04ms 6.03ms 223.64ms 82.89%
Req/Sec 251.98k 34.45k 442.52k 75.25%
60152712 requests in 1.00m, 13.11GB read
So if you notice, the total requests per second are more than 1 Million! At first I thought that was a joke until I proved it myself!
If you are interested in determining the theoretical peak of your machine, follow the link below for the same configuration I have adopted.
Sometime this year, I will gather more information and present to you a more detailed discussion.