This FortiOS Handbook chapter contains the following sections:
Hardware acceleration overview describes the capabilities of FortiGate content processors (CPs), security processors (SPs) and network processors (NPs). This chapter also describes how to determine the hardware acceleration components installed in your FortiGate unit and contains some configuration details and examples.
NP6 Acceleration describes the FortiGate NP6 network processor.
FortiGate NP6 architectures contains details about the network processing architectures of FortiGate units that contain NP6 processors.
NP4 Acceleration describes the FortiGate NP4 network processor.
FortiGate NP4 architectures contains details about the network processing architectures of FortiGate units that contain NP4 processors.