In a recent reply to a post by another forum member (archedraft), I provided this guide to help him assign one of his NIC devices to a virtual machine, leaving the other for host networking (unRAID OS).  I didn't see much point in this because with KVM and VirtIO, we can create virtual network interfaces that offer little to no overhead over a physical NIC, but after testing with pfSense, archedraft confirmed for me that he saw a dramatic performance increase.  The reason?  In this particular in