Single source with 40K EPS

Hi Team,
I have a single log source that is pumping around 40K EPS, which our NX server is unable to handle, my question is how do I increase the log ingestion capacity.
Current setup on an AWS VM:
Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
8 CPU, 32GB Ram, 32gb SSD
As per my understanding we needed to increase the number of routes tied to the input, as well as the average event size and batch sizes, hence edited the nxlog.con file with following

AskedJune 30, 2022 - 9:05am