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Product Line: Arista
Product Type: Switch
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Product Description

The DCS-7020SR-24C2-R is equipped with 24x10GbE (SFP+) ports and 2x100GbE ports, supporting a maximum throughput of 880 Gbps and processing up to 300 million packets per second (Mpps). It features a quad-core x86 CPU, 8 Gigabytes of system memory, and 3 Gigabytes of packet buffer memory, ensuring efficient data processing and low latency from 3.8 microseconds. Designed for optimal performance, it operates within a temperature range of 0 to 40˚C, has a typical power draw of 95W, and accommodates diverse network configurations with its rear-to-front airflow cooling system.

Key Feature for the DCS-7020SR-24C2-R

  • What is the maximum number of 10GbE SFP/SFP+ ports available on this switch?
    The switch supports up to 24 1/10GbE SFP/SFP+ ports.
  • What is the latency for RJ45/SFP+ uplinks on the 24x10GbE (SFP+) 2 x 100GbE switch?
    Latency ranges from 3.8 microseconds for RJ45/SFP+ uplinks.
  • Can the switch support 25GbE ports, and if so, how many?
    Yes, the switch can support up to 8 Max 25GbE ports.
  • How is air circulated within the 24x10GbE (SFP+) 2 x 100GbE switch?
    The switch utilizes a rear-to-front air circulation system.
  • What are the CPU specifications for this switch?
    The switch is equipped with a Quad-Core x86 CPU.
  • What type of power supplies are compatible with the 24x10GbE (SFP+) 2 x 100GbE switch?
    Compatible power supplies are PWR-500AC and PWR-500-DC.
  • How much system memory is included?
    The switch includes 8 Gigabytes of system memory.
  • What is the typical power draw for this networking switch?
    The typical power draw is approximately 95W.
  • What are the dimensions and weight of the switch?
    The switch measures 17.3 x 1.71 x 15.8 inches (43.9 x 4.34 x 40.1cm) and weighs 16.5 lbs (7.5kg).
  • What is the throughput and packets per second capacity of the switch?
    The switch offers a throughput of 880 Gbps and can handle 300 million packets per second (Mpps).

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7020SR-24C2-R offers a high throughput of 880 Gbps and a processing capability of 300 million packets per second, which is suitable for data-intensive applications. However, its operating temperature range is limited to 0-40˚C, potentially restricting deployment in environments with extreme conditions. Additionally, the switch supports a maximum of 2 x 100GbE ports, which may not meet the needs of networks requiring higher density in 100GbE connectivity.


The Arista DCS-7020SR-24C2-R is a high-performance switch designed for data center environments requiring efficient, high-speed data transfer and reliable connectivity. This switch features twenty-four 10GbE (SFP+) ports and two 100GbE ports, providing a versatile foundation for implementing and scaling network architectures. Notably, it supports a maximum of 8 25GbE ports, 2 40GbE ports, and 2 100GbE ports, making it a flexible solution for various network demands. The device delivers a throughput of 880 Gbps and can handle 300 million packets per second, ensuring swift data processing and minimal latency across the network. Latency is particularly low, starting from 3.8 microseconds for RJ45/SFP uplinks, which is critical for applications requiring quick response times. Powered by a quad-core x86 CPU and equipped with 8 Gigabytes of system memory, the Arista DCS-7020SR-24C2-R is capable of handling complex tasks and running multiple processes simultaneously. It also features 4 Gigabytes of flash storage memory for firmware and configurations, and a substantial 3 Gigabytes of packet buffer memory, which helps in managing traffic surges and maintaining performance during peak loads. For management and connectivity, this switch includes one 100/1000 management port and one USB port, facilitating easy access and configuration. The typical power draw of this device is 95W, with a maximum power draw of 105W, indicating efficient power usage for its capabilities.
  • Size: 17.3 x 1.71 x 15.8 inches (43.9 x 4.34 x 40.1cm), making it suitable for standard rack mounting.
  • Weight: 16.5 lbs (7.5kg), which is relatively lightweight, easing installation and maintenance efforts.
  • Operating Temperature: 0 to 40˚C (32 to 104˚F), ensuring reliable operation in a wide range of data center environments.
It is designed with rear-to-front air flow, which optimizes cooling and enhances the reliability of the system by maintaining an optimal operating temperature. The switch is equipped with dual AC power supplies, ensuring a continuous power supply and minimizing downtime due to power failures. The Arista DCS-7020SR-24C2-R is compatible with both the PWR-500AC and PWR-500-DC power supplies, providing flexibility in power source options to meet different data center requirements. This adaptability, combined with its performance features, makes the Arista DCS-7020SR-24C2-R a suitable choice for organizations looking to build or expand their network infrastructure with a switch that offers high throughput, low latency, and operational efficiency.


Part Number / Manufacturer Arista DCS-7020SR-24C2-R
Interface Options 24x10GbE (SFP+), 2x100GbE
Cooling Direction Back-to-front airflow
Power Supply Units 2xAC
1/10GbE SFP/SFP+ Interfaces 24 ports
Maximum 25GbE Interfaces 8 ports
Maximum 40GbE Interfaces 2 ports
Maximum 100GbE Interfaces 2 ports
Data Rate 880 Gbps
Packet Processing Rate 300 million pps
Network Latency (RJ45/SFP+ links) Starting from 3.8 µs
Processor Quad-Core x86 architecture
Main Memory 8 GB
Internal Storage 4 GB Flash
Buffer Memory 3 GB
Management Port 1x 100/1000 Mbps
USB Interface 1 port
Average Power Consumption 95W
Peak Power Consumption 105W
Dimensions 17.3 x 1.71 x 15.8 inches (43.9 x 4.34 x 40.1 cm)
Unit Weight 16.5 lbs (7.5 kg)
Compatible Power Supplies PWR-500AC, PWR-500-DC
Operational Temperature Range 0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F)

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