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by Arista
Product Line: Arista DCS-7050QX2-32S-F
Product Type: Network Switch
Original price $1,672.00 - Original price $2,001.00
Original price
$1,672.00 - $2,001.00
Current price $2,001.00
Title: Surplus

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Product Description

The DCS-7050QX2-32S-F Arista features 32xQSFP+ and 4xSFP+ ports, supporting up to 96 10GbE ports and 4 1GbE ports, with a packet processing capacity of 2.56 Tbps throughput and 1440 Mpps. It is equipped with dual 500W AC power supplies for redundancy, front-to-rear airflow design for efficient cooling, and operates within a 0 to 40˚C temperature range. The switch is powered by a Quad-Core x86 CPU, 8 Gigabytes of system memory, 4 Gigabytes of flash storage, and an optional 120 Gigabytes SSD storage, ensuring reliable high-speed data transmission with a latency of 550 ns.

Key Feature for the DCS-7050QX2-32S-F

  • What is the maximum number of 10GbE ports available on the 32xQSFP+ & 4xSFP+ switch?
    The maximum number of 10GbE ports available is 96.
  • How is the airflow direction designed in this switch?
    The switch is designed with front-to-rear airflow.
  • What are the power supply specifications for the switch?
    It comes with dual 500W AC power supplies that are hot-swappable and 1+1 redundant.
  • Can you specify the system's throughput?
    The system's throughput is 2.56 Tbps.
  • What type of CPU does the switch use?
    The switch uses a Quad-Core x86 CPU.
  • How much system memory is available?
    There is 8 Gigabytes of system memory available.
  • What are the dimensions and weight of the switch?
    The dimensions are 19 x 1.75 x 16 inches (48.3x 4.4x 40.64cm), and it weighs 20lbs (9.1kg).
  • What is the operational temperature range of the switch?
    The operational temperature range is 0 to 40˚C (32 to 104˚F).
  • How many USB ports does the switch have?
    The switch has 1 USB port.
  • What is the latency of the switch?
    The latency of the switch is 550 ns.

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7050QX2-32S-F switch offers high throughput and low latency, with a 2.56 Tbps capacity and 550 ns latency, catering to environments demanding high-speed data processing. However, its operating temperature range of 0 to 40˚C may limit deployment in environments with extreme temperatures. The inclusion of dual 500W AC power supplies and hot-swappable components enhances system reliability and maintenance ease, although its maximum power draw of 283W could be a concern for energy-conscious deployments.


The Arista DCS-7050QX2-32S-F is a high-performance switch designed for data center environments, emphasizing scalability, reliability, and efficiency. It features 32 QSFP+ ports and 4 SFP+ ports, supporting a diverse range of high-speed connections. This switch is engineered to facilitate efficient data center operations with front-to-rear airflow, ensuring optimal cooling for high-density deployments. Equipped with dual 500W AC power supplies, the DCS-7050QX2-32S-F offers redundancy and reliability for continuous operation. Its power system is designed for efficiency, with a typical power draw of 129W and a maximum of 283W, balancing performance with energy consumption. The switch's maximum capacity includes up to 96 10GbE ports and 4 1GbE ports, providing extensive connectivity options for various network topologies. With a throughput of 2.56 Tbps and the ability to process up to 1440 million packets per second (Mpps), it meets the demands of high-volume network environments. The latency is optimized at 550 nanoseconds, minimizing delay and enhancing the speed of data transmission. At the core of the DCS-7050QX2-32S-F is a quad-core x86 CPU, accompanied by 8 gigabytes of system memory, ensuring smooth operation and the capability to handle complex tasks. It also features 4 gigabytes of flash storage memory for firmware and configurations, with the option to expand storage using an SSD up to 120 gigabytes. For network management, the switch includes one 10/100/1000 management port, one RS-232 serial port (RJ-45), and one USB port, offering multiple interfaces for administration. The packet buffer memory of 16MB ensures efficient handling of data packets, reducing congestion and improving network performance. The hardware is designed for reliability and ease of maintenance, featuring hot-swappable power supplies and fans. This design supports uninterrupted operation and simple replacement without needing to power down the system. The switch's dimensions are 19 x 1.75 x 16 inches, and it weighs 20lbs, making it suitable for standard rack installations. - Throughput: 2.56 Tbps, ensuring high-speed data processing and transmission. - Latency: Optimized to 550 nanoseconds, reducing data transmission delays. - Reliability: Hot-swap power supplies and fans for continuous operation and easy maintenance. Operating and storage temperatures range from 0 to 40˚C and -40 to 70˚C, respectively, allowing the switch to perform in various environmental conditions. The Arista DCS-7050QX2-32S-F is tailored for data centers requiring high bandwidth, low latency, and flexibility in network design and expansion, making it a valuable asset for modern IT infrastructures.


Part Number/Manufacturer Arista DCS-7050QX2-32S-F
Interface Configuration 32xQSFP+ & 4xSFP+ switch
Airflow Direction front-to-rear airflow
Power Supply Units dual 500W AC power supplies
Maximum 10GbE Ports 96
Maximum 1GbE Ports 4
Data Transfer Rate 2.56 Terabits per second
Packet Processing Rate 1440 Million packets per second
Network Latency 550 nanoseconds
Processor Type Quad-Core x86
Main Memory 8 GB
Internal Flash Storage 4 GB
Packet Buffer Size 16 MB
Optional SSD Capacity 120 GB
Management Port Speeds 10/100/1000
RS-232 Serial Interface 1 (RJ-45)
USB Interface Count 1
Redundant Power Supply Capability 2 (1+1 redundant)
Redundant Fan Setup 4 (N+1 redundant)
Power Consumption (Typical/Max) 129W / 283W
Dimensions 19 x 1.75 x 16 inches (48.3 x 4.4 x 40.64 cm)
Unit Weight 20 pounds (9.1 kg)
Operational Temperature Range 0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F)
Temperature Range for Storage -40 to 70°C (-40 to 158°F)

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