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by Arista
Product Line: Arista DCS-7050 Series
Product Type: Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $766.00
Original price
$0.00 - $766.00
Current price $766.00
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Product Description

The DCS-7050TX-48-R Arista features 32xRJ45 (1/10GBASE-T) ports and 4xQSFP+ ports, supporting a total of 48 10GbE ports and 4 40GbE ports for high-density networking. It offers a high throughput of 960 Gbps and a packet forwarding rate of 720 Mpps, with a low latency of 3usec from RJ45 to uplinks, powered by a Quad-Core x86 CPU and 4 Gigabytes of system memory. Designed for reliability, it includes dual AC power supplies, hot-swappable fans (N+1 redundant), and supports rear-to-front airflow, ensuring optimal performance in a 19 x 1.75 x 15.8” form factor.

Key Feature for the DCS-7050TX-48-R

  • What are the available speeds for the 32xRJ45 ports on this switch?
    The 32xRJ45 ports support 100M, 1G, and 10GBASE-T speeds.
  • How many 40GbE ports does the 4xQSFP+ switch have?
    There are 4 total 40GbE ports.
  • What type of airflow does the switch support?
    The switch supports rear-to-front airflow.
  • Does the switch come equipped with dual AC power supplies?
    Yes, it includes dual AC power supplies for redundancy.
  • How many 10GbE ports are available on the switch?
    There are a total of 48 10GbE ports.
  • What is the throughput capability of the switch?
    The switch has a throughput capability of 960 Gbps.
  • What is the packets per second rate this switch can handle?
    The switch can handle 720 million packets per second (Mpps).
  • What is the latency from RJ45 to uplinks?
    The latency from RJ45 to uplinks is 3 microseconds.
  • What are the CPU and system memory specifications?
    The switch uses a Quad-Core x86 CPU and has 4 Gigabytes of system memory.
  • Can the switch's storage be expanded?
    Yes, it comes with 4 Gigabytes of flash storage, and there's an option for a 120 Gigabyte SSD for additional storage.

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7050TX-48-R offers a high throughput of 960 Gbps and a packet rate of 720 Mpps, ensuring efficient data handling capabilities for demanding network environments. However, its operating temperature range is limited to 0-40°C, which may restrict deployment in environments with extreme temperatures. Additionally, the switch benefits from dual AC power supplies and N+1 redundant fans, enhancing its reliability and uptime in critical network infrastructure setups.


The Arista DCS-7050TX-48-R is a high-performance network switch designed for data center and high-capacity enterprise environments. It features 32 RJ45 ports supporting 1/10GBASE-T connections, along with 4 QSFP+ ports for uplink connections, providing a flexible and scalable network infrastructure. The switch is engineered for reliability, with rear-to-front airflow ensuring optimal cooling, dual AC power supplies for redundancy, and a design that supports a total of 40GbE and 48 10GbE ports. This model offers impressive network throughput of 960 Gbps and can handle 720 million packets per second, ensuring efficient data processing and transfer across the network. The latency from RJ45 to uplink ports is minimized to 3 microseconds, optimizing performance for time-sensitive applications. At its core, the switch is powered by a quad-core x86 CPU, with 4 Gigabytes of system memory and 4 Gigabytes of flash storage for firmware and configurations. Additionally, there is an option to include a 120 Gigabyte SSD for storage, enhancing the capability for local data or software storage. Key hardware features of the Arista DCS-7050TX-48-R include: -
  • Packet Buffer Memory of 12MB with Dynamic Buffer Allocation, allowing efficient handling of bursty data traffic.
  • A management port (10/100/1000) and an RS-232 serial port (RJ-45) for local console access, facilitating easy management and configuration.
  • Hot-swappable components including two power supplies and four fans, ensuring uninterrupted operation and minimal downtime for maintenance.
The power efficiency of the switch is optimized with a typical power draw of 305W and a maximum of 367W, reflecting Arista's commitment to reducing operational costs and supporting green data center initiatives. The physical dimensions of the switch are 19 x 1.75 x 15.8 inches, making it suitable for standard rack mounting, and it weighs 17lbs (7.7kg), which is relatively lightweight for devices in its class. Designed to operate in a temperature range from 0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F), the Arista DCS-7050TX-48-R is built to withstand the demanding conditions of modern data centers. Its robust feature set, combined with high reliability and performance, makes it an ideal choice for organizations looking to upgrade their network infrastructure to support current and future data demands.


Item Number and BrandArista DCS-7050TX-48-R
Ports32x Ethernet (1/10GBASE-T), 4x QSFP+
Airflow DirectionBack-to-Front
Power Supply ConfigurationDual, Alternating Current
40GbE Port Count4
10GbE Port Count48
Supported Speeds per Ethernet Port100M/1G/10G (RJ45)
Data Transfer Rate960 Gigabits per second
Forwarding Rate720 Million packets per second
Latency from RJ45 to Uplink Ports3 microseconds
Processor TypeQuad-Core x86
Internal Storage for OS4 GB Flash
Optional SSD Capacity120 GB
Buffer Memory for Packets12 MB, Dynamic Allocation
Management Interface1x 10/100/1000 Ethernet Port
Serial Interface1x RS-232 (RJ-45)
Power Supplies for Redundancy2, Hot-Swap Capable
Fan Modules for Redundancy4, Hot-Swap Capable (N+1)
Power Consumption (Typical/Maximum)305W / 367W
Dimensions19 x 1.75 x 15.8 inches (48.3 x 4.4 x 40.2 cm)
Unit Weight17 pounds (7.7 kg)
Operational Temperature Range0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F)

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