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by Arista
Product Line: Arista
Product Type: Switch
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Product Description

The DCS-7050TX-72Q-F Arista switch delivers high performance with a throughput of 1.44 Tbps and a packets per second rate of 1080 Mpps, featuring 48x10GbE (1/10GBASE-T) and 6x40GbE QSFP+ ports for flexible connectivity. It is equipped with a quad-core x86 CPU, 4 Gigabytes of system memory, and 4 Gigabytes of flash storage, with a dynamic packet buffer memory of 12MB to efficiently manage network traffic. Designed for reliability, it includes dual AC power supplies, four hot-swappable fans for optimal cooling, and supports an operating temperature range from 0 to 40°C.

Key Feature for the DCS-7050TX-72Q-F

  • What is the total number of 10GbE ports available on the switch?
    The switch has a total of 72 10GbE ports.
  • How does the 6x40GbE QSFP+ switch manage cooling?
    It utilizes front-to-rear air flow for cooling.
  • What are the power supply specifications of the switch?
    The switch comes with two AC power supplies and includes two C13-C14 cords.
  • Can you detail the throughput and packets per second capabilities of the device?
    The device supports a throughput of 1.44 Tbps and can handle 1080 million packets per second (Mpps).
  • What is the latency from RJ45 to uplink ports on this device?
    Latency from RJ45 to uplink ports is 3 microseconds.
  • Describe the CPU and memory specifications of the switch.
    The switch is powered by a Quad-Core x86 CPU, has 4 Gigabytes of system memory, 4 Gigabytes of flash storage memory, and 12MB of dynamic buffer allocation for packet buffering.
  • What are the management and connectivity options available on the switch?
    It includes one 10/100/1000 management port and one RS-232 serial port (RJ-45) for connectivity and management.
  • What are the redundancy features of the switch?
    The switch features 1+1 redundant hot-swap power supplies and N+1 redundant hot-swappable fans.
  • What is the typical and maximum power consumption of the switch?
    The typical power draw is 340W, and the maximum power draw is 430W.
  • Provide the physical dimensions, weight, and operating temperature range of the switch.
    The switch measures 19 x 1.75 x 20.6 inches (WxHxD), weighs 20.1lbs (9.1kg), and operates between 0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F).

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7050TX-72Q-F switch offers a high-density configuration with 72 10GbE ports and 6 40GbE QSFP+ ports, catering to environments requiring extensive connectivity and bandwidth. While its throughput of 1.44 Tbps and low latency of 3 microseconds enhance performance for data-intensive applications, the system's reliance on a quad-core x86 CPU and 4GB of system memory may limit its future-proofing in rapidly evolving network demands. Additionally, the inclusion of redundant power supplies and hot-swappable fans ensures reliability and minimal downtime, although its power consumption, peaking at 430W, could be a concern for energy-conscious deployments.


The Arista DCS-7050TX-72Q-F is a high-performance switch designed for data center networks. It features 48 10GbE ports supporting 1/10GBASE-T and 6 40GbE QSFP+ ports, providing a flexible and scalable network infrastructure. The switch is engineered to facilitate efficient data flow, ensuring high-speed connectivity and reliability for demanding data center environments. This model is equipped with a quad-core x86 CPU, 4 gigabytes of system memory, and 4 gigabytes of flash storage memory. The inclusion of a dynamic buffer allocation with a 12MB packet buffer memory optimizes the management of data traffic, enhancing the overall network performance. The switch's packet processing capabilities are impressive, with a throughput of 1.44 terabits per second and the ability to handle 1080 million packets per second. This ensures smooth data transmission across the network, minimizing latency, which is particularly low at 3 microseconds from RJ45 to uplinks. For network management and connectivity, the Arista DCS-7050TX-72Q-F includes one 10/100/1000 management port and one RS-232 serial port (RJ-45), providing versatile options for network configuration and monitoring. The switch's hardware is designed for reliability, featuring two AC hot-swap power supplies with 1+1 redundancy and four hot-swappable fans with N+1 redundancy, ensuring uninterrupted operation and minimal downtime. The energy efficiency of this model is highlighted by its typical and maximum power draw of 340W and 430W, respectively. This, combined with its compact size of 19 x 1.75 x 20.6 inches (48.3 x 4.4 x 52.3 cm) and a weight of 20.1 lbs (9.1 kg), makes it an ideal choice for data centers with limited space. The switch operates within a temperature range of 0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F), accommodating various data center environments. Key hardware specifications include: - 48x10GbE (1/10GBASE-T) and 6x40GbE QSFP+ ports, providing high-density connectivity options for a wide range of network requirements. - Front-to-rear air flow and redundant hot-swappable components, including power supplies and fans, ensuring optimal cooling and reliability. - Comprehensive memory and storage configuration, with 4GB of system memory, 4GB of flash storage memory, and 12MB of dynamic packet buffer memory, supporting efficient data processing and network operation. In summary, the Arista DCS-7050TX-72Q-F is tailored for data centers needing high bandwidth and low latency. Its robust hardware specifications, combined with efficient power usage and compact design, make it a suitable choice for organizations looking to scale their network infrastructure while maintaining high levels of performance and reliability.


Part Number Arista DCS-7050TX-72Q-F
Manufacturer Arista
Ports Configuration 48 ports of 10GbE (RJ45), 6 ports of 40GbE QSFP+
Airflow Direction Front to back
Power Supplies Included 2 units, AC type
Power Cords 2 units, C13 to C14
40GbE Ports Count 6
10GbE Ports Count 72
100M/1G/10G RJ45 Ports 48
Data Throughput 1.44 Terabits per second
Forwarding Rate 1080 Million packets per second
Latency RJ45 to Uplink Ports 3 microseconds
Processor Type Quad-core x86
Main Memory 4 GB
Flash Storage 4 GB
Packet Buffer Size 12 MB with dynamic allocation
Management Port 1 port (10/100/1000)
Serial Port 1 port (RJ-45)
Redundant Power Supply Yes, 1+1
Redundant Fans Yes, N+1 configuration
Power Consumption 340W typical, 430W maximum
Dimensions 19 x 1.75 x 20.6 inches (48.3 x 4.4 x 52.3 cm)
Weight 20.1 lbs (9.1 kg)
Operational Temperature Range 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)

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