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

The DCS-7050TX-72Q-R is a high-capacity Arista network switch featuring 48x10GbE (1/10GBASE-T) ports and 6x40GbE QSFP+ ports, delivering a total throughput of 1.44 Tbps with a packet forwarding rate of 1080 Mpps. It is designed with rear-to-front air flow, 2xAC power supplies with 2xC13-C14 cords, and supports hot-swap power supply and hot-swappable fans for enhanced reliability. The switch operates efficiently with a quad-core x86 CPU, 4 Gigabytes of system memory, and 12MB of dynamic packet buffer memory, ensuring low latency of 3usec from RJ45 to uplinks.

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

  • What is the total number of 10GbE ports available on the 48x10GbE (1/10GBASE-T) 6x40GbE QSFP+ switch?
    The total number of 10GbE ports available is 72.
  • How does the switch ensure efficient cooling?
    It uses a rear-to-front air flow mechanism for efficient cooling.
  • What type of power supplies does the switch include?
    The switch includes 2xAC power supplies for reliable power delivery.
  • What are the specifications of the included power cords?
    It comes with 2xC13-C14 power cords.
  • How many 40GbE ports does the switch have?
    There are a total of 6 40GbE ports.
  • What is the throughput capacity of the switch?
    The switch has a throughput capacity of 1.44 Tbps.
  • How many packets per second can the switch handle?
    It can handle up to 1080 Mpps (million packets per second).
  • What is the latency from RJ45 to uplinks?
    The latency from RJ45 to uplinks is 3 microseconds.
  • What are the CPU and memory specifications of the switch?
    The switch is equipped with a Quad-Core x86 CPU and has 4 Gigabytes of system memory along with 4 Gigabytes of flash storage memory.
  • Describe the redundancy features of the switch.
    The switch features 2 (1+1 redundant) hot-swap power supplies and 4 (N+1 redundant) hot-swappable fans for enhanced reliability.

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7050TX-72Q-R offers a high throughput of 1.44 Tbps and a packets per second rate of 1080 Mpps, ensuring efficient data handling for busy networks. However, its operating temperature range is limited to 0-40°C, which might restrict deployment in environments with higher temperatures. Additionally, the switch provides redundant power supplies and hot-swappable fans, enhancing system reliability and minimizing downtime for maintenance.


The Arista DCS-7050TX-72Q-R is a high-performance switch designed for data center and high-capacity environments. It features 48 10GbE (1/10GBASE-T) ports and 6 40GbE QSFP+ ports, providing a versatile platform for scalable network architectures. The switch is engineered for efficiency and reliability, with a rear-to-front airflow design that ensures optimal cooling for all internal components. This model comes equipped with two AC power supplies and includes two C13-C14 power cords, ensuring a redundant power solution that maximizes uptime and reliability. In terms of connectivity, the Arista DCS-7050TX-72Q-R offers a total of 72 10GbE ports when including the 40GbE ports, which can be broken out into 10GbE interfaces. This capability allows for a flexible deployment model that can adapt to varying bandwidth requirements. The switch also supports 100M/1G/10GBASE-T over RJ45 connections, facilitating easy integration with existing network infrastructure and providing a seamless upgrade path to higher-speed networks. The hardware specifications of the Arista DCS-7050TX-72Q-R are tailored for high-performance computing environments. It boasts a throughput of 1.44 Tbps and a packet processing capacity of up to 1080 Mpps, ensuring that data flows efficiently through the network without bottlenecks. The switch's low latency, measured at 3 microseconds from RJ45 to uplinks, is critical for applications requiring real-time processing and quick response times. Under the hood, the switch is powered by a quad-core x86 CPU, with 4 gigabytes of system memory and 4 gigabytes of flash storage memory for the operating system and applications. The packet buffer memory is 12MB, utilizing dynamic buffer allocation to optimize the management of network traffic and prevent packet loss during high-volume periods.
  • 10/100/1000 Management Port: 1
  • RS-232 Serial Ports: 1 (RJ-45)
  • Hot-swappable Components: Power supplies and fans provide redundancy and easy maintenance without network disruption.
The Arista DCS-7050TX-72Q-R features two hot-swap power supplies configured for 1+1 redundancy, and four hot-swappable fans designed with N+1 redundancy, ensuring consistent performance and minimal downtime. The switch's power efficiency is demonstrated by its typical power draw of 340W and a maximum of 430W under full load. Its compact size, 19 x 1.75 x 20.6 inches, and weight of 20.1lbs (9.1kg) make it suitable for space-constrained environments. The device operates reliably in temperatures ranging from 0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F), accommodating varying data center conditions. Overall, the Arista DCS-7050TX-72Q-R is a high-capacity, low-latency switch ideal for data centers that require scalable, reliable networking solutions. It combines performance, flexibility, and redundancy in a compact form factor, addressing the needs of demanding network environments.


Item NumberDCS-7050TX-72Q-R
Interface Count48x10GbE (RJ45), 6x40GbE (QSFP+)
Airflow DirectionBack-to-front
Power Supplies Included2 (AC)
Power Cables2 (C13 to C14)
40GbE Interface Quantity6
10GbE Interface Total72
Supported Speeds100M/1G/10G (RJ45)
48 Ports Capacity48 (RJ45)
Data Rate1.44 Terabits per second
Forwarding Rate1080 Million packets per second
Network Latency3 microseconds (RJ45 to QSFP+)
Processor TypeQuad-Core x86 Architecture
Main Memory4 GB
Internal Storage4 GB Flash
Buffer Size12 MB (with Dynamic Allocation)
Management Port1 (Ethernet)
Serial Interface1 (RJ-45)
Redundant Power SupplyYes (1+1)
Modular Fans4 (N+1 Redundancy)
Power Consumption (Typical/Maximum)340W / 430W
Dimensions19 x 1.75 x 20.6 inches (48.3 x 4.4 x 52.3 cm)
Device Weight20.1 pounds (9.1 kg)
Operational Temperature Range0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)

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