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Product Line: The Arista DCS-7250QX-64-F
Product Type: Switch
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Product Description

The DCS-7250QX-64-F is a high-capacity network switch featuring 64xQSFP+ ports and a total of 256 10GbE ports, designed for efficient data center operations with front-to-rear airflow and dual 1100W AC power supplies. It delivers exceptional performance with a throughput of 5Tbps and packets per second rate of 3840 Mpps, while maintaining a latency between 550 to 1800 ns. Equipped with a quad-core x86 CPU, 8 gigabytes of system memory, and options for up to 100 gigabytes of SSD storage, this switch is engineered to meet demanding network environments.

Key Feature for the DCS-7250QX-64-F

  • What is the throughput capability of the 64xQSFP+ switch?
    The throughput capability is 5 Tbps.
  • How many 10GbE Ports does the switch support?
    It supports a total of 256 10GbE Ports.
  • What type of power supplies are included with the switch?
    It includes dual 1100W AC power supplies.
  • Can you describe the airflow direction in this model?
    The model features front-to-rear airflow.
  • What is the range of latency the switch operates within?
    The latency ranges from 550 to 1800 ns.
  • What are the CPU specifications for the switch?
    The switch is equipped with a Quad-Core x86 CPU.
  • How much system memory is available?
    There is 8 Gigabytes of system memory available.
  • What storage options are available with this switch?
    The switch comes with 4 Gigabytes of flash storage memory and an optional 100 Gigabytes SSD storage.
  • What are the specifications for the management and serial ports?
    It has 2 10/100/1000 management ports and 1 RS-232 serial port (RJ-45).
  • What is the typical and maximum power consumption of the device?
    The typical power consumption is 622W, while the maximum is 1200W.

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7250QX-64-F offers high-density connectivity with 64 QSFP+ ports, supporting a total of 256 10GbE ports and providing a substantial throughput of 5Tbps, which facilitates efficient handling of high-volume network traffic. However, its latency range of 550 to 1800 ns might not meet the needs of applications requiring lower latency for optimal performance. The switch's dual 1100W AC power supplies and redundant hot-swappable fans and power supplies enhance its reliability for critical network operations, but the relatively high power consumption could be a concern for energy-conscious deployments.


The Arista DCS-7250QX-64-F is a high-density, low-latency, 64xQSFP+ switch designed for data center and high-performance computing environments. This switch enables scalable and efficient network designs, offering a comprehensive solution for network infrastructure demands. It features front-to-rear airflow, ensuring optimal cooling for all components and facilitating its integration into various rack configurations. This model comes equipped with dual 1100W AC power supplies, ensuring redundancy and reliability for mission-critical operations. It supports a total of 256 10GbE ports through QSFP+ to SFP+ breakout cables, making it versatile for a wide range of connectivity requirements. The switch boasts a throughput of 5Tbps and a packet forwarding rate of 3840 Mpps, ensuring high performance and low latency across the network. Latency figures range from 550 to 1800 ns, providing swift data transmission that is crucial for applications requiring real-time processing. At its core, the Arista DCS-7250QX-64-F is powered by a quad-core x86 CPU, accompanied by 8 gigabytes of system memory, which facilitates smooth operation and efficient handling of network management tasks. It comes with 4 gigabytes of flash storage memory for firmware and configuration files, with an option to expand storage using a 100-gigabyte SSD, enhancing its capability for logging, caching, and other storage-intensive operations. Connectivity options include two 10/100/1000 management ports, one RS-232 serial port for console access, and one USB port for additional storage or firmware updates. The switch features hot-swappable components, including two power supplies and four fans, ensuring uninterrupted operation and ease of maintenance. - Hot-swappable Power Supplies: 2 (1+1 redundancy) - Hot-swappable Fans: 4 (N+1 redundant) - Typical / Maximum Power Consumption: 622W / 1200W The Arista DCS-7250QX-64-F is designed with efficiency in mind, with typical power consumption at 622W and a maximum of 1200W under full load. Its compact size, 19 x 3.5 x 21.8 inches, and weight of 42.3 lbs, make it suitable for standard rack-mount installations, optimizing space in dense server environments. This switch operates reliably in a wide range of environmental conditions, with an operating temperature range of 0 to 40°C and a storage temperature range of -25 to 70°C. It can also withstand relative humidity levels from 5% to 95%, ensuring performance stability in varying conditions. In summary, the Arista DCS-7250QX-64-F combines high-density port configuration, low latency, and redundancy features to meet the demands of modern data centers and high-performance computing environments. Its comprehensive connectivity options, expandable storage, and environmental resilience make it a versatile choice for organizations looking to enhance their network infrastructure.


Product Number Arista DCS-7250QX-64-F
Manufacturer Arista
Switch Type 64x QSFP+ Ports
Airflow Direction Front to Rear
Power Supply Units Dual 1100W AC
Total 10GbE Interfaces 256
Data Throughput Capacity 5 Terabits per second
Packet Forwarding Rate 3840 Million packets per second
Network Latency 550 to 1800 nanoseconds
Processor Type Quad-Core x86
Main Memory 8 GB
Internal Storage 4 GB Flash
Optional SSD Capacity 100 GB
Management Interface 2 x 10/100/1000 Ethernet
Serial Interface 1 x RS-232 (RJ-45)
USB Interface 1
Redundant Power Supplies Yes (1+1)
Redundant Fans Yes (4, N+1)
Power Consumption (Typical/Max) 622W / 1200W
Dimensions 19 x 3.5 x 21.8 inches (44.5 x 8.8 x 55.3 cm)
Weight 42.3 lbs (19.2 kg)
Operational Temperature Range 32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Storage Temperature Range -13 to 158°F (-25 to 70°C)
Minimum Humidity 5%
Maximum Humidity 95%

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