Skip to content


by Arista
Product Line: Arista DCS-7250QX-64-R
Product Type: Switch
Original price $902.00 - Original price $1,331.00
Original price
$902.00 - $1,331.00
Current price $1,331.00
Title: Surplus

Orders typically ship within 1-3 Business days, if you need an item to ship sooner please contact us.

Product Description

The DCS-7250QX-64-R is a high-capacity network switch featuring 64xQSFP+ ports and 256 10GbE Ports, designed for dense data center environments. It supports a throughput of 5Tbps and a packet forwarding rate of 3840 Mpps, with latency ranging from 550 to 1800 ns. Equipped with a Quad-Core x86 CPU, 8 Gigabytes of system memory, and 4 Gigabytes of flash storage, with an option for an additional 100 Gigabytes SSD, this switch ensures efficient data processing and storage.

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

  • What is the throughput capacity of the 64xQSFP+ switch?
    The switch offers a throughput capacity of 5 Tbps.
  • How many total 10GbE ports does the switch include?
    It includes a total of 256 10GbE ports.
  • What type of airflow system does the switch use?
    The switch utilizes a rear-to-front airflow system.
  • Can you specify the power supply details for this model?
    The model is equipped with dual 1100W AC power supplies.
  • What is the packet forwarding rate of the switch?
    The switch has a packet forwarding rate of 3840 Mpps.
  • What are the CPU and system memory specifications?
    The CPU is a Quad-Core x86, and the system memory is 8 Gigabytes.
  • What storage options are available on the switch?
    The switch comes with 4 Gigabytes of Flash Storage and an optional 100 Gigabytes SSD Storage.
  • How does the switch manage heat dissipation?
    Heat dissipation is managed through hot-swappable fans, with a configuration of 4 (N+1 redundant).
  • What are the dimensions and weight of the switch?
    The dimensions are 19 x 3.5 x 21.8 inches, and it weighs 42.3 lbs.
  • Describe the operating and storage temperature ranges for the switch.
    The operating temperature range is 0 to 40°C, while the storage temperature range is -25 to 70°C.

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7250QX-64-R provides a high throughput of 5Tbps and 3840 Mpps, supporting high-density networking environments with 64xQSFP+ ports and a total of 256 10GbE ports, making it suitable for data centers requiring extensive connectivity and bandwidth. However, its latency range of 550 to 1800 ns might not meet the needs of applications requiring ultra-low latency. The inclusion of dual 1100W AC power supplies, hot-swappable components, and a quad-core x86 CPU ensures reliability and ease of maintenance, but the operating temperature range limits its deployment in environments with extreme temperatures.


The Arista DCS-7250QX-64-R is a high-performance, scalable, and efficient networking solution designed to meet the demands of modern data centers and high-bandwidth applications. It features 64 QSFP+ ports, supporting up to 256 10GbE connections, making it an ideal choice for environments that require high density and throughput. The switch is engineered with a rear-to-front airflow design to ensure optimal cooling for reliable operation in various installation environments. Equipped with dual 1100W AC power supplies, the Arista DCS-7250QX-64-R ensures uninterrupted performance and provides a redundant power solution to maintain network integrity. The hot-swap capability of the power supplies, along with the four hot-swappable fans with N+1 redundancy, enhances the system's reliability and minimizes downtime during maintenance. The switch delivers a remarkable throughput of 5 Tbps and can process up to 3840 million packets per second (Mpps), ensuring swift data transmission and efficient handling of traffic. Latency is impressively low, ranging from 550 to 1800 nanoseconds, which facilitates real-time applications and services requiring quick response times. At the heart of the Arista DCS-7250QX-64-R is a quad-core x86 CPU complemented by 8 gigabytes of system memory, providing robust processing power for the management and operation of the switch. The built-in flash storage memory of 4 gigabytes, with an optional solid-state drive (SSD) storage of up to 100 gigabytes, offers ample space for the operating system, applications, and logs. Connectivity options include two 10/100/1000 management ports, one RS-232 serial port (RJ-45), and one USB port, facilitating easy management and configuration. The switch's design accommodates both typical and maximum power consumption scenarios, consuming 622W under typical load and up to 1200W at maximum capacity. The Arista DCS-7250QX-64-R is compact and rack-mountable, with dimensions of 19 x 3.5 x 21.8 inches and a weight of 42.3 lbs, making it suitable for space-constrained installations. It operates reliably in a wide range of temperatures, from 0 to 40°C, and can be stored in temperatures ranging from -25 to 70°C. The switch is designed to function in environments with relative humidity levels from 5% to 95%, ensuring durability and longevity in diverse conditions. Key hardware specifications include: - 64 QSFP+ ports for high-density and high-speed connectivity. - Dual 1100W AC power supplies with hot-swap capability for continuous operation. - Quad-Core x86 CPU and 8GB of system memory for efficient processing and management. In summary, the Arista DCS-7250QX-64-R is a powerful, efficient, and reliable solution for data centers requiring high-speed data transmission, extensive connectivity options, and resilient operation in demanding environments.


Part NumberArista DCS-7250QX-64-R
Switch Type64xQSFP+
Airflow DirectionBack to Front
Power Supply UnitsTwo 1100W AC
10GbE Port Count256
Data Rate5 Terabits per second
Packet Processing Rate3.84 Billion pps
Network Latency550 to 1800 nanoseconds
ProcessorQuad-Core x86
Main Memory8 GB
Internal Storage4 GB Flash
Additional SSD OptionUp to 100 GB
Management Interface2x 10/100/1000 Ethernet Ports
Serial Interface1x RS-232 (RJ-45)
USB Interface1 Port
Replaceable Power SuppliesYes, 2 (1+1 Redundant)
Replaceable FansYes, 4 (N+1 Redundancy)
Power Consumption (Typical/Max)622W / 1200W
Dimensions19 x 3.5 x 21.8 inches (44.5 x 8.8 x 55.3 cm)
Unit Weight42.3 pounds (19.2 kg)
Operational Temperature Range0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature Range-25°C to 70°C (-13°F to 158°F)
Minimum Humidity5%
Maximum Humidity95%

Compare products

{"one"=>"Select 2 or 3 items to compare", "other"=>"{{ count }} of 3 items selected"}

Select first item to compare

Select second item to compare

Select third item to compare