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

The DCS-7280SR2-48YC6-F is equipped with 48 25GbE SFP ports and 6 x 100GbE QSFP ports, supporting a maximum of 72 25GbE ports when expanded. This switch delivers a throughput of 3.6 Tbps and a packet processing capacity of 1.67 billion packets per second (Bpps), with a minimal latency starting from 3.8 microseconds. It features a quad-core x86 CPU, 8 GB of system memory (expandable to 32 GB), and efficient cooling with front to rear air flow in a compact 1 U form factor.

Key Feature for the DCS-7280SR2-48YC6-F

  • What is the throughput capacity of the 6 x 100GbE QSFP switch?
    The throughput capacity is 3.6 Tbps.
  • How many 25GbE ports can the switch support?
    The switch supports up to 72 25GbE ports.
  • What type of CPU does the switch use?
    It uses a Quad-Core x86 CPU.
  • Can the system memory be upgraded?
    Yes, the system memory is 8 GB by default and can be upgraded to 32 GB.
  • What is the latency of the 6 x 100GbE QSFP switch?
    Latency starts from 3.8 microseconds.
  • How many USB ports are available?
    There are 2 USB ports available.
  • What are the power requirements for this switch?
    Typical power draw is 425W, with a maximum of 647W.
  • Does the switch support hot-swappable components?
    Yes, it supports 2 hot-swap power supplies (1+1 redundant) and 4 hot-swap fans (N+1 redundant).
  • What is the maximum number of 10GbE ports available?
    The switch can support up to 72 10GbE ports.
  • What are the dimensions and weight of the switch?
    Dimensions are 19 x 1.75 x 20.6 inches (48.3 x 4.4 x 52.3 cm), and it weighs 22.9lbs (10.4kg).

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7280SR2-48YC6-F offers a high-throughput of 3.6 Tbps and a packet processing capacity of 1.67 billion packets per second, catering to demanding data center environments. However, the standard system memory is limited to 8 GB, with an upgrade option to 32 GB, which may not suffice for all applications without the upgrade. Additionally, the switch supports a versatile range of Ethernet speeds (up to 100GbE) across a dense port configuration, but its power consumption peaks at 647W, which could impact operational costs in large deployments.


The Arista DCS-7280SR2-48YC6-F is a high-performance switch designed to meet the demands of modern data centers and high-density networking environments. It features a comprehensive set of specifications that ensure high throughput, low latency, and efficient power consumption, making it an ideal choice for a wide range of applications. At the core of the DCS-7280SR2-48YC6-F's capabilities are its 48 25GbE SFP ports and 6 100GbE QSFP ports, providing flexible connectivity options for a variety of network topologies and bandwidth requirements. This versatility is further enhanced by the switch's ability to support up to 12 50GbE ports, 6 40GbE ports, 72 25GbE ports, and 72 10GbE ports, ensuring that it can adapt to changing network demands. The switch boasts a throughput of 3.6 terabits per second (Tbps) and can process up to 1.67 billion packets per second (Bpps), making it capable of handling heavy data flows with ease. Latency is minimized, starting from 3.8 microseconds, ensuring fast and reliable data transmission across the network. At the heart of the DCS-7280SR2-48YC6-F is a quad-core x86 CPU, supported by 8 GB of system memory, which can be expanded to 32 GB to accommodate more demanding tasks. The switch also includes 2 USB ports, 4 GB of flash storage memory, a 100/1000 management port, and an RS-232 serial port (RJ-45) for comprehensive management and connectivity options. Key hardware features include: - Hot-swap power supplies, with 2 units (1+1 redundant) to ensure continuous operation without downtime. - Hot-swap fans, 4 units (N+1 redundant), providing effective cooling and reliability. - The switch is designed for easy installation in standard racks, occupying only 1 rack unit (RU) with dimensions of 19 x 1.75 x 20.6 inches (48.3 x 4.4 x 52.3 cm) and weighing 22.9 lbs (10.4 kg). Power efficiency is a critical aspect of the DCS-7280SR2-48YC6-F, with a typical power draw of 425W and a maximum of 647W. This efficiency, combined with front to rear air flow, ensures that the switch operates optimally even under significant workloads. In summary, the Arista DCS-7280SR2-48YC6-F is a powerful and efficient networking switch that offers a high degree of flexibility and performance. With its extensive connectivity options, high throughput and low latency, ample memory and storage, and efficient cooling and power systems, it is well-suited to meet the needs of the most demanding data center environments.


Product CodeDCS-7280SR2-48YC6-F
Ports48 Ports of 25GbE SFP, 6 Ports of 100GbE QSFP
Cooling DirectionAirflow from front to rear
Power SuppliesDual AC
Maximum 50GbE Ports12
Maximum 40GbE Ports6
Maximum 25GbE Ports72
Maximum 10GbE Ports72
Data Throughput3.6 Terabits per second (Tbps)
Packet Processing Rate1.67 Billion packets per second (Bpps)
Network LatencyMinimum of 3.8 microseconds (us)
ProcessorQuad-Core x86 CPU
Main Memory8 GB (Upgradeable to 32 GB)
USB Interface2 Ports
Non-volatile Memory4 GB Flash
Management Interface1 Gigabit Ethernet management port
Serial Interface1 RS-232 Port (RJ-45)
Exchangeable Power SupplyYes, 2 (1+1 redundancy)
Removable FansYes, 4 (N+1 redundancy)
Form Factor1 Rack Unit (1U)
DimensionsWidth: 19 inches, Height: 1.75 inches, Depth: 20.6 inches
Power ConsumptionTypical: 425 Watts, Maximum: 647 Watts
Device Weight22.9 pounds (10.4 kg)

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