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Product Line: Arista DCS-7500E-12CM-LC
Product Type: Switch
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Product Description

The DCS-7500E-12CM-LC Arista linecard features 12 ports of 100GbE with MXP technology supporting 10G/40G/100G speeds, capable of scaling up to 144 10GbE, 36 40GbE, or 12 100GbE connections. It is equipped with a 18GB port buffer and designed for efficient power usage with a typical consumption of 408W, peaking at 495W. The card operates within a temperature range of 0°C to 40°C, supports a maximum airflow of 800 CFM at 40°C, and is built for environments up to 10,000 ft in altitude, ensuring reliability across various operating conditions.

Key Feature for the DCS-7500E-12CM-LC

  • What is the maximum 10GbE port capacity of the SR10 Embedded MXP?
    The SR10 Embedded MXP supports up to 144 10GbE ports.
  • How much power does the 12 port 100GbE linecard typically consume?
    It typically consumes 408W, with a maximum consumption of 495W.
  • Can the SR10 Embedded MXP support 40G connections, and if so, how many?
    Yes, it supports up to 36 40G connections.
  • What are the physical dimensions of the SR10 Embedded MXP wire-speed linecard?
    The dimensions are 17.5” (W) x 1.75” (H) x 23” (D).
  • What is the port buffer size on the SR10 Embedded MXP?
    The port buffer size is 18GB.
  • What is the weight of the 12 port 100GbE SR10 Embedded MXP linecard?
    The linecard weighs 15.5 lbs (7.0 kg).
  • What is the operating temperature range for the SR10 Embedded MXP?
    The operating temperature range is from 0°C to 40°C.
  • How does the airflow of the SR10 Embedded MXP vary with temperature?
    At 25°C, the typical airflow is 600 CFM, increasing to 800 CFM at 40°C.
  • What are the storage temperature limits for the SR10 Embedded MXP?
    The storage temperature can range from -25°C to 70°C.
  • What redundancy options are available for power supply on the 12 port 100GbE linecard?
    It features a 2+2 Grid redundant power system.

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7500E-12CM-LC linecard offers versatile port configurations, supporting up to 144 10GbE, 36 40GbE, or 12 100GbE connections, catering to diverse networking demands. However, its power consumption is considerable, drawing 408W typically and up to 495W at maximum, which could impact operational costs in large-scale deployments. Additionally, the card's 18GB port buffer and support for a wide range of operating temperatures and altitudes make it adaptable to various data center environments, though its high airflow requirement of up to 800 CFM might necessitate advanced cooling solutions.


The Arista DCS-7500E-12CM-LC is a high-capacity networking line card designed for the 7500E Series, catering to the demands of data-intensive environments. With a focus on speed and scalability, this module offers 12 ports of 100GbE, utilizing SR10 Embedded MXP technology for wire-speed performance across all ports. This flexibility allows for a mix of 10G, 40G, and 100G connections, maximizing the utility of the device across various network demands. This line card supports up to 144 10GbE ports, 36 40GbE ports, or 12 100GbE ports, providing a versatile solution for network expansion or segmentation without compromising on throughput. The inclusion of a substantial 18GB port buffer ensures smooth data transmission and reception, mitigating congestion and enhancing overall network reliability. Weighing 15.5 lbs (7.0 kg), the Arista DCS-7500E-12CM-LC is designed with an efficient footprint and power consumption in mind. It operates within a typical power range of 408W, with a maximum threshold of 495W, aligning with the energy efficiency requirements of modern data centers. Physical dimensions are measured at 17.5 inches in width, 1.75 inches in height, and 23 inches in depth, making it compatible with standard rack installations. The card's design also addresses thermal performance, supporting airflow rates up to 800 CFM at 40°C for maximum cooling, with a typical airflow of 600 CFM at 25°C, ensuring stable operation under varying thermal conditions. Operating within a temperature range of 0°C to 40°C and storage temperatures ranging from -25°C to 70°C, the Arista DCS-7500E-12CM-LC is built to withstand diverse environmental conditions. Its performance is unaffected by humidity levels from 5% to 95%, and it can operate at altitudes up to 10,000 feet, providing reliability across various deployment scenarios. Key features include: - <>12 MXP ports supporting 10G/40G/100G configurations for high-density networking requirements. - <>An extensive 18GB port buffer to ensure data flow consistency and minimize packet loss. - <>A 2+2 Grid redundant power system for enhanced power supply reliability and operational continuity. The Arista DCS-7500E-12CM-LC's design integrates seamlessly into existing network infrastructures, offering scalability and performance. Its emphasis on power efficiency, coupled with high throughput capabilities, makes it an ideal choice for enterprises and service providers seeking to expand their network's bandwidth capacity while maintaining high levels of energy and operational efficiency.


Item Number and Producer Arista DCS-7500E-12CM-LC
Description 12-port 100GbE SR10 Integrated MXP high-speed linecard for 7500E Series
Ports 12 MXP (Supports 10G/40G/100G)
Maximum 10GbE Ports 144
Maximum 40GbE Ports 36
Maximum 100GbE Ports 12
Buffer per Port 18GB
Mass 15.5 lbs (7.0 kg)
Power Consumption (Typical / Peak) 408W / 495W
Width 17.5” (44.5 cm)
Height 1.75” (4.5 cm)
Depth 23” (58.4 cm)
Maximum Airflow 800 CFM @ 40°C
Standard Airflow 600 CFM @ 25°C
Minimum Operating Temperature 0°C
Maximum Operating Temperature 40°C
Minimum Storage Temperature -25°C
Maximum Storage Temperature 70°C
Minimum Operating Humidity 5%
Maximum Operating Humidity 95%
Minimum Operating Altitude 0 ft
Maximum Operating Altitude 10,000 ft
Power System Redundancy 2+2 Grid redundant power system

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