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by Arista
Product Line: Arista 7500R Series
Product Type: Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $7,992.00
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Product Description

The DCS-7500R2AM-36CQ-LC is an Arista line card featuring 36 QSFP100 ports for up to 36 x 100G wire rate performance, designed for high-capacity networking. It operates within an ambient temperature range of 0° to 40°C and supports a power draw of 963W (typical) to 1085W (maximum). The card accommodates 768K MAC addresses, 768K IPv4 Host Routes, and over 1.3M IPv4 Unicast LPM Routes, along with 1M IPv6 Unicast LPM Routes and up to 768K Multicast Routes, ensuring extensive network scalability and flexibility.

Key Feature for the DCS-7500R2AM-36CQ-LC

  • What is the maximum wire rate performance of the 36 port QSFP100 line card?
    The 36 port QSFP100 line card supports up to 36 x 100G of wire rate performance.
  • How much power does the QSFP100 line card typically consume?
    The typical power draw of the QSFP100 line card is 963W.
  • What is the maximum power draw of the QSFP100 line card under hot conditions?
    Under hot conditions, the QSFP100 line card can draw up to 1085W of power.
  • What are the operating temperature limits for the QSFP100 line card?
    The operating temperature range for the QSFP100 line card is 0° to 40°C (32° to 104°F).
  • Can the QSFP100 line card be stored at high temperatures?
    Yes, the QSFP100 line card can be stored at temperatures ranging from -40° to 70°C (-40° to 158°F).
  • What is the relative humidity tolerance for the QSFP100 line card?
    The QSFP100 line card can operate in environments with 5 to 90% relative humidity.
  • At what altitude can the QSFP100 line card operate?
    The QSFP100 line card can operate at altitudes up to 3,000 meters (0 to 10,000 feet).
  • How many MAC addresses does the QSFP100 line card support?
    The QSFP100 line card supports up to 768K MAC addresses.
  • What is the capacity for IPv4 Host Routes on the QSFP100 line card?
    The QSFP100 line card can handle up to 768K IPv4 Host Routes.
  • How many ACL entries per Forwarding Engine does the QSFP100 line card support?
    The QSFP100 line card supports up to 24K ACL entries per Forwarding Engine.

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7500R2AM-36CQ-LC offers significant bandwidth capacity with its 36-port QSFP100 line card, enabling 36 x 100G of wire-rate performance, suitable for high-demand networks. However, its power consumption is considerable, with a typical draw of 963W and a maximum of 1085W under load, which could impact operational costs. Additionally, its environmental tolerance ranges from 0° to 40°C ambient temperature and supports a wide range of network protocols and capacities, including over 1.3M IPv4 Unicast LPM routes and 1M IPv6 Unicast LPM routes, making it versatile for diverse networking needs.


The Arista DCS-7500R2AM-36CQ-LC is a line card designed for high-performance networking, featuring 36 ports of QSFP100. This allows for a total bandwidth capacity of 3.6 Tbps, enabling wire rate performance across all ports. The device is engineered to cater to demanding data center environments, providing scalability and flexibility in network design. Power efficiency is a key consideration for networking hardware, and the Arista DCS-7500R2AM-36CQ-LC addresses this with a typical power draw of 963W and a maximum under peak conditions of 1085W. Such efficiency ensures that the device operates within acceptable power usage parameters, even under full load. Environmental conditions can impact hardware performance and longevity. The Arista DCS-7500R2AM-36CQ-LC is built to operate within a broad range of ambient temperatures, from 0° to 40°C (32° to 104°F), and can be stored in temperatures ranging from -40° to 70°C (-40° to 158°F). This ensures reliability and durability in various installation environments. The device also maintains performance within a relative humidity range of 5 to 90% and can operate at altitudes up to 3,000 meters (10,000 feet), making it versatile for deployment in different geographic locations. Networking devices must efficiently manage large volumes of data and addresses. The Arista DCS-7500R2AM-36CQ-LC supports 768K MAC addresses, facilitating large-scale network operations. It also supports a significant number of routes, including 768K IPv4 host routes and over 1.3M IPv4 Unicast Longest Prefix Match (LPM) routes, ensuring efficient data traffic management. For IPv6, it supports 1M Unicast LPM routes, accommodating the growing demand for IPv6 addresses. Additionally, it can handle up to 768K multicast routes, essential for applications that require data to be delivered to multiple destinations simultaneously. Security and access control are critical in managing network traffic. The device offers up to 24K Access Control List (ACL) entries per Forwarding Engine, allowing for granified control over data packets entering or leaving the network. This feature is vital for protecting the network from unauthorized access and ensuring data integrity. Key Specifications: -
  • 36 x 100G QSFP100 ports for a total of 3.6 Tbps bandwidth.
  • Power draw: Typical 963W, Maximum 1085W.
  • Supports a wide range of environmental conditions: Operating temperature from 0° to 40°C, storage temperature from -40° to 70°C, and altitude up to 3,000 meters.
The Arista DCS-7500R2AM-36CQ-LC line card is equipped to meet the needs of modern data centers, offering high-density, high-performance networking capabilities. Its support for a vast number of MAC addresses and routing capabilities makes it suitable for complex network architectures. With its efficient power usage, environmental resilience, and comprehensive security features, it stands as a compelling solution for data center networking requirements.


Part Number and Manufacturer Arista DCS-7500R2AM-36CQ-LC
Description 36-port QSFP100 line card supporting 36 x 100Gbps full-duplex transfer rates
Typical Power Consumption 963 Watts
Peak Power Consumption 1085 Watts
Operating Temperature Range 0°C to 40°C (32°F to 104°F)
Storage Temperature Range -40°C to 70°C (-40°F to 158°F)
Humidity Tolerance 5% to 90% non-condensing
Maximum Operating Altitude Up to 3,000m (approximately 10,000 feet)
MAC Address Capacity 768,000
IPv4 Host Routes Capacity 768,000
IPv4 Unicast LPM Routes Capacity More than 1.3 million
IPv6 Unicast LPM Routes Capacity 1 million
Multicast Route Capacity As many as 768,000
ACL Entries per Forwarding Engine 24,000

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