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by Arista
Product Line: Arista DCS7050 Series Switches
Product Type: Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $766.00
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Product Description

The DCS-7050TX-48-F Arista switch features 32 RJ45 (1/10GBASE-T) ports and 4 QSFP+ ports, supporting a total of 48 10GbE ports and 4 40GbE ports, designed for high-density networking environments. With a throughput of 960 Gbps and a capacity to process 720 million packets per second (Mpps), it ensures low latency of 3 microseconds from RJ45 to uplinks. This model includes dual AC power supplies for redundancy, hot-swappable fans for optimal cooling, and offers options for up to 120 Gigabytes of SSD storage, making it suitable for demanding data center applications.

Key Feature for the DCS7050TX48F

  • What are the available port types on this switch?
    The switch features 32x RJ45 ports supporting 100M/1G/10GBASE-T, 4x QSFP+ ports for 40GbE connectivity, along with a 10/100/1000 management port and an RS-232 serial port.
  • How does the 4xQSFP+ switch handle airflow?
    It is designed with front-to-rear airflow to ensure optimal cooling for reliable operation.
  • Is the power supply on this device redundant?
    Yes, it includes dual AC power supplies for redundancy, supporting 1+1 hot-swap capability.
  • What is the total number of 10GbE ports available?
    The total number of 10GbE ports available is 48, which includes the 32x RJ45 (1/10GBASE-T) ports and the 4x QSFP+ ports, each providing an additional 4x 10GbE connectivity through breakout cables.
  • What are the throughput and processing capabilities of this switch?
    The switch boasts a throughput of 960 Gbps and can process up to 720 million packets per second (Mpps).
  • What is the latency between RJ45 and uplink ports?
    The latency from RJ45 to uplinks is 3 microseconds (usec), ensuring rapid data transmission.
  • Can you detail the CPU and memory specifications?
    The switch is powered by a Quad-Core x86 CPU, with 4 Gigabytes of system memory, 4 Gigabytes of flash storage memory, and an optional 120 Gigabytes SSD storage for enhanced performance.
  • What is the capacity of the packet buffer memory?
    It comes with 12MB of dynamic buffer allocation for efficient packet buffering.
  • How are the fans designed for system cooling?
    The system includes 4 hot-swappable fans configured in an N+1 redundant setup to ensure continuous cooling.
  • What are the power consumption and physical dimensions of this device?
    The typical power draw is 305W, with a maximum of 367W. The dimensions are 19 x 1.75 x 15.8 inches (48.3 x 4.4 x 40.2cm), and it weighs 17lbs (7.7kg).

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7050TX-48-F offers high throughput and low latency, with a 960 Gbps throughput and 3 microseconds latency from RJ45 to uplinks, catering well to environments requiring high-speed data processing. The switch's design includes dual AC power supplies and hot-swappable components, ensuring high availability and minimal downtime. However, its operating temperature range is limited to 0-40°C, which may restrict deployment in environments with higher ambient temperatures.


The Arista DCS-7050TX-48-F is a high-performance switch designed to meet the demands of modern data centers and high-bandwidth applications. It features 32 RJ45 ports that support 1/10GBASE-T connections, enabling versatile connectivity options for various network devices. Additionally, the switch includes 4 QSFP+ ports, expanding its capability to handle 40GbE connections for uplink or high-speed networking requirements. With a total of 48 10GbE ports, this switch offers ample capacity for large-scale network environments, facilitating efficient data transfer and connectivity across multiple devices and network segments. The 100M/1G/10GBASE-T support ensures compatibility with a wide range of Ethernet standards, allowing for flexible deployment in diverse networking scenarios. Key performance metrics of the Arista DCS-7050TX-48-F include a throughput capacity of 960 Gbps and a packet processing rate of 720 Mpps. This high level of performance ensures smooth and reliable data transmission, even in data-intensive environments. The switch also boasts a low latency of 3 microseconds from RJ45 to uplinks, minimizing delay and enhancing the efficiency of data transfer across the network. The hardware specifications include a quad-core x86 CPU and 4 gigabytes of system memory, providing the computational power required for managing complex networking tasks. The switch is equipped with 4 gigabytes of flash storage memory, with an optional 120 gigabytes SSD storage for expanded capacity. A dynamic packet buffer memory of 12MB ensures efficient handling of data packets, improving overall network performance.
  • Front-to-rear airflow design supports efficient cooling, maintaining optimal operating conditions.
  • Dual AC power supplies and hot-swappable fans offer redundancy, ensuring uninterrupted operation and reliability.
  • Management and configuration are simplified through a 10/100/1000 management port and an RS-232 serial port, enhancing usability and control.
The Arista DCS-7050TX-48-F is designed for easy integration and maintenance within data center racks, with dimensions of 19 x 1.75 x 15.8 inches and a weight of 17lbs. It operates reliably in temperatures ranging from 0 to 40°C, suitable for standard data center environments. The switch's power efficiency is highlighted by its typical and maximum power draw of 305W and 367W, respectively, reflecting Arista's commitment to energy efficiency without compromising performance. In summary, the Arista DCS-7050TX-48-F combines high-density port configuration, powerful performance metrics, and efficient design features to cater to the needs of advanced data center networks. Its support for both 10GbE and 40GbE connectivity, along with a robust set of hardware specifications, makes it a versatile and reliable choice for organizations looking to optimize their network infrastructure for speed, reliability, and scalability.


Item Number and Make Arista DCS-7050TX-48-F
Interfaces 32xRJ45 ports for 1/10GBASE-T connections
Expansion Slots 4xQSFP+ for network expansion
Airflow Direction Front-to-back cooling
Power Supply Configuration Two AC units for power redundancy
40GbE Port Count 4
10GbE Port Count 48
Supported Speeds per RJ45 Port 100M/1G/10G
Data Transfer Rate 960 Gigabits per second
Forwarding Rate 720 Million packets per second
Latency from RJ45 to Uplink Ports 3 microseconds
Processor Quad-core x86
Main Memory Capacity 4 GB
Non-volatile Memory 4 GB
Optional Solid-State Drive 120 GB available
Packet Buffer Size 12 MB with Dynamic Allocation
Management Port Speed 10/100/1000 Mbps
Serial Interface 1 RS-232 via RJ-45
Power Supplies (Hot-swappable) Two, 1+1 redundancy
Fan Modules (Hot-swappable) Four, N+1 redundancy
Energy Consumption (Typical/Peak) 305W / 367W
Dimensions 19 x 1.75 x 15.8 inches (48.3 x 4.4 x 40.2 cm)
Mass 17 pounds (7.7 kg)
Operational Heat Range 0 to 40°C (32 to 104°F)

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