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by Arista
Product Line: Arista DCS7124SXF
Product Type: Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $258.00
Original price
$0.00 - $258.00
Current price $258.00
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Product Description

The DCS-7124SX-F is a 24-port L2/L3 switch with SFP/SFP+ interfaces, offering a high throughput of 480 Gigabits per second and processing up to 360 million packets per second. It features a dual-core x86 CPU, 4 Gigabytes of system memory, and 2 Gigabytes of flash storage, with an optional 50 Gigabytes SSD for enhanced storage capabilities. Designed for efficiency, it includes hot-swappable 2 AC 460W power supplies and 4 fans for front-to-rear airflow, supporting a typical power draw of 120W and a maximum of 210W.

Key Feature for the DCS7124SXF

  • What is the throughput capacity of the 24-port L2/L3 switch?
    The switch has a throughput capacity of 480 Gigabits per second.
  • How many power supplies does the switch have, and what is their total wattage?
    It has 2 AC power supplies with a total wattage of 460W.
  • What type of CPU is used in this switch?
    The switch utilizes a Dual-Core x86 CPU.
  • Can you detail the switch's airflow system?
    The switch features front-to-rear airflow supported by 4 fans.
  • What is the latency of the switch?
    Latency is 500 nanoseconds.
  • Describe the storage options available on the switch.
    It comes with 2 Gigabytes of flash storage memory and an optional 50 Gigabytes SSD storage.
  • How does the switch manage power redundancy?
    The switch has hot-swappable power supplies with 1+1 redundancy.
  • What are the management and connectivity options available on the switch?
    It includes 1 100/1000 management port, 1 RS-232 serial console port (RJ-45), and 1 USB port.
  • What are the physical dimensions and weight of the switch?
    The switch measures 19” x 1.75” x 16” (44.5 x 4.4 x 40.64 cm) and weighs 17 lbs (7.71 kg).
  • What environmental conditions can the switch operate under?
    Operating temperature ranges from 0 to 40C, with a storage temperature of -40C to 70C, and relative humidity from 5 to 95%.

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7124SX-F offers impressive throughput at 480 Gigabits per second and a low latency of 500 nanoseconds, catering efficiently to high-performance computing environments. However, its operating temperature range is limited to 0-40C, potentially restricting deployment in environments with extreme temperature conditions. Additionally, the switch provides a solid foundation for network scalability with dual-core x86 CPU, 4 GB of system memory, and optional SSD storage up to 50 GB, although the base flash storage of 2 GB might be insufficient for complex configurations and logs.


The Arista DCS-7124SX-F is a high-performance 24-port L2/L3 switch designed for data centers requiring efficient, low-latency networking. This switch supports both SFP and SFP+ interfaces, accommodating a wide range of network demands with a throughput of 480 Gigabits per second and processing up to 360 million packets per second. Its remarkable speed is further enhanced by an ultra-low latency of 500 nanoseconds, making it an excellent choice for applications requiring rapid data transmission. Powered by a dual-core x86 CPU and equipped with 4 Gigabytes of system memory, the DCS-7124SX-F ensures smooth and reliable operations. It also features 2 Gigabytes of flash storage memory, with the option to expand storage capacity using a 50 Gigabyte SSD, providing ample space for software, logs, and other data. Designed with operational efficiency in mind, this switch includes one 100/1000 management port, a single RS-232 serial console port (RJ-45), and one USB port, facilitating easy management and connectivity. The unit is engineered for high reliability, featuring two hot-swappable AC power supplies and four hot-swappable fans, configured for front-to-rear airflow. This redundancy ensures continuous operation and cooling efficiency, even in the event of a component failure. The Arista DCS-7124SX-F is designed to be energy-efficient, with a typical power draw of 120W and a maximum power draw of 210W. This efficiency does not compromise its robustness, as evidenced by its ability to operate in a wide range of temperatures, from 0 to 40C, and to be stored in temperatures ranging from -40C to 70C. The switch can also function in environments with relative humidity levels of 5 to 95%, demonstrating its adaptability to various data center conditions. Physically, the device measures 19 inches in width, 1.75 inches in height, and 16 inches in depth, with a weight of 17 lbs (7.71 kg), making it a compact solution that fits easily into standard server racks. Its design optimizes space without sacrificing performance or functionality. Key features include: -
  • Hot-swappable components, including power supplies and fans, for uninterrupted service and easy maintenance.
  • Dual-core x86 CPU and 4GB of system memory for efficient processing capabilities.
  • Low latency of 500 nanoseconds to support time-sensitive applications and services.
The Arista DCS-7124SX-F is a versatile and efficient switch that meets the demands of modern data centers, offering high-speed data transmission, reliability, and ease of management, all within a compact form factor. Its design prioritizes both performance and operational efficiency, making it a valuable asset for businesses looking to optimize their network infrastructure.


Model and Producer Arista DCS-7124SX-F
Device Type 24-port Layer 2/3 Switch
Airflow Direction Front-to-Back with Quad Fans & Dual AC Power Units
Power Supply Capacity 460 Watts
Port Type SFP/SFP+
Data Rate 480 Gbps
Packet Processing Rate 360 Mpps
Signal Delay 500 ns
Processor Dual-Core x86 Architecture
Main Memory 4 GB
Non-Volatile Memory 2 GB
Optional Solid-State Drive 50 GB
Management Port Speed 1x 100/1000 Mbps
Serial Console Interface 1 (RJ-45)
USB Interface Count 1
Replaceable Power Units 2 (1 active + 1 standby)
Interchangeable Cooling Fans 4 (N+1 Configuration)
Energy Consumption (Normal) 120 Watts
Peak Energy Demand 210 Watts
Dimensions 19 x 1.75 x 16 inches (44.5 x 4.4 x 40.64 cm)
Mass 17 pounds (7.71 kilograms)
Operational Heat Range 32°F to 104°F (0°C to 40°C)
Non-operational Heat Range -40°F to 158°F (-40°C to 70°C)
Ambient Moisture Levels 5% to 95% non-condensing

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