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by Arista
Product Line: Arista Networks
Product Type: Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $1,605.00
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$0.00 - $1,605.00
Current price $1,605.00
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Product Description

The DCS-7150S-52-CL-F is a high-performance Arista switch offering 52x1/10G SFP+ ports and a maximum of 13 40GbE ports, with a throughput capacity of 1.04Tbps and forwarding rate of 780 Mpps. It features a high precision clock, dual-core x86 CPU, 2 Gigabytes of flash storage, and an optional 50 Gigabytes SSD storage, ensuring efficient data processing and storage. Designed for optimal reliability, it includes hot-swap 2x AC PSU, 4 hot-swappable fans with N+1 redundancy, and supports a front-to-rear airflow configuration to maintain thermal efficiency within a 19” x 1.75” x 16” frame.

Key Feature for the DCS7150S52CLF

  • What is the maximum 40GbE port capacity of the 52x1/10G SFP+ switch?
    The maximum 40GbE port capacity is 13.
  • How does the airflow direction of the switch benefit its operation?
    The front-to-rear airflow design ensures efficient cooling, supporting stable operation.
  • What are the power supply specifications of the switch?
    The switch is equipped with 2 AC power supply units, supporting 1+1 redundancy.
  • Can you explain the throughput and packets per second specifications?
    The switch delivers a throughput of 1.04 Tbps and processes up to 780 million packets per second (Mpps).
  • What is the latency for SFP+ ports on this switch?
    The latency for SFP+ ports is 380 nanoseconds.
  • Describe the CPU and memory specifications of the switch.
    The switch features a Dual-Core x86 CPU, 2 Gigabytes of Flash Storage Memory, and an optional 50 Gigabytes SSD Storage.
  • What is the dynamic buffer allocation size for packet buffering?
    The packet buffer memory has a dynamic buffer allocation of 9.5MB.
  • How does the switch ensure operational reliability?
    Operational reliability is ensured through hot-swappable power supplies and fans, featuring 2 power supplies (1+1 redundant) and 4 fans (N+1 redundant).
  • What are the typical and maximum power draw values of the switch?
    The typical power draw is 191W, and the maximum power draw is 450W.
  • What are the environmental operating conditions for the switch?
    The switch can operate in temperatures ranging from 0 to 40C, at altitudes up to 10,000 feet, and in relative humidity levels from 5% to 95%.

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7150S-52-CL-F switch offers high performance with a throughput of 1.04Tbps and low latency of 380ns for SFP+ ports, suitable for environments requiring fast data processing and transmission. However, its operating temperature range of 0 to 40C may limit deployment in environments with extreme temperatures. The switch also provides flexibility through hot-swappable power supplies and fans, ensuring high availability and minimal downtime for maintenance.


The Arista DCS-7150S-52-CL-F is a high-performance network switch designed to meet the demands of data-intensive environments. It features 52 SFP+ ports that support both 1G and 10G Ethernet speeds, making it versatile for a wide range of network configurations and bandwidth requirements. This switch is particularly notable for its high precision clock, which ensures accurate timestamping for financial trading and other time-sensitive applications. At the core of its performance capabilities, the switch offers a throughput of 1.04Tbps and a packet forwarding rate of 780 million packets per second (Mpps), providing the efficiency needed for high-speed data transmission. Latency is minimized with SFP+ ports delivering a rate of 380 nanoseconds, ensuring rapid data flow and reduced delay in network communication. Powered by a dual-core x86 CPU, the Arista DCS-7150S-52-CL-F handles complex network processes smoothly. It comes with 2 gigabytes of flash storage memory for firmware and configurations, and a dynamic packet buffer memory of 9.5MB to efficiently manage sudden spikes in network traffic. For enhanced data storage, an optional 50-gigabyte SSD can be integrated. Reliability is a key feature of this switch. It is equipped with two AC power supply units (PSUs) that are hot-swappable, providing 1+1 redundancy to ensure continuous operation even in the event of a PSU failure. Similarly, the system includes four hot-swappable fans with N+1 redundancy, maintaining optimal cooling and performance under varying load conditions. Three notable hardware specifications include: -
  • Max 40GbE Ports: 13, allowing for high-density network configurations and upscaling.
  • Optional SSD Storage: 50 Gigabytes, offering additional space for software, logs, and data.
  • Reversible Airflow Option: accommodating different rack configurations and ensuring proper cooling.
Energy efficiency is addressed with a typical power draw of 191W and a maximum of 450W under full load, balancing performance with operational cost. Designed for rack installation, the switch measures 19” in width, 1.75” in height, and 16” in depth, fitting standard 19-inch racks. It weighs 18 lbs, making it manageable for installation and maintenance. The switch operates reliably across a wide range of environmental conditions, with an operating temperature range from 0 to 40°C and storage temperature from -40°C to 70°C. It can function in environments with up to 95% non-condensing relative humidity and at altitudes up to 10,000 feet, ensuring versatility in deployment across various data centers and IT environments. In summary, the Arista DCS-7150S-52-CL-F switch is engineered for networks that require high speed, low latency, and precise timing. Its robust feature set, including flexible port speeds, redundant components, and environmental resilience, make it suitable for a diverse set of applications from data centers to high-frequency trading platforms.


Part Number and ManufacturerArista DCS-7150S-52-CL-F
Configuration52x1/10G SFP+ ports
Timing PrecisionHigh accuracy clock
Airflow DirectionFront-to-back
Power Supply Units2x AC
Maximum 40GbE Port Capacity13 ports
Data Throughput Capacity1.04 Terabits per second
Processing Rate780 Million packets per second
Latency for SFP+ Ports380 nanoseconds
Processor TypeDual-Core x86
Internal Flash Memory2 GB
Dynamic Packet Buffer Size9.5 MB
Optional SSD Capacity50 GB
Redundant Power Supply Capability2 (1+1 configuration)
Redundant Fan Setup4 (N+1 configuration)
Power Consumption (Typical/Maximum)191 / 450 Watts
Dimensions19” x 1.75” x 16” (44.5 x 4.4 x 40.64 cm)
Unit Weight18 lbs (8.18 kg)
Operational Temperature Range0°C to 40°C
Storage Temperature Range-40°C to 70°C
Minimum Relative Humidity5%
Maximum Relative Humidity95%
Minimum Operating Altitude0 feet
Maximum Operating Altitude10,000 feet
Option for Airflow ReversalYes

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