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Product Line: Cisco Catalyst Switches
Product Type: C1-C6880-X-LE
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Product Description

The C1-C6880-X-LE Cisco features a comprehensive suite of capabilities including IPv4 and IPv6 routing at speeds up to 300 Mpps and 150 Mpps respectively, and supports a wide array of protocols with MPLS routing up to 8192 VRFs at 300 Mpps, VPLS, and GRE routing each up to 150 Mpps. It offers extensive scalability options with up to 128K MAC entries, 256K IPv4 and 128K IPv6 routes, and 64K ACL entries shared for QoS/security, alongside 512K NetFlow entries per module slot with a total system capacity of up to 2.5M. With a switching capacity of up to 2Tbps and supporting up to 80 x 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports or 80 x 1 Gigabit Ethernet ports, along with 2 GB of onboard memory and enhanced buffering capabilities (1.25MB/2.5MB ingress and 24MB/48MB egress buffers per 10G port), this switch is designed for high-density, high-performance networking environments.

Key Feature for the C1-C6880-X-LE

  • How many MAC entries are supported?
    128K MAC entries are supported.
  • What is the maximum IPv4 and IPv6 route capacity?
    The device supports up to 256K IPv4 routes and 128K IPv6 routes.
  • How many ACL entries can be shared for QoS and security purposes?
    64K ACL entries are shared for QoS/security.
  • What is the NetFlow entry capacity per module slot and system-wide?
    NetFlow supports 512K entries per module slot, with a system-wide capacity of up to 2.5M.
  • How many multicast routes are available for IPv4 and IPv6?
    The device accommodates 128K multicast routes for both IPv4 and IPv6.
  • What are the IPv4 and IPv6 routing capacities in hardware?
    IPv4 routing is supported up to 300 Mpps and IPv6 up to 150 Mpps in hardware.
  • What is the maximum supported jumbo frame size?
    Jumbo frames up to 9216 bytes are supported.
  • How many VLANs and Bridge Domains does the device support?
    The device supports 4K VLANs and 16K Bridge Domains.
  • What are the MPLS capabilities in terms of VRFs and throughput?
    MPLS is supported in hardware with up to 8192 VRFs at 300 Mpps.
  • What is the total switching capacity of the device?
    The switching capacity of the device is up to 2Tbps.

Product Review

The Cisco C1-C6880-X-LE offers impressive performance capabilities, with IPv4 and IPv6 routing at up to 300 Mpps and 150 Mpps, respectively, and switching capacity up to 2 Tbps, catering to high-demand environments. However, its operational temperature range is limited to 0°C to 40°C, potentially restricting deployment in environments with extreme temperatures. Additionally, while the switch supports a high number of VLANs and bridge domains, its onboard memory of 2 GB may not suffice for the most intensive processing needs.


The Cisco C1-C6880-X-LE is a cutting-edge networking solution designed for enterprises and data centers requiring high-capacity, efficient, and secure data handling capabilities. This switch is engineered to support a wide range of networking requirements, including extensive routing, switching, and security protocols, ensuring optimal network performance and reliability for critical business operations. At the core of its hardware specifications, the Cisco C1-C6880-X-LE boasts a substantial MAC entry capacity of 128K, accommodating a vast number of devices and ensuring efficient network traffic management. It supports a diverse array of routes, with 256K for IPv4 and 128K for IPv6, allowing for scalable and flexible network design and implementation. The switch is equipped with 64K ACL entries shared for QoS and security, enhancing the network's capability to manage and secure data traffic effectively. The device excels in handling extensive data flows, with NetFlow entries up to 512K per module slot and a total system capacity of up to 2.5M. This feature enables comprehensive data monitoring and analysis, crucial for optimizing network performance and security. The switch also supports a significant number of multicast routes, with 128K each for IPv4 and IPv6, facilitating efficient data distribution across the network. Key to its high-performance routing capabilities, the Cisco C1-C6880-X-LE offers IPv4 routing in hardware up to 300 Mpps and IPv6 routing up to 150 Mpps. This ensures rapid and reliable data packet processing, essential for maintaining high-speed network operations. The switch also supports jumbo frames up to 9216 bytes, enabling the transmission of large data packets and improving network efficiency.
  • VLAN support for up to 4K, providing extensive network segmentation options.
  • Bridge domains up to 16K, enhancing network flexibility and scalability.
  • MPLS in hardware, supporting up to 8192 VRFs at 300 Mpps, ensuring secure and isolated data paths within the network.
The device is equipped with 2 GB of onboard memory and sophisticated buffer mechanisms, including 1.25MB per 10G port in 2:1 mode and 2.5MB per 10G port in 1:1 mode for ingress, and 24MB per 10G port in 2:1 mode and 48MB per 10G port in 1:1 mode for egress. These features contribute to the switch's ability to manage high volumes of data traffic smoothly. With four port card slots, the Cisco C1-C6880-X-LE provides a switching capacity of up to 2Tbps and supports a maximum port density of up to 80 x 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports or up to 80 x 1 Gigabit Ethernet ports. This allows for extensive network connectivity and scalability options to meet diverse and evolving business requirements. The switch's dimensions are 8.75 x 17.35 x 23 inches, and it operates efficiently within a temperature range of 0 °C to 40°C, ensuring reliable performance in various environmental conditions. Overall, the Cisco C1-C6880-X-LE offers a comprehensive and powerful solution for advanced networking needs, delivering exceptional performance, scalability, and security.


Part Number and Manufacturer Cisco C1-C6880-X-LE
MAC Address Capacity 128K Entries
Routing Capacity IPv4: 256K; IPv6: 128K Routes
Access Control List Capacity 64K Entries, Utilized by both QoS and Security
NetFlow Capacity 512K Entries per Module Slot, Maximum 2.5M Entries System-wide
Multicast Routing Capability IPv4: 128K; IPv6: 128K Routes
Hardware Routing Speed (IPv4) Maximum 300 Million Packets per Second (Mpps)
Hardware Routing Speed (IPv6) Maximum 150 Mpps
Support for Jumbo Frames Maximum 9216 Bytes
VLANs Supported Up to 4K
Bridge Domains Supported Up to 16K
MPLS Processing Capability Supports Up To 8192 VRFs, Processing Up to 300 Mpps
Logical Interface Support 128K
Hash Mechanism for EtherChannel 8 Bit
VPLS Processing Speed Up To 150 Mpps
GRE Processing Capability Up To 150 Mpps
NAT Support Assisted by Hardware
Internal Memory 2 GB
Input Buffers 1.25MB per 10G port (2:1 mode), 2.5MB per 10G port (1:1 mode)
Output Buffers 24MB per 10G port (2:1 mode), 48MB per 10G port (1:1 mode)
Expansion Slot Quantity 4
Switching Throughput Up to 2 Terabits per Second
Max Port Configuration Up to 80 x 10GE ports or 80 x 1GE ports
Dimensions 8.75 x 17.35 x 23 inches (H x W x D)
Operational Temperature Range 0°C to 40°C

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