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Product Line: Cisco Catalyst 2960-X Series Switches
Product Type: Switch
Original price $0.00 - Original price $468.00
Original price
$0.00 - $468.00
Current price $468.00
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Product Description

The WS-C2960X-24PSQ-L is equipped with 24 Ethernet interfaces supporting 10/100/1000 Mbps speeds and 4 uplink interfaces that are compatible with SFP and 10/100/1000BT connections. It features a LAN Base software feature set, a 108 Gbps forwarding bandwidth, and a 216 Gbps switching bandwidth, along with support for up to 1023 active VLANs. This switch provides 370 W of available PoE power, boasts a 71.4 Mpps forwarding rate, and is designed with a APM86392 600 MHz Dual Core CPU, making it suitable for demanding network environments.

Key Feature for the WSC2960X24PSQL

  • What is the Ethernet Interface Type supported by this device?
    The Ethernet Interface Type supported is 10/100/1000.
  • How many uplink interfaces does the device have?
    It has 4 uplink interfaces.
  • What is the available PoE power?
    The available PoE power is 370 W.
  • What are the dimensions of the device?
    The device dimensions are 1.73 in. in height, 11.03 in. in width, and 17.5 in. in depth.
  • What is the Flash Memory capacity?
    The Flash Memory capacity is 128 MB.
  • How does the forwarding bandwidth of the device compare to its switching bandwidth?
    The forwarding bandwidth is 108 Gbps, while the switching bandwidth is 216 Gbps.
  • What is the maximum number of active VLANs supported?
    The maximum number of active VLANs supported is 1023.
  • Can you specify the CPU type and speed?
    The CPU type is APM86392, a 600 MHz Dual Core.
  • What are the options for console ports?
    Console ports include USB (Type B) and Ethernet (RJ-45).
  • What is the maximum operating temperature range at sea level?
    The short-term operating temperature range is from -5 °C to 55 °C at sea level.

Product Review

The Cisco WS-C2960X-24PSQ-L switch offers 24 Ethernet interfaces of 10/100/1000 Mbps, supplemented with four SFP and 10/100/1000BT uplink interfaces, catering to diverse connectivity needs. While its switching bandwidth of 216 Gbps and forwarding rate of 71.4 Mpps ensure efficient data handling, the limited Flash memory of 128 MB might constrain advanced applications or future feature expansions. Additionally, the device's PoE capability of 370W effectively supports various powered devices, though the LAN Base feature set may restrict more complex network configurations and services.


The Cisco WS-C2960X-24PSQ-L is a high-performance switch that caters to the needs of diverse networking environments. With 24 Ethernet interfaces that support 10/100/1000 connections, this switch is designed to facilitate efficient network operations. Its 4 uplink interfaces are compatible with both SFP and 10/100/1000BT connections, providing versatile connectivity options. Key hardware specifications of the Cisco WS-C2960X-24PSQ-L include a LAN base feature set and a generous 110 W of available PoE power, which is complemented by a substantial 370 W power supply for powered devices. This ensures that the switch can support various PoE devices without the need for additional power sources. The device's compact dimensions, with a height of 1.73 inches, a width of 11.03 inches, and a depth of 17.5 inches, alongside its weight of 12.8 lbs, make it suitable for various installation environments without requiring extensive space. Performance-wise, the switch boasts a forwarding bandwidth of 108 Gbps and a switching bandwidth of 216 Gbps. This high-performance capability ensures that data flows efficiently through the network, supporting a forwarding rate of 71.4 Mpps. With support for up to 1023 active VLANs and a vast range of 4096 VLAN IDs available, the switch offers extensive network segmentation options, enhancing security and traffic management. At the core of the Cisco WS-C2960X-24PSQ-L is an APM86392 600 MHz dual-core CPU, accompanied by 128 MB of flash memory and 512 MB of DRAM. This powerful combination enables the switch to handle demanding network tasks with ease. For connectivity and management, the switch is equipped with console ports (USB Type B and Ethernet RJ-45) and a USB Type A storage interface for external flash storage. Additionally, a 10/100 Mbps Ethernet RJ-45 network management interface facilitates straightforward device management. The switch supports MTU-L3 packets up to 9198 bytes and jumbo frames of 9216 bytes, allowing for efficient handling of large data packets. This capability is vital for networks that transmit large files or require high-performance data streaming. The Cisco WS-C2960X-24PSQ-L has an impressive MTBF (Mean Time Between Failures) of 462,680 hours, indicating a reliable performance over an extended period. Key features include: -
  • Support for up to 1023 active VLANs, enabling extensive network segmentation.
  • Dual-core CPU and ample memory for efficient data processing.
  • Compact size and weight for flexible installation options.
The switch operates reliably in a range of temperatures, from -5 °C to 55 °C at sea level, ensuring consistent performance across various environmental conditions. With its comprehensive set of features and specifications, the Cisco WS-C2960X-24PSQ-L is a suitable choice for businesses looking to deploy a reliable, high-performance network switching solution.


Model NumberWS-C2960X-24PSQ-L
Ethernet Ports Count24
Type of Ethernet PortsGigabit Ethernet (10/100/1000)
Quantity of Uplink Ports4
Uplink Ports TypeGigabit SFP and 10/100/1000 Base-T
Software EditionLAN Base
Power Over Ethernet (PoE) Budget370 Watts
Power for Devices110 Watts
Device Height1.73 inches
Device Width11.03 inches
Device Depth17.5 inches
Unit Weight12.8 pounds
Internal Storage128 Megabytes (Flash)
System Memory512 Megabytes (DRAM)
Data Transfer Rate108 Gigabits per second (Forwarding Bandwidth)
Aggregate Switching Capacity216 Gigabits per second
Max Concurrent VLANs1023
Packet Forwarding Rate71.4 Million packets per second
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)462,680 Hours
Number of VLAN IDs Supported4096
ProcessorAPM86392 600 MHz, Dual-Core
Configuration PortsUSB (Type B) and Ethernet (RJ-45)
External Storage PortUSB (Type A)
Management Interface Speed10/100 Mbps Ethernet (RJ-45)
Largest L3 Packet Size9198 Bytes
Maximum Frame Size9216 Bytes (Jumbo Frames)
Operating Temperature Range-5 °C to 55 °C at Sea Level

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