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by Arista
Product Line: Arista 7010TX Series
Product Type: Data Center Switch
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Product Description

The DCS-7010TX-48 features 48x 10/100/1000 RJ45 ports and 4x 25G SFP (1/10/25GbE) slots, supporting a maximum of 52x 1GbE and 4x 25GbE ports, designed for high-density connectivity. It achieves a throughput of 296 Gbps and processes up to 220 million packets per second, with a latency as low as 2.8 microseconds from 25G SFP to RJ45, powered by a Dual-Core x86 CPU with 4 Gigabytes of system memory. The switch is equipped with two AC power supplies for redundancy, drawing a typical power of 91W and features a compact size of 17.3 x 1.71 x 10.8 inches, weighing 8.6 lbs.

FAQs for the DCS-7010TX-48#

  • What is the maximum number of 1GbE ports available on this switch?
    The switch supports up to 52 1GbE ports.
  • How does the throughput of the 48x 10/100/1000 RJ45, 4 x 25G SFP switch compare to its packet forwarding rate?
    The switch has a throughput of 296 Gbps and can forward packets at a rate of 220 million packets per second (Mpps).
  • What are the latency specifications for 25G SFP to RJ45 connections?
    Latency from 25G SFP to RJ45 connections starts from 2.8 microseconds.
  • Can you detail the CPU and memory specifications of the switch?
    The switch is equipped with a Dual-Core x86 CPU, 4 Gigabytes of system memory, 8 Gigabytes of flash storage memory, and 4 MB of packet buffer memory.
  • What are the power supply requirements for this network switch?
    It requires 2 AC power supplies, offering 1+1 redundancy, with a typical power draw of 91W and a maximum draw of 106W.
  • What physical dimensions and weight does the switch have?
    The switch measures 17.3 x 1.71 x 10.8 inches (43.9 x 4.35 x 27.6cm) and weighs 8.6 lbs (3.9kg).
  • How many USB and serial (RS-232) ports are available on this device?
    The device has 1 USB port and 1 RS-232 serial port (RJ-45).
  • What is the operating noise level of the switch?
    Operating noise is typically 46.5dBA at 27C, with a maximum of 56.5dBA.
  • Are the power supplies of the switch hot-swappable?
    Yes, the 2 AC power supplies are designed for 1+1 redundancy and are hot-swappable.
  • What management and configuration interfaces are available on the switch?
    The switch includes 1 100/1000 management port, 1 RS-232 serial port, and 1 USB port for management and configuration.

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7010TX-48 offers a high throughput of 296 Gbps and supports a wide range of port speeds, including 48x 1GbE RJ45, 4x 25G SFP slots, enhancing its versatility for various network demands. However, its limited packet buffer memory of 4 MB could pose challenges in high-volume, latency-sensitive environments. Additionally, the unit's dual-core x86 CPU and 4 GB of system memory ensure solid performance for most networking tasks, but the operating noise level can be a concern in quieter office settings.


The Arista DCS-7010TX-48 is a high-performance switch designed to meet the demands of modern data centers and high-density networking environments. It offers a combination of 48 10/100/1000 RJ45 ports and 4 25G SFP ports, supporting 1/10/25GbE speeds, which provides flexibility and scalability in network design and deployment. This device is engineered to handle a throughput of 296 Gbps and process up to 220 million packets per second, ensuring efficient data flow across the network. Key hardware specifications of the Arista DCS-7010TX-48 include a dual-core x86 CPU and 4 Gigabytes of system memory, complemented by 8 Gigabytes of flash storage memory. This combination of processing and memory capacity enables the switch to efficiently manage and route traffic, even in complex network topologies. The switch also features a 4 MB packet buffer memory, which aids in smoothing traffic bursts and preventing packet drops during peak loads. Connectivity options on the Arista DCS-7010TX-48 are comprehensive, with one 100/1000 management port, one RS-232 serial port (RJ-45), and one USB port for easy management and configuration. The switch is equipped with two AC power supplies, which operate in a 1+1 redundant configuration, ensuring uninterrupted operation in case of a power supply failure. The maximum port capacities are as follows: - Max 10Mb Ports: 48 - Max 100Mb Ports: 48 - Max 1GbE Ports: 52 - Max 10GbE Ports: 4 - Max 25GbE Ports: 4 This wide range of port speeds and types allows for versatile network designs that can adapt to varying bandwidth and connectivity requirements. Other technical specifications include: - Latency from 25G SFP to RJ45 starting from 2.8 microseconds, providing low-latency performance crucial for applications requiring real-time processing. - Typical and maximum power draw are rated at 91W and 106W, respectively, reflecting the switch's energy efficiency. - Operating noise levels are maintained at 46.5dBA at 27°C under typical conditions, with a maximum noise level of 56.5dBA, ensuring a relatively quiet operation suitable for office environments as well as data centers. - The physical dimensions of the switch are 17.3 x 1.71 x 10.8 inches (43.9 x 4.35 x 27.6cm), and it weighs 8.6 lbs (3.9kg), making it compact and easy to integrate into existing rack setups. In summary, the Arista DCS-7010TX-48 combines efficient performance, high port density, and flexible connectivity options in a compact and energy-efficient package. It is designed to cater to the needs of complex, high-speed networks, delivering reliable and scalable networking solutions.


Item Number and Producer Arista DCS-7010TX-48
Ports 48x Gigabit Ethernet RJ45, 4x 25G SFP supporting 1/10/25GbE
Power Supply Units 2x AC with redundancy
Gigabit Ethernet Ports (Max) 48
Fast Ethernet Ports (Max) 48
1GbE Ports (Max) 52
10GbE Ports (Max) 4
25GbE Ports (Max) 4
Data Throughput Capacity 296 Gbps
Packet Forwarding Rate 220 million pps
Latency for 25G SFP to RJ45 Minimum 2.8 µs
Processor Dual-Core x86
Storage for Firmware and Logs 8 GB Flash
Packet Buffer Size 4 MB
Management Port 1x 100/1000
Serial Console Port 1x RJ-45 RS-232
USB Interface 1
AC Power Supply Configuration 2 (1+1 redundancy)
Power Consumption (Typical / Maximum) 91W / 106W
Ambient Noise Level (Typical / Maximum) 46.5dBA at 27°C / 56.5dBA Max
Dimensions (Width x Height x Depth) with Fans 17.3 x 1.71 x 10.8 inches (43.9 x 4.35 x 27.6 cm)
Unit Weight 8.6 pounds (3.9 kg)

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