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by Arista
Product Line: Arista 7260CX Series
Product Type: Data Switch Router
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Product Description

The DCS-7260CX-64-F Arista features 64x100GbE QSFP ports and 2xSFP+ ports, supporting up to 258x10GbE, 256x25GbE, and 64x40GbE configurations for versatile networking capabilities. It delivers a high throughput of 12.8Tbps and a packet processing rate of 9.52 billion pps, with a latency range between 550 to 1500ns. The switch is equipped with a dual-core i7 x86 CPU, 8GB of system memory, and 4GB of flash storage, along with redundant hot-swappable power supplies and fans, ensuring reliable performance and system resilience.

FAQs for the DCS-7260CX-64-F

  • What is the maximum number of 100GbE QSFP ports available on this device?
    The device supports up to 64x100GbE QSFP ports.
  • How many SFP+ ports does the switch have?
    There are 2xSFP+ ports available on the switch.
  • What type of airflow does the switch support?
    The switch supports front-to-rear air flow.
  • How many AC power supplies does the switch include?
    It includes 2xAC power supplies.
  • What type of power cords are provided with the switch?
    The switch comes with 2xC19-C20 cords.
  • What is the maximum throughput this device can achieve?
    The device can achieve a maximum throughput of 12.8Tbps.
  • How many packets per second can the switch process?
    The switch is capable of processing 9.52 billion packets per second (Bpps).
  • What is the range of network latency the switch operates within?
    Network latency ranges from 550 to 1500 nanoseconds.
  • Can you detail the CPU and memory specifications?
    The switch is powered by a Dual-Core i7 x86 CPU, with 8 Gigabytes of system memory and 4 Gigabytes of flash storage memory.
  • What are the physical dimensions and weight of the switch?
    The switch measures 19 x 3.5 x 18 inches (48.3 x 8.8 x45.7 cm) and weighs 44.1lbs (20.0kg).

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7260CX-64-F switch delivers high throughput and low latency, offering a capacity of 12.8 Tbps and a packets per second rate of 9.52 Bpps, suitable for data-intensive applications. However, its power consumption is notable, with a typical draw of 1672W and a maximum of 2090W, which may impact operational costs. Additionally, the switch supports a wide range of port speeds up to 100GbE, providing flexibility in network design, but the limited number of 1GbE ports could restrict connectivity options for legacy devices.


The Arista DCS-7260CX-64-F is a high-performance switch designed to meet the demands of large scale data centers and high-bandwidth applications. This device is notable for its extensive port configuration and high-speed data processing capabilities, making it an ideal choice for environments where efficiency and scalability are critical. At the core of the Arista DCS-7260CX-64-F are 64 100GbE QSFP ports, which provide the backbone for high-density connectivity and are capable of handling massive data throughput. For environments that require a mix of high-speed and legacy connections, the switch also includes 2 SFP+ ports. This versatility ensures that the switch can serve a wide range of network requirements, from high-speed data center interconnects to aggregation layers. The switch is engineered for optimal performance with a maximum throughput of 12.8 Tbps and can process up to 9.52 billion packets per second. This high capacity ensures that the switch can handle the demands of intensive applications without bottlenecks. Latency is minimized, ranging from 550 to 1500 nanoseconds, which is essential for applications where speed is critical, such as financial trading platforms or real-time data analytics. Under the hood, the Arista DCS-7260CX-64-F is powered by a Dual-Core i7 x86 CPU, paired with 8 Gigabytes of system memory and 4 Gigabytes of flash storage memory. This powerful configuration ensures smooth operation and the ability to handle complex networking tasks efficiently. The switch is designed with redundancy and reliability in mind. It features two hot-swappable power supplies and four hot-swappable fans, providing 1+1 and N+1 redundancy, respectively. This design ensures uninterrupted operation and easy maintenance. The power supplies are AC, and the package includes 2 C19-C20 cords. The typical power draw of the switch is 1672W, with a maximum of 2090W under full load. Connectivity options include a 100/1000 Mgmt port, an RS-232 serial port (RJ-45), and a USB port, providing flexibility for management and configuration. The device supports a wide range of Ethernet speeds, capable of configuring up to 64 40GbE ports, 256 25GbE ports through 4x25G breakouts, and 258 10GbE ports through a combination of 64 4x10G breakouts and 2 SFP+ connections. Additionally, it can support 2 1GbE ports. The physical dimensions of the Arista DCS-7260CX-64-F are 19 inches in width, 3.5 inches in height, and 18 inches in depth, with a weight of 44.1 lbs. Its front-to-rear air flow design ensures efficient cooling and stable performance under heavy loads. Key features include: - High Density: 64x100GbE QSFP and 2xSFP+ switch ports for versatile connectivity. - High Performance: 12.8Tbps throughput and 9.52 Bpps to handle demanding applications. - Reliability: Redundant power supplies and fans for uninterrupted operation. Overall, the Arista DCS-7260CX-64-F is engineered to cater to the needs of modern data centers, offering high-density connectivity, exceptional performance, and reliability.


Item NumberArista DCS-7260CX-64-F
Ports Configuration64x100 Gigabit Ethernet QSFP, 2xSFP+
Airflow DirectionFront-to-Back
Power Supplies Included2 AC Units
Power Cables Type2xC19-C20
Maximum 40GbE Interface Count64
Maximum 25GbE Interface Count256 through 4x25G Breakout
Maximum 10GbE Interface Count258 via 64 4x10G & 2xSFP+
Maximum 1GbE Interface Count2
Data Transfer Rate12.8 Terabits per Second
Packet Forwarding Rate9.52 Billion Packets per Second
Network Latency550ns to 1500ns
ProcessorDual-Core Intel i7 x86
Main Memory8GB RAM
Internal Storage4GB Flash
Management Interface1x 100/1000 Base-T
Console Port1x RS-232 (RJ-45 Interface)
USB Interface1 Port
Redundant Power Modules2 (Configured 1+1)
Redundant Fans4 (Configured N+1)
Power ConsumptionTypical 1672W / Maximum 2090W
Dimensions19 x 3.5 x 18 inches (48.3 x 8.8 x 45.7 cm)
Device Weight44.1 pounds (20.0 kg)

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