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by Arista
Product Line: Arista 7500R Series
Product Type: Chassis
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Product Description

The DCS-7512N-CH Arista features 2 supervisor slots, 12 linecard slots, and 6 fabric module slots, supporting extensive scalability and flexibility in network design. It offers a maximum throughput of 115Tbps / 51Bpps, ensuring high-speed data processing and transfer across a maximum of 1,728 10GbE and 25GbE ports, 432 40GbE ports, 864 50GbE ports, and 432 100GbE ports. Designed for high-density environments, it operates within an ambient temperature range of 0° to 40°C (32° to 104°F), has a max power consumption of 12,896W, and accommodates 2 to 12 power input circuits, with physical dimensions of 31.53” x 19” x 33.4” (48.5 x 57.2 x 79.5cm) at 18RU, weighing 185 lbs (84 kg) chassis only and 628 lbs (284.9 kg) when fully equipped.

FAQs for the DCS-7512N-CH

  • What is the maximum 10GbE and 25GbE port density available?
    The maximum density for both 10GbE and 25GbE is 1,728 ports.
  • How many supervisor slots does the system have?
    The system is equipped with 2 supervisor slots.
  • What are the power supply requirements for this system?
    The system requires a power supply with a maximum consumption of 12,896W, supporting both AC input voltage of 200-240 V with a 20 A branch circuit and DC input voltage of -48/-60 V DC with a 100 A DC branch circuit. It can accommodate 2 to 12 input power circuits.
  • How many linecard slots are available?
    There are 12 linecard slots available.
  • What are the physical dimensions and weight of the chassis?
    The chassis measures 31.53” x 19” x 33.4” (HxWxD) and weighs 185 lbs when empty and approximately 628 lbs when fully equipped.
  • What is the fabric module slot capacity?
    The system provides 6 fabric module slots.
  • How does the system perform in terms of throughput and processing speed?
    It delivers a maximum throughput of 115Tbps and a processing speed of 51 billion packets per second (Bpps).
  • What are the system's cooling requirements in terms of ambient temperature?
    The system is designed to operate efficiently in ambient temperatures ranging from 0° to 40°C (32° to 104°F).
  • What is the maximum power consumption of the system?
    The maximum power consumption of the system is 12,896W.
  • Can you detail the Ethernet densities for 40GbE, 50GbE, and 100GbE?
    The maximum densities are 432 ports for 40GbE, 864 ports for 50GbE, and 432 ports for 100GbE.

Product Review

The Arista DCS-7512N-CH offers high-density connectivity with up to 1,728 ports for both 10GbE and 25GbE, making it suitable for environments demanding high bandwidth. However, its significant weight of 628 lbs when fully equipped and a maximum power consumption of 12,896W may pose challenges for deployment and operational costs. Additionally, the switch supports a wide range of Ethernet speeds up to 100GbE, providing flexibility in network design and scalability.


The Arista DCS-7512N-CH is a high-capacity, scalable, and flexible networking solution designed to meet the demanding needs of modern data centers. This product is engineered with precision to support extensive networking requirements, offering unparalleled connectivity options and throughput capabilities. At the core of its design, the chassis accommodates 2 supervisor slots and 12 linecard slots, supported by 6 fabric module slots to ensure efficient data processing and traffic management. The power architecture is robust, with 12 power supply slots, providing the flexibility to support various power input requirements and ensuring uninterrupted operation. The physical dimensions of the chassis stand at 31.53 inches in height, 19 inches in width, and 33.4 inches in depth, fitting into an 18RU space in a standard data center rack. The chassis alone weighs 185 lbs (84 kg), while a fully equipped system can weigh up to 628 lbs (284.9 kg). Key hardware specifications include: - Maximum 10GbE and 25GbE port density of 1,728 ports, catering to high-density networking environments. - Support for up to 432 40GbE ports, 864 50GbE ports, and 432 100GbE ports, offering flexibility in network design and scalability. - An impressive maximum throughput of 115Tbps and packet processing capacity of 51 billion packets per second (Bpps), ensuring high performance under heavy load conditions. Power efficiency and management are critical aspects of the Arista DCS-7512N-CH. It has a maximum power consumption of 12,896W, with support for both AC and DC input voltages. The system accommodates 2 to 12 input power circuits, ensuring redundancy and reliability. Specifically, the DC input voltage per circuit is -48/-60 V DC with a DC branch circuit of 100 A. For AC power, the input voltage ranges from 200-240 V with an AC branch circuit of 20 A. This flexibility ensures that the system can be deployed in a wide range of operational environments. Regarding environmental conditions, the Arista DCS-7512N-CH is designed to operate within an ambient temperature range of 0° to 40°C (32° to 104°F), accommodating the varying climates of global data centers. In summary, the Arista DCS-7512N-CH stands out for its: - High port density across various Ethernet speeds, enabling scalable and flexible network architectures. - Exceptional throughput and packet processing capabilities, suitable for high-demand environments. - Comprehensive power input options and efficient power consumption, ensuring reliability and operational efficiency. This product is ideal for organizations looking to deploy a high-performance, scalable, and resilient networking infrastructure capable of supporting the most demanding data center operations and cloud computing environments.


Part Number / Manufacturer Arista DCS-7512N-CH
Supervisor Module Capacity 2
Number of Linecard Slots 12
Fabric Module Capacity 6
Slots for Power Supplies 12
Dimensions (HxWxD) 31.53" x 19" x 33.4" (48.5 x 57.2 x 79.5cm) / 18RU
Chassis Weight 185 lbs (84 kg)
Operational System Weight 628 lbs (284.9 kg)
Peak 10GbE Port Capacity 1,728
Peak 25GbE Port Capacity 1,728
Peak 40GbE Port Capacity 432
Peak 50GbE Port Capacity 864
Peak 100GbE Port Capacity 432
Maximum Data Throughput / Packet Rate 115Tbps / 51Bpps
Energy Usage Peak 12,896W
Rack Units (Height) 18RU: 801 mm (31.53 inches)
System Width 483 mm (19 inches)
System Depth 850 mm (33.46 inches)
Total System Weight 300 kg (661 lbs)
DC Power Input Range -48/-60 V DC
DC Current per Branch 100 A
AC Power Voltage Range 200-240 V
AC Circuit Requirement 20 A
Power Circuit Flexibility 2 to 12 circuits
Operating Temperature Range 0° to 40°C (32° to 104°F)

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