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Product Line: Mellanox MSX6015F-1SFS
Product Type: Switch
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Product Description

The MSX6015F-1SFS is a Mellanox SwitchX®-2 based FDR InfiniBand switch, featuring 18 QSFP+ ports and a non-blocking throughput of 1.34 Tb/s, designed for high-performance computing and storage environments. This 1U switch supports speeds of 10, 40, or 56 Gb/s per port, ensuring efficient data transfer rates, and is equipped with a single AC power supply, P2C airflow, and a Rail Kit for installation. With a power input voltage range of 100 - 240 VAC 50-60Hz, operating temperature between 0ºC to 45ºC, and a heat dissipation of 573 BTUs/hr, it is optimized for reliable performance in diverse operational conditions.

Key Feature for the MSX6015F-1SFS

  • What is the throughput capacity of the SwitchX®-2 based FDR InfiniBand 1U Switch?
    The throughput capacity is 2.02Tb/s.
  • How many QSFP+ ports are available on this device?
    There are 18 QSFP+ ports.
  • Can the SwitchX®-2 support power redundancy?
    No, it comes with 1 Power Supply (AC) and does not support power redundancy.
  • What are the dimensions of the SwitchX®-2 based FDR InfiniBand 1U Switch?
    The dimensions are 1.73” (H) x 7.9” (W) x 15.7” (D), or 44mm (H) x 200mm (W) x 398.8mm (D).
  • Is the SwitchX®-2 manageable or unmanaged?
    It is unmanaged.
  • What is the maximum operational temperature for the SwitchX®-2 based FDR InfiniBand 1U Switch?
    The maximum operational temperature is 45ºC.
  • What speed can each port on the SwitchX®-2 operate at?
    Each port can operate at 10, 40, or 56 Gb/s.
  • How is the airflow direction categorized for this switch?
    It is categorized as P2C (port to connector) airflow.
  • What are the power input specifications for the SwitchX®-2 based FDR InfiniBand 1U Switch?
    The power input voltage is 100 - 240 VAC 50-60Hz.
  • What is the weight of the system with one PSU installed?
    The weight of the system with one PSU is 2.98kg/6.57lbs.

Product Review

The Mellanox MSX6015F-1SFS SwitchX-2 based FDR InfiniBand switch offers high-speed connectivity with 18 QSFP+ ports, delivering a throughput of 2.02Tb/s and supporting speeds of 10, 40, or 56 Gb/s per port, facilitating efficient data transfer and network flexibility. However, it is limited by having only one power supply and being unmanaged, which might restrict redundancy options and advanced network management capabilities for complex deployments. Additionally, its standard depth, P2C airflow, and inclusion of a rail kit enable straightforward installation in a 1U space, making it suitable for environments with space constraints.


The Mellanox MSX6015F-1SFS is a high-performance, InfiniBand switch designed for superior connectivity in data centers and high-performance computing environments. It features the advanced SwitchX®-2 based FDR InfiniBand technology, providing up to 56 Gb/s per port for fast, efficient data transfer and communication between servers and storage systems. This 1U switch comes equipped with 18 QSFP+ ports, enabling flexible and scalable configurations to meet the demands of various network architectures. This model is designed for simplicity and ease of use, operating as an unmanaged switch that allows for immediate deployment without the need for extensive configuration. The switch supports a standard depth for easy installation in any standard 19” rack mount, with options for side-by-side mounting or placement on a tabletop, offering versatility in deployment. The included rail kit further simplifies the installation process, making it straightforward to integrate this switch into existing network infrastructures. Key hardware specifications of the Mellanox MSX6015F-1SFS include: -
  • Throughput capability of 2.02 Tb/s, ensuring high-speed data transmission across the network.
  • A single AC power supply unit, with the system supporting a typical power input voltage range of 100 - 240 VAC 50-60Hz.
  • Operational temperature range from 0ºC to 45ºC, with a non-operational temperature tolerance from -40° to 70°C, ensuring reliable performance under various environmental conditions.
The switch's physical dimensions are 1.73” (H) x 7.9” (W) x 15.7” (D) (44mm (H) x 200mm (W) x 398.8mm (D)), making it compact yet powerful. Depending on the power supply configuration, the system weight varies from 2.98kg (6.57lbs) with one PSU to 3.2kg (7.05lbs) with two PSUs, highlighting its lightweight design for a device of its capability. With a non-blocking capacity of 1.34 Tb/s, the Mellanox MSX6015F-1SFS ensures efficient and reliable data flow within the network, minimizing bottlenecks and maximizing performance. The switch's heat dissipation is rated at 573 BTUs/hr, indicating efficient thermal management for sustained operation without overheating. For connectivity, the device offers flexibility through 12 QSFP+ connector cages, supporting speeds of 10, 40, or 56 Gb/s per port to accommodate various network speeds and requirements. This feature makes the switch highly adaptable to evolving network needs, ensuring a future-proof solution for data center networking. The Mellanox MSX6015F-1SFS operates within a humidity range of 10% to 85% non-condensing, ensuring it can withstand a wide range of environmental conditions without compromising performance. Certified with RoHS6 compliance, it adheres to strict environmental standards, emphasizing the commitment to sustainability and reduced environmental impact. In conclusion, the Mellanox MSX6015F-1SFS InfiniBand switch is a reliable, high-performance solution for data centers and high-performance computing environments seeking efficient, scalable networking hardware. Its combination of high throughput, flexibility in connectivity, and adherence to environmental standards makes it an ideal choice for organizations looking to optimize their network infrastructure.


Part Number MSX6015F-1SFS
Manufacturer Mellanox
Architecture Based on SwitchX®-2 for FDR InfiniBand
Form Factor 1U height
Ports 18 QSFP+ interfaces
Power Supply Units Single AC unit
Management Does not require active management
Chassis Depth Conforms to standard measurements
Cooling Direction Port to Cable (P2C) airflow
Mounting Accessories Includes rail kit
Compliance Conforms to RoHS6 standards
Data Transfer Rate Maximum capacity of 2.02Tb/s
Dimensions 44mm x 200mm x 398.8mm or 1.73” x 7.9” x 15.7”
Weight with Single PSU 2.98 kilograms or 6.57 pounds
Weight with Dual PSUs 3.2 kilograms or 7.05 pounds
Installation Options 19” rack mount or desktop setup
Link Speeds Supports 10, 40, and 56 Gb/s per connection
QSFP+ Cage 12 slots for QSFP+ modules
Thermal Output 573 British Thermal Units per hour
Required Power 100 - 240 VAC at 50-60Hz
Efficiency (ATIS) 38.18 score under snake topology
Network Capacity 1.34Tb/s without blocking
Operating Temperature Range 0ºC to 45ºC
Storage Temperature Range -40°C to 70°C
Humidity Tolerance (Operating) 10% to 85%, non-condensing

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