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Product Line: Cisco Nexus 9300-FX2 Series
Product Type: Switch
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Product Description

The N9K-C93240YC-FX2 is equipped with 48 fiber ports supporting speeds of 1/10/25 Gbps and 12 QSFP28 ports capable of 40/100 Gbps, designed to meet high-speed networking requirements. It features a 4-core CPU, 24 GB of system memory, a 128 GB SSD drive, and a 40 MB system buffer for efficient data processing and storage. Additional specifications include two management ports (1 RJ-45 and 1 SFP+), a single USB port, one RS-232 serial port, support for up to two power supplies, and a 365,610-hour MTBF, ensuring reliability and performance in demanding network environments.

FAQs for the N9K-C93240YC-FX2

  • What is the maximum speed achievable on the QSFP28 ports?
    The QSFP28 ports can achieve speeds of up to 40/100 Gbps.
  • How many fiber ports does the device have?
    The device is equipped with 48 fiber ports.
  • What type of management ports are available on this device?
    There are 2 management ports available: 1 RJ-45 and 1 SFP+.
  • Can you specify the CPU core count and system memory capacity?
    The device features a CPU with 4 cores and supports up to 24 GB of system memory.
  • What are the power specifications for the device, including typical and maximum AC power?
    Typical AC power consumption is 337 WAC, while the maximum AC power consumption is 719 WAC.
  • How much SSD storage is included?
    The device includes a 128 GB SSD drive.
  • What are the dimensions of the device?
    The device measures 1.72 inches in height, 17.3 inches in width, and 24.5 inches in depth.
  • What is the system buffer size?
    The device boasts a system buffer of 40 MB.
  • How many power supplies can the device support?
    The device can support up to 2 power supplies.
  • What is the Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) for this device?
    The MTBF for the device is 365,610 hours.

Product Review

The CISCO N9K-C93240YC-FX2 offers a versatile range of connectivity options, with 48 fiber ports supporting 1/10/25 Gbps and 12 QSFP28 ports for 40/100 Gbps, catering well to high-density networking requirements. However, its power consumption, peaking at 719 WAC under maximum load, might be a concern for energy-conscious deployments. Additionally, the unit's substantial system memory and SSD capacity, combined with a significant mean time between failures (MTBF) of 365,610 hours, ensure reliable and responsive operation over extended periods.


The CISCO N9K-C93240YC-FX2 is a cutting-edge network switch designed to cater to the demands of modern data centers. It offers a comprehensive set of features aimed at enhancing connectivity, speed, and reliability for a wide range of networking applications. This product overview delves into the hardware specifications that make the N9K-C93240YC-FX2 a standout choice for enterprises seeking to optimize their network infrastructure. At the core of the CISCO N9K-C93240YC-FX2 are its connectivity options. The switch boasts 48 fiber ports, each capable of operating at speeds of 1/10/25 Gbps, ensuring versatile connectivity for a variety of network devices and applications. Additionally, it houses 12 QSFP28 ports, with each supporting 40/100 Gbps speeds, providing ample bandwidth for high-speed data transfer and network scalability.
  • Fiber Port Speed: 1/10/25 Gbps
  • QSFP28 Port Speed: 40/100 Gbps
  • CPU: 4 Cores
The processing power of the N9K-C93240YC-FX2 is delivered through a 4-core CPU, complemented by up to 24 GB of system memory, ensuring efficient handling of networking tasks and processes. Storage needs are addressed with a 128 GB SSD drive, offering swift access to software, configurations, and logs. A substantial system buffer of 40 MB aids in smoothing data flow, reducing congestion, and enhancing the overall performance of the switch. Connectivity and management are facilitated through 2 management ports – one RJ-45 and one SFP+, allowing for flexible network management setups. The switch also includes 1 USB port and 1 RS-232 serial port, providing additional options for configuration and management. In terms of power supply, the N9K-C93240YC-FX2 can accommodate up to 2 power supplies, with a typical AC power consumption of 337 WAC and a maximum of 719 WAC. It operates efficiently across a wide range of power inputs and frequencies, from 100 to 240 VAC and 50 to 60 Hz, respectively. The design of the N9K-C93240YC-FX2 emphasizes efficiency and reliability in physical data center environments. It supports both port-side intake and exhaust for optimal airflow, maintaining operational temperatures within safe limits. The switch's dimensions are compact, with a height of 1.72 inches, a width of 17.3 inches, and a depth of 24.5 inches, making it suitable for standard data center racks. Its mean time between failures (MTBF) is rated at 365,610 hours, indicating high reliability and reduced downtime. In summary, the CISCO N9K-C93240YC-FX2 is engineered to meet the demands of modern data centers, offering high-speed connectivity, flexible management options, and reliable performance. Its hardware specifications are tailored to support a wide range of networking applications, making it an essential component for enterprises looking to enhance their network infrastructure.


Item CodeN9K-C93240YC-FX2
Fiber Interfaces Count48
QSFP28 Interface Count12
Speed of Fiber Interfaces1/10/25 Gbps
Speed of QSFP28 Interfaces40/100 Gbps
Processor Cores4
Main Memory Capacity24 GB Maximum
Solid State Storage128 GB
Buffer Size40 MB
Admin Port Total2
Types of Admin Ports1 RJ-45, 1 SFP+
USB Interface Count1
Serial Interface (RS-232) Count1
Power Supply Units Supported2 Maximum
Standard Power Consumption (AC)337 W
Peak Power Consumption (AC)719 W
Lowest AC Voltage Input100 V
Highest AC Voltage Input240 V
Lowest DC Voltage Input-72 V
Highest DC Voltage Input-40 V
Operating Frequency Range50-60 Hz
Cooling ApproachPort-Side Intake and Exhaust
Device Height1.72 inches
Device Width17.3 inches
Device Depth24.5 inches
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF)365,610 Hours

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