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

The N9K-C9336C-FX2 Cisco features 12 QSFP28 ports supporting speeds of 40/100 Gbps, backed by a 4-core CPU and 24 GB of system memory. It includes a 128 GB SSD drive for storage, along with a 40 MB system buffer, and supports up to 2 power supplies with a typical AC power consumption of 298 WAC and a maximum of 708 WAC. This model is designed for efficient management and connectivity, offering 2 management ports (1 RJ-45 and 1 SFP+), 1 USB port, 1 RS-232 serial port, and ensures reliability with an MTBF of 352,590 hours.

FAQs for the N9K-C9336C-FX2

  • What is the speed of the QSFP28 ports on this device?
    The QSFP28 ports support 40/100 Gbps speeds.
  • How many cores does the CPU have?
    The device is equipped with a 4-core CPU.
  • Can you detail the system memory size?
    The system comes with 24 GB of memory.
  • What type of storage drive is included?
    A 128 GB SSD drive is included for storage.
  • How large is the system buffer?
    The system features a 40 MB buffer.
  • How many management ports are available, and what types are they?
    There are 2 management ports: 1 RJ-45 and 1 SFP+.
  • What options are available for power supplies?
    The device can accommodate up to 2 power supplies.
  • What is the typical and maximum AC power consumption?
    Typical AC power consumption is 298 WAC, with a maximum of 708 WAC.
  • What is the minimum and maximum input AC voltage?
    The minimum input AC voltage is 100 VAC, and the maximum is 240 VAC.
  • What are the airflow directions for this device?
    Airflow can be either port-side intake or exhaust depending on configuration.

Product Review

The Cisco N9K-C9336C-FX2 switch offers a high port density for 40/100 Gbps QSFP28 ports, accommodating up to 12 connections which is beneficial for environments demanding high bandwidth and throughput. However, its power consumption ranges significantly from 298 WAC to 708 WAC, potentially increasing operational costs in scenarios where maximum power is consistently utilized. Additionally, the device's system memory and SSD capacity (24 GB and 128 GB, respectively) are adequately sized for most network management and logging tasks, ensuring smooth operation and sufficient data storage.


The Cisco N9K-C9336C-FX2 is a high-performance networking switch designed for efficient data center operations, featuring advanced hardware specifications to meet the demands of modern high-speed networks. This product offers a blend of speed, flexibility, and reliability, making it an ideal choice for organizations looking to optimize their network infrastructure. At the core of the N9K-C9336C-FX2 are 12 QSFP28 ports, capable of supporting speeds of 40/100 Gbps, allowing for high-bandwidth connectivity and efficient data transfer across the network. These ports provide the flexibility needed to accommodate a range of networking requirements, from high-speed storage networking to server aggregation. Powering the device is a 4-core CPU, accompanied by 24 GB of system memory, ensuring smooth operation even under heavy loads. The switch also includes a 128 GB SSD drive for storage, coupled with a 40 MB system buffer, further enhancing its performance by facilitating rapid data processing and storage. For management and connectivity, the N9K-C9336C-FX2 is equipped with two management ports: one RJ-45 and one SFP+. Additionally, it features one USB port and one RS-232 serial port, providing various options for local and remote management of the device.
  • 12 QSFP28 Ports for 40/100 Gbps connectivity
  • Dual power supplies for redundancy and efficiency
  • Comprehensive management options with RJ-45, SFP+, USB, and RS-232 ports
The switch supports up to two power supplies, offering redundancy to ensure continuous operation. It operates typically at 298 WAC, with a maximum power consumption of 708 WAC. The power system is designed to work within a wide range of voltages, from 100 VAC to 240 VAC for AC input and -72 VDC to -40 VDC for DC input, and supports a frequency range of 50 to 60 Hz. Designed with airflow in mind, the N9K-C9336C-FX2 features port-side intake and exhaust, ensuring optimal cooling and reliable performance. Its compact dimensions, with a height of 2.1 inches, a width of 17.3 inches, and a depth of 24.7 inches, make it suitable for space-constrained environments. The switch boasts a mean time between failures (MTBF) of 352,590 hours, indicating its reliability and durability over time. It requires a minimum NX-OS image of NXOS-703I7.3 to operate, ensuring compatibility with the latest network operating systems. With support for up to 256,000 MAC address entries, it can efficiently manage large numbers of connected devices, making it an ideal solution for growing networks. In summary, the Cisco N9K-C9336C-FX2 switch is engineered to meet the demands of modern data centers, offering high-speed connectivity, flexible management options, and reliable performance. Its advanced hardware specifications and design make it a valuable asset for organizations looking to enhance their network infrastructure.


Model Number N9K-C9336C-FX2
Manufacturer Cisco
QSFP28 Interface Count 12
QSFP28 Interface Capability 40/100 Gbps
Processor Cores 4
RAM Capacity 24 GB
SSD Storage Capacity 128 GB
Internal Buffer Size 40 MB
Admin Interface Quantity 2
Admin Interface Types 1 RJ-45, 1 SFP+
USB Interface Count 1
RS-232 Interfaces 1
Power Supply Unit Quantity Supported Up To 2
Standard AC Power Consumption 298 WAC
Peak AC Power Demand 708 WAC
AC Voltage Requirement, Minimum 100 VAC
AC Voltage Requirement, Maximum 240 VAC
DC Voltage Input Range, Minimum -72 VDC
DC Voltage Input Range, Maximum -40 VDC
Operational Frequency Range 50 to 60 Hz
Cooling Mechanism Port-Side Intake and Exhaust
Unit Height 2.1 in.
Unit Width 17.3 in.
Unit Depth 24.7 in.
Estimated Reliability (MTBF) 352,590 Hours
Required NX-OS Version NXOS-703I7.3
Maximum MAC Address Table Size 256,000

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