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by Juniper
Product Line: Juniper PTX1000 Series Series
Product Type: Router
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Product Description

The PTX1000-72Q-CHAS by Juniper offers a system throughput of 3 Tbps and a forwarding capacity of up to 2 Bpps, supported by an Intel Quad Core Ivy Bridge 2.5 GHz CPU with 32 Gb SDRAM. It accommodates a maximum of 288 10GbE ports, 72 40GbE ports through QSFP+, and 24 100GbE ports using QSFP28, all within a 2 U rack space, and is powered by four 1600 W AC/DC power supplies. The chassis has a total packet buffer of 24 GB, operates efficiently within a temperature range of 32° to 115° F, and has a maximum power draw of 1425 W.

FAQs for the PTX1000-72Q-CHAS

  • What is the system throughput of this networking hardware?
    The system throughput is 3 Tbps.
  • How many 10GbE ports can the device support?
    It supports a maximum 10GbE port density of 288.
  • What type of CPU is integrated into the device?
    The device is equipped with an Intel Quad Core Ivy Bridge 2.5 GHz CPU.
  • Can you detail the power consumption metrics for this hardware?
    Maximum power draw is 1425 W (AC, DC), with a typical power draw of 1050 W (AC, DC), translating to 4862 BTU/hr and 3583 BTU/hr respectively.
  • What is the maximum operating temperature for this equipment?
    The maximum operating temperature is 115° F (46° C).
  • Detail the device's physical dimensions.
    Width: 17.4", Height: 3.46", Depth: 31", and it weighs 68 lb (31 kg).
  • How much RAM does the device come with?
    It comes with 32 Gb SDRAM.
  • What is the forwarding capacity of this device?
    The forwarding capacity is up to 2 Bpps.
  • Describe the available storage options on this device.
    The device features dual 64G SSDs for storage.
  • What rack unit size is required for mounting this hardware?
    It requires 2 U for rack mounting.

Product Review

The Juniper PTX1000-72Q-CHAS boasts a system throughput of 3 Tbps and a forwarding capacity of up to 2 Bpps, offering high performance for demanding network environments. However, its maximum power draw of 1425 W and heat dissipation of 4862 BTU/hr may pose challenges for power management and cooling in dense installations. With support for up to 288 10GbE, 72 40GbE, or 24 100GbE ports within a compact 2U form factor, it provides significant port density, though its 68 lb weight and power requirements necessitate careful planning for rack space and energy consumption.


The Juniper PTX1000-72Q-CHAS is engineered to meet the demands of high-capacity networks, offering a blend of performance, density, and efficiency in a compact 2U form factor. It is designed to provide a system throughput of 3 Tbps and a forwarding capacity of up to 2 billion packets per second (Bpps), addressing the requirements of the most bandwidth-intensive environments. This platform supports a maximum of 288 10GbE ports, 72 40GbE ports, and 24 100GbE ports, providing flexible connectivity options to accommodate a variety of network designs and expansions. The high 10GbE, 40GbE, and 100GbE port densities ensure that the PTX1000-72Q-CHAS can serve as a core network backbone or a high-capacity aggregation device in data center networks. At the heart of the PTX1000-72Q-CHAS is an Intel Quad Core Ivy Bridge 2.5 GHz CPU, complemented by 32 Gb SDRAM and dual 64G SSDs, which together facilitate efficient data processing and storage. This powerful combination of processing and memory capacity enables the device to handle complex routing, security, and network management tasks seamlessly. The Juniper PTX1000-72Q-CHAS is designed for energy efficiency, with a maximum power draw of 1425 W and a typical power draw of 1050 W. It also features four 1600 W AC/DC power supplies, ensuring reliable operation and adequate power backup options. The system's power efficiency is further highlighted by its BTU ratings of 4862 BTU/hr (maximum) and 3583 BTU/hr (typical), indicating its ability to operate effectively while minimizing energy consumption. Weighing 68 lb (31 kg) and measuring 17.4" in width, 3.46" in height, and 31" in depth, the PTX1000-72Q-CHAS is designed for easy deployment in standard data center racks. Its compact size does not compromise its performance or capacity, making it an ideal solution for space-constrained environments. The PTX1000-72Q-CHAS supports a range of operating temperatures from 32° to 115° F (0° to 46° C) and can be stored in temperatures ranging from -40° to 158° F (-40° to 70° C). It can operate at altitudes of up to 10,000 ft. (3048 m), ensuring reliability across various environmental conditions. Key hardware features include: -
  • 72 GbE interfaces at 40 Gbps using QSFP+.
  • 24 100GbE interfaces using QSFP28.
  • Total Packet Buffer of 24 GB.
The PTX1000-72Q-CHAS's comprehensive feature set, combined with its compact form factor, makes it an excellent choice for organizations looking to scale their network infrastructure efficiently. Its high port density, powerful processing capabilities, and energy-efficient design ensure that it can meet the needs of demanding network environments while optimizing operational costs.


Part Number and Manufacturer Juniper PTX1000-72Q-CHAS
Data Throughput Capacity 3 Terabits per second
Forwarding Rate Maximum 2 Billion packets per second
Maximum Density for 10GbE Ports 288 ports
Maximum Density for 40GbE Ports 72 ports
Maximum Density for 100GbE Ports 24 ports
Enclosure Height 2 rack units
Unit Weight 68 pounds (31 kilograms)
Processor Type Intel Quad-Core Ivy Bridge, 2.5 GHz
Memory Capacity 32 GB SDRAM
Storage Type Dual 64 GB SSD
Peak Power Consumption 1425 Watts (AC/DC), 4862 BTU/hr
Typical Power Usage 1050 Watts (AC/DC), 3583 BTU/hr
Physical Dimensions Width: 17.4 inches, Height: 3.46 inches, Depth: 31 inches
40 Gbps Ethernet Ports (via QSFP+) 72 ports
100 Gbps Ethernet Ports (via QSFP28) 24 ports
Power Supply Units Four 1600 W AC/DC
Packet Memory 24 GB
Operational Temperature Range 32° to 115° Fahrenheit (0° to 46° Celsius)
Storage Temperature Range -40° to 158° Fahrenheit (-40° to 70° Celsius)
Maximum Operating Elevation Up to 10,000 feet (3048 meters)

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