[c-nsp] GE bundles: 7200 vs. 7300 vs. 7600

Simon Leinen simon at limmat.switch.ch
Thu Feb 2 07:07:51 EST 2006

Kristofer Sigurdsson writes:
>> - 7604-S323B-8G-P (8GE /w SFP, 256MB baseboard-mem, 256MB MSFC-mem, 256MB
>> flash) for $16.000 (req. ADVANCED IP IOS - $10,000)

> Beware, the 7600's have a lot of throughput, but it is a L3 switch
> and isn't as versatile as the 7200/7301.  For this functionality,
> MPLS/BGP, etc., you might want to consider the Sup720-3B(XL).

The Sup32 is mostly feature-identical to a Sup720-3B, because the
switching hardware is the same (PFC3B).  It just doesn't have a
switching fabric, and has a slightly wimpier MSFC.  But MPLS and BGP
(and IPv6 etc.) work just fine on the Sup32.


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