[c-nsp] NPE-400 vs. NPE-G1

Łukasz Bromirski lukasz at bromirski.net
Sat Feb 4 10:20:58 EST 2006

Robert Blayzor wrote:
> Aly, Yasser wrote:
>> Hi Gert,
>>   Regarding using 6724 and a DFC, what would be the limitations using
>> 6724 without DFC?
> You'd be limited to the switching done on the Supervisor.  By adding a
> DFC you're offloading the switching onto the daughter card, essentially
> giving you another 15Mpps.

Two corrections here - DFCs have maximum throughput of 48Mpps (on
dual-fabric attached linecards) and 24Mpps (on single attached ones).
And Sup in centralized forwarding model can do up to 30Mpps.

> I believe DFC is around $15K list.

That's DFC3BXL. The DFC3B is 7500$ list (+memory if Sup has more than
256MB, because DFC3B has default 256MB):

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