[c-nsp] C6509 Fabric Switch Capacity

Simon Lockhart simon at slimey.org
Wed Jan 13 09:28:14 EST 2016

On Wed Jan 13, 2016 at 04:25:48PM +0200, Chris Knipe wrote:
> Whilst I can understand over subscription (and subsequent drops) on the
> WS-X6708, would the same hold true for the WS-X7604?

The WS-X6704 has woefully underpowered ASICs on it. It has the dual 20G bus
connections, with two 10G ports on each, so on paper it's not oversubscribed.

However, you'll be lucky to get more than about 25Gbps aggregate throughput
through the blade.


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