[CentOS] 10 GBASE-T

Peter Kjellstrom cap at nsc.liu.se
Thu Jan 14 17:15:56 UTC 2010


On Thursday 14 January 2010, nate wrote:
> Pasi Kärkkäinen wrote:
> > 10GBase-T:
> > 	- latency 2.6 us
> > 	- power per port: 4-6W/port
>
> With the right gear this is much lower, only 1 switch on the market
> that is this good though the one mentioned in my blog, I'm sure
> others will follow at some point with the same or similar chipset,
> that vendor OEMs all their network chipsets these days so others
> have access to them too.
>
> > 10 Gbit SFP+:
> > 	- latency 0.3 us
> > 	- power per port: 1.5W
> > 	- price per port: $40
>
> They've obviously left out the cost of the GBIC.. which is
> typically several hundred $/port

You don't have to buy GBICs, you can run direct attached copper or EOE cables.

/Peter
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