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Black Diamond X8's Forwarding capacity ?


We use BDX8 to beat N77-C7706
Cisco N77-C7706 have Forwarding capacity is 21 Tbps, BD x8 have Switching capacity is 20.48 Tbps, but I’m searching Forwarding capacity for BD X8, do you know this parameter ? please tell me

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I think it's approximately 11.4 Bpps (768 x 10Gb ports x 14,880,952 pps)
Kevin Kim wrote:

I think it's approximately 11.4 Bpps (768 x 10Gb ports x 14,880,952 pps)

Hi Kevin,
Can you convert to Tbps like Cisco N77-C7706 (Forwarding Capacity : 21Tbps) ?
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In that sense, I think the switching capacity is the forwarding capacity, which is 20.48 Tbps since 4 fabric modules are all active.
Kevin Kim wrote:

In that sense, I think the switching capacity is the forwarding capacity, which is 20.48 Tbps since 4 fabric modules are all active.

Thanks Kevin for your answer,

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