SMC 8624T 24-port 10/100/1000 switch

Peter Kjellström cap at nsc.liu.se
Tue Nov 12 03:24:59 EST 2002


On Mon, 11 Nov 2002, Mark Hahn wrote:

> > >these? The specs seem too good for the price: 88Gbps
> > >fabric, 24 10/100/1000 copper ports, 4 mini-GBIC slots,
> > >managed, supports VLANs, port aggregation & mirroring,
> > >selling online for about $2800.
> > >
> > >http://www.smc.com/index.cfm?action=products_show_description&productCode=SMC8624T
> 
> this is pretty exciting!  to think that I was recently impressed
> that 8-port gigabit switches had recently become affordable...
> 
> http://www.smc.com/drivers_downloads/library/SMC8624T_DS.pdf
> 24+4, aggregation, 35.6 Mbps peak, 88 Mbps
> 
> it's store-n-forward and says "2 Mb per system" buffering,
> which doesn't really sound good...
> 
> > Does anyone know if it supports jumbo frame too?
> > What's the difference w/ the Dell Powerconnect 5224?
> > (http://www.dell.com/us/en/biz/products/model_pwcnt_networks_2_pwcnt_5224.htm)
> 48 Gbps, 35.6 Mpps, 24+4, lacp, radius, 4 prio queues, etc.
> 

The new HP 2724 is also looking good (24xGigE). Around here it's selling
for around $2000 (equiv.)

http://www.hp.com/rnd/products/switches/switch2708-2724/overview.htm

> there's also the d-link 20+4 switch:
> http://www.cdw.com/shop/products/default.asp?EDC=407735
> http://www.dlink.com/products/switches/dgs3224tg/
> up to 48 Gbps, no mention of jumbo frames.
> 
> I just ordered a 48-node cluster using a 48x100bT+2x1000bT switch;
> I wonder if I'm in time to change the specs...
> 
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