Cheapest way to get 4x 10Gbe switched

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  1. colinstu

    colinstu 2[H]4U

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    There's that 8 port Netgear 10Gbe switch for $750 out there, are there any cheaper ways however to get 4x 10Gbe ports on a single switch? This can include second hand items on ebay. Thanks!
     
  2. Blue Fox

    Blue Fox [H]ardForum Junkie

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    If you can live with CX4, that should open your options a bunch. Dell 6224 with two expansion modules. Otherwise a Quanta LB6M on eBay.
     
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  4. CEpeep

    CEpeep [H]ardness Supreme

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    Grab a used Dell/Force10 switch off eBay. Seeing a few up there now in the $200 range, buy-it-now.
     
  5. Netwerkz101

    Netwerkz101 Gawd

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    lol...you just made this the best Monday all year!!!!
     
  6. tangoseal

    tangoseal [H]ardness Supreme

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    Man 4 ports is hard to come by for a good price.

    However for 2 ports you can get a Cisco 4948-10GE. I have one for sale with one X2 10GB SR fiber card in it, PM me. Or look on ebay they avg around $300.00 and as far as overall switching power will run circles around pretty much anything on the market that does not cost $30,000 today. The Fiber X2 SR 10GB cards go for about $30-50 each.

    For less than the price of an Netgear or Hp you can have two of these switches and 96 ports of mind blowing performance.
     
  7. tacos4me

    tacos4me Gawd

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    You can get a Dell X1052 with 4x SFP+ for $500-600. Use one in my home network, works great.
     
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  9. peanuthead

    peanuthead [H]ardness Supreme

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    Are you looking for a sfp+ connection or another?
     
  10. colinstu

    colinstu 2[H]4U

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    Liking the look of that switch. How loud is it?
     
  11. tacos4me

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    Not loud at all. Quieter than any Cisco gear I've used.