7204VXR and 10 gig ethernet?

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We've got a 7204VXR router with an NPE-400 and a 1-port gigabit ethernet card, connecting to our upstream provider. We are looking into moving to a new provider on a 10 gigabit ethernet link, keeping the original connection as a backup.

Can the 7204VXR support 10 gig ethernet? Is there enough capacity to support 10 gig ethernet and the original 1 gig ethernet?


Re: 7204VXR and 10 gig ethernet?
Steve Pfister wrote:
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 Do a search for routerperformance.pdf.

 According to that a 7200/NPE-400 can shift about 420 Kpps and about 521
Mbps.

 I think the answer is I don't thnk so.

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Re: 7204VXR and 10 gig ethernet?

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This one  
<http://www.cisco.com/web/partners/downloads/765/tools/quickreference/rou
terperformance.pdf>?  Last updated 2009, but the 7200 won't have changed  
since then.

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420 kpps and 215 Mbps, but that's 64-byte packets.  For an idealised  
bimodal traffic distribution where half the packets are 64-bytes and the  
other half are 1500 bytes you get 2.6 Gbps.  

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I don't think you'll find a 10G interface for a 7200 anyway, even if you  
upgrade to an NPE-G2.

<http://www.cisco.com/c/en/us/products/routers/7200-series-routers/releva
nt-interfaces-and-modules.html>

Sam

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