EU Mellanox SX6036 36ports QSFP €150

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  1. Rand__

    Rand__ Well-Known Member

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    I see you can get these for $300 OBO in the US nowadays - not bad
     
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    Oh, and I almost forgot to say thanks @Rand__ ! I bought 3pcs thanks to you already in April and now I improved my homelab to 56GbE.
     
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    Sharing is caring!! :D:D:D
     
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    Is there any difference between the MSX6036T-1BRS and MSX6036F-2SRS aside from depth and the number of PSUs? I'm mostly concerned about power consumption in Ethernet configuration. These days the standard length, 2PSU variant is much easier to get. Do theses switches accept non-mellanox sfp+/qsfp+? It seems LR4 might be an issue while most people use DACs.
     
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    http://www.mellanox.com/related-docs/prod_ib_switch_systems/PB_SX6036.pdf

    MSX6036T-1BRS
    SwitchX®-2 based 36-port QSFP FDR10 1U Managed InfiniBand switch system with a non-blocking switching capacity of 4Tb/s. 1PS, short depth, C2P airflow, Rail Kit, RoHS6

    MSX6036F-2SRS
    SwitchX®-2 based 36-port QSFP FDR 1U Managed InfiniBand switch system with a non-blocking switching capacity of 4Tb/s. 2PS, standard depth, C2P airflow, Rail Kit, RoHS6

    So different speed...
    The 2 psu unit will use more power due to the second psu and its fan.


    Cables- i also use DACs and found that with 40g IB cables you might fall down to 10g ETH.
    FDR cables are not that expensive though, but didnt look for optics tbh.
     
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    My bad, I meant to compare the one you originally posted (MSX6036F-1BRS) to the standard depth, 2PSU version (they are much easier to find these days) :confused:
    Also, I should have been more clear regarding the PSUs. A second PSU naturally consumes additional power, however it can always be removed.
    For me it's a decision between one of the 36Ports models and perhaps the 6012, which might just be enough for my use case. However, power consumption doesn't seem to differ that much.

    I have a ton on SFP+ modules (mostly brocade from FS.com) and some mellanox qsfp+ to sfp+ adapters, it would be nice if they were compatible.
     
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    Well the 36 port model uses significantly more power than my 12 port model ( 30 vs 50 or, not actual numbers, but i posted both before here on one thread or the other [this one and the conversion thread most likely]).

    I have used mlx qsfp sfp+ adapter and a dell dac sfp+, that was no issue, havent used any other.
     
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