[Beowulf] 10 GbE

Scott Atchley atchley at myri.com
Wed Feb 11 09:47:30 PST 2009

On Feb 11, 2009, at 7:57 AM, Igor Kozin wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> we are embarking on evaluation of 10 GbE for HPC and I was wondering  
> if someone has already had experience with Arista 7148SX 48 port  
> switch or/and Netxen cards. General pros and cons would be greatly  
> appreciated and in particular
> - Switch latency  (btw, the data sheet says x86 inside);

And it mentions 600 ns latency. I have not tested this switch  
myself. :-)

> - Netxen NX3-20GxR card vs Intel 10 GbE AD DA card.
> Many thanks in advance,
> Igor

Hopefully, you broaden your NIC choice. ;-)


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