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Netgear ProSAFE XS708E 10 Gigabit Switch Review - Benchmarks - IXIA IxChariot

Netgear ProSAFE XS708E 10 Gigabit Switch Review
Today Chris takes a close look at the new Netgear ProSAFE XS708E. It's a fast 10 Gigabit switch which you could consider if upgrading your network.
| Network Switches in IT/Datacenter | Posted: Mar 11, 2014 2:11 pm
TweakTown Rating: 96%Manufacturer: Netgear

Benchmarks - IXIA IxChariot

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 6.70

Developer Homepage: http://www.ixia.com

Product Homepage: http://www.hdtune.com/products/network_test/applications/

 

As your company's network and applications become increasingly more complex, network performance becomes mission critical. New applications such as VoIP, video, and enterprise applications introduce potential network bottlenecks that must be isolated and corrected. IxChariot is the industry's leading network assessment tool and allows you to troubleshoot your networks and applications and get your company's network back on track. The IxChariot that you already own is the perfect tool for the job.

 

Test: Linked Pair, Ultra High Performance - Throughput

 

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In our test with IXIA IxChariot, we scored just over 9.5 Gbps between our two test systems using copper. With one copper and one fiber, we were just under the same mark.

Test: Linked Pair, Ultra High Performance - Latency

 

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The latency was very consistent throughout the test. When storing virtual machines on a NAS or SAN, you want consistency.

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