It is fact that Sup720 is much better than SupV when talking about performance and functionality. Also when looking towards future use and replacments of line cards it is good chooise, but note that Sup720 can be only used in Cat6500 and SupV in Cat4500, so you would probably need to change chassis and that can be a big cost.
From my expirience I have Cat6509 with Sup2 and 8 line cards (7x48 10/100/1000 TX and 1x16 GBIC) in data center and it works great without any performance problems.
To sum up. Sup720 is designed mostly for non-blocking line cards X67xx in Catalyst 6500, whereas SupV for classis line cards in Cat4500.
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