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Switch 4500X Layer 3 Performance

Hi All,

I'm going to buy a Cisco 4500X switch to perform Layer 3 functions. Can some one help me to get a idea about 4500X layer3 performance  ???

Thanks ..........

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From Cisco's data sheet:


System Throughput

Up to 800 Gbps

IPv4 Routing in Hardware

Up to 250 Mpps

IPv6 Routing in Hardware

Up to 125 Mpps

L2 Bridging in Hardware

Up to 250 Mpps

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Thanks Joseph !!!! I want to

Thanks Joseph !!!!


I want to get a feed back from some one who actually used it on layer 3 ....




Hello, mmendis. Let me check

Hello, mmendis. Let me check for more reference that can help you with your inquiry. Are you already working with any Cisco partner/vendor for this concern? Feel free to send me an e-mail (, for additional concerns. Kind regards. 

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Dear adawa,Hope you received

Dear adawa,

Hope you received my mail sent your Cisco mail address. Still I want to know the layer 3 performance of 4500X :(

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