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Smart Switch Feature Comparison Table

This chart summarizes key specs and features for the smart switches featured in our $250 Gigabit Smart Switch Roundup and Dell PowerConnect 2708 reviews.

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DGS-1216T
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Linksys SRW2008
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NetGear GS716T
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TrendNet
TEG-160WS
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Dell
2708
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Chipset Marvell Marvell Marvell Broadcom Marvell
Power Supply
Power Consumption 30.3 W max. 24 W max. 32 W max. 23 W max. 12 W
Power 100-240VAC /50-60 Hz 100-240VAC /50-60 Hz 100-240VAC /50-60 Hz 100-240VAC /50-60 Hz 100-240VAC/50-60 Hz
Power Switch No No No Yes No
Network Ports
Wired 16 10/100 /1000 Mbps 8 10/100 /1000 Mbps 16 10/100 /1000 Mbps 16 10/100 /1000 Mbps 8 10/100/1000 Mbps
Fiber Optic 2 shared SFP ports for SFP GBIC Modules 2 shared SFP ports for SFP GBIC Modules 2 shared SFP ports for SFP GBIC Modules None None
Auto MDIX Yes Yes (configurable) Yes Yes Yes
Physical Specifications
Dimensions (W x D x H) 440 x 210 x 44 mm (17.3 x 8.3 x 1.73 in.) 279 x 45 x 170 mm (11 x 1.75 x 6.69 in.) 440 x 205 x 43 mm (17.8 x 8.1 x 1.6 in.) 440 x 210 x 44 mm (17.3 x 8.3 x 1.73 in.) 264 x 162 x 43 mm (10.42 x 6.37 x 1.70 in.)
Weight 6 lb (2.832 kg) 2.2 lb (1 kg) 6.03 lb (2.74 kg) 6.6 lb (3 kg) 5 lb (2.26 kg)
Certifications
  CE Mark CE Mark, CE Class A CE mark, commercial CE mark, commercial CE mark, commercial
  FCC Part 15 Class A FCC Part 15 Class A FCC Part 15 Class A FCC Part 15 Class A FCC Part 15 Class A
    UL, cUL VCCI Class A VCCI Class A  
    CB C-Tick    
LEDs
Per port Link/Activity, 100, 1000 Link/Activity, Gigabit Link/Activity, Speed, FDX Link/Activity, 100, 1000 Link/Activity/Speed, FDX
Per device Power, CPU System Power Power, System Power, Management
Managed Functions
IEEE 802.1Q Static VLAN Up to 255 (up to 256 active) (Up to 64) N/A Up to 64 active
Port-based VLAN Up to 16 Up to 8 (Up to 16) (Up to 16) Up to 8
IEEE 802.1p Class of Service (CoS) Yes Yes Yes N/A Yes
Port-based QoS/queues Yes/4 Yes/4 Yes/4 Yes/2 Yes/4
IEEE802.3ad (manual) Link Aggregation Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
IEEE 802.1d Spanning Tree Protocol Yes Yes Yes N/A N/A
IEEE 802.1w Rapid Spanning Tree N/A Yes N/A N/A N/A
IEEE 802.1s Multiple Spanning Tree N/A Yes N/A N/A N/A
SNMP V1 Yes Yes Yes N/A N/A
SNMP V2 N/A Yes N/A N/A N/A
SNMP V3 N/A Yes N/A N/A N/A
RMON support N/A Yes N/A N/A Yes
IP/MAC ACL N/A Yes/Yes N/A N/A N/A
802.1x/RADIUS port control Yes Yes N/A N/A N/A
Set time with SNTP server N/A Yes N/A N/A N/A
IGMP Snooping Yes Yes N/A N/A N/A
Per Port Broadcast threshold N/A Yes Yes N/A Yes
Port Based web status Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Port Based web statistics Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
DHCP client Yes Yes Yes N/A Yes
Jumbo Frame Support (up to 9,600 bytes) Yes Yes Yes N/A N/A
Private Enterprise MIB N/A Yes Yes N/A N/A
Port Mirroring Support Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Web-based configuration Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Console port N/A Yes N/A N/A N/A
Telnet N/A Yes N/A N/A N/A
Web-based configuration - SSL N/A Yes N/A N/A N/A
Configuration Backup/Restore Yes Yes Yes Yes N/A
Password Access Control Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Firmware upgradeable Yes - Web /utility Yes - Web/TFTP Yes - Web Based Yes - through utility Yes - TFTP only
Performance Specifications
Forwarding modes Store and forward Store and forward Store and forward Store and forward Store and forward
Bandwidth 32 Gbps 16 Gbps 32 Gbps 32 Gbps 16 Gbps
Buffer memory 512 KB 1MB 256 KB embedded memory per unit 512 KB 1 MB
Address database size: (MAC) addresses per system 8000 8000 8,000 8,000 8,000
Warranty 5 Years 5 Years 5 Years 5 Years 1 Year
Noise Levels (dB)
At fan 84 < 50 91 82 <50
6" from fan 57 < 50 78 63 <50
6" from front of unit <50 < 50 57 53 <50
36" from front of unit <50 < 50 53 < 50 <50
Number of fans/size 1 / 1.5" 0 2 / 1.5" 2 / 1.5" 0

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