Intel® Ethernet Switch FM5224

The Intel® Ethernet Switch FM5224 is a high port-count Ethernet switch that can support 1 GbE, 2.5 GbE, 10 GbE, and 40 GbE interfaces and is ideal for micro server networking applications. The Intel Ethernet Switch FM5224 supports enhanced features critical for today’s need for high performance switching environments: low latency, scalability, L3 routing, priority flow control, enhanced transmission selection, as well as support for advanced load distribution across processing resources.

The Intel® Ethernet Switch FM5224 Series supports up to 72 2.5 GbE Ethernet ports along with eight 10 GbE or two 40 GbE uplinks. The Intel Ethernet Switch FM5224 delivers tremendous flexibility using the advanced Intel® Flexpipe™ technology, while maintaining the best-in-class latency and throughput demonstrated by the Intel® Ethernet Switch FM2000 and FM4000 switch silicon product lines.

Features and Specifications Intel® Ethernet Switch FM5224
Maximum bandwidth 240 Gbps
Maximum SGMII ports 72
Maximum XAUI ports 2
Maximum 10G KR ports 8
Maximum 40G KR4 ports 2
Cut-through latency 400 nS
Frame processing rate 360 Mpps
Shared packet memory size 8MB
Traffic classes 8
MAC table size 64K
ACL rules 24K
IPv4/IPv6 routes 64K/16K
Intel® Flexpipe™ technology Yes
Advanced load balancing Yes
CEE/DCB features Yes
Server virtualization support Yes
Advanced tunneling features Yes
SDN support No
CPU interface PCIe gen2
Target applications Micro server networking