N9K-C93180YC-EX is one of the Cisco Nexus 9300-EX switches. Cisco Nexus 9300-EX platforms are the next generation of fixed Cisco Nexus 9000 Series Switches. The new platforms support cost-effective cloud-scale deployments, an increased number of endpoints, and cloud services with wire-rate security and telemetry. The platforms are built on modern system architecture designed to provide high performance and meet the evolving needs of highly scalable data centers and growing enterprises.

N9K-C93180YC-EX Specification
Ports48 x 10/25-Gbps and 6 x 40/100-Gbps QSFP28 ports
Downlink supported speeds1/10/25-Gbps speeds
CPU4 cores
System memory24 GB
SSD drive64 GB
System buffer40 MB
Management ports2 ports: 1 RJ-45 and 1 SFP
USB ports1
RS-232 serial ports1
Power supplies (up to 2)650W AC, 930W DC, or 1200W HVAC/HVDC
Typical power (AC/DC)210W
Maximum power (AC/DC)470W
Input voltage (AC)100 to 240V
Input voltage
(high-voltage AC [HVAC])
200 to 277V
Input voltage (DC)–48 to –60V
Input voltage
(high-voltage DC [HVDC])
–240 to –380V
Frequency (AC)50 to 60 Hz
AirflowPort-side intake and exhaust
Physical dimensions
(H x W x D)
1.72 x 17.3 x 22.5 in.
(4.4 x 43.9 x 57.1 cm)
Acoustics48.5 dBA at 40% fan speed, 64.9 dBA at 70% fan speed,
and 77.8 dBA at 100% fan speed
RoHS complianceYes
MTBF390,330 hours
Maximum number of Longest
Prefix Match (LPM) routes
Maximum number of IP host entries896,000
Maximum number of MAC address
Maximum number of multicast routes32,000
Number of Interior Gateway
Management Protocol (IGMP) snooping
Shipping: 8,000
Maximum: 32,000
Maximum number of Cisco Nexus
2000 Series Fabric Extenders per switch
Maximum number of Access Control List
(ACL) entries
Per slice of the forwarding engine:
4000 ingress
2000 egress
Total (2 forwarding slices):
8000 ingress
4000 egress
Maximum number of VLANs3,967
Number of Virtual Routing and Forwarding
(VRF) instances
Shipping: 1,000
Maximum: 16,000
Maximum number of ECMP paths64
Maximum number of port channels512
Maximum number of links in a port channel32
Number of active SPAN sessions4
Maximum number of VLAN’s in Rapid per-VLAN
Spanning Tree (RPVST) instances
Maximum number of Hot-Standby Router
Protocol (HSRP) groups
Number of Network Address Translation
(NAT) entries
Maximum number of Multiple Spanning
Tree (MST) instances
Flow-table size used for Cisco Tetration
Analytics platform
Operating temperature32 to 104°F (0 to 40°C)
Nonoperating (storage) temperature–40 to 158°F (–40 to 70°C)
Humidity5 to 95% (noncondensing)
Altitude0 to 13,123 ft (0 to 4000m)
Weight (without power supplies or fans)17.2 lb (7.8 kg)

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