Cisco Nexus 3064 – (N3K-C3064) switches

Cisco Nexus 3064 (N3K-C3064) series switches was announced in 2010. 
Based on BCM56840 StrataXGS® Trident+.

Here you can read about Cisco nexus 3064 architecture.
Based on Miercom test report, switch is compliant with RFC2544, but only 10G ports was tested.
View datasheet for Nexus 3064

  • 1.28-Tbps switching capacity
  • Forwarding rate of 950 mpps
  • Line-rate traffic throughput (both Layer 2 and 3) on all ports

Few words about N3K-C3064PQ-10GE vs N3K-C3064PQ-10GX:
N3K-C3064PQ-10GX — minor hardware revision of GE. If you have chosen this model, you should buy exactly GX model.
GX version have improved serialization latency on and also 30% power savings.


LAN Enterprise license (N3K-LAN1K9); requires Base license●  Advanced Layer 3 IP routing: OSPFv2, EIGRP, BGP, and Virtual Route Forwarding lite (VRF-lite)
Cisco Nexus Data Broker license (NDB-FX-SWT-K9)●  License for using the tap and SPAN aggregation functions with Cisco Nexus Data Broker; only the Base license is needed for this feature