Is there such a thing as a 10GBase-T SFP+ transciever

Bryan Seitz seitz at
Sun Feb 2 05:52:29 UTC 2014

On Sun, Feb 02, 2014 at 04:21:20AM +0000, Thomas Maufer wrote:
> IIRC, it takes about 13W to maintain a 10GBASET connection. That's a lot of
> power to drain from a tiny board that wasn't designed to supply such loads.
> ~tom
> On Saturday, February 1, 2014 1:32:58 PM, Phil Bedard <bedard.phil at>
> wrote:
> Pluggable SFP+ transceiver.  There are plenty of fixed config 10GBase-T
> devices out there.  Power/space in a SFP+ package just isn't there yet.
> Phil

     I believe the newer 10GBase-T standard is between 1.5 and 4W per port depending on the cable length, 
much better (colder!) than it was.  You will also get slightly increased latency with 10GBase-T vs SFP+

Bryan G. Seitz

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