CFP vs QSFP28 | Difference between CFP and QSFP28

This page compares CFP vs QSFP28 and mentions difference between CFP and QSFP28.

CFP vs CFP2 vs CFP4 vs CFP8

The figure-1 depicts dimensions of CFP, CFP2, CFP4 and CFP8.


The figure-2 depicts dimension of QSFP28.

Specifications CFP QSFP28
Line rate 40/100 G 4 x 25 -28G
Hot pluggable YES YES
Dimensions (W x L x H, mm) 82 x 145 x 14 18 x 52 x 8.5
Electrical interface CAUI, XLAUI, SFI-5, SFI-5.2 CPPI-4
Max. power 3 to 18 W 3.5 W
Applications Ethernet, SONET/SDH, OTN InfiniBand, Ethernet
Front panel density (1 RU) 4 ports 22/44 ports
Electrical signaling in Gb/s 10 x 10 CAUI-10 4 x 25 CAUI-4

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