Arista Trident3 based switches

Front panel of two 1 RU switches

Introduced March 29, 2018

The 7050X3 Arista switches have an architecture paper with useful detail about Trident-3 that has not been released by Broadcom. Internals block diagram of the Trident-3:

Trident 3 block diagram

Arista also has MACSEC versions of these switches that carry an "M" in their model number. The power penalty for MACSEC is 100 percent.

Older versions of 7050X are the original trident2, X2 trident 2+.