Netgear GS605 Gigabit Ethernet Switch

NETGEAR Updated: 2008-09-27 RSS
Netgear GS605 Gigabit Ethernet Switch

Gigabit Ethernet for Maximum Performance

* Connects up to 10x faster than Fast Ethernet for maximum performance
* Move large files such as multimedia, gaming and Internet access across your network at high speeds
* Fanless design for quiet operation
* Plug-and-play installation delivers ease of use


* Connects up to 5 or 8 devices delivering speeds up to 10x faster than Fast Ethernet
* Plug-and-play technology
* Dual color LEDs monitor link, speed,and activity
* Supports Fast and Gigabit Ethernet devices with automatic speed-sensing and AutoUplink™ technology
* Supports Windows® and Macintosh® platforms

Upgading to Gigabit

Five great reasons to upgrade your network with Gigabit!

1. 10x faster than Fast Ethernet—Gigabit Ethernet delivers speeds of up to 1000 Mbps
2. Significant boost in performance for bandwidth-intensive applications like video conferencing, video streaming, and gaming
3. Eliminates bottlenecks in your network
4. Backward compatible with 10 Mbps and 100 Mbps network devices
5. Affordable prices make it possible for you to join the technological revolution


Network Ports
* GS605: 5 auto-speed sensing UTP ports
* GS608: 8 auto-speed sensing UTP ports

Forwarding Mode
* Store-and-forward
* 128K on-chip packet buffering

* Bandwidth: GS605: 10 Gbps (non-blocking); GS608: 16 Gbps (non-blocking)
* Forward Rate (10 Mbps port): 14,800 packets/sec
* Forward Rate (100 Mbps port): 148,000 packets/sec
* Forward Rate (1000 Mbps port): 1,480,000 packets/sec
* Latency @ 10 Mbps - 1250 μs (max)
* Latency @ 100 Mbps - 125 μs (max)
* Latency @ 1000 Mbps - 15 μs (max)
* MAC address database: 4,000
* Mean time between failures (MTBF): 816,000 hours (9 years)

AC Power
* 12V AC,1A; Plug is localized to country of sale
* GS605: 12W (12V, 1A)
* GS608: 14.4W (12V, 1.2A)

Status LEDs
* System power
* Link, speed and activity indicators for each port