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How Much More Expensive Is the Price of a 10g Optical Module Than a Gigabit Optical Module?

10 Gigabit optical modules have higher speed and better performance than Gigabit optical modules. However, compared with Gigabit optical modules, the price of 10 Gigabit optical modules is also more expensive. In this article, we will conduct a comparative analysis of 10 Gigabit optical modules and Gigabit optical modules. In addition, we will explain how to choose a suitable optical module according to actual needs, and provide some practical selection and usage suggestions.


10 Gigabit optical modules and Gigabit optical modules are two products that are widely used. Compared with Gigabit optical modules, the main advantages of 10G optical modules are higher speed and larger bandwidth. An optical module with a transmission rate of 10 Gigabit can theoretically transmit 10G data per second, which is 10 times that of an optical module with a transmission rate of about Gigabit. It can transmit more data in the same time, greatly improving network transmission. efficiency. This is also the reason why the price of 10 Gigabit optical modules is a little higher.


Secondly, in terms of production costs, the chips, devices, solutions, and processes used by 10G optical modules are different from those of Gigabit optical modules. Compared with Gigabit optical modules, the price of 10G optical modules is slightly higher. Some.


When we choose optical modules, we need to consider many factors, and price is undoubtedly one of the important factors. How much more expensive is the price of 10 Gigabit optical modules than Gigabit optical modules? There is no standard answer to this question. According to the different transmission distances, Gigabit and 10 Gigabit optical modules can also be divided into less than 2km, 10km, 40km, 80km, etc. For the most widely used optical modules of 10km or less, the difference between Gigabit and 10GE is only a few tens of dollars, and the difference between 40km and 80km is relatively large. This is closely related to the cost and process of each manufacturer.


In practical applications, we need to select a suitable optical module based on actual needs. If the network throughput is small, choosing a Gigabit optical module is enough to meet the demand. If the network traffic is large, it is necessary to choose a 10G optical module. In addition, we suggest that when choosing an optical module, you must consider the actual needs, professional technology and cost, compare different types of products, and make a detailed evaluation.


How much more expensive is the price of a 10G optical module than a Gigabit optical module?

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