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8-Port Gigabit Unmanaged Metal Desktop Switch



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The GO-SW-8GE offers an economical way for SOHO and small to medium businesses (SMB) to benefit from the increased bandwidth of Gigabit Ethernet. It provides eight Gigabit ports for easy expansion of your network and a quick way to upgrade your network to Gigabit connectivity


Think Green

The GO-SW-8GE 8-Port Gigabit Unmanaged Metal Desktop Switch is part of D-Link’s new series of SOHO devices that make use of D-Link’s Green Technology, providing energy savings, reduced heat, and a longer product life without sacrificing performance or functionality. An energy-efficient power adapter (EnergyStar Level V qualified), minimized use of harmful substances (RoHS compliant), and recyclable packaging make this switch truly environmentally friendly. The GO-SW-8GE also helps you conserve energy automatically. The switch saves substantial amounts of power by cutting power usage for unused ports or ports connected to computers that have been shut down.

Switching Fabric
• 16Gbps

• IEEE 802.3 10BASE-T Ethernet (twisted-pair copper)
• IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet (twisted-pair copper)
• IEEE 802.3ab 1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet (twistedpair copper)
• ANSI/IEEE 802.3 NWay auto-negotiation
• IEEE 802.3x Flow Control
• IEEE 802.1p QoS
• IEEE 802.3az Energy-Efficient Ethernet (EEE)

Data Transfer Rates
• Ethernet:
- 10 Mbps (half duplex), 20 Mbps (full duplex)
• Fast Ethernet:
- 100 Mbps (half duplex), 200 Mbps (full duplex)
• Gigabit Ethernet:
-2000 Mbps (full duplex)

Packet Filtering/Forwarding Rates
• Ethernet: 14,880 pps
• Fast Ethernet: 148,800 pps
• Gigabit Ethernet: 1,488,000 pps

Network Cables
• 10BASE-T:
- UTP CAT 3, 4, 5/5e (100 m max.)
- EIA/TIA-586 100-ohm STP (100 m max.)

• 100BASE-TX, 1000BASE-T:
- UTP CAT 5/5e (100 m max.)
- EIA/TIA-568 100-ohm STP (100 m max.)

Media Interface Exchange
• Auto MDI/MDIX adjustment for all ports

LED Indicators
• Per port: Link/Activity/Speed
• Per device: Power

Switching Method
• Store-and-forward

MAC Address Table
• 8K entries 

RAM Buffer
• 128KB per device

Jumbo Frames
• 9,216 Bytes

• 4 Queues, strict mode

General Specifications
DC Input
• External 5 V/1 A Level “V” Power Adapter

Power Consumption
• Power On (Standby):
DC input: 0.59 watts
AC input: 1.5 watts

• Maximum:
DC input: 3.48 watts
AC input: 5.4 watts

Heat Dissipation
• Power On (Standby) AC input: 5.22 BTU/h
• Maximum DC input: 18.25 BTU/h


• 522,270 hours


Operating Temperature
• 32 to 130 ˚F (30 to 50 ˚C)

Storage Temperature
• 14 to 158 ˚F (-10 to 70 ˚C)

Operating Humidity
• 10% to 90% RH non-condensing

Storage Humidity
• 5% to 90% RH non-condensing

• 5.03 x 3.14 x 1.10 inches (128 x 80 x 28 mm)



• 15.52 ounces (440 grams)

• FCC Class B
• ICES-003 Class B
• CE Class B
• C-Tick Class B
• VCCI Class B
• cUL
• CB

• Three Year Warranty1

  • Connect – Add up to eight devices to your network
  • Gigabit Speed – Gigabit Ethernet ports for superior device connectivity
  • Plug-n-Play Installation – Connect your devices in seconds, just plug and play
  • D-Link Green – Providing energy savings, reduced heat and longer product life
  • Metal Casing – Durable and high-quality protection

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