NETGEAR GS608 8-Port Gigabit Switch [GS608AU]

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8x 10/100/1000 Mbps Ports

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

Upgrading 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

Netgear Green

  • Up to 60% lower power consumption
  • Auto power-down mode saves energy 0;0;0;3; when port is unused
  • Less transmit power when the cable is under 10 m
  • Packaging manufactured with at least 80% recycled materials


Network Ports
  • GS608: 8 auto-speed sensing UTP ports
Forwarding Mode
  • Store-and-forward
  • 128K on-chip packet buffering
  • Bandwidth:
    • 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
Physical Specifications
  • Dimensions (w x d x h):
    -GS605: 28.6 x 147 x 95.7mm (1.1 x 5.8 x 3.8in)
    -GS608: 31 x 177 x 117mm (1.2 x 7.0 x 4.6in)
  • Weight:
    -GS605: 0.28kg (0.63 lb)
    -GS608: 0.31kg (0.69lb)
Environmental Specifications
  • Operating temperature: 0° to 40°C (32° to 104°F)
  • Operating humidity: 10% to 90% non-condensing
  • Storage temperature: 20° to 70°C (-4° to 158°F)
  • Storage humidity: 10% to 95% relative humidity
Standards Compliance
  • IEEE 802.3i 10BASE-T Ethernet
  • IEEE 802.3u 100BASE-TX Fast Ethernet
  • IEEE 802.3ab 1000BASE-T Gigabit Ethernet
  • IEEE 802.1p priority tags
  • IEEE 802.3x Full-duplex flow control Jumbo frame support (9,000 byte frames)
Safety Agency Approvals
  • C-Tick, CE Mark
  • FCC Class B and VCCI Class B, MIC
  • Netgear 2-year Warranty
Package Contents
  • 8-Port 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet Switch (GS608)
  • Vertical stand
  • Power adapter
  • Instrallation guide
  • Warranty/support information card
Netgear Related Products
  • Gigabit Ethernet PCI Adapter (GA311)
  • Gigabit Ethernet PC Card (GA511)
  • 16-Port Gigabit Desktop Switch (GS116)
Ordering Information
  • Australia: GS608AU
Manufacturer Website: NETGEAR GS608 8-Port Gigabit Switch
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