What is the difference between SFP+ and SFP
The difference between SFP+ and SFP. The pinout of SFP and SFP+ connectors are identical. However, SFP is data rate of 6Gb/s, whereas SFP+ is designed for 10Gb/s.
The SFP receptacles and plugs are not as well impedance matched as SFP+ receptacles and plugs.
Also SFP+ cable is designed for 10Gb/s whereas SFP cable may not be able to satisfactorily transmit that rate.
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