I have been trying to get information about the hardware itself from Cisco routers but I was unable to find that on Google. It seems weird I cant find that info neither on Cisco page itself.

My question is, can someone direct me to a page where I can get the CPU, the amount of memory and the overall hardware features of an enterprise Cisco router?



Simply put: if you can't find detailed info from the vendor and no detailed review you'll have to take them apart yourself.

Apparently, most customers don't require or ask for detailed datasheets any more, so they've grown out of style...

  • There are a few reasons for this. One big one being that many vendors don't want customers to choose their product based solely on how much hardware gets stuffed into it. Rather, more useful metrics like total request capacity, throughput, feature compatibility, etc are not only easier to sell in many cases but are easier for people to right-size within their infrastructure. – Spooler Jun 1 '18 at 20:47
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    One side of the medal - additionally, customers being able to compare technical details means less brand adherence. But seriously, it's less and less about what the hardware can do and more and more about what the software can do. – Zac67 Jun 1 '18 at 22:31

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