May 16, 2022

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TRENDnet TEG-S750 Review: A Solid 10Gbps Switch


The TRENDnet TEG-S750 Multi-Gig Unmanaged switch is almost everything I wished its cousin, the TEG-S762, had.

Instead of mixing 10Gbps and 2.5Gbps ports, it goes straight up 10Gbps. The way Multi-Gig works, these ports also support the lower speed grades (5Gbps, 2.5Gbps, 1Gbps, 100Mbps.)

On the downside, TRENDnet TEG-S750 has one port fewer — it’s a 5-Port 10Gbps Multi-Gig switch — despite sharing the same physical size and weight as the TEG-S762.

But five ports might be all a home would need. It allows you to add up to four super-fast connections to the local network. Most homes don’t have more than four wired devices anyway, and in those that do, most still use 1Gbps ports.

So, for around $330, the TRENDnet TG-S750 is an excellent buy for those wanting to get ahead of the speed curve, especially if they have 10Gbps broadband. Get one today!

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The TRENDnet TEG-S750 comes with five 10Gbps Multi-Gig ports.

TRENDnet TEG-S750 vs TEG-S762: Real 10Gbps in a small package

The TRENDnet TEG-S750 shares the same physical size as the TG-S762. It looks like a typical network switch with five front-facing ports.

However, what sets it apart is the fact that all five of these ports can handle up to 10Gbps. You use one of them to connect to an existing network, preferably another 10Gbps port of a router, and now you can add another four super-fast wired devices to the network.

Like the case of the TG-S762, the TG-S750 is also mostly hollow, with ventilation openings on its left and right sides. The switch has no internal fan, which means it’s quiet and has fewer parts to break.

TRENDnet TEG-S750 vs TEG-S762: Hardware specifications

Both of these are unmanaged switches. They will work right away as you plug them into an existing network. As a matter of fact, they work together, too.

Full Name TRENDnet TEG-S762
5-Port 10Gbps
Unmanaged Switch
TRENDnet TEG-S762
6-Port 10Gbps
Unmanaged Switch
Model TEG-S762 TEG-S762
Dimensions
(W x D x H)
7 x 5.7 x 1.3 in
(180 x 145 x 33mm)
7 x 5.7 x 1.3 in
(180 x 145 x 33mm)
Weight 5.12 lbs (2.33 kg) 5.12 lbs (2.33 kg)
Gigabit-only Ports None None
Multi-Gig Ports 4x 10Gbps 2x 10Gbps, 4x 2.5Gbps
Switching Capacity 100Gbps 60Gbps
Jumbo Frame Support Yes
(Up to 9KB)
Yes
(Up to 9KB)
Packet Buffer 2MB 2MB
Features Fanless and quiet
Desktop and Wall mount
Fanless and quiet
Desktop and Wall mount
Supported Standards IEEE 802.3u
IEEE 802.3ab
IEEE 802.3an
IEEE 802.3az
IEEE 802.3bz
IEEE 802.3u
IEEE 802.3ab
IEEE 802.3an
IEEE 802.3az
IEEE 802.3bz
Operating Environment Temperature: 0° – 40° C (32° – 104° F)
Humidity: up to 95% (non-condensing)
Temperature: 0° – 40° C (32° – 104° F)
Humidity: up to 95% (non-condensing)
Power Supply Input: 100 – 240V AC, 50/60 Hz
Output: 12V, 1A
Input: 100 – 240V AC, 50/60 Hz
Output: 12V, 1A
Certification CE, FCC, IC CE, FCC, IC
Power Consumption
(rated)
11.9W max 11.9W max
Power Consumption
(per 24 hours)
≈ 235 Wh Not tested
LED Indicator Green: 10Gbps or 5Gbps,
Amber: 2.5Gbps or slower
Green (port 1-2): 10Gbps or 5Gbps,
Amber (port 1-2): 2.5Gbps or slower.
Green (port 3-6): 2.5Gbps,
Amber (port 3-6): 1Gbps or slower
Warranty Lifetime Lifetime
U.S Cost (at review) $330 $210
Hardware specifications: TRENDnet TEG-S750 vs TEG-S762

TRENDnet TEG-S750: Detail photos

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The TRENDnet TEG-S750 Multi-Gig Switch’s retail box

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The TRENDnet TG-S750 comes with a standard power adapter and four little rubber feet out of the box. Note there are no mounting accessories.

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And that’s because the new switch is not designed to be wall-mountable. On the underside, you’ll find only locations to attach the included rubber feet on.

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The top of the TRENDnet TEG-S750 looks the same as its old 6-port Multi-Gig cousin.

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Here’s the side of the TRENDnet TEG-S750. Note the ventilation openings.

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The TRENDnet TEG-S750’s five Multi Gig ports come with clear indicators.

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Here’s the TRENDnet TEG-S750’s included power adapter.

A straightforward unmanaged switch

Like all unmanaged switches, there’s nothing to set up the TRENDnet TEG-S750.

All you have to do is connect it to an existing network using one of its ports as the uplink connection. Since all of these ports are 10Gbps, you can use any as the up-link. Then, plug the switch into power, and it’s ready.

The TEG-S750 has no web user interface or application. It has no features that require user interaction. All of its ports work at the same level and have equal bandwidth.

TRENDnet TEG-S750: 10Gbps-grade performance

For this review, I used the TRENDnet TEG-S750 intensively for a couple of days, and it didn’t disappoint.

Like previous Multi-Gig switches, its sustained speed didn’t reach the full 10Gbps (10,000Mbps) but was quite close, as shown in the chart below.

TRENDnet TEG S750 Multi Gig Switchs Performance
The TRENDnet TEG S750 Multi-Gig Switch’s performance against others

Other than the official tests, I also tried it with a few 5Gbps Multi-Gig devices, and it sustained at around 3500Mbps.

That said, the TRENDnet TEG-S750 wasn’t the fastest Multi-Gig switch I’ve tested, but for its costs, it’s plenty speedy enough. It also ran relatively cool in my trial — I could feel the extra warmth on it during heavy operation but not as warm as many other switches I’ve worked with.

TRENDnet TEG-S750 Multi Gig Switch Power

Pros

Five 10Gbps Multi-Gig ports

Fast performance, plug, and play design

Helpful port indicator, fanless, sturdy design

Conclusion

For the cost, the TRENDnet TEG-S750 is an excellent 10Gbps Multi-Gig switch.

If you have gotten your home wired and have a Multi-Gig broadband connection that you want to get the most out of, this little switch is an easy choice. Get one!



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