Help us improve your experience.

Let us know what you think.

Do you have time for a two-minute survey?




Software release

  • Junos OS releases 14.1R4, 14.2R3 and Junos Continuity, Junos OS release 15.1 and later.


  • 130 Gbps capacity with hierarchical quality of service (HQoS)

  • Requires high-capacity fan trays and high-capacity filter trays

  • Weight: 15.96 lb (7.26 kg)

  • Model number: MPC3E-3D-NG-Q

  • Name in the CLI: MPC3E NG HQoS

Note: MPC3E-3D-NG-Q is not compatible with SCB, you must use either SCBE-MX or SCBE2-MX for the switch fabric interface.

Hardware features

  • Line-rate throughput of up to 130 Gbps

  • Supports up to 512,000 queues per slot

  • Supports WAN-PHY mode at 9.95 Gbps and LAN-PHY mode at 10.31 Gbps

  • Supports maximum transmission unit (MTU) size of 9,192 bytes for host bound packets. For Junos OS 16.1R1 and later releases, the MTU size supported is 9,500 bytes.

  • Two slots for MICs

  • Junos Trio chipsets for increased scaling for bandwidth, subscribers, and services

Software features

Power requirement

Maximum with highest-power MICs at 55° C: 12.15 A @ 48 V (583 W)

At different temperatures:

  • 55° C: 583 W

  • 40° C: 532 W

  • 25° C: 503 W


OK/FAIL LED, one bicolor:

  • Steady green—MPC is functioning normally.

  • Blinking green—MPC is transitioning online or offline.

  • Red—MPC has failed.


On the MX960 router, FPC slot 0 and slot 11 are not NEBS compliant beyond 104°F (40°C) with MPC3E-3D-NG and MPC3E-3D-NG-Q. This is a cooling restriction.