Overview of the 2 Ports Network Adapter
The Dell Mellanox Connectx-3 Dual Port 10GB Network Adapter is designed to provide high-performance Ethernet connectivity for servers, storage systems, and other devices. It has two 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports, which can be used to connect to networks with speeds up to 10Gbps. This makes it ideal for data centers and other high-bandwidth applications that require fast and reliable network connectivity.
Features for Network Adapter
The Dell Mellanox Connectx-3 Dual Port 10GB Network Adapter has several key features that make it stand out from other network adapters on the market. These features include:
- Dual Port Connectivity: The adapter has two 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports, which can be used to connect to two separate networks or devices simultaneously. This provides redundancy and load balancing, which can help ensure that network traffic is distributed evenly and efficiently.
- PCIe 3.0 Support: The adapter is designed to work with PCIe 3.0 interfaces, which provide faster data transfer rates than previous generations of PCIe. This ensures that data can be transferred quickly and efficiently between the network adapter and other devices in the system.
- Low Latency: The adapter has very low latency, which means that it can process data quickly and efficiently. This is important in high-bandwidth applications where data needs to be transferred quickly and reliably.
- RoHS Compliance: The adapter is compliant with the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) directive, which means that it does not contain any harmful substances. This makes it a more environmentally friendly option compared to other network adapters that may contain hazardous materials.
- Power Consumption: The adapter is designed to be energy-efficient, which can help reduce overall power consumption in data centers and other high-bandwidth environments.
Benefits of 10GB Network Adapter
The Dell Mellanox Connectx-3 Dual Port 10GB Network Adapter provides several benefits for users, including:
- High-Speed Connectivity: The adapter provides fast and reliable 10 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity, which can help improve overall network performance and reduce data transfer times.
- Load Balancing: The adapter supports load balancing, which can help ensure that network traffic is distributed evenly across both ports. This can improve overall network performance and reduce the risk of network congestion.
- Redundancy: The adapter's dual port connectivity provides redundancy, which means that if one port fails, the other port can take over. This can help improve network uptime and reduce the risk of data loss or downtime.
- Low Latency: The adapter's low latency ensures that data can be transferred quickly and efficiently, which can help improve overall system performance.
- Energy Efficiency: The adapter is designed to be energy-efficient, which can help reduce overall power consumption in data centers and other high-bandwidth environments. This can result in cost savings and a more environmentally friendly system.
In summary, the 540-BBOW Dell Mellanox Connectx-3 Dual Port 10GB Network Adapter is a high-performance network interface card that provides fast and reliable 10 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity. Its dual port connectivity, low latency, and energy efficiency make it an ideal choice for data centers and other high-bandwidth applications. Whether you need to connect to a high-speed network or require redundancy and load balancing, this network adapter has the features and benefits to meet your needs.
Main Specification about the Dell 540-BBOW
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Part Number or SKU# 540-BBOW
- Device Type: Network Adapter
- Ethernet Aui: no
- Host Interface: pci Express X8
- Network (rj-45): no
- Poe (rj-45) Port: no
- Serial Port: no
- Usb: no
- Xjack: no
Media & Performance
- Media Type Supported: Optical Fiber
About Refurbished Products
A network adapter also called a network interface card is a plug-in card that serves to allow computers to both transmit and receive data on a local network. It is a component of a computer's internal hardware that facilitates communication over a network.
In a more current context, network adapters will refer to an Ethernet adapter where the Ethernet circuitry is built into motherboards of the latest desktops and laptop computers. Other times, a network adapter may also refer to a wireless (Wi-Fi) adapter.
In all instances, the adapter allows a computer to connect with another computer, a server, or other networking devices through a LAN connection. The use of a network adapter is not limited to wired connections as it is used for wireless networks. The adapters for wired networks come with an RJ-45 port that may use either the twisted or untwisted pair cables for network connectivity. For the wireless adapters, the network connection is facilitated through a built-in antenna or an externally connected antenna. Both the wired and wireless network adapters support the popular LAN protocols including TCP/IP. We have 1-port, 2-port, 4-port, 6-port, 8-port, and 16-port options that support speeds of 10, 25, 40, or even 100 Gigabits.
The plug-in network interface cards (NICs) are normally used in high-performance machines especially if a faster Ethernet standard is relatively new and available but is yet to become mainstream. In fact, the major difference between network adapters lies in the network protocol it supports.
We have the different types of network adapters necessary for building computer-to-computer networks that don't have a switch or hub. All the network adapters are fairly inexpensive and readily adaptable to different applications within a network. Some of the common types available are:
Network adapters common types
- Desktop Network Interface Card: This adapter is usually connected to a PCI or PCIe slot, whichever is available on the motherboard of your desktop computer. You will need to open your computer's case and it, therefore, presents the most difficult installation method. The PCIe slot is generally found in new computers.
- PC Card or PCMCIA Card: PCMCIA is the abbreviation for Personal Computer Memory Card International Association. The name has undergone changes over time to be referred to as a PC Card or ExpressCard. For dimensions, the PC card is almost similar in size to a credit card but is significantly thicker. The PC card is connected to a PC or PCMCIA card slot in your desktop computer or laptop computer.
- USB adapter: This network adapter is typically a small device, similar to a thumb drive, with a USB interface. Installation is easy and straightforward since it is plugged into the USB port of your desktop or laptop computer or other network devices that have a USB port.
- Wireless game adapters also referred to as media adapters, are connected to older game consoles and home entertainment devices so as to act as a bridge to Wi-Fi capability. They help expand functionality on these entertainment devices through connections to the internet.
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