Dell 462-6904 Broadcom 10Gigabit Ethernet 2 Ports Network Adapter is a high-performance network adapter designed for enterprise-level servers and workstations. The adapter comes with two ports that support 10 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity, providing fast and reliable network access to mission-critical applications and data.
In this article, we will take a closer look at the Dell 462-6904 Broadcom 10Gigabit Ethernet 2 Ports Network Adapter and discuss its features, benefits, and use cases.
The Dell 462-6904 Broadcom 10Gigabit Ethernet 2 Ports Network Adapter comes with a range of features that make it an ideal choice for businesses and organizations that require high-speed network connectivity.
Two 10 Gigabit Ethernet Ports
The adapter features two 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports that provide lightning-fast network connectivity for applications that require high bandwidth, low latency, and high reliability.
PCI Express 3.0 x8 Interface
The adapter supports the PCI Express 3.0 x8 interface, providing high-speed data transfer rates and low latency. The interface is backward compatible with PCI Express 2.0 and 1.1, ensuring compatibility with a wide range of servers and workstations.
Broadcom BCM57810S Controller
The adapter features a Broadcom BCM57810S controller, which provides advanced features such as TCP/IP offload engine (TOE), iSCSI acceleration, and remote direct memory access (RDMA). These features help to reduce CPU utilization, improve network performance, and increase overall system efficiency.
Low Power Consumption
The adapter has low power consumption, making it an energy-efficient choice for businesses and organizations that are looking to reduce their energy costs and carbon footprint.
The Dell 462-6904 Broadcom 10Gigabit Ethernet 2 Ports Network Adapter offers several benefits to businesses and organizations that require high-speed network connectivity.
Improved Network Performance
The adapter's two 10 Gigabit Ethernet ports provide fast and reliable network connectivity for applications that require high bandwidth and low latency. The adapter's advanced features, such as TCP/IP offload engine (TOE), iSCSI acceleration, and remote direct memory access (RDMA), help to improve network performance and reduce CPU utilization.
The adapter's high-speed network connectivity helps to improve productivity by enabling faster access to mission-critical applications and data. Employees can work more efficiently and effectively, leading to increased productivity and better business outcomes.
The adapter's low power consumption makes it an energy-efficient choice for businesses and organizations that are looking to reduce their energy costs and carbon footprint. The adapter's advanced features also help to reduce CPU utilization, leading to cost savings on hardware and maintenance.
Use Cases for Dell 462-6904 Broadcom 10Gigabit Ethernet 2 Ports Network Adapter
The Dell 462-6904 Broadcom 10Gigabit Ethernet 2 Ports Network Adapter is ideal for a range of use cases, including:
The adapter is an ideal choice for data centers that require high-speed network connectivity for mission-critical applications and data. The adapter's advanced features, such as TCP/IP offload engine (TOE), iSCSI acceleration, and remote direct memory access (RDMA), help to improve network performance and reduce CPU utilization.
General Information about the Dell 462-6904
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Model Number or SKU# 462-6904
- Product Type: Network Adapter
Key Features for 2 Ports Adapter
- Total Number of Ports: 2
- Data Transfer Rate: 10GBPS
- Device Type : Network Adapter
- Form Factor : Plug-in Card
- Interface (bus) Type : Pci Express 2.0 X8
Performance of 10GBPS Adapter
- Ports: 10GB Ethernet X 2
- Connectivity Technology : Wired
- Data Link Protocol : 10 GIGE
- Network / Transport Protocol : Tcp/ip, Ipx/spx, Netbeui/netbios, Ip/ipx, Csma/ca
- Flow Control, Vlan Support, Tcp/ip Offloading, Pxe Support, Receive Side Scaling (rss), Advanced Error Reporting (aer)
- Compliant Standards : Ieee 802.3z, Ieee 802.1q, Ieee 802.3x, Ieee 802.3ad (lacp), Ieee 802.3ae, Ieee 802.1ab (lldp)
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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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