Product overview of the Dell 540-11056
The 540-11056 Dell Broadcom 5720 2-Port PCI-E 2.0X1 1GBPS RJ-45 Half-Height W/O Bracket is a network card that can be used to expand the connectivity of a computer or server. This particular model is made by Dell, a leading manufacturer of computer hardware.
The network card is designed to fit into a PCI-Express 2.0x1 slot on the motherboard of a computer or server. It provides two RJ-45 Ethernet ports, each capable of transmitting data at speeds of up to 1 gigabit per second (Gbps). The half-height design of the card means that it takes up less space inside the computer case, making it ideal for use in compact systems.
PCI-Express 2.0x1 Interface
The 540-11056 Dell Broadcom 5720 network card is designed to be used with a PCI-Express 2.0x1 slot on the motherboard of a computer or server. This interface provides a high-speed connection between the network card and the rest of the system, allowing for fast and reliable data transfer.
Two RJ-45 Ethernet Ports
The network card features two RJ-45 Ethernet ports, which can be used to connect to a local area network (LAN) or the internet. Each port is capable of transmitting data at speeds of up to 1 Gbps, making it ideal for use in high-speed networks.
The 540-11056 Dell Broadcom 5720 network card has a half-height design, which means that it takes up less space inside the computer case. This makes it ideal for use in compact systems or servers where space is at a premium.
Broadcom 5720 Chipset
The network card uses a Broadcom 5720 chipset, which provides high performance and reliability. The chipset is designed to support advanced features such as TCP/IP offloading, which can help to reduce CPU utilization and improve network performance.
Low Power Consumption
The 540-11056 Dell Broadcom 5720 network card is designed to be energy-efficient, with a maximum power consumption of just 4.6 watts. This means that it can help to reduce the overall power consumption of the system, which is particularly important in data center environments where energy costs can be high.
Support for Virtualization
The network card supports virtualization technologies such as VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V, which allow multiple virtual machines to share a single physical network interface. This can help to reduce the number of network cards required in a virtualized environment, reducing costs and simplifying network management.
Operating System Support
The 540-11056 Dell Broadcom 5720 network card is compatible with a wide range of operating systems, including Windows, Linux, and VMware ESX. This makes it a versatile choice for use in a variety of different environments.
Overall, the 540-11056 Dell Broadcom 5720 2-Port PCI-E 2.0X1 1GBPS RJ-45 Half-Height W/O Bracket is a high-performance network card that can be used to expand the connectivity of a computer or server. It provides two RJ-45 Ethernet ports, each capable of transmitting data at speeds of up to 1 Gbps, and uses a Broadcom 5720 chipset for high performance and reliability.
Main Information about the PCI-E Adapter
- Manufacturer: Dell
- Model Number or SKU# 540-11056
- Product Type: Network Adapter
- Total Number of Ports: 2
- Form Factor: Plug-In Card
- Ports: Gigabit Ethernet X 2
- Connectivity Technology: Wired
- Cabling Type: Ethernet 10base-T, Ethernet 100 Base-Tx, Ethernet 1000 Base-T
- Data Link Protocol: 10MB LAN, 100MB LAN, Gige
- Features: Wake On LAN (WOL)
- Compliant Standards: IEEE 802.3Z, IEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.3X, IEEE 802.3AZ
Expansion / Connectivity
- Interfaces: 2 X 1000 Base-T RJ-45
About Refurbished Products
Adding gigabyte network connectivity is one of the best decisions users can make in the modern world. This is what the NIC (Network Interface Card) offers. This highly advanced networking device offers users a dedicated computer network connection.
The network interface card's ability to support wired and wireless network communications makes it one of the best choices. Individual users and IT professionals will find them very useful.
NIC enables adequate communication between computers. The computers may either be connected over a Local Area Network or over larger-scale networks via an IP. Regardless of the connection type, the network interface card offered at AllHDD works at optimal rates.
When users choose network interface card options here, they get the most reliable hardware circuitry. That is, there's a synergy between a data link and a physical layer in one device. The circuitry enables the physical layer to process data so that the processes involving the data link layer can run effectively on it.
Gone are the days when network controllers were the real deals. Today, a network interface card can serve as an expansion module in computer systems or routers. The specifications of the NIC users will get correspond with the standard of various network options.
Network Interface Card Options
Internal Network Interface Cards
Users will find NIC (Network Interface Cards) that users can insert directly onto the computer's motherboard. For these options to offer network access, there's the need for network cables. There are NIC options that use connections like Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI). Others connect with Industry Standard Architecture (ISA).
External Network Interface Cards
Laptops and desktops which do not come with an internal network interface card use the external option. There are two options for the external NIC. The first is the wireless network cards, which will be attached directly to the motherboard.
Unlike the internal option, there will be no need for networking cables in this case. These options are the best when users need to travel or access wireless signals.
On the other hand, there are several USB options ranging from 1 port to 4 port NIC. They are compact, and they add a network connection to a USB-enabled computer system. Many of these NIC options work with 10-100-1000 Mbps networks.
They are also ideal replacements for local area network (LAN) adapters and similar laptop accessories. Users will find USB network interface cards that support features such as VLAN tagging, Jumbo Frames, and Wake on LAN (WOL). They are the most reliable Gigabit network for versatile home and business use.
- Fast and Reliable Performance. The network interface cards have impressive speed ratings with options up to 1000 Mbps. They enable the connection of multiple computers without the fear of failure.
- Updated and Incorruptible Driver. The driver that passes data between the NIC and the computer system ensures optimal performance.
- Connectivity LED. These NIC (Network Interface Cards) come with integrated LED indicators to notify users when there is a network connection and transfer of data.
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