More Specification of SFP Server Adapter
The X520-DA2 Intel Dual-Ports SFP+ 10 Gigabits Server Adapter is a high-performance network adapter card that has the following additional specifications:
- Data Transfer Rate: 10 Gbps
- Bus Type: PCI Express 3.0 x8
- Interfaces/Ports: 2 x SFP+
- Network Standards: IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ad, IEEE 802.3x, IEEE 802.3ap, IEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.3ae, IEEE 802.3ak
- Operating System Compatibility: Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016, Windows Server 2019, Linux, VMWare, Citrix XenServer
- Advanced Features: Virtual Machine Device Queues (VMDq), Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV), Intel I/O Acceleration Technology (Intel I/OAT), Intel Virtualization Technology for Connectivity (Intel VT-c)
- Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI)
- Dimensions: 6.6 x 2.5 inches
- Weight: 1.2 oz
Please note that this information is based on the specifications of this product Intel Dual-Ports SFP+ 10 Gigabits Server Adapter available as of 2021 and may be subject to change.
Benefits and Features of PCI-Express Adapter
The X520-DA2 Intel Dual-Ports SFP+ 10 Gigabits Server Adapter is a high-performance network adapter card that can be installed in a server to provide it with two 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10 GbE) connections. It offers a range of benefits and features, including:
- Dual SFP+ ports: The adapter has two SFP+ ports, which support the use of small form-factor pluggable (SFP+) transceivers, allowing for a variety of different types of optical fibers and cables to be used.
- High-speed 10 GbE connectivity: The adapter provides high-speed 10 GbE connectivity, which is ideal for data centers, cloud computing, and other demanding network environments.
- Advanced technologies: The adapter supports advanced technologies such as Virtual Machine Device Queues (VMDq) and Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV) to improve performance and reduce CPU utilization. Additionally, the adapter supports Intel's advanced technologies like Intel Data Direct I/O Technology and Intel Virtualization Technology for Connectivity.
- Resiliency and High Availability: Dual-Ports provide redundancy, so that if one port fails, the other can take over, minimizing downtime. Additionally, the adapter supports link aggregation, also known as NIC teaming, which allows multiple ports to be grouped together to form a single, faster, and more resilient connection.
- Intel Advanced Server Features: The adapter supports Intel Advanced Server Features such as Intel I/O Acceleration Technology (Intel I/OAT) and Intel Virtualization Technology for Connectivity (Intel VT-c) which helps to improve the performance, reliability and scalability of virtualized environments.
- Power Management: The adapter supports Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) which allows for the adapter to be power-managed by the operating system, reducing power consumption and heat generation.
The X520-DA2 Intel Dual-Ports SFP+ 10 Gigabits Server Adapter is a high-performance network adapter card that is built with quality components to ensure reliability and durability.
One of the key components of the adapter is the SFP+ transceiver, which is a small form-factor pluggable module that converts electrical signals to optical signals and vice versa. The SFP+ transceiver is a critical component that ensures the adapter can transmit data over optical fibers and cables. These SFP+ transceivers used in the adapter are compliant with industry standards and are of high quality to ensure maximum performance and compatibility with various network environments.
The adapter also uses high-quality capacitors and other components that help to ensure the stability and longevity of the adapter. Additionally, the adapter's PCB (printed circuit board) is designed to provide optimal signal integrity and minimize the effects of electromagnetic interference (EMI) to ensure consistent and reliable performance.
Product Details:Manufacturer: Intel
Networking Type: NIC
Product Name: 10 Gigabit
Dimensions 8.9 x 5.8 x 1.2 Inches
Networking:Device Type : Network Adapter 2 Ports
Form Factor : Plug-In Card Low Profile
Interface (Bus) Type : PCI Express 2.0 X8
Connectivity Technology : Wired
Data Link Protocol : 10 GIGABIT Ethernet
Data Transfer Rate : 10 GBPS
Network / Transport Protocol : TCP/IP, UDP/IP, IPSEC, ISCSI
Remote Management Protocol : SNMP, RMON
Status Indicators : Link Activity, Port Transmission Speed, Link Ok
Features : Flow Control, Vlan Support, Packet Filtering, Quality Of Service (QOS), Virtual Machine Device Queues (VMDQ)
Compliant Standards : Ieee 802.1q, Ieee 802.1p, Ieee 802.3ad (Lacp), Ieee 802.1ae, Ieee 802.1AS
Processor / Memory:Processor : 82599ES Intel
Expansion / ConnectivityExpansion Slots Total (Free) : 2 ( 2 ) X SFP+
Compatible Slots : 1 X PCI Express 2.0 X8 Full-Length, Low-Profile.
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Internal Network Interface Cards
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