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Get fast, high-bandwidth connectivity with this cost-effective fiber network card. It adds two open SFP+ slots to your server or high-powered workstation, giving you an easy way to connect your server or workstation to a 10 Gigabit fiber network using the SFP+ modules of your choice.
Large file transfers, multimedia content and increased numbers of network users create constant pressures for more bandwidth in your network infrastructure. This fiber NIC lets you harness the speed and stability of a 10 Gigabit network. The NIC supports data transfers at up to 10Gbps per port, or up to 20Gbps per port in full-duplex mode.
The fiber NIC is compatible with most 10GbE SFP+ transceivers, giving you flexible configuration options to connect your computer directly to a fiber network at greater distances.
The card features two open SFP+ slots with support for interchangeable SFP+ modules, including the [%product id="SFP10GSRST" text="StarTech.com 10GBase-SR SFP+ Fiber Transceiver Module"%] (SKU: SFP10GSRST). This gives you the option to use the modules that best suit your network needs based on distance and connector type. StarTech.com [%group id="122" text="SFP+ Cables"%] provide a dependable solution for linking telecom and data communications equipment, such as routers and switches.
The 10 Gigabit network card features the Intel 82599 chipset, designed to deliver the power, performance and enhanced capabilities you need for reliable network connections to your server or computer. The Intel chip offers many advanced features including Intel Virtualization Technology for connectivity, PXE network boot support and up to 15K jumbo frame support.
The PEX20000SFPI is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.
Connector Type(s): PCI Express x8 Male
Internal Ports: SFP+ Slot Female
Operating Temperature: 5°C to 50°C (41°F to 122°F)
Storage Temperature: -20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)
Humidity: 20% ~ 80% RH
Interface: Fiber (10 Gigabit Ethernet)
Bus Type: PCI Express
Card Type: Standard Profile (LP bracket incl.)
Industry Standards: IEEE 802.3ae (10GBASE-LR/SR only), IEEE 802.3aq (10GBASE-LRM)
Chipset ID: Intel - 82599
Shipping (Package) Weight: 178 g [6.3 oz]
Maximum Data Transfer Rate: 20000 Mbps (20 Gbps) - Full-Duplex
Compatible Networks: 10 Gbps
Full Duplex Support: Yes
Jumbo Frame Support: 15K max.
Promiscuous Mode: Yes
Supported Protocols: IEEE 802.3ad (Link Aggregation)
Product Length: 135 mm [5.3 in]
Product Width: 18 mm [0.7 in]
Product Height: 120 mm [4.7 in]
Product Weight: 102 g [3.6 oz]
OS Compatibility: Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Included in Package: PCIe 10GBase Fiber Card
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