The Intel X540 10Gb Ethernet Dual port adapter is a 10GBASE-T adapter in a PCIe 2.1 compliant form factor. It delivers full line rate performance, utilizing CAT 6A UTP cabling (or better) with distances up to 100 meters. Providing high performance Ethernet connectivity, it is ideal for use in workstation, virtual workstation and cloud computing environments. It supports enterprise class features (VLAN tagging, adaptive interrupt coalescing, MSI-X, NIC teaming (bonding), Receive Side Scaling (RSS), jumbo frames, PXE boot) and virtualization features (VMware NetQueue and Microsoft VMQ).
- Industry-leading throughput and latency performance
- Operates at 1Gbps/10Gbps, auto-negotiation, on both ports
- Up to 40Gb/s bi-directional near line rate throughput