The Fibre Channel PCI Express card is installed in your computer and the cables are used to connect to the SFP port on Xserve RAID with SFP connectors. This card runs at full bandwidth in a four-lane or eight-lane PCI Express slot. SFP connectors on the card allow use of copper or optical cabling and provide the capability of directly connecting to Xserve RAID or Fibre Channel switches over long distances up to 500m. The Apple Fibre Channel PCI Express card offers leading performance and compatibility with Mac OS X and Xserve RAID.
- Apple Dual-Channel 4Gb Fibre Channel PCI Express Card
- Interface type: PCI Express
- Controller Interface Type: 4Gb Fibre Channel
- Hardware requirement: Mac Pro and Xserve (Intel-based) with a PCI Express bus (not PCI or PCI-X)