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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 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 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.
|Compatible Networks||10 Gbps|
|Full Duplex Support||Yes|
|Jumbo Frame Support||15K max.|
|Maximum Data Transfer Rate||20000 Mbps (20 Gbps) - Full-Duplex|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||178 g [6.3 oz]|
|Interface||Fiber (10 Gigabit Ethernet)|
|Industry Standards||IEEE 802.3ae (10GBASE-LR/SR only), IEEE 802.3aq (10GBASE-LRM)|
PCI Express Rev 2.0, using PCIe x8 (or higher) slot
|Chipset ID||Intel - 82599|
|Card Type||Standard Profile (LP bracket incl.)|
|Bus Type||PCI Express|
|Storage Temperature||-20°C to 60°C (-4°F to 140°F)|
|Operating Temperature||5°C to 50°C (41°F to 122°F)|
|Humidity||20% ~ 80% RH|
|Internal Ports||SFP+ Slot Female|
|Connector Type(s)||PCI Express x8 Male|
|Supported Protocols||IEEE 802.3ad (Link Aggregation)|
IEEE 802.3x (2005 Flow Control Support)
IEEE 802.1Q (VLAN tagging)
|Product Height||120 mm [4.7 in]|
|Product Length||135 mm [5.3 in]|
|Product Weight||102 g [3.6 oz]|
|Product Width||18 mm [0.7 in]|
|OS Compatibility||Windows® 7, 8, 8.1, 10|
Windows Server® 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016
Linux 2.6.24 to 4.11.x LTS Versions only
|What's in the Box|
|Included in Package||Low-profile bracket|
|PCIe 10GBase Fiber Card|
|Quick install guide|