Networking Connectivity
Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X520-QDA1
QSFP+ module and cable support and accessories

The Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X520-QDA1 supports:

  • Standards-compliant QSFP+ direct attach and breakout cable configurations and lengths from any vendor
  • Intel® Ethernet QSFP+ SR Optic, other optics are not supported

Optical module
The optical module listed below is the only optical module supported by the Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X520-QDA1.

Product name Product code MM number
Intel® Ethernet QSFP+ SR Optics E10GQSFPSR 920602

Intel® Ethernet QSFP+ Twinaxial Cables
Intel® Ethernet QSFP+ Twinaxial Cables have one QSFP+ connector on each end of the cable for direct attachment to a QSFP+ cage.

Product name and length Product code MM number
Intel® Ethernet QSFP+ Twinaxial Cable, 1 meter XLDACBL1 920258
Intel® Ethernet QSFP+ Twinaxial Cable, 3 meters XLDACBL3 920344
Intel® Ethernet QSFP+ Twinaxial Cable, 5 meters XLDACBL5 920345

Intel® Ethernet QSFP+ Breakout Cables
Intel® Ethernet QSFP+ Breakout Cables have one QSFP+ connector on one end breaks out into four SFP+ connectors on the other end for direct attachment to SFP+ cages.

Product name and length Product code MM number
Intel® Ethernet QSFP+ Breakout Cable, 1 meter X4DACBL1 920346
Intel® Ethernet QSFP+ Breakout Cable, 3 meters X4DACBL3 920347
Intel® Ethernet QSFP+ Breakout Cable, 5 meters X4DACBL5 920348
Related topics
Operating system and compatibility information
Driver and software downloads

This applies to:

Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X520-QDA1

Solution ID: CS-034460
Last Modified: 08-Sep-2014
Date Created: 07-Aug-2013
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