Networking Connectivity
Intel® PRO/10GbE CX4 Server Adapter
Technical Specifications

General

  • Product Code: PXLA8591CX4
  • Connector: CX4 XPAK module
  • IEEE standards/network topology: 10GBASE CX4
  • Wiring: CX4 cable

Adapter product features

  • Plug and Play specification support
  • Easy installation with Intel® PROSet Utility and Intel® PRO Intelligent Install
  • RoHS compliant
  • Auto-negotiation, full-duplex capable
  • Cable distance: To 15 meters, depending on cable gauge and parameters (AWG 24, 20 m; AWG 26, 15 m; AWG 28, 11 m)

Network management

  • Wired for Management (WfM) baseline v2.0 enabled for servers: Desktop Management Interface (DMI) 2.0 support, Windows Management Instrumentation (WMI), and Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)-manageable
  • Advanced configuration and power interface (ACPI) 1.0 power management
  • Preboot execution environment (PXE)—enabled through boot read-only memory (ROM)

Network operating systems (NOS) software support

  • Windows* 2000 (Server, Advanced Server, Datacenter Server), Windows Server* 2003
  • Linux* 2.4, 2.6
  • FreeBSD 5.3 kernel

Intel backing

  • Limited lifetime warranty
  • 90-day, money-back guarantee (U.S. and Canada)

Advanced software features

  • Adapter fault tolerance (AFT)
  • Switch fault tolerance (SFT)
  • Adaptive load balancing (ALB)
  • Fast EtherChannel*3 (FEC)
  • Gigabit EtherChannel*3 (GEC)
  • Teaming support
  • Multiple teams
  • Test switch configuration: Tested with major switch original equipment manufacturers (OEMs)
  • Jumbo frames (up to 16 KB)
  • IEEE 802.1Q* VLANs
  • IEEE 802.3* support
  • TCP checksum offload (Rx/Tx TCP, IPv4)
  • On now/instantly available PCI initiative
  • TCP segmentation/large send offload
  • Interrupt moderation

Technical features

  • Throughput performance: 5-7 Gbps full-duplex Ethernet performance
  • Bus type: PCI-X* 1.0, PCI local bus interface 2.3
  • Bus width: 32- and 64-bit
  • Bus mastering
  • Bus speed (MHz): 33, 66, and 133 MHz
  • Plug and play support
  • PCI hot plug/active PCI
  • Hardware certifications: FCC Class A, UL, CE, VCCI, BSMI, CTICK, MIC
  • Controller-processor: Intel® 82597EX Controller
  • Typical power consumption: <10 W (5 V main, 3.3 V main)
  • Operating temperature: 0–55 C
  • LEDs: 4 (green): Tx, Rx, link, port identify

Physical dimensions

  • Length 16.8 cm (6.6 in)
  • Width 10.7 cm (4.2 in)

This applies to:

Intel® PRO/10GbE CX4 Server Adapter



Solution ID: CS-025338
Last Modified: 01-Oct-2014
Date Created: 28-Dec-2006
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