Support Information for the Intel® 82579 Gigabit Ethernet Controller


Product Information & Documentation



Does this apply to my network connection?

The information applies to the following network connections:

  • Intel® 82579LM Network Connection
  • Intel® 82579V Network Connection

Where can I get drivers?

Your computer manufacturer might have customized drivers and software to enable features, alter features, or provide improved operation on your computer.

Contact the manufacturer for the latest updates and technical support information. If you can no longer get driver support from your computer manufacturer, you can check this page for what OSs are supported with our generic Intel drivers: Supported Operating Systems for Intel® Ethernet Controllers (LOM).

Where can I get technical support?

Computer vendors provide technical support. See Intel® Desktop Board and Intel® Server Board support information.

We develop network components used in motherboards and network adapters sold by original equipment manufacturers (OEM) such as Dell, HP, Gateway, or IBM. The OEM supports connections built into the motherboard or network adapters sold by an OEM.

We don't support:

  • OEM integrated network connections
  • Mobile connections
  • OEM adapters

Your OEM supports Network components listed as a Network Connection (for example, Intel® 82579LM Gigabit Network Connection).

    Where can I find product briefs, datasheets, application notes, design guides, and other developer resources?

    See product information on Intel® Ethernet Controllers.

    We offer a complete line of industry-leading single- and multiport 10 gigabit, gigabit, and fast Intel® Ethernet Controllers with integrated MAC and PHY for:

    • High performance
    • Low power consumption
    • A smaller footprint

    With 10 Gbps, 1 Gbps, and 100 Mbps network connections, PCI Express* (PCIe*), PCI, PCI-X, or LCI bus interfaces, 16-, 32-, or 64-bit architecture, we produce Intel® Ethernet Controllers that enable faster, smaller, and simpler designs.