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NetEffect™ Server Cluster Adapter Product Family

NetEffect™ Ethernet Server Cluster Adapters

The 10Gb iWARP-enabled NetEffect™ Ethernet Server Cluster Adapters provide unequaled clustering performance for high performance computing (HPC) applications on standards-based Ethernet fabrics. The patented virtual pipeline architecture provides extreme low-latency characteristics even when faced with the workloads generated by today's high-core count servers. Offering full-function, 10-Gb Ethernet network interface controller (NIC) capabilities plus acceleration of networking, storage, and clustering protocols in an ultra-low-power package, the NetEffect™ Ethernet Server Cluster Adapters are setting new standards in application support, networking performance, power efficiency, and configuration simplicity.

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  NetEffect™ Ethernet Server Cluster Adapter  CX4  NetEffect™ Ethernet Server Cluster Adapter  DA  NetEffect™ Ethernet Server Cluster Adapter SFP+ SR 
Product code E10G81GT2CX4 E10G81G2P E10G81GF2SR
Ethernet controller NetEffect™ NE020  NetEffect™ NE020  NetEffect™ NE020 
Connector and cable  CX4 copper SFP+ direct attach copper Fiber optic 
Cable type 8 pair, 100 ohm
twin axial cabling up to 15 m
SFP+ direct attached
twin axial cabling up to 10 m
MMF 62.5/50 μm
up to 300 m
Slot type, maximum bus speed, and slot width PCI Express* 1.1
2.5 GHz/lane x 8 lane
PCI Express* 1.1
2.5 GHz/lane x 8 lane
PCI Express* 1.1
2.5 GHz/lane x 8 lane
Ports Single port Single port  Single port 
Supported slot height/s Low profile and full height Low profile and full height Low profile and full height
Intelligent offloads Yes Yes Yes
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT) for Connectivity (Intel® VT-c)
N/A N/A N/A
Storage over Ethernet iSCSI, NFS iSCSI, NFS iSCSI, NFS
iWARP/RDMA  Yes Yes  Yes 
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