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Technical Specifications

Essentials

Status
Launched
Launch Date
Q3'16
Vertical Segment
Server
Cable Medium
Copper
Cabling Type
QSFP+ Direct Attach Copper Cable (Twinaxial)(1-7m) / 40GBASE-SR4 Optics also supported (Purchase Intel branded optics separately)
Bracket Height
OCP form factor (Mezz 2.0 Design Spec)
Supported Operating Systems
https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/articles/000025890/network-and-i-o/ethernet-products.html

Networking Specifications

Port Configuration
Single
Data Rate Per Port
40/10GbE
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Connectivity (VT-c)
Yes
Speed & Slot Width
8.0 GT/s x8 lanes
Controller
Intel® Ethernet Controller XL710

Package Specifications

System Interface Type
PCIe v3.0 (8.0 GT/s)
Low Halogen Options Available
See MDDS

On-chip QoS and Traffic Management
Yes
Flexible Port Partitioning
Yes
Virtual Machine Device Queues (VMDq)
Yes
PCI-SIG* SR-IOV Capable
Yes

Advanced Technologies

iWARP/RDMA
No
Intelligent Offloads
Yes
Storage Over Ethernet
iSCSI, NFS

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Product and Performance Information

This feature may not be available on all computing systems. Please check with the system vendor to determine if your system delivers this feature, or reference the system specifications (motherboard, processor, chipset, power supply, HDD, graphics controller, memory, BIOS, drivers, virtual machine monitor-VMM, platform software, and/or operating system) for feature compatibility. Functionality, performance, and other benefits of this feature may vary depending on system configuration.