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Product Description

The new Intel Ethernet Server Adapter I350-F2 builds on Intel's extended history of excellence in Ethernet products. Intel continues its market leadership with this new generation of PCIe GbE network adapters. Built with the bridgeless Intel I350 Ethernet Controller,these adapters represent the next step in the GbE networking evolution for the enterprise and data center by introducing new levels of performance through industry-leading enhancements for both virtualized and iSCSI Unified Networking environments. This new family of adapters also includes new power management technologies such as Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) and DMA Coalescing (DMAC). Intel Ethernet - It just works!

Product Features

  • Flexible I/O Virtualization
  • The Intel Ethernet I350 adapter includes Intel Virtualization technology for connectivity to deliver I/O virtualization and Quality of Service (QoS) features designed directly into the I350 controller on the adapter. I/O virtualization advances network connectivity models used in the servers to more efficient models by providing Flexible Port Partitioning (FPP),multiple Rx/Tx queues,and on-controller QoS functionality that can be used in both virtual and non-virtual server deployments.
  • Scalable iSCSI performance
  • Intel Ethernet I350 Server Adapter with native iSCSI initiators provides a simple,dependable,cost-effective way to connect to LANs and iSCSI SANs. These native initiators are broadly tested using multiple generations of operating systems,storage systems,and OS tools to help ensure reliability and ease of use. Standardizing on Intel Ethernet for iSCSI allows administrators to use a single initiator,TCP/IP stack,and a common set of management tools and IT policies.
  • Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE)
  • The Intel Ethernet I350 Server Adapter family supports the IEEE802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) standard so that,during periods of low network activity,EEE reduces the power consumption of an Ethernet connection by negotiating with a compliant EEE switch port to transition to a low power idle (LPI) state. This reduces the controller power to approximately 50% of its normal operating power,saving power on the network port and the switch port. As soon as increased network traffic is intelligently detected,the controller on the platform and the switch quickly come back to full power to handle the increased network traffic.
  • DMA coalescing
  • Another power management technology that can reduce power on the server platform is DMA Coalescing (DMAC). Typically,when a packet arrives at a server,DMA calls are made to transfer the packet within the server. These calls wake up the processor,memory and other system components from a lower power state in order to perform the tasks required to handle the incoming packet. Based on the configurable DMAC settings,incoming packets are buffered momentarily before any DMA calls are made. This enables the controller to intelligently identify opportunities to batch multiple packets together so that when components are wakened from lower power states they can efficiently handle the batched packets at the same time. This enables platform components to remain in lower power states longer,which can dramatically reduce platform energy consumption.

What's in the box

  • Intel Ethernet Server Adapter I350-F2
  • Low-profile bracket
Device Type Network adapter
Form Factor Plug-in card - low profile
Interface (Bus) Type PCI Express 2.1 x4
PCI Specification Revision PCIe 2.1
Ports 1000Base-SX x 2
Connectivity Technology Wired
Cabling Type Ethernet 1000Base-SX
Data Link Protocol GigE
Data Transfer Rate 1 Gbps
Network / Transport Protocol TCP/IP,UDP/IP
Features Flow control,ACPI support,auto-negotiation,VLAN support,auto-uplink (auto MDI/MDI-X),Broadcast Storm Control,IPv6 support,Multicast Storm Control,Quality of Service (QoS),Intel I/O Acceleration Technology (I/OAT),Jumbo Frames support,PXE support,Large Send Offload (LSO),Receive Side Scaling (RSS),Single Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV),Energy Efficient Ethernet,TCP Segmentation Offload (TSO),vital product data (VPD) support,checksum offload support,Extended Message-Signaled Interrupts (MSI-X),iSCSI remote boot,Watch Dog Timer (WDT),Virtualization Technology for Connectivity (VT-c),DMA Coalescing (DMAC),Latency Tolerance Reporting (LTR)
Compliant Standards IEEE 802.3,IEEE 802.3u,IEEE 802.3z,IEEE 802.1Q,IEEE 802.3x,IEEE 802.1as,IEEE 802.3az
Processor / Memory
Processor I350 - Intel
Expansion / Connectivity
Interfaces 2 x 1000Base-SX - LC multi-mode x 2
Included Accessories Low-profile bracket
Compatible with Windows 7 "Compatible with Windows 7" software and devices carry Microsoft’s assurance that these products have passed tests for compatibility and reliability with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7.
Compliant Standards APM,FCC Class B certified,UL,VCCI,C-Tick,BSMI,ACPI 2.0c,KCC
Package Type Bulk
Power Consumption Operational 5.5 Watt
Dimensions & Weight
Depth 13.54 cm
Height 6.89 cm
Manufacturer Warranty
Service & Support Limited warranty - lifetime
Environmental Parameters
Min Operating Temperature 0 °C
Max Operating Temperature 55 °C
Humidity Range Operating 0 - 90% (non-condensing)

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