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Intel® Ethernet Controller X550-BT2


Status Launched
Launch Date Q4'15
Expected Discontinuance 2023
Lithography 28 nm
TDP 11 W
Recommended Customer Price $79.61
Datasheet Link
Description Fully integrated 10GBASE-T controller designed for LAN-on-Motherboard (LOM) & Converged Network Adapters (CNA)
Product Brief Link
Supported Operating Systems FreeBSD 10.2, Linux RHEL 6.7, Linux RHEL 7.1, Linux SLES 11 SP4, Linux SLES 11 SP4-IA64, Linux SLES 12, Linux Stable Kernel version 2.6/3.x, Linux Stable Kernel version 4.x, UEFI 2.1, UEFI 2.3, UEFI 2.4, VMware ESXi 5.5/6.0, Windows 7 SP1, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008 R2 Core, Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2012 Core, Windows Server 2012 Hyper-V, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2 Core, Windows Server 2012 R2 Hyper-V, WinPE 3.0 (2008 R2 PE), WinPE 4.0 (2012 PE), WinPE 5.0 (2012 R2 PE)
Operating Temperature Range 0°C to 55°C
Conflict Free Yes
Networking Specifications
# of Ports Dual
Data Rate Per Port 10/5.0/2.5/1 GbE (NBASE-T in Linux Only)
System Interface Type PCIe v2.1 (5.0GT/s)
NC Sideband Interface Yes
Jumbo Frames Supported Yes
Controller ELX550BT2
100Base-T Yes
1000Base-T Yes
10GBase-T Yes
Package Specifications
Package Size 25mm x 25mm
Low Halogen Options Available See MDDS
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Connectivity
Flexible Port Partitioning Yes
Virtual Machine Device Queues (VMDq) Yes
PCI-SIG* SR-IOV Capable Yes
Advanced Technologies
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Connectivity (VT-c) VMDq, SR-IOV
Fiber Channel over Ethernet Yes
MACsec IEEE 802.1 AE No
IEEE 1588 Yes
Supported Under vPro No
Intel® Ethernet Power Management Yes
Intel® Data Direct I/O Technology Yes
Intelligent Offloads Yes
Storage Over Ethernet iSCSI, FCoE, NFS

Ordering and Spec Information

Trade Compliance Information

5A992CN3 G054018 8542310000-CHPST

Ordering and Spec Information

Spec Code Ordering Code Step RCP
Intel® Ethernet Controller X550-BT2, Dual Port, FCBGA, T&R
SSLL2H ELX550BT2 B0 $79.61
Intel® Ethernet Controller X550-BT2, Dual Port, FCBGA, Tray
SSLL2G ELX550BT2 B0 $79.61

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