Intel® 82579LM Gigabit Ethernet PHY
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Intel® 82579 Gigabit Ethernet Controller
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Operating Temperature Range
0°C to 85°C
Operating Temperature (Maximum)
Operating Temperature (Minimum)
Data Rate Per Port
System Interface Type
NC Sideband Interface
Jumbo Frames Supported
6mm x 6mm
Ordering and Compliance
Ordering and spec information
Intel® 82579LM Gigabit Ethernet PHY, Single Port, Pb-free 2LI, QFN, Tape
- MM# 909805
- Spec Code SLHA5
- Ordering Code WG82579LM
- Stepping C0
Intel® 82579LM Gigabit Ethernet PHY, Single Port, Pb-free 2LI, QFN, Tray
- MM# 909806
- Spec Code SLHA6
- Ordering Code WG82579LM
- Stepping C0
Trade compliance information
- ECCN 5A991
- CCATS NA
- US HTS 8542310001
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Intel® Ethernet Adapter Complete Driver Pack
This download installs version 26.8 of the Intel® Ethernet Adapter Complete Driver Pack for supported OS versions.View download options.
Intel® Ethernet Product Release Notes
Provides Intel® Ethernet Product Software Release Notes. (26.8)View download options.
Intel® Network Adapter Driver for Windows Server 2012 R2*
This download installs version 26.7 of the Intel® Network Adapters for Windows Server 2012 R2*.View download options.
Administrative Tools for Intel® Network Adapters
This download record installs version 26.7 of the administrative tools for Intel® Network Adapters.View download options.
Intel® Network Adapter Driver for Windows Server 2012*
This download record installs version 26.7 of the Intel® Network Adapters driver for Windows Server 2012*.View download options.
Intel® Network Adapter Driver for Windows 8.1*
Installs Intel® Network Adapter drivers release 26.7 for Windows 8.1*.View download options.
Intel® Network Adapter Driver for Windows Server 2019*
This download record installs version 26.7 of the Intel® Network Adapter using Windows Server 2019*.View download options.
Intel® Network Adapter Driver for Windows Server 2016*
This download record installs version 26.7 of the Intel® Network Adapter using Windows Server 2016*.View download options.
Adapter User Guide for Intel® Ethernet Adapters
This download contains the 26.7 version of the Intel® Ethernet Adapter User Guide.View download options.
Intel® Ethernet Connections Boot Utility, Preboot Images, and EFI Drivers
This download version 26.6 installs UEFI drivers, Intel® Boot Agent, and Intel® iSCSI Remote Boot images to program the PCI option ROM flash image and update flash configuration options.View download options.
Intel® Network Adapter Driver for PCIe* Intel® Gigabit Ethernet Network Connections under Linux*
This download installs version 3.8.4 of the e1000e Linux* Intel® Network Adapter Driver for Intel® Gigabit Network Connections for PCI Express*. - Final ReleaseView download options.
Intel® Network Adapter Gigabit Base Driver for FreeBSD*
This download includes version 7.7.8 of the gigabit base driver for Intel® Network Connections.View download options.
Intel® Network Adapter Driver for Windows Server 2008 R2* - Final Release
This download record installs version 25.0 of the Intel® Network Adapter driver for Windows Server 2008 R2*. - Final ReleaseView download options.
Intel® Network Adapter Driver for Windows 7* - Final Release
Installs Intel® Network Adapter drivers release 25.0 for Windows 7*. - Final ReleaseView download options.
Intel® Ethernet Adapter Drivers for MS-DOS*
This download record installs version 24.3 of the Intel® Ethernet Adapter drivers for MS-DOS*. Final ReleaseView download options.
Disabling TCP-IPv6 Checksum Offload Capability with Intel® 1/10 GbE Controllers
Disabling TCP-IPv6 Checksum Offload Capability with Intel® 1/10 GbE ControllersView download options.
Intel® Network Adapter Driver for Windows 8* - Final Release
This installs base drivers, Intel® PROSet/Wireless Software version 22.7.1 for Windows Device Manager*, ANS, and SNMP for Intel® Network Adapters for Windows 8*.View download options.
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Fiber Channel over Ethernet
Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) is an encapsulation of Fibre Channel frames over Ethernet networks. This allows Fibre Channel to use 10 Gigabit Ethernet networks (or higher speeds) while preserving the Fibre Channel protocol.
MACsec IEEE 802.1 AE
802.1AE is the IEEE MAC Security (MACsec) standard which defines connectionless data confidentiality and integrity for media access independent protocols.
IEEE 1588, also knows as the Precision Time Protocol (PTP) is a protocol used to synchronize clocks throughout a computer network. On a local area network it achieves clock accuracy in the sub-microsecond range, making it suitable for measurement and control systems.
iWARP delivers converged, low-latency fabric services to data centers through Remote Direct Memory Access (RDMA) over Ethernet. The key iWARP components that deliver low-latency are Kernel Bypass, Direct Data Placement, and Transport Acceleration.
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System and Maximum TDP is based on worst case scenarios. Actual TDP may be lower if not all I/Os for chipsets are used.