Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X540-T2
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Data Rate Per Port
Intel® Virtualization Technology for Connectivity (VT-c)
Speed & Slot Width
5.0 GT/s, x8 Lane
Intel® Ethernet Controller X540
System Interface Type
PCIe v2.1 (5.0 GT/s)
Ordering and Compliance
Ordering and spec information
Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X540-T2, retail bulk
- MM# 927245
- Ordering Code X540T2BLK
Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X540-T2 retail unit
- MM# 914248
- Ordering Code X540T2
Trade compliance information
- ECCN 5A992C
- CCATS G135872
- US HTS 8517620090
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Flexible Port Partitioning
Flexible Port Partitioning (FPP) technology utilizes industry standard PCI SIG SR-IOV to efficiently divide your physical Ethernet device into multiple virtual devices, providing Quality of Service by ensuring each process is assigned to a Virtual Function and is provided a fair share of the bandwidth.
Virtual Machine Device Queues (VMDq)
Virtual Machine Device Queues (VMDq) is a technology designed to offload some of the switching done in the VMM (Virtual Machine Monitor) to networking hardware specifically designed for this function. VMDq drastically reduces overhead associated with I/O switching in the VMM which greatly improves throughput and overall system performance
PCI-SIG* SR-IOV Capable
Single-Root I/O Virtualization (SR-IOV) involves natively (directly) sharing a single I/O resource between multiple virtual machines. SR-IOV provides a mechanism by which a Single Root Function (for example a single Ethernet Port) can appear to be multiple separate physical devices.
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.
Intel® Ethernet Power Management
Intel® Ethernet Power Management Technology provides solutions to common power management approaches by reducing idle power, reducing capacity and power as a function of demand, operating at maximum energy efficiency whenever possible, and enabling functionality only when needed.
Intel® Data Direct I/O Technology
Intel® Data Direct I/O Technology is a platform technology that improves I/O data processing efficiency for data delivery and data consumption from I/O devices. With Intel DDIO, Intel® Server Adapters and controllers talk directly to the processor cache without a detour via system memory, reducing latency, increasing system I/O bandwidth, and reducing power consumption.
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