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5-Speed 10G/NBASE-T PCIe Network Card

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5-Speed 10GBase-T/NBASE-T™ PCIe Network Card

This PCIe host card is based on the Aquantia AQtion AQC107s controller, a 5-speed, 10G PCI Express to Ethernet controller that can easily handle 10 Gbps line-rate performance while delivering maximum flexibility. It delivers up to 10 Gbps network connectivity speed through 100m of Cat 6a cabling or up to 5Gbps on legacy Cat 5e or Cat 6 cabling.

This card supports auto-negotiation allowing the NBASE-T solution to optimally select the best speed: 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE), 5 Gigabit Ethernet (5GbE), 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet (2.5GbE), 1 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) or 100 Megabit Ethernet (100MbE) over Cat5e/Cat6 or better cabling.

  • Supports auto-negotiation for 10G, 5G, 2.5G, 1G, 100M
  • Runs up to 10G at 100m with Cat-6A cable or 5G with Cat-6 cable
  • Backward compatible with 1000Base-T, 100Base-T Networks
  • PCI Express Gen-3 x4 host bus interface
  • 16K Jumbo Frames
  • IP, TCP, UDP checksum offloading
  • Compliant with IEEE 802.3bz
  • Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE)
5-Speed 10G/NBASE-T™ PCIe Network Card


  • 2-year limited warranty

  • PCI Express 3.0 x4

  • 1 x RJ45 10G-BaseT Ethernet port with link and speed activity indicator

  • 10G

  • 5G

  • 2.5G

  • 1G

  • 100M

  • Windows 7 or above

  • Computer with PCIe Gen2 or Gen3 x4 slot or Thunderbolt expansion chassis with x4 PCIe slot

  • A driver is required for the network adapter to function properly

  • macOS 10.13.6 or above

  • Computer with PCIe Gen2 or Gen3 x4 slot or Thunderbolt expansion chassis with x4 PCIe slot

  • Length: 3.15 inches (8 cm)

  • 5-Speed 10G/NBASE-T™ PCIe Network Card with full-height bracket

  • Low-profile bracket

  • Setup guide

  • Retail Box Size: 8.5 x 6.3 x 1.5 in. (21.6 x 16 x 3.8 cm)

  • Carton Size (40pcs per carton): 18.11 x 13.39 x 16.93 in. (46 x 34 x 43 cm)

  • Gross Weight: 185 g (retail box), 7 kg (carton)

  • High quality Cat-6A Ethernet cable is required for 10G speeds with distances up to 100m.

  • On a Mac computer, no driver installation is required but the minimum system requirement is macOS 10.13.6 or later.