Sonnet Presto Gigabit Server PCIe Card

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Dual Port Network Connection

Whether you need to add more Gigabit Ethernet ports to your server for improved performance and reliability or the ability to connect your computer to more networks, get a Sonnet Presto™ Gigabit PCIe Server dual-port Gigabit Ethernet adapter card for PCI Express for an advanced networking solution! This 4-lane (x4) PCI Express card supports link aggregation on its own and with your computer’s onboard Gigabit Ethernet ports and full duplex communication to achieve up to 2000 Mbps and faster transfer rates—the ideal solution for high-bandwidth data transfer requirements. Presto Gigabit Ethernet Server PCIe also supports 9000 byte jumbo packet transfers (compared to 1500 byte standard packets) to support higher performance and reduced overhead when transferring large files.

Top Features:

  • Simple way to add Gigabit Ethernet connectivity to any compatible computer
  • Supports gigabit speeds on common CAT-5 cabling—no need for costly cable replacement
  • Supports link aggregation on its own and with onboard Gigabit Ethernet ports
  • Supports transparent failover
  • Full/half duplex
  • 1000/100/10BaseT auto-negotiation
  • PCI Express (PCIe) x4 host bus interface for maximum performance

Technical Information:

  • RoHS Compliant: Yes
  • Network Connectors: Two RJ-45 connectors support 1000Mbps, 100Mbps, 10Mbps network speed
  • Bus Interface: PCI Express 1.1, x4
  • Standard: IEEE 802.3ad 1000BaseT; IEEE 802.3u 100BaseT; IEEE 802.3 10BaseT
  • Network: Gigabit Ethernet (1000BaseT, 100BaseT, 10BaseT)
  • Network Power: UTP x 2 (Auto-MDI/MDI-X)
  • Transmission Rates: 1000Mbps, 100Mbps, 10Mbps
  • Link Aggregation: Supported on Windows 7
  • Maximum packet size: 9000 bytes (Jumbo packets)

Mac Compatibility:

  • Xserve (with PCI Express slots), Mac OS X Server 10.5+
  • Mac Pro, Mac OS X 10.5+
  • Mac OS X Lion compatible

Windows Compatibility:

  • Server (with PCI Express x4 slots)
  • PC (with PCI Express x4 slot)
  • Windows® Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2003
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista®
  • Windows XP

NOTE: Link aggregation not supported by Windows® Vista or Mac OS X
NOTE: Not compatible with Mac Pro 1,1

What’s in the Box:

  • Presto Gigabit Server PCIe Ethernet network adapter card
  • Low profile mounting bracket
  • Quick start guide

Manufacturer Product #: GE1000LA2XA-E

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