Broadcom 57810S Dual-Port 10GbE KR Blade Converged Mezzanine Card

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Maximize server performance with a powerful and versatile mezzanine card.

Maximize the performance of PowerEdge servers in virtual environments with the high-bandwidth capability of a Broadcom 10GbE KR Blade Converged Mezzanine Card.

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Broadcom 57810S NIC card


Broadcom 57810S - Get the most from your PowerEdge investment

Get the most from your PowerEdge investment

Get maximum performance from your PowerEdge™ servers with Broadcom® 57810S Dual-Port 10GbE KR Blade Converged Mezzanine Cards. Each Broadcom 57810S offers massive bandwidth through two 10GbE ports and is supported by the established performance of the Broadcom architecture and software stack.


  • Easy integration: Developed to the latest IEEE standards and offering PCI hot plug/hot swap capability, the Broadcom 57810S fits easily into your virtualized or workload-intensive PowerEdge server environment. It also works across a range of OS offerings, including Microsoft® Windows® 2008 and 2008 R2 Server, Red Hat® Enterprise Linux, SUSE® Linux® Enterprise Server and VMware® vSphere™.
  • Improved management efficiency: Reach new levels of speed and convenience through remote access to Dell’s Lifecycle Controller management framework.
  • Advanced capabilities: Bring scalable performance and flexible provisioning to your data center through high-performance hardware offload (iSCSI and FCoE-ready) and switch-independent NIC partitioning (NPAR) capabilities.


  • Broadcom BCM57810S

Data Path

  • Eight lanes

Data Bus

  • PCI Express (PCIe) 2.0

Form Factor

  • Custom for Dell™ PowerEdge™ 12G blade servers

Transfer Rate

  • 10Gbps

Ethernet Ports

  • Two

Wake On LAN

  • Yes

PXE Support

  • 2.1

Receive Side Scaling (RSS)

  • Yes


  • N/A

TCP/IP Offload Engine (TOE)

  • Yes

iSCSI boot

  • Yes

Advanced Features

  • Support for:

    VMware™ NetQueue and Microsoft™ VMQ - Helps to increase performance in virtual server environments
    Switch independent NIC partitioning (NPAR) - Enables segmentation of a single 10GbE port into as many as four partitions, allowing dynamic allocation of bandwidth on as needed basis to improve application performance.

    High performance hardware offload for iSCSI and FCoE-ready storage protocols

    VLAN support (IEEE 802.1q VLAN tagging) - Helps to improve management efficiency, security and network flexibility

    Precision time protocol (PTP) ready - Provides more granular level of time synchronization between the constituents of an Ethernet network

    MSI-X - Enhances overall system performance, reduce system overhead, lower interrupt latency and increase host CPU utilization

    Broadcom Advanced Control Suite (BACS) management application - Streamline management tasks, optimize performance and improve up-time

    iSCSI remote boot support - Helps IT administrators significantly reduce time to deployment of new or replacement servers.

Standards Supported

  • Standards:
    PCI Express base specification 2.0
    PCI bus power management interface (rev 1.2)
    Advance error reporting
    TCP segmentation/large send offload
    Advanced Error Reporting (AER)
    PCI hot plug/hot swap
    ACPI v2.0
    SMBus 2.0
    IEEE 802.3ae
    IEEE 802.3ap
    IEEE 1588-Precision Time Protocol (PTP) -Ready
    IEEE 802.1q-Virtual LAN (VLAN) support - VLAN tagging support
    IEEE 802.3x-Flow control
    IEEE 802.3ad (Link aggregation)
    IEEE 802.3z (Clause 30) - Statistics for SNMP MIB II, Ethernet-like MIB and Ethernet MIB
    IEEE 802.1ab (Link Level Discovery Protocol)
    Teaming support
    MSI-X supports independent queues
    Data Center Bridging (DCB):


    RoHS (EU - Directive 2002/95/EC - and China), FCC Class A, UL, CE, VCCI, BSMI, CTICK, KC

Operating System ​ (Dell recommends Windows 10 Pro.)

  • Microsoft® Windows® 2008 and 2008 R2 Server all editions
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux® (RHEL) 5.x.7 and 6.x.1
    SUSE® Linux Enterprise Server (SLES) 10 SP4 and 1111 SP2
    VMware® vSphere 4.1 and 5.0

Performance Features

  • Automatic link aggregation and load balancing
    Large Send offload (LSO)
    Receive side scaling (RSS)
    Transmit side scaling (TSS)
    TCP, IP, UDP checksum offloads
    VLAN support with VLAN tag
    MSI-X support
    IPv4 and IPv6 offload
    iSCSI HBA full offload
    FCoE- ready HBA full offload
    TCP/IP Offload Engine (TOE)
    Advanced Error Reporting (AER)
    SR-IOV ready


    Collision Sense Multiple Access/Collision Avoidance
    802.2 Netbios

Environmental Operating Conditions

  • Temperature:

    Operating: 32° to 131°F (0° to 55°C)
    Storage: -22° to 149°F (-40° to 65°C)


  • 1-year limited warranty*
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