Intel Gigabit ET Dual Port Server Adapter

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Intel® Gigabit ET Dual Port Server Adapter is designed for multi-core processors and optimized for virtualization.

  • Virtualization: Improved, validated technology
  • Proven: Reliable, standards-based solutions
  • Flexible: multi-ports, redundancy

Intel Gigabit ET Dual Port Server Adapter

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Part Number

  • 430-0651


  • Intel® 82576 Gigabit Ethernet Controller

Data Path

  • 4-lane PCI Express, operable in x4, x8 and x16 slots

Data Bus

  • PCI Express 2.0 (2.5 GT/s)

Form Factor

  • Low Profile 6.59 x 2.681 in

Transfer Rate

  • 10/100/1000

Ethernet Ports

  • Two

Wake On LAN

  • Yes

PXE Support

  • Yes

Receive Side Scaling (RSS)

  • Yes


  • Category-5, unshielded twisted pair (UTP)


  • RJ45

TCP/IP Offload Engine (TOE)

  • No

iSCSI boot

  • iSCSI Native Accelerator and Remote Boot support

Advanced Features

  • Intel®  ProSet Utility — provides point-and-click management of individual adapters, advanced adapter features, connection teaming, and virtual local area network (VLAN) configuration
    Intel® Virtual Machine Device Queues — dedicates data packets to different virtual machines routing to different queues helping to improve I/O throughput for fast, efficient networking
    Intel® Virtual Machine Direct Connect (VMDc) — physical configuration of each port is divided into multiple virtual ports assigned to virtual machines-bypassing the virtual switch
    iSCSI remote boot support provides centralized SAN management at a low cost
    MSI-X support — helps minimize the overhead of interrupts and allows load balancing of interrupt handling between different cores/CPUs
    Intel® QuickData Technology — DMA Engine: enhances data acceleration across the platform (network, chipset, processor), thereby lowering processor usage; Direct Cache Access (DCA): enables the adapter to pre-fetch the data from memory, thereby avoiding cache misses and improving application response time

Standards Supported

  • RoHS Compliant; lead-free technology
    IEEE 802.3ae (link aggregation control protocol)
    IEEE 802.1Q VLANs
    IEEE 802.3 2005 flow control support IPv6, IPv4
    IEEE 802.1p
    Hardware Certifications: FCC B, UL, CE, VCCI, BSMI, CTICK, MIC

Operating System  (Dell recommends Windows 10 Pro.)

  • Microsoft Windows® Server 2003 SP2
    Windows® Unified Storage Solution 2003
    Windows Server® 2008
    Linux® Stable Kernel version 2.6
    Linux® RHEL 4, EHEL 5
    Linux® SLES 9
    Linux® SLES 10
    FreeBSD® 7.0
    UEFI® 1.1
    VMware ESX® 3.x

Performance Features

  • Virtual Machine Device Queues (VMDq)
    Virtual Machine Direct Connect (VMDc)
    Load Balancing on Multiple CPUs
    Advanced Packet Filtering (per port)
    VLAN support with VLAN tag insertion, stripping, and packet filtering
    iSCSI Acceleration
    Adapter Fault Tolerance
    Switch Fault Tolerance
    Adaptive Load Balancing
    Teaming Support
    TCP Checksum Offload
    TCP Segmentation / Large Send Offload
    Interrupt Moderation
    IPv6 Offloading
    SLA (Static Link Aggregation) teaming mode

Environmental Operating Conditions

  • Temperature - Operating
    0° C to 55° C (32° F to 131° F)

    Temperature - Storage
    -40° C to 70° C (-40° F to 158° F)


  • 2.9W