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Intel® network adapters for PowerEdge servers

Reach your network's full potential
Boost your network performance, improve its flexibility
Transition to the new generation of Ethernet connectivity with Intel network adapters, part of the Dell PowerEdge Select Network Adapter family of modular networking cards. Open up your connectivity options while improving your I/O (input/output) performance with enhanced, integrated features. Intel network adapters for Dell PowerEdge servers are designed to help you improve not only the speed of your networks but also the energy efficiency of your servers.Intel

Convert to 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) Expand your network as your business grows Improve network performance and flexibility 
Convert to 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE)  

Make an easy and cost-effective transition to high-speed 10GbE with Dell Select Network Adapters, including Intel LAN on Motherboard (LOM) options.
 Expand your network as your business grows  

Ensure compatibility with 1GbE infrastructures and have flexible options for 1-meter to 100-meter deployments to help enable easy expansion of your growing business’s network.
 Improve network performance and flexibility  

Help reduce network latency and server power consumption with Intel Integrated I/O and Intel Data Direct I/O. Provide network flexibility with Intel I/O virtualization as well as Internet SCSI and Fibre Channel over Ethernet (FCoE) connectivity.
Compare Intel Network Cards

Model Network Daughter Card 10G X520 KR Network Daughter Card I350-T4 Converged Network Adapter X540-T2 Converged Network Adapter X520-DA2 SFP+ Converged Network Adapter X520-SR2
Dell Product SKU 430-4448 430-4399 430-4447 430-4440 (Full Height)/430-4439 (Low Profile) 430-3638 (Full Height)/430-3793 (Low Profile)
Ethernet Controller Controller I350 or I350 Intel 82599 Controller I350 Controller I350 Intel 82599
Connector(s) RJ-45 Backplane RJ-45 RJ-45 SFP+
Speeds(s) 10 Gbps & 1000/100 Mbps Dual Speed: 10 Gbps/1 Gbps 10Gbps 10 Gbps & 1000/100 Mbps 10 Gbps
PCI Express PCI Express 2.1 PCI Express 2.0 PCI Express 2.1 PCI Express 2.1 PCI Express 2.0
Cabling/Length 10G Category 6A, 100m, 1G Category 5e, 100m Backplane KX4/KR Category 5e, 100m Category 6A, 100m Direct Attached, Twin Axial, 5m
Technology Intel VT-c1 with Flexible, Port Partitioning; Unified Networking; Data Direct I/O Intel VT-c1 with Flexible, Port Partitioning; Unified Networking; Data Direct I/O Intel VMDq2; iSCSI Acceleration; iSCSI Remote Boot; Data Direct I/O; DMA Coalescing; EEE Intel VT-c1 with Flexible, Port Partitioning; Unified Networking; Data Direct I/O Intel VT-c1 with Flexible, Port Partitioning; Unified Networking; Data Direct I/O
Key Messages Quad port LAN on Motherboard option for Dell 12G PowerEdge rack servers with the first 10GBASE-T MAC/PHY integration that is backwards compatible with existing 1000BASE-T networks, simplifying the transition to 10GbE Dual port 10GbE LAN on Motherboard option for Dell 12G PowerEdge blade servers that provides ultimate flexibility and scalable I/O solutions in virtual and unified storage environments Quad port LAN on Motherboard option for Dell 12G PowerEdge rack servers with a high-performing bridgeless design supporting new power management technologies for data centers Next-generation 10GBASE-T dual port converged network adapter simplifies migration to 10GbE and provides iSCSI, FCoE, virtualization, and flexible port partitioning. 10GbE dual port SFP+ converged network adapter with a reach of up to 7 meters, ideal for top-of-rack deployments. Features advanced virtualization and unified networking for data and storage networks.
Model
Mezzanine Adapter 10GbE X520 -x/k Mezzanine Adapter I350-T4 Server Adapter I350-T2 Server Adapter I350-T4 Mezzanine Adapter I 350-T4
Dell Product SKU 430-3638 (Full Height)/430-3793 (Low Profile)/330-8721 (Optical) 430-0675 430-4402 430-4443 (Full Height)/430-4441 (Low Profile) 430-4442 (Low Profile)
Ethernet Controller Intel 82599 Intel 82599 Controller I350 Intel Ethernet Controller I350
Connector(s) LC Fiber Optic Backplane Backplane RJ-45 RJ-45
Speeds(s) Dual Speed: 10 Gbps/1 Gbps 10 Gbps 10/100/1000 Mbps 10/100/1000 Mbps 10/100/1000 Mbps
PCI Express PCI Express 2.0 PCI Express 2.0 PCI Express 2.1 PCI Express 2.1 PCI Express 2.1
Cabling/Length Multi-mode Fiber, 300m Backplane KX4/KR Backplane KX4/KR Category 5e, 100m Category 5e, 100m
Technology Intel VT-c1 with Flexible, Port Partitioning; Unified Networking; Data Direct I/O Intel VT-c1 with Flexible Port Partitioning; Unified Networking; Data Direct I/O Intel VMDq2; iSCSI Acceleration; iSCSI Remote Boot; DMA Coalescing; EEE; Data Direct I/O Intel VMDq2; iSCSI Acceleration; iSCSI Remote Boot; DMA Coalescing; EEE; Data Direct I/O Intel VMDq2; iSCSI Acceleration; iSCSI Remote Boot; DMA Coalescing; EEE; Data Direct I/O
Key Messages Dual port 10GbE fiber optic converged network adapter with a reach of up to 300 meters, ideal for end-of-row deployments. Features advanced virtualization and unified networking for data and storage networks Dual port 10GbE for Dell PowerEdge blade servers offering a low cost, low power design for dense virtualized dynamic data centers Quad port high-performing bridgeless design supporting new power management technologies for blade environments Dual port design with innovative power management features including EEE and DMAC for increased efficiency and reduced power consumption Quad port bridgeless design with innovative power management features including EEE and DMAC for increased efficiency and reduced power consumption

 NetworkAdaptorIntel ® Ethernet Network Daughter Card X540-T2 /1350-T2Intel ® Ethernet Network Daughter Card X520-DA2 /1350-T2Intel ® Ethernet Network Daughter Card I350-T4
Description Intel® Ethernet Network Daughter Card 10G X520 KR Intel ® Ethernet Network Daughter Card X540-T2 /1350-T2Intel ® Ethernet Network Daughter Card X520-DA2 /1350-T2Intel ® Ethernet Network Daughter Card I350-T4
Speed10GbE / 1GbE10GbE / 1GbE10GbE / 1GbE
10GbE / 1GbE
Ports, MediaDual Port, KRDual Port, 10GBASE-T
Dual Port, 1000BASE-T
Dual Port, SFP+
Dual Port, 1000BASE-T
Quad Port, 1000BASE-T
TechnologyIntel, VT-c1 with Flexible Port Positioning Unified Networking3; Data Direct I/OIntel, VT-c1 with Flexible Port Positioning Unified Networking3; Data Direct I/OIntel, VT-c1 with Flexible Port Positioning Unified Networking3; Data Direct I/O
Intel VMDq1; iSCSI Acceleration; iSCSI Remote Boot; Data Direct I/O; DMA Coalescing; EEE3
ControllerIntel 82599 Controller Intel Ethernet Controller X520; Intel Ethernet Controller I350 Intel Ethernet Controller X520; Intel Eternet Controller I350 Intel Ethernet Controller I350 
 Intel Ethernet Mezzanine Adapter X520-DA2 SFP+  Intel Ethernet Mezzanine Adapter I350-T4
Description Intel Ethernet Mezzanine Adapter X520-DA2 SFP+ Intel Ethernet Mezzanine Adapter I350-T4 
Speed10GbE / 1GbE 1GbE 
Ports, MediaDual Port, KX4 / KR Quad Port, 1000BASE-T 
TechnologyIntel VT-c1 with Flexible Port Positioning Unified Netowrking;
Data Direct I/O 
Intel VMDq2; iSCSI Acceleration; iSCSI Remote Boot; Data Direct I/O; DMA Coalescing; EEE 
ControllerIntel 82599 Controller Intel Ethernet Controller I350 
Intel® Ethernet Converge Network Adapter X540-T2Intel® Ethernet Converge Network Adapter X520-DA2 SFP+Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter I350-T4Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter I350-T2
DescriptionIntel® Ethernet Converge Network Adapter X540-T2Intel® Ethernet Converge Network Adapter X520-DA2 SFP+Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter I350-T4Intel® Ethernet Server Adapter I350-T2
Speed10GbE / 1GbE10GbE1GbE
1GbE
Ports, MediaDual Port, 10GBASE-TDual Port, SFP+Quad Port 1000BASE-TQuad Port, 1000BASE-T
TechnologyIntel, VT-c1 with Flexible Port Partitioning Unified Networking3; Data Direct I/O4Intel, VT-c1 with Flexible Port Partitioning Unified Networking3; Data Direct I/O4Intel VMDq2; iSCSCI Acceration; iSCSI Remote Boot; Data Direct I/O4; DMA Coalescing; EEE3Intel VMDq2; iSCSI Acceleration; iSCSI Remote Boot; Data Direct I/O4; DMA Coalescing; EEE3
ControllerIntel Ethernet Controller X540Intel Ethernet Controller I350Intel Eternet Controller I350Intel Ethernet Controller I350
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