Intel Gigabit CT Desktop Adapter - network adapter

Mfg.Part: EXPI9301CT | CDW Part: 1647900 | UNSPSC: 43201404
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  • Network adapter
  • PCIe low profile
  • GigE
  • 1000Base-T
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  • Network adapter
  • PCIe low profile
  • GigE
  • 1000Base-T
For PCs with PCI Express (PCIe) slots, the Intel Gigabit CT Desktop Adapter offers technology for maximizing system performance and increasing end-user productivity. Specifically, the Intel Gigabit CT Desktop Adapter uses auto- negotiation to ensure the adapter runs at the highest available network speed (10, 100, or 1000 Mbps), and maintains full bandwidth capacity with the dedicated bandwidth of a PCIe input/output (I/O) bus to provide connectivity you can count on. Based on the low-power Intel 82574L Gigabit Ethernet Controller, this desktop adapter offers optimal performance in a low-cost, low-power, compact profile. Teaming support and an array of other advanced features enable customers to use this adapter as an entry-level server adapter as well.

Intel Gigabit CT Desktop Adapter - network adapter is rated3.00 out of5 by2.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from nullI purchased these cards as a replacement for the Yukon onboard cards due to issues with compatibility of our software distribution.The cards are well packaged, build quality looks to be good, throughput is not enough for server usage but for my workstation requirements they work just fine.
Date published: 2014-01-03T00:00:00-05:00
Rated 5 out of 5 by from nullSummary: This card is not stable enough to use in a server, or high-bandwidth workstation. It will probably suffice in a desktop for standard applications.**Pros:AffordableMost OS's have drivers out of the box, making it plug & play**Cons:Cannot handle sustained throughput**Bottom Line:Your money is probably better spent on something like the EXPI9400PT**Explanation:This card was the cause of an issue I spent two weeks off-and-on diagnosing. My new Veeam (Development -- I know not to use this in production) server needed a NIC to hop on the iSCSI SAN network. Under Server 2012 R2, and 2008 R2, the NIC would drop off the network, and the backups would fail. the only remedy was a reboot. At first, we thought it was a switch not passing jumbo frames at a certain MTU (9014) or an authentication issue. In the end, even with Jumbo frames disabled, the issues persisrted. Swapped in a EXPI9400PT and all set. Not one problem.
Date published: 2014-01-01T00:00:00-05:00