QNAP® Systems, Inc. launched the new QXG-10G2T-X710 10GbE network expansion card. Featuring an Intel® Ethernet Controller X710, the QXG-10G2T-X710 is a PCIe Gen 3 card (compatible with PCIe Gen 2) that can be installed in a QNAP NAS or a Windows® / Linux® PC to add two 10GbE ports.

The QXG-10G2T-X710 supports is compatible with five speeds (10G / 5G / 2.5G / 1G / 100M) and can achieve up to 20Gbps transfer speeds by using both ports with Port Trunking. Network efficiency is boosted with SR-IOV and iSCSI support, and I/O-intensive and latency-sensitive virtualisation applications and data centres will greatly benefit. The QXG-10G2T-X710 is also a perfect match for QNAP’s 10GbE switches to build a budget-friendly high-speed network environment.
“The QXG-10G2T-X710 network card offers home and business users a fantastic way to upgrade to 10GbE for greater performance and stability,” said Stanley Huang, Product Manager of QNAP, adding “The QXG-10G2T-X710 is also compatible with 5GbE / 2.5GbE / 1GbE, and can be used with QNAP switches for easily building high-speed network environments.”
When installed in a Windows or Linux PC, users must install the QXG-10G2T-X710 driver. No driver is required when installing in a QNAP NAS, but QTS 4.5.2/ QuTS hero h4.5.1 (or later) is required.
You can purchase QNAP NICs from the QNAP Accessories Store. For more information, and to view the full QNAP NAS lineup, please visit www.qnap.com.
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