Controller: Mellanox ConnectX-4 Lx
PCIe interface: PCIe Gen3 x8
Transmission rates: 25Gbps/10Gbps
Supported operating systems: QTS; Windows (Driver required); Linux (Driver required)
Supported QNAP NAS: Models with PCIe slot(s) (1 free slot required)
Bracket: Low-profile bracket pre-installed; full-height and specialized (for selected QNAP NAS) brackets are bundled
Port and cable: SFP28 DAC cable (3M) or SFP28 OPTIC transceiver
Warranty: 1 year limited warranty
25GbE NICs are designed for data-intensive applications and enterprise IT environments. To reach the full potential of 25GbE transmission, you require high-performance hardware configurations, including:
1) At least three workstations with Intel® Core™ i5/i7 processors (or similar) at 3.3 GHz (or higher) and NVMe SSDs.
2) A QNAP NAS with an Intel® Core™ i5/i7 processor (or similar) with NVMe SSDs and/or Enterprise-level SATA SSDs (SLC/MLC). At least 12 SSDs are recommended.