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Startech St10000spex Pcie 10 Gigabit Ethernet Network Card - PS2 - Cables - COMPUTER HARDWARE

Startech St10000spex Pcie 10 Gigabit Ethernet Network Card


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SKU#: ST10000SPEX / ITEM NO: 570478 / BRAND: Startech
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1 Port PCI Express 10 Gigabit Ethernet Network Card - PCIe x4 10Gb NIC - 802.3an 10GBASE-T NIC - 10Gbps Ethernet Adapter
Startech St10000spex Pcie 10 Gigabit Ethernet Network Card


  • 10Gbps PCIe networking over standard Cat 6a cabling
  • IEEE 802.3az compliant energy-efficient chipset
  • Virtualization (VMWare® ESXi and Microsoft Hyper-V®) and iSCSI support
  • Compliant with PCI Express Rev 2.0 specification, using PCIe x4 (or higher) slot
  • Backward compatible with 1 Gbps and 100 Mbps networks

The ST10000SPEX PCI Express 10 Gbps Network Card lets you add a 10-Gigabit Ethernet port to your server or high-powered workstation through a PCI Express x4 (or higher) slot.

With rising demand on network resources due to large file transfers, increase in network users and multimedia content, more bandwidth is often required at various levels of your infrastructure. This 10 Gb NIC offers a cost-effective solution for your file or application server or even a high-powered workstation to transfer more data, faster.

Fully compliant with the IEEE 802.3an 10GBASE-T standard, the card offers added bandwidth over standard Cat 6a cabling, to meet your network needs without an overhaul of your infrastructure wiring, or a costly upgrade to fiber. The 10 Gbps network card also offers compatibility with VMWare® ESXi and Microsoft Hyper-V® virtualization software and iSCSI support to combine LAN and SAN functions.

For peak operating efficiency, the 10GBASE-T card features the Tehuti TN4010 chipset, compliant with 802.3az Energy Efficient Ethernet and with significantly reduced power consumption versus the popular Intel® X540-AT1 chipset. The reduced power consumption also helps to minimize heat generated by the card, to avoid increasing the operating temperature within your server case.

Power Consumption Benchmark

  ST10000SPEX (Tehuti TN4010) Intel X540-AT1 Speed
Power Consumption 4.50W 10.8W @ 10 Gbps
3.3.W 7.7W @ 1 Gbps
2.48W 6.4W @ 100 Mbps


The card also supports 16K Jumbo Frames, 802.1q VLAN tagging and is backward compatible with 1 Gbps and 100 Mbps network connections. For added versatility, the controller card is equipped with a standard profile bracket and includes a low-profile/half-height bracket for installation in small form-factor computers.

Backed by a 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.

Connector Type(s)PCI Express x4 Male
External PortsRJ-45 Female
Bus TypePCI Express
Card TypeStandard Profile (LP bracket incl.)
Chipset IDTehuti - TN4010 Marvell - 88X3110
Industry StandardsIEEE 802.3an (10GBASE-T), IEEE 802.3ab (1GBASE-T), IEEE 802.3u (100BASE-T), IEEE 802.3az (EEE – Energy Efficient Ethernet) PCI Express Rev 2.0
InterfaceRJ45 (10 Gigabit Ethernet)
Packaging Information
Shipping (Package) Weight146 g [5.2 oz]
Compatible Networks100/1000/10000 Mbps (10Gb)
Full Duplex SupportYes
Jumbo Frame Support16K max.
Maximum Data Transfer Rate10 Gbps
Supported ProtocolsIEEE 802.3ad (link aggregation), IEEE 802.1q (VLAN tagging), RFC 2819 (RMON MIB statistics)
Physical Characteristics
Product Height120 mm [4.7 in]
Product Length83 mm [3.3 in]
Product Weight49 g [1.7 oz]
Product Width19 mm [0.7 in]
OS CompatibilityWindows® 7, 8, 8.1, 10 Windows Server® 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2 Mac OS X® 10.10.3 to 10.11 Linux 2.6.24 to 4.4.x LTS Versions only VMWare® ESXi 5.0/5.1/6.0 and Microsoft Hyper-V®
Special Notes / Requirements
System and Cable RequirementsAvailable PCI Express x4 slot
What's in the Box
Included in Package1 Port PCI Express 10GBase-T Network Card
Driver CD
Instruction Manual
Low Profile Bracket

Brand StarTech
Manufacturer Warranty
2 Years Limited Warranty
Manufacturer Contact Info

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