Dual Port 40G QSFP+ Network Card - Intel XL710 Open QSFP+ Converged Adapter - PCIe 40 Gigabit Ethernet Server NIC - 40GbE Fiber Optic LAN Card - Dell PowerEdge HPE ProLiant

Converged Fiber NIC Adapter | PCIe | 40Gbps | 1x QSFP+ Slot


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  • 40GbE QSFP+ NETWORK CARD: Converged network adapter provides high bandwidth to servers and workstations for demanding applications; includes virtualization (VT-c), SAN and iSCSI offload support
  • TECH SPECS: 40 Gbps | Open QSFP+ Port, MSA Compliant | Intel XL710 Chip | MMF & SMF Fiber Support | PCIe 3.0 x8 | PXE Boot | 9K Jumbo Frames | VT-c | VLAN | Full & low profile | 2 Yr Warr
  • TESTED & VERIFIED PERFORMANCE: We use Spirent SmartBits validation tools to validate performance; Fiber LAN card compatible w/leading servers like Dell PowerEdge HPE ProLiant & Lenovo ThinkSystem
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Get fast, high-bandwidth connectivity with this QSFP+ server network card. The converged network adapter adds an open QSFP+ slot to your server or workstation. The 40Gb NIC features an Intel controller and provides reliable performance. It’s ideal for high-demand database servers, virtualized servers and agile data centers that require infrastructure updates with no downtime.

Increase Your Network Speed

This QSFP+ server NIC lets you take advantage of the speed and stability of a 40 Gigabit Ethernet network, with data transfers of up to 40Gbps.

Add Scalable Network Connections

With an open QSFP+ slot, the network interface card supports QSFP+ transceiver modules and is compatible with multimode and single-mode fiber, providing a scalable networking solution.

Enhance Your Network Capabilities

The 40Gb NIC uses an Intel XL710 chipset, providing reliable connectivity and convergent network features. It offers many advanced features including Intel Virtualization Technology for Connectivity.

The PEX40GQSFPI is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.


  • Add ultra-fast 40Gbps network connectivity to database, file or application servers and high-performance workstations
  • Utilize full 40Gpbs network speeds over longer distances than copper cabling
  • Ideal for agile and high-demand data centers that require data security, no downtime, and infrastructure updates

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  • Windows 8 logo
  • Windows 7 logo
  • Windows Server 2012 logo
  • Linux logo
  • Windows 10 logo
  • Windows Server 2016 logo
  • Windows Server 2019 logo
Windows® 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019
(Windows Drivers are supported in 64-bit only)
Linux 2.6.24 to 4.11.x (64-bit Only)< LTS Versions only


Warranty Information Warranty 2 Years
Connector(s) 1 - Connector Type(s) PCI Express x8
1 - Internal Ports QSFP+
Environmental Operating Temperature 0°C to 57°C (32°F to 134.6°F)
Storage Temperature -20°C to 85°C (-4°F to 185°F)
Humidity 5~95% RH
Hardware Ports 1
Bus Type PCI Express
Card Type Standard Profile (LP bracket incl.)
Industry Standards IEEE 802.3ba 40GBASE-SR4
IEEE 802.3ba 40GBASE-LR4
PCI Express Rev 3.0, using PCIe x8 (or higher) slot
Chipset ID Intel XL710-BM1
Indicators 1 - LED Indicators Link LED/Activity LED
Packaging Information Shipping (Package) Weight 242.0 g [8.5 oz]
Package Length 20.7 cm [8.1 in]
Package Width 11.4 cm [4.5 in]
Package Height 38.0 mm [1.5 in]
Performance Maximum Data Transfer Rate 40Gbps
Compatible Networks 40 Gbps
Auto MDIX Yes
Full Duplex Support Yes
Jumbo Frame Support 9K max.
Supported Protocols IEEE 802.3ad (Link Aggregation)
IEEE 802.3x (2005 Flow Control Support)
IEEE 802.1Q (VLAN tagging)
Physical Characteristics Color Black
Material Steel
Product Length 18.1 cm [7.1 in]
Product Width 12.1 cm [4.8 in]
Product Height 20.0 mm [0.8 in]
Weight of Product 112.0 g [4.0 oz]
Software OS Compatibility Windows® 7, 8, 8.1, 10
Windows Server® 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019
(Windows Drivers are supported in 64-bit only)
Linux 2.6.24 to 4.11.x (64-bit Only)< LTS Versions only
What's in the Box 1 - Included in Package Network Card
Low-Profile Bracket
Quick-Start Guide


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  • Cables (including power and charging cables) should be placed and routed to avoid creating electric, tripping or safety hazards.
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