Product ID: ST1000SPEX43
Now you can add four separate Gigabit network ports to your client, server or workstation through just one PCI Express slot, to provide connectivity to multiple networks without draining your budget.
This 4-port network card delivers powerful connectivity for your business, corporate or government office environment, with support for high-performance, 4-channel networking and a maximum throughput of up to 1000Mbps in each direction (2000 Mbps total). The network adapter card features the Realtek RTL8111G chipset, which is designed to deliver the performance and enhanced capabilities you need for reliable network connections to your server or computer.
This versatile quad-port network card is ideal for many business applications requiring upgrades to servers or workstations, adding feature-rich Gigabit networking with four independent ports. Compatible with a broad range of operating systems, this cost-effective PCIe Gigabit NIC is suitable for many SMB and Enterprise applications such as virtualized environments that require multiple NICs (check your VM software for chipset compatibility).
The ST1000SPEX43 is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year hardware warranty and free lifetime technical support.
|Warranty Information||Warranty||2 Years|
|Connector(s)||1 - Connector Type(s)||PCI Express x4|
|4 - External Ports||RJ-45|
|Environmental||Operating Temperature||0°C to 55°C (32°F to 131°F)|
|Storage Temperature||-40°C to 75°C (-40°F to 167°F)|
|Humidity||5% ~ 95% RH|
|Interface||RJ45 (Gigabit Ethernet)|
|Bus Type||PCI Express|
|Card Type||Standard Profile|
|Industry Standards||Compliant with IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab|
|Chipset ID||Realtek - RTL8111G|
|Indicators||4 - LED Indicators||Link|
|Packaging Information||Package Height||1.6 in [40 mm]|
|Package Length||5.7 in [14.5 cm]|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||6.5 oz [184 g]|
|Package Width||8.2 in [20.9 cm]|
|Performance||Maximum Data Transfer Rate||2000Mbps (Full Duplex)|
|Compatible Networks||10/100/1000 Mbps|
|Full Duplex Support||Yes|
|Jumbo Frame Support||9K max.|
|Physical Characteristics||Weight of Product||3.4 oz [95 g]|
|Product Length||5.4 in [13.8 cm]|
|Product Width||4.7 in [12 cm]|
|Product Height||0.7 in [1.8 cm]|
|Software||OS Compatibility||Windows® XP, 7, 8, 8.1, 10, 11
Windows Server® 2003, 2012, 2016, 2019
Linux Kernel 2.4.x to 4.11.x LTS Versions only
|Special Notes / Requirements||System and Cable Requirements||Available PCI Express x4 or higher (x8, x16) slot|
|What's in the Box||1 - Included in Package||PCIe Gigabit network card - 4 port|
When you troubleshoot issues with a network adapter, there are some quick tests that you can complete to rule out potential problems. You can test to make sure that the following components are working correctly and are not the source of the issue:
To test your setup components, try the following:
When you test your cables, it is recommended that you do the following:
When you test the Ethernet cables, network devices, and computer system, it is recommended that you do the following:
Sometimes an on-board network interface card (NIC) conflicts with a new NIC. In these cases it is best to disable the on-board NIC.
The best way to disable your on-board NIC is to go into your BIOS and disable it there if possible. To do this, consult your motherboard manual.
You can also disable any NIC in Windows. Here is how you do this:
First click Start, or, in Windows 10 and 8, hold down the Windows key and press X. Then click Control Panel.
If you are experiencing speed or connectivity issues, it is best to set a specific speed at half or full duplex in your settings. You can set your network adapter to perform at a certain speed, but the device that the adapter is connected to (whether it is a router, switch, or computer) must also be able to perform at the same speed.
Note: You must log in as the local administrator before you continue.
To open Device Manager:
StarTech.com does not support a Preboot Execution Environment (PXE) as this requires third-party software. However, our devices can be used as long as the following conditions are met:
The drivers on our website include a Realtek Diagnostic Toolkit that you can use to easily set up a VLAN tag.
Make sure that you are logged in as the local administrator before continuing.
Note: Windows will typically save the files to the Downloads folder that is associated with your user account (for example, C:\Users\your_name\Downloads).
To confirm that Windows detects your expansion card, complete the following:
Your expansion card is listed according to the name of the chipset. To determine the name of the chipset of your expansion card, navigate to www.StarTech.com and look on the Technical Specifications tab for your product.