2.5Gbps 2.5GBASE-T PCIe Network Card
PCI Express LAN Card | Windows ®, MacOS & Linux | Realtek RTL8125| x4 PCIe
Product ID: ST2GPEX
This single-port 2.5Gbps PCIe network card offers a versatile and low-cost way to deploy 2.5GbE network connectivity. It adds one copper Ethernet port to your server or desktop computer and provides Multi-Gigabit Ethernet access to your network at four speeds: 2.5 Gbps, 1G, 100Mbps, 10Mbps.
Cost-Effective Multi-Gigabit Ethernet Solution
The 2.5GBASE-T NIC provides additional bandwidth using your existing Ethernet infrastructure to help reduce the cost of cabling upgrades. The card enables you to connect to 2.5GBASE-T and NBASE-T equipment at network speeds of 10Mbps, 100Mbps, 1Gbps, 2.5Gbps over your CAT5e cabling (up to 100 m depending on the network configuration).
Optimal Technology for Optimal Performance
The network adapter card adds one Ethernet port to your workstation through a x4 PCIe slot. It features 2.5GBASE-T technology, supporting advanced Multi-Gigabit systems, including Cisco campus switches and Aruba Networks access points. The network card also supports NBASE-T and additional features including 16K Jumbo Frames, Auto-MDIX and Wake-on-LAN (WoL).
The Realtek RTL8125 chipset, compliant with IEEE 802.3az and IEEE802.3u supports the PCIe 2.0 interface for PC embedded applications. It provides up to a 250% increase in data rate over Gigabit Ethernet and requires no changes to existing cable infrastructure.
The ST2GPEX is backed by a StarTech.com 2-year warranty and free lifetime technical support.
|Bus Type||PCI Express|
|Card Type||Standard Profile (LP bracket incl.)|
|Chipset ID||Realtek RTL8125|
|Industry Standards||IEEE 802.3bz (2.5GBASE-T)|
|IEEE 802.3ab (1000BASE-T)|
|IEEE 802.3u (100BASE-TX)|
|IEEE 802.3i (10BASE-TX)|
|Full Duplex Support||Yes|
|Jumbo Frame Support||16K max.|
|Connector Type(s)||1 - PCI Express x4 Male|
|External Ports||1 - RJ-45 Female|
|OS Compatibility||Windows 10 Windows 8 Windows 7 Windows Server 2016 Windows Server 2012 R2 Windows Server 2008 R2 Linux Kernel 2.4.20 - 4.x (LTS versions only)|
|LED Indicators||1 - Green LED: 2.5Gbps|
|1 - Green LED: 1Gbps/100Mbps/10Mbps|
|Humidity||20% ~ 80% RH|
|Operating Temperature||5°C to 50°C|
|Storage Temperature||-20°C to 60°C|
|Product Height||0.8 in [2 cm]|
|Product Length||3.1 in [80 mm]|
|Product Width||4.7 in [12 cm]|
|Weight of Product||4.9 oz [138 g]|
|Package Height||1.2 in [30 mm]|
|Package Length||5.6 in [14.2 cm]|
|Package Width||6.7 in [17 cm]|
|Shipping (Package) Weight||2.1 oz [60 g]|
|What's in the Box|
|Included in Package||1 - Network Card|
|1 - Low-Profile Bracket|
|1 - Quick-Start Guide|
Compliance and Safety
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- Wiring terminations should not be made with the product and/or electric lines under power.
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- Cables (including power and charging cables) should be placed and routed to avoid creating electric, tripping or safety hazards.
* Product appearance and specifications are subject to change without notice.