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StarTech 1 Port Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express Dual Profile Network Card

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StarTech 1 Port Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express Dual Profile Network Card

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).

Efficient Ethernet
• 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.


• 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)
• Ports: 1

• Auto MDIX: Yes
• Compatible Networks: 2.5G/1G/100Mbps/10Mbps
• Full Duplex Support: Yes
• Jumbo Frame Support: 16K max.
• PXE: Yes

• Connector Type(s): 1 - PCI Express x4 Male
• External Ports: 1 - RJ-45 Female

• LED Indicators: 1 - Green LED: 2.5Gbps, 1 - Green LED: 1Gbps/100Mbps/10Mbps

Physical Characteristics:
• Product Height: 2 cm
• Product Length: 80 mm
• Product Width: 12 cm
• Weight of Product: 138 g


• 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)

Package Contents:

• 1x Network Card
• 1x Low-Profile Bracket
• 1x Quick-Start Guide

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Additional Details:

  • Stock Availability: 7 In Stock Now
  • Warranty: 2 Years
  • Manufacturer: StarTech Shop
  • Product Found In: Add On Cards
  • Model Number: ST2GPEX
  • Part Number: T45858