Key Features· Best performing 10-Gigabit adapters for accessing ﬁles over Ethernet at a low connection cost· One common adapter for all platforms: Windows, OS X, Linux, as well as PCIe and BladeCenter· Myricom 10-Gigabit adapters are almost certainly on your software’s “tested and approved” list· Adapters with the lowest CPU overhead, best latency, and no packets droppedBus Interface· PCI Express Gen 2, 8 lanes wide (dual port adapters) · PCI Express Gen 1, 8 lanes wide (single port adapters) Form FactorThe 10G-PCIE-8B2-4I High Speed Expansion Card (HSEC) is a CFFh form factor.All other adapters are low-proﬁle PCI Express x8 add-in cards that ship with a standard height faceplate installed; and a low proﬁle faceplate in the box. Electrical Power· 14.5W - 17.7W, Dual Port Adapters · 3.9W - 11.3W, Single Port AdaptersEnvironmentalIt is recommended that adapters be installed into servers that provide some airﬂow over the PCIe slots (very common). Use in an office or computer room environment. Opperating SystemSupport for all major Linux distributions as well as Windows 2008R2 and newer.VirtualizationMyricom adapters are compatible with all popular virtual environments, provided that users assign the adapter to a single virtual machine. The alternative, sharing an adapter, conﬂicts with delivering high performance. Myricom does offer a VMware driver for users who must share the adapter.