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Presto 10gbe 1port PCIe Card No Sfp+ / Mfr. No.: G10e-Sfp-E

Presto 10gbe 1port PCIe Card No Sfp+ / Mfr. No.: G10e-Sfp-E
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Vendor: Sonnet Technologies
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Ultra-Fast 10 Gb/s Network Connection
With increasing demands for greater data transfer speeds and more bandwidth over shared networks, and with specialized applications such as HD video editing using high-performance shared storage systems, 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE) use has skyrocketed. This high-speed wired networking standard offers ten times the performance of Gigabit Ethernet, the common wired network connection included with most computers today. Sonnet offers a powerfully simple way to add 10GbE connectivity to your Mac Pro® or Windows® PC—the Presto 10GbE 1-Port(1).

The Presto 10GbE 1-Port 10 Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express adapter card enables you to connect your computer to high-speed infrastructure and storage without stepping down in speed. Setup is simple—install the low-profile card into an available x8 or x16 PCIe slot in your computer, install a driver, connect to the switch or 10GbE port via LC fiber optic or copper cable (sold separately), and then configure the card through the OS X® Network control panel or Windows® Device Manager. This Sonnet solution is perfect for high-performance computing where low latency, high bandwidth, and low CPU overhead are required. Its increased throughput performance and low host-CPU utilization are achieved with stateless offloads, allowing your computer to perform better while large files transfers or high I/O operations take place.

Flexibility of Short-Range or Long-Range SFP+ Transceivers
Sonnet offers two SFP+ transceiver options (sold separately), a short-range module (up to 300 meters, part number G10E-SFP-SR), and a long-range module (up to 10 kilometers, part number G10E-SFP-LR) that connect the Presto card via LC fibre optical cable (sold separately) to a network switch or storage. Also, there is the ability to use cost-effective direct-attached copper (up to 7 meters).

Optimized for Thunderbolt™
Got a Thunderbolt connection, but no PCIe slot? Presto 10GbE 1-Port is ideal for use in one of Sonnet's Echo Express Thunderbolt expansion chassis or the xMac mini Server—the combo enables you to add an ultra-fast 10GbE network connection to iMac®, Mac® mini, MacBook Air®, and MacBook Pro® computers.

Key Features

  • Provides 10GbE Connectivity to Mac Pro and Windows PCs—Powerfully simple way to add high-performance 10GbE connectivity to your computer with PCIe slots
  • Connection Flexibility—Choose either a short-range or a long-range SFP+ transceiver (sold separately), or a SFP+ terminated "Direct Attach" twinax copper cable (sold separately) to connect the Presto card to your network or storage
  • Simple Setup—Low-profile x8 PCI Express card installs into an available slot, provides a simple driver installation, and configures through OS X Network control panel or Windows Device Manager
  • Optimized for Thunderbolt—Ideal for use in Sonnet's Echo™ Express chassis and xMac™ Mac mini Server Thunderbolt expansion products

General Information

ManufacturerSonnet Technologies, Inc
Manufacturer Part NumberG10E-SFP-E
Manufacturer Website Address
Product LinePresto
Product NamePresto 10Gigabit Ethernet Card
Product Type10Gigabit Ethernet Card


Host InterfacePCI Express
Network (RJ-45)No

I/O Expansions

Number of Total Expansion Slots1
Expansion Slot TypeSFP+
Number of SFP+ Slots1

Media & Performance

Media Type SupportedOptical Fiber

Network & Communication

Network Technology10GBase-X

Physical Characteristics

Form FactorPlug-in Card
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