- Q1'16 Launch Date
- PCIe v3.0 (8.0 GT/s) System Interface Type
- Copper Cable Medium
- RJ45 Category 6 up to 55m; Category 6A up to 100m Cabling Type
- 10GbE/5GbE/2.5GbE/1GbE/100Mb Data Rate Per Port
- Single # of Ports
The Intel® Ethernet 500 Series is backward compatible with existing 1000 BASE-T networks, simplifying the transition to 10GB Ethernet when more bandwidth is needed.