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Broadcom 57404 - network adapter

Manufacturer part number (MPN): 406-BBKT
Broadcom 57404 - Network adapter - PCIe - 25 Gigabit Ethernet x 2 - for PowerEdge FC430, FC830, R430, R530, R630, R730, R730xd
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The Broadcom dual-port 25 GbE Ethernet network adapter for Dell PowerEdge rack servers is based on the NetXtreme E-series BCM57404 Controller ASIC. As application workloads and virtualization technologies drive increased demands on server performance, network performance requirements scale accordingly. This growth demands an advanced breed of Ethernet connectivity solutions. Broadcom NetXtreme E-series adapters in Dell's PowerEdge servers deliver high throughput, low latency and key features to enable optimal performance for a variety of workloads. Whether in a native bare-metal platform or in a virtualized environment, NetXtreme-E series solutions are designed to deliver the networking performance and flexibility needed to ensure optimal application performance. Features like SRIOV with 128 virtual functions (VFs) and VMQ hardware support give IT administrators the tools to address any networking challenge.

  • Full line-rate throughput on all ports
  • Low device latency for optimal application performance
  • Comprehensive stateless offloads to minimize host CPU workload
  • Single root I/O virtualization
  • 128 VFs with fully flexible port assignment
  • VMQ support in hardware
  • Low device power using Adaptive Voltage Scaling
  • Simplified device driver interface for ease of management
  • State machine device architecture for core functions
Full Specification
Device Type Network adapter
Form Factor Plug-in card
Interface (Bus) Type PCI Express
Ports 25 Gigabit Ethernet x 2
Connectivity Technology Wired
Data Link Protocol 25 Gigabit LAN
Data Transfer Rate 25 Gbps
Expansion / Connectivity
Interfaces 2 x 25Gb Ethernet - SFP28
Compatibility Information
Designed For Dell PowerEdge FC430, FC830, R430, R530, R630, R730, R730xd

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