Network Interface Card: 40G-NIC-XL710-1O

# Key Highlights
  • NIC Category: Single Port 40G QSFP+ PCIe
  • Controller: Intel® XL710
  • System Interface Type: PCIe v3.0 x8 (8GT/s)
  • Ports: 1x40G QSFP+
  • Data rate per port: 40/10GbE
  • Network Operating Systems (NOS): Windows 64-bit, Linux, FreeBSD
  • Performance: Load balancing on multiple CPUs
  • Unified Networking: iSCSI, NFS
  • Clock: Time Sync (IEEE 1588*, 802.1as)
  • Bracket Height: Low Profile & Full Height
# Pricing & Ordering
SKU: 40G-NIC-XL710-1O


Standard recommended retail price without VAT.

Lead Time: Below 1 Week in EU Countries
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# Key Technical Data
Product type:

Network Interface Cards

NIC Category:

Single Port 40G QSFP+ PCIe

Controller Silicon:

Intel® XL710

Controller type:


Connector type:


Number of ports:


Data rate per port:


Interconnection Distance:

Per QSFP+ used

Bus interface:

PCIe v3.0 x8

Bus transfer rate:


Storage Over Ethernet:



Time Sync (IEEE 1588*, 802.1as)

Network Operating Systems (NOS):

Windows 64-bit: 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, 2016, 2019
Linux: RHEL 6.x/7.x, SUSE 11.x/12.x, Ubuntu 14.x/16.x
FreeBSD: 10.x/11.x

LED Status Indicators:

LINK (solid) and ACTIVITY (blinking)
LINK SPEED (green= 40 Gbps; yellow=10 Gbps)


Power consumption (max): 7.5W
Operating voltage: 3.3V and 12V

Environmental Specifications:

Operating temperature: 0 °C to 55 °C
Air Flow Minimum of 150 LFM and 400 LFM (LR4)
Storage temperature: -40 °C to 70 °C
Relative Humidity: 5% to 90% (non-condensing)

Physical Characteristics:

Dimensions (W x H): 146mm x 69mm
Ships with low-profile bracket attached to interface card. Standard bracket included in packaging.

I/O, Virtualization, Manageability and Advanced Software Features:

As per NIC controller



# Product Documentation
# Product Description

EDGE Optic 40G-NIC-XL710-1O is Single Port 40G Gigabit Ethernet QSFP+ PCI-Express Network Interface Card which is based on Intel® XL710 Chipset. 40G-NIC-XL710-1O card with use of it’s load balancing functions provides superior performance on multi-core processor servers, can offer leading network virtualization features, several remote boot options and wide manageability features. 40G-NIC-XL710-1O backwards compatibility with 10GbE speeds gives users great flexibility in network design, additionally card support synchronization of internal clocks according to a network master clock.

40G-NIC-XL710-1O can run on most network operating systems and can be used as a compatible alternative for Intel, HPE, Dell, Lenovo, IBM, Cisco, Huawei, Qlogic, Supermicro and many other brand Network Interface Cards. When combined with a wide selection of EDGE Optic – Optical Transceiver Modules and Direct-Attach Cables (DAC) can provide superior flexibility in connectivity and network design.

For better overview, You are welcome to use our PCIe Network Interface Card Guide.