QNAP has unveiled a new dual port five-speed 10GBase-T NIC this week in the form of the QXG-10G2T-107 which uses the Aquantia AQtion AQC107S Ethernet controller that supports 10/5/2.5/1 Gbps and 100 Mbps network speeds. The RJ45 connector design also allows users to use existing cables offering transmission speeds of up to 5 Gbps when using CAT-5e cables, or up to 10 Gbps when using CAT 6 (or advanced versions) cables.
Drivers for Windows and Linux users are available from NIC manufacturer Aquantia’s website, using the QXG-10G2T-107 in a QNAP NAS requires QTS 4.3.6 or later for compatibility. The QXG-10G2T-107 can be installed in a compatible QNAP NAS or a Windows /Linux PC with PCIe 2.0 x4 slots, providing organizations or individuals with a flexible and economical 10 GbE network connectivity solution.
“As 10 GbE network environment becomes more common, QNAP continues to deliver cost-effective 10 GbE solutions,” said Dan Lin, Product Manager of QNAP, adding “Following QNAP’s release of the single-port Multi-Gig QXG-10G1T NIC, the newly rolled out dual-port QXG-10G2T-107 NIC also leverages Aquantia Ethernet controller to offer Multi-Gig transfer rates, helping users to easily upgrade their PCs or NAS systems with 10 Gbps capability to accommodate intensive data transfer and boost productivity of team collaboration and personal workflows.”
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