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Apple Dual-Channel 4Gb Fibre Channel PCI Express Card

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Apple Dual-Channel 4Gb Fibre Channel PCI Express Card - Network adapter - PCI Express - 4Gb Fibre Channel - 2 ports

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  • Product Details

    A Dual Channel 4Gb Fiber Channel PCI Express card is required to connect Xserve RAID to a Mac Pro or Xserve (Intel-based) with a PCI Express bus. A user installable kit is available and contains a Dual Channel 4Gb Fiber Channel PCI Express Host Bus Adapter plus two 2.9-meter 4Gb Active Copper Fiber Channel SFP to SFP (small form factor pluggable) interconnect cables.

    The Fiber Channel PCI Express card is installed in your computer and the cables are used to connect to the SFP port on Xserve RAID with SFP connectors. This card runs at full bandwidth in a four-lane or eight-lane PCI Express slot.

    SFP connectors on the card allow use of copper or optical cabling and provide the capability of directly connecting to Xserve RAID or Fiber Channel switches over long distances up to 500m. The Apple Fiber Channel PCI Express card offers leading performance and compatibility with Mac OS X and Xserve RAID.

    Technical Data

    Product Description: Apple Dual-Channel 4Gb Fibre Channel PCI Express Card - host bus adapter - 2 ports
    Device Type: Host bus adapter
    Form Factor: Plug-in card
    Interface (Bus) Type: PCI Express
    Ports Qty: 2 ports
    Data Link Protocol: 4Gb Fibre Channel
    Data Transfer Rate: 4.24 Gbps
    System Requirements: Apple MacOS X 10.4.8 or later
    Designed For: Mac Pro; Xserve
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