The Mellanox MCX556A-EDAT ConnectX-5 VPI EDR InfiniBand 100 Gb/s and 100 GbE Dual-port QSFP28 PCIe4.0 x16 LP Adapter is a PCI Express (PCIe) generation 4 (Gen4) x16 adapter. The adapter can be used in either a x8 or x16 PCIe slot in the system. The adapter delivers high bandwidth, low latency, and high computation efficiency for high performance, data intensive and scalable compute and storage platforms.
Mellanox MCX556A-EDAT ConnectX-5 Ex VPI Adapter Card
✔ Mellanox MCX556A-ECAT ConnectX-5 VPI EDR Infiniband 100 Gb/s & 100 GbE Dual-Port QSFP28 PCIe4.0 x16 LP FC EKAY is a network interface card.
✔ It provides two ports for connecting to high-speed networks with 100 Gb/s data transfer rates.
✔ The card supports Infiniband and Ethernet protocols, and a range of data rates for each protocol.
✔ It uses PCI Express Gen3 technology with 16 lanes and is backward compatible with PCIe 2.0 and 1.1.
✔ The card requires 12V power and has different power consumption levels depending on the cable type used.
✔ It operates in a temperature range of 0°C to 55°C and at altitudes of up to 3050m.
✔ The card is certified for safety and electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) standards and is RoHS compliant.
|Product Name||Mellanox MCX556A-ECAT ConnectX-5 VPI EDR Infiniband / 100 Gb/s & 100 GbE Dual-Port QSFP28 PCIe4.0 x16 LP FC EKA|
|Form Factor||Low-Profile PCIe x16|
|Dimensions||2.71 in. x 5.6 in. (68.90 mm x 142.24 mm)|
|Connectivity||Dual QSFP28 InfiniBand and Ethernet (copper and optical)|
|InfiniBand Protocol Support||IBTA v1.3a|
|InfiniBand Auto-Negotiation||1X/2X/4X SDR (2.5 Gb/s per lane), DDR (5 Gb/s per lane), QDR (10 Gb/s per lane), FDR10 (10.3125 Gb/s per lane), FDR (14.0625 Gb/s per lane), EDR (25 Gb/s per lane) port|
|Ethernet Protocol Support||100GBASE-CR4, 100GBASE-KR4, 100GBASE-SR4, 50GBASE-R2, 50GBASE-R4, 40GBASE-CR4, 40GBASE-KR4, 40GBASE-SR4, 40GBASE-LR4, 40GBASE-ER4, 40GBASE-R2, 25GBASE-R, 20GBASE-KR2, 10GBASE-LR,10GBASE-ER, 10GBASE-CX4, 10GBASE-CR, 10GBASE-KR, SGMII, 1000BASE-CX, 1000BASE-KX, 10GBASE-SR|
|InfiniBand Data Rate||SDR/DDR/QDR/FDR/EDR|
|Ethernet Data Rate||1/10/25/40/50/100 Gb/s|
|PCIe Interface||Gen3: SERDES @ 8.0GT/s, 16 lanes (2.0 and 1.1 compatible)|
|PCIe Maximum Bandwidth||128 Gb/s (when both network ports of MCX556A-ECAT run at 100Gb/s)|
|Power Consumption||Typical Power: Passive Cables: 16.2W; Maximum Power: Passive Cables: 19.0W; 1.5 Active Cables: 22.3W; 2.5W Active Cables: 24.6W; Maximum power available through QSFP28 port: 5W|
|Environmental Temperature||Operational: 0°C to 55°C; Non-operational: -40°C to 70°C|
|Environmental Humidity||Operational: 10% to 85% relative humidity; Non-operational: 10% to 90% relative humidity|
|Environmental Altitude (Operational)||3050m|
|Regulatory Safety||CB / cTUVus / CE|
|Regulatory EMC||CE / FCC / VCCI / ICES / RCM|