The GEX3-PCIE1XG211 is 3-port 10/100/1000M Ethernet to PCI Express x1 Gen 2 Host Card.
GEX3-PCIE1XG211 is designed with Two key components.
- PCI Express to USB 3.0 Single Chip Host Controller (FRESCO FL1100; USB IF TID 380000026).
- Three 10/100/1000M Ethernet to USB 3.0 Bridge Controllers (Realtek RTL8153-VB; USB IF TID 310000126).
The 10/100/1000M Ethernet controller combines an IEEE 802.3u compliant Media Access Controller (MAC), USB 3.0 bus controller, and embedded memory. With state-of-the-art DSP technology and mixed-mode signal technology, it offers high-speed transmission over CAT 5 UTP cable or CAT 3 UTP (10Mbps only) cable. Functions such as Crossover Detection and Auto-Correction, polarity correction, adaptive equalization, cross-talk cancellation, echo cancellation, timing recovery, and error correction are implemented to provide robust transmission and reception capabilities.
GEX3-PCIE1XG211 is fully compliant with Microsoft NDIS5, NDIS6 (IPv4, IPv6, TCP, UDP) Checksum features, and supports IEEE 802 IP Layer 2 priority encoding and IEEE 802.1Q Virtual bridged Local Area Network (VLAN). The above features contribute to lowering CPU utilization, especially benefiting performance when in operation on a network server.