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HP NC523SFP 10Gb 2-port Server Adapter - Overview

Product description

The NC523SFP is a dual port PCI Express Gen 2 adapter which supports SFP+ (Small Form-factor Pluggable) connectors, requiring either Direct Attach Cable (DAC) for copper environments, or fiber transceivers supporting short haul (SR) optics plus fiber cables for fiber optic environments.

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Product features

Feature
Description
Model number
  • 593717-B21

Spare part number
  • 593742-001

Kit contents
  • HP NC523SFP 10Gb 2-port server adapter

  • Full height bracket (installed on card)

  • Low-profile bracket

  • Quick install card

  • User documentation and driver download information

  • Product warranty statement

Performance
Dual-port 10 Gigabit Ethernet throughput:
  • 20,000 Mb/s full duplex Ethernet transfer rate per port (40 Gb/s aggregate full duplex)

PCI express interface:
  • Eight lane (x8) PCI Express bus based on the PCIe v2.0 standard.

  • Backward compatible with four lane (x4) PCI Express.

  • Automatically auto-sensing between x8 and x4 slots.

Jumbo frames:
  • 9,000 byte transmission unit (MTU)

  • Supports 9KB jumbo frames

SR-IOV:
  • Supports industry standard SR-IOV (Single Root Input Output Virtualization)

TCP stateless offloading:
  • TCP/IP checksum offload (TCO)

  • Large Send Offload (LSO) or TCP Segmentation Offload (TSO)

Interrupt coalescing:
  • Groups multiple packets, thereby reducing the number of interrupts sent to the host.

802.1p QoS tagging:
  • Allows to mark or tag frames with a priority level across a QoS-aware network for improved traffic flow.

Network management
Management support:
  • HP Systems Insight Manager or other management application that support SNMP.

Server integration:
  • Optimized for HP ProLiant servers.

  • Provides users with a single point of contact for both their servers and their network adapters.

LED indicators:
  • Bracket LED indicators show link integrity and network activity for easy troubleshooting.
PXE
  • Support for pre-boot execution environment (PXE) enables automatic deployment of computing resources remotely from anywhere. It allows a new or existing server to boot over the network and download software, including the operating system, from a management/ deployment server at another location on the network. Additionally, PXE enables decentralized software distribution and remote troubleshooting and repairs.

Compatible servers 1
ProLiant DL (rack-optimized):
  • HP ProLiant DL160 G6

  • HP ProLiant DL160 Gen8

  • HP ProLiant DL165 G7

  • HP ProLiant DL180 G6

  • HP ProLiant DL320 G6

  • HP ProLiant DL320e Gen

  • HP ProLiant DL360 G6

  • HP ProLiant DL360 G7

  • HP ProLiant DL360e Gen8

  • HP ProLiant DL360p Gen8

  • HP ProLiant DL370 G6

  • HP ProLiant DL380 G7

  • HP ProLiant DL380e Gen8

  • HP ProLiant DL380p Gen8

  • HP ProLiant DL385 G7

  • HP ProLiant DL385p Gen8

  • HP ProLiant DL560 Gen8

  • HP ProLiant DL580 G7

  • HP ProLiant DL585 G6

  • HP ProLiant DL585 G7

  • HP ProLiant DL785 G6

  • HP ProLiant DL980 G7

ProLiant ML (expansion-optimized):
  • HP ProLiant ML310e Gen8

  • HP ProLiant ML330 G6

  • HP ProLiant ML350 G6

  • HP ProLiant ML350e Gen8

  • HP ProLiant ML350p Gen8

  • HP ProLiant ML370 G6

ProLiant SL (scalable line):
  • HP ProLiant SL160s G6

  • HP ProLiant SL160z G6

  • HP ProLiant SL165s G7

  • HP ProLiant SL165z G7

  • HP ProLiant SL170z G6

  • HP ProLiant SL2x170z G6

  • HP ProLiant SL230s Gen8

  • HP ProLiant SL250s Gen8

  • HP ProLiant SL270s Gen8

NOTE: 1: This is a list of supported servers. Some may be discontinued.

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Link to drivers, firmware, software and manuals

Click here to access the updated driver, firmware, software and user manuals .

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Legal Disclaimer: Products sold prior to the November 1, 2015 separation of Hewlett-Packard Company into Hewlett Packard Enterprise Company and HP Inc. may have older product names and model numbers that differ from current models.

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