The card works great. The e1000e driver that was supplied with the ...
25 November 2014
Summary: The card works great. The e1000e driver that was supplied with the linux kernel (3.16.7, 3.17.1) was causing a load of really weird issues. So I downloaded and compiled the kernel module from the Intel site and it worked fine. Was a lot of annoyance trying to figure out why I kept getting kernel panics and devices were functioning oddly (like Wii U wouldn't open some web pages and give some odd error code google wasn't helpful with).
Old drivers suck for Advanced Network Service, but is a way! Follow down the rabbit hole Cinderella, I'll show the way!
10 July 2014
Summary: I purchased the used NIC for about $69. It shipped fast, packed professionally. It "looked" used but all ran fine. They run very hot, thus the two heat sinks. Be sure your case has a good fan inside! Based on two Dual-Port Intel 82571EB chips circa 2005-2007 or so, this gets you the Quad port solution, but the default Windows driver always auto installs an old Intel PRO/1000 PT Quad Server Adapter driver from 2009 :o( that does not support Advanced Network Services...