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Intel X520-SR2
9.0* out of 10

Intel X520-SR2

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Reviews and Problems with Intel X520-SR2

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Overall 4
4.0

THIS IS NOT AN X520-SR2

Lara, Amazon
11 December 2014
  • Summary: This is not an X520-SR2. An X520-SR2 includes 2 x Intel Ethernet SFP+ SR Optics (E10GSFPSR). The X520-SR2 we purchased came with 2 x Finisar FTLX8571D3BCV SFP+. This NIC with Finisar SFP+ will NOT work under ESXi (as another reviewer pointed out) (look for the `failed to load because an unsupported...
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Overall 10
10

Easy to setup

E. Levis, Amazon
6 September 2014
  • Summary: We use these 10Gb Ethernet adapters in a pair of Dell R720xd servers running Red Hat Linux. The servers perform disk-to-disk backups of other servers in our business environment. The 10Gb NICs help us backup large data sets with enhanced throughput. A big help. Easy to setup. Highly recommended.
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Overall 8
8.0

Beware if using ESXi

Scott S., Amazon
19 November 2013
  • Summary: We put these in our Dell R820 servers running VMWare and learned a valuable lesson. VMWare doesn't not support them unless you are using a twinax cable or an Intel SFP. I tried many different 10GB SFP's but no luck.
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