Mellanox® MCX354A-QCBT ConnectX®-3 QDR VPI InfiniBand Adapter Card

Product Overview

£733.50 (ex VAT) | £880.20 (inc VAT)

ConnectX-3 VPI adapter card, dual-port QSFP, QDR IB (40Gb/s) and 10GigE, PCIe3.0 x8 8GT/s, tall bracket, RoHS R6.


Mellanox® MCX354A-QCBT ConnectX®-3 QDR VPI InfiniBand Adapter Card

ConnectX-3 adapter cards with Virtual Protocol Interconnect (VPI) supporting InfiniBand and Ethernet connectivity provide the highest performing and most flexible interconnect solution for PCI Express Gen3 servers used in Enterprise Data Centers, High-Performance Computing, and Embedded environments. Clustered data bases, parallel processing, transactional services and high-performance embedded I/O applications will achieve significant performance improvements resulting in reduced completion time and lower cost per operation ConnectX-3 with VPI also simplifies system development by serving multiple fabrics with one hardware design.


Key Features

Virtual Protocol Interconnect 1μs MPI ping latency Up to 40Gb/s InfiniBand or 10 Gigabit Ethernet per port PCI Express 3.0 (up to 8GT/s) CPU offload of transport operations Application offload GPU communication acceleration Precision Clock Synchronization End-to-end QoS and congestion control Hardware-based I/O virtualization Fibre Channel encapsulation (FCoIB or FCoE) Ethernet encapsulation (EoIB), RoHS-R6


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  • Compatible Operating Systems

    Citrix XenServer 6.1
    Microsoft Windows Server 2008
    Microsoft Windows Server 2012
    Novell SLES
    OpenFabrics Enterprise Distribution (OFED)
    Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
    Ubuntu 12.04
    VMware ESXi 4.x and 5.x

  • Connectors


  • Data Transfer Rate

    10 Gb/s
    40 Gb/s

  • Interconnect


  • Interface

    PCI-E x8

  • Manufacturer


  • Network Ports


  • Network Socket


  • Other Features

    Ethernet or Data Center Bridging fabrics
    Guaranteed bandwidth and low-latency services
    I/O consolidation
    One adapter for QDR InfiniBand, 10 GbE
    Power efficient
    Scales to tens-of-thousands of nodes
    Virtualization acceleration
    World-class cluster, network, and storage performance

  • Product Range


  • Regulatory

    RoHS R6

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