Intel Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X520-QDA1
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Product Information for Intel Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X520-QDA1

Highlights for Intel Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X520-QDA1

  • Host Interface:PCI Express x8

Marketing Information

The best-selling Intel X520 dual-port (2x10GbE) adapter is known for its high performance, low latency, reliability, and flexibility. The addition of a new low profile QSFP+ 4x10GbE adapter to the X520 family delivers all of the capabilities in a 4x10GbE adapter. The Intel® Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X520- QDA1 adapter delivers a proven, reliable solution for deployments of high density Ethernet for unified 10GbE network connections. The new single-port QSFP+ adapter delivers 4 channels of line-rate 10Gb Ethernet in a single PCIe slot using the latest PCI Express* (PCIe*) v3.0 bus technology for maximum bandwidth that addresses the increasing capability of the latest Intel® Xeon® processor E5/E7 based platforms.

I/O Expansions

Media & Performance

  • Media Type Supported: Twinaxial
  • Miscellaneous

    Device Supported


    Platform Supported


    Certifications & Standards

    • FCC B
    • UL
    • CE
    • VCCI
    • BSMI
    • C-TICK
    • KCC
    IEEE Standards:
    • 802.3
    • 802.3x
    • 1588
    • 802.1as

    Green Compliant


    Green Compliance Certificate/Authority


    Network & Communication

  • Network Technology: 40GBase-X
  • Physical Characteristics

  • Form Factor: Plug-in Card
  • Width: 2.7"
  • Depth: 6.7"
  • Card Height: Full-height
  • Warranty

  • Limited Warranty: Lifetime
  • Interfaces/Ports

  • Host Interface: PCI Express x8
  • USB: No
  • Network (RJ-45): No
  • Serial Port: No
  • Ethernet AUI: No
  • XJACK: No
  • PoE (RJ-45) Port: No
  • General Information

  • Product Type: 40Gigabit Ethernet Card
  • Manufacturer Part Number: X520QDA1
  • Manufacturer Website Address:
  • Manufacturer: Intel Corporation
  • Product Model: X520-QDA1
  • Product Name: Ethernet Converged Network Adapter X520-QDA1
  • Product Series: X520
  • Brand Name: Intel
  • I/O Expansions

  • Expansion Slot Type: QSFP+
  • Number of Total Expansion Slots: 1