Which 10Gbe NIC to use (with SFP+) ? Tags: NIC Cable Components Last response: April 2, 2013 5:50 AM in Components Share DavidA2013 April 2, 2013 4:47:48 AM Hi I need to build a test environment to communicate with a hardware device that has a 10Gbe comms port and that uses a SFP+ connector. So I need a 10Gbe NIC for a Windows/Linux PC, and that NIC should have a SFP+ connector. Would anyone like to recommend a suitable NIC please? The cable length will only be a few metres. Should I use fiber or copper? As I will not be using a switch (due to the high cost of 10Gbe switches) I guess I need to use a crossover cable. Is this possible with SFP+ compatible cables? Best regards David More about : 10gbe nic sfp christiangordon April 2, 2013 5:50:42 AM Use Fiber m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Specifying which NIC software uses Forum Solved2xWin7 machines, each with NIC and Wireless. Use Nic for File transfer / Wireless for Internet Forum Solved2xWin7 machines, each with NIC and Wireless. Use Nic for File transfer / Wireless for Internet Forum Solvedhow to route local IP to use NIC and other to use Wifi NIC Forum How do I use 2 NIC's with one switch? Forum SolvedWhich NIC & Slot combinations for max data transfer & internet surfing Forum SolvedGTX 780Ti which PCie port to use? Forum SolvedDoes it matter which PCI Express slots I use Forum SolvedWhich GPU can I use in this motherboard? Forum Solvedwhich one to use for gaming :) Forum SolvedMy gpu came with 2x cables which were 2x6pin going into 1x 8 pin. In the manual it showed that I could either do that or use Forum teaming 2 NIC's and using 16 TB server Forum SolvedWhich display outs do I use for the crossfire setup Forum SolvedWhich SATA port to use on the Z97X-SOC FORCE? Forum Solvedwhich power supply to use? Forum Solvedwhich of these four setups should i use for gaming Forum SolvedWhich GPU Should I use? Forum SolvedWhich GPU Should I use? Forum Solvedneed to know which connectors to use for case fans Forum SolvedWhich Power Supply Should I Use Forum More resources Read discussions in other Components categories Power supplies Sound cards NICs Akasa Antec Cooler Master Cougar DeepCool Enermax !