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MCX512A-ADAT Specifications

Physical

Size: 2.71 in. x 5.6 in. (68.90mm x 142.24 mm) – low profile

Connector: Dual SFP28 (copper and optical)

Protocol Support

Ethernet: 25GBASE-CR/CR-S, 25GBASE-SR, 25GBASE-LR, 25G Ethernet Consortium, 10GBASE-SR, 10GBASE-LR, 10GBASE-ER, 10GBASE-CX4, SGMII, 1000BASE-X

Data Rate: 1/10/25 Gb/s Ethernet

PCI Express Gen3/Gen4: SERDES @ 8.0GT/s / 16.0GT/s (respectively), 8 lanes (2.0 and 1.1 compatible)

Power




Voltage: 12V
PowerCable Type
Typical Power(a)Passive Cables12.5W
Maximum PowerPassive Cables17.5W
1.5W Active Cables21W
Maximum power available through SFP28 port: 1.5W
EnvironmentalTemperatureOperational0°C to 55°C
Non-operational-40°C to 70°C
Humidity90% relative humidity(b)
Altitude (Operational)3050m
AirflowSee Airflow Specifications.
RegulatorySafety

CB / cTUVus / CE

EMCCE / FCC / VCCI / ICES / RCM
RoHSRoHS compliant

Notes: a. Typical power for ATIS traffic load.
b. For both operational and non-operational states.

MCX516A-BDAT Specifications

Physical

Size: 2.71 in. x 5.6 in. (68.90mm x 142.24 mm) – low profile

Connector: Dual QSFP28 (copper and optical)

Protocol Support

Ethernet: 40GBASE-CR4, 40GBASE-SR4, 40GBASE-LR4, 40GBASE-ER4, 25GBASE-CR/CR-S, 25GBASE-SR, 25GBASE-LR, 25G Ethernet Consortium, 10GBASE-SR, 10GBASE-LR, 10GBASE-ER, 10GBASE-CX4, SGMII, 1000BASE-X

Data Rate: 1/10/25/40 Gb/s Ethernet

PCI Express Gen3/Gen4: SERDES @ 8.0GT/s / 16.0GT/s (respectively), 16 lanes (2.0 and 1.1 compatible)

Power




Voltage: 12V
PowerCable Type
Typical Power(a)Passive Cables18.4W
Maximum PowerPassive Cables21.6W
1.5W Active Cables24.9W
2.5W Active Cables26.1W
Maximum power available through QSFP28 port: 3.5W
EnvironmentalTemperatureOperational0°C to 55°C
Non-operational-40°C to 70°C
Humidity90% relative humidity(b)
Altitude (Operational)3050m
AirflowSee Airflow Specifications.
RegulatorySafety

CB / cTUVus / CE

EMCCE / FCC / VCCI / ICES / RCM
RoHSRoHS compliant

Notes: a. Typical power for ATIS traffic load.
b. For both operational and non-operational states.

MCX516A-CDAT Specifications

Physical

Size: 2.71 in. x 5.6 in. (68.90mm x 142.24 mm) – low profile

Connector: Dual QSFP28 (copper and optical)

Protocol Support

Ethernet: 100GBASE-CR4, 100GBASE-KR4, 100GBASE-SR4, 56GBASE-R4, 50G Ethernet Consortium, 40GBASE-CR4, 40GBASE-SR4, 40GBASE-LR4, 40GBASE-ER4, 25GBASE-CR/CR-S, 25GBASE-SR, 25GBASE-LR, 25G Ethernet Consortium, 10GBASE-SR, 10GBASE-LR, 10GBASE-ER, 10GBASE-CX4, SGMII, 1000BASE-X

Data Rate: 1/10/25/40/50/100 Gb/s Ethernet

PCI Express Gen3/Gen4: SERDES @ 8.0GT/s / 16.0GT/s (respectively), 16 lanes (2.0 and 1.1 compatible)
Note: PCIe 4.0 x16 bus can supply a maximum bandwidth of 256Gb/s (=16 * 16GT/s, including overhead), and can support 200Gb/s when both network ports of MCX516A-CDAT run at 100Gb/s.

Power




Voltage: 12V
PowerCable Type
Typical Power(a)Passive Cables19.3W
Maximum Power

Passive Cables23.4W
1.5W Active Cable26.8W
2.5W Active Cable29.0W
Maximum power available through QSFP28 port: 5W
Environmental


TemperatureOperational0°C to 55°C
Non-operational-40°C to 70°C
Humidity90% relative humidity(b)

Altitude (Operational)

3050m
AirflowSee Airflow Specifications.
RegulatorySafety

CB / cTUVus / CE

EMCCE / FCC / VCCI / ICES / RCM
RoHSRoHS-compliant

Notes: a. Typical power for ATIS traffic load.
b. For both operational and non-operational states.

MCX512A-ACAT and MCX512A-ACUT Specifications

Physical

Size: 2.71 in. x 5.6 in. (68.90mm x 142.24 mm) – low profile

Connector: Dual SFP28 Ethernet (copper and optical)

Protocol Support

Ethernet: 25GBASE-CR/CR-S, 25GBASE-SR, 25GBASE-LR, 25G Ethernet Consortium, 10GBASE-SR, 10GBASE-LR, 10GBASE-ER, SGMII / 1000BASE-X

Data Rate: 1/10/25 Gb/s Ethernet

PCI Express Gen3: SERDES @ 8.0GT/s, 8 lanes (2.0 and 1.1 compatible)

Power




Voltage: 12V
PowerCable Type
Typical Power(a)Passive Cable9.5W
Maximum Power

Passive Cable11.8W
1.5W Active Cable15.1W
Maximum power available through SFP28 port: 1.5W
EnvironmentalTemperatureOperational0°C to 55°C
Non-operational-40°C to 70°C
Humidity90% relative humidity(b)
Altitude (Operational)3050m
AirflowSee Airflow Specifications.
RegulatorySafety

CB / cTUVus / CE

EMCCE / FCC / VCCI / ICES / RCM
RoHSRoHS-compliant

Notes: a. Typical power for ATIS traffic load.
b. For both operational and non-operational states.

MCX512F-ACAT and MCX512F-ACHT Specifications

Physical

Size: 2.71 in. x 5.6 in. (68.90mm x 142.24 mm) – low profile

Connector: Dual SFP28 Ethernet (copper and optical)

Protocol Support

Ethernet: 25GBASE-CR/CR-S, 25GBASE-SR, 25GBASE-LR, 25G Ethernet Consortium, 10GBASE-SR, 10GBASE-LR, 10GBASE-ER, SGMII / 1000BASE-X

Data Rate: 1/10/25 Gb/s Ethernet

PCI Express Gen3: SERDES @ 8.0GT/s, 16 lanes (2.0 and 1.1 compatible)

Power




Voltage: 12V
PowerCable Type
Typical Power(a)Passive Cable12.7W
Maximum Power

Passive Cable15.1W
1.5W Active Cable18.5W
Maximum power available through SFP28 port: 2.5W
EnvironmentalTemperatureOperational0°C to 55°C
Non-operational40°C to 70°C
Humidity90% relative humidity(b)
Altitude (Operational)3050m
AirflowSee Airflow Specifications.
RegulatorySafety

CB / cTUVus / CE

EMCCE / FCC / VCCI / ICES / RCM
RoHSRoHS-compliant

Notes: a. Typical power for ATIS traffic load.
b. For both operational and non-operational states.

MCX515A-GCAT Specifications

Physical

Size: 2.71 in. x 5.6 in. (68.90mm x 142.24 mm) – low profile

Connector: Single QFP28 (copper and optical)

Protocol Support

Ethernet: 50G Ethernet Consortium, 40GBASE-CR4, 40GBASE-SR4, 40GBASE-LR4, 40GBASE-ER4, 25GBASE-CR/CR-S, 25GBASE-SR, 25GBASE-LR, 25G Ethernet Consortium, 10GBASE-SR, 10GBASE-LR, 10GBASE-ER, 10GBASE-CX4, SGMII, 1000BASE-X

Data Rate: 1/10/25/40/50 Ethernet

PCI Express Gen3: SERDES 8.0GT/s, 16 lanes (2.0 and 1.1 compatible)

Power




Voltage: 12V
PowerCable Type
Typical Power(a)Passive Cable12.7W
Maximum Power

Passive Cable15.1W
1.5W Active Cable18.5W
2.5W Active Cable20.7W
Maximum power available through QSFP28 port: 3.5W
EnvironmentalTemperatureOperational0°C to 55°C
Non-operational-40°C to 70°C
Humidity90% relative humidity(b)
Altitude (Operational)3050m
AirflowSee Airflow Specifications.
RegulatorySafety

CB / cTUVus / CE

EMCCE / FCC / VCCI / ICES / RCM
RoHSRoHS-compliant

Notes: a. Typical power for ATIS traffic load.
b. For both operational and non-operational states.

MCX516A-GCAT Specifications

Physical

Size: 2.71 in. x 5.6 in. (68.90mm x 142.24 mm) – low profile

Connector: Dual QSFP28 (copper and optical)

Protocol Support

Ethernet: 50G Ethernet Consortium, 40GBASE-CR4, 40GBASE-SR4, 40GBASE-LR4, 40GBASE-ER4, 25GBASE-CR/CR-S, 25GBASE-SR, 25GBASE-LR, 25G Ethernet Consortium, 10GBASE-SR, 10GBASE-LR, 10GBASE-ER, 10GBASE-CX4, SGMII, 1000BASE-X

Data Rate: 1/10/25/40/50 Gb/s Ethernet

PCI Express Gen3: SERDES @ 8.0GT/s, 16 lanes (2.0 and 1.1 compatible)

Power




Voltage: 12V
PowerCable Type
Typical Power(a)Passive Cable14.7W
Maximum Power

Passive Cable17.2W
1.5W Active Cable20.6W
2.5W Active Cable22.8W
Maximum power available through QSFP28 port: 3.5W
EnvironmentalTemperatureOperational0°C to 55°C
Non-operational-40°C to 70°C
Humidity90% relative humidity(b)
Altitude (Operational)3050m
AirflowSee Airflow Specifications.
RegulatorySafety

CB / cTUVus / CE

EMCCE / FCC / VCCI / ICES / RCM
RoHSRoHS-compliant

Notes: a. Typical power for ATIS traffic load.
b. For both operational and non-operational states.

MCX515A-CCAT and MCX515A-CCUT Specifications

Physical

Size: 2.71 in. x 5.6 in. (68.90mm x 142.24 mm) – low profile

Connector: Single QSFP28 (copper and optical)

Protocol Support

Ethernet: 100GBASE-CR4, 100GBASE-KR4, 100GBASE-SR4, 56GBASE-R4, 50G Ethernet Consortium, 40GBASE-CR4, 40GBASE-SR4, 40GBASE-LR4, 40GBASE-ER4, 25GBASE-CR/CR-S, 25GBASE-SR, 25GBASE-LR, 25G Ethernet Consortium, 10GBASE-SR, 10GBASE-LR, 10GBASE-ER, 10GBASE-CX4, SGMII, 1000BASE-X

Data Rate: 1/10/25/40/50/100 Gb/s Ethernet

PCI Express Gen3: SERDES @ 8.0GT/s, 16 lanes (2.0 and 1.1 compatible)

Power and Environmental




Voltage: 12V
PowerCable Type
Typical Power(a):Passive Cable14.2W
Maximum Power:

Passive Cable17.0W
1.5W Active Cable18.6W
2.5W Active Cable19.7W
Maximum power available through QSFP28 port: 5W
Temperature:Operational0°C to 55°C
Non-operational-40°C to 70°C
Humidity:90% relative humidity(b)
Altitude (Operational)3050m
Airflow:See Airflow Specifications.
RegulatorySafety:

CB / cTUVus / CE

EMC:CE / FCC / VCCI / ICES / RCM
RoHS:RoHS-compliant

Notes: a. Typical power for ATIS traffic load.
b. For both operational and non-operational states.

MCX516A-CCAT and MCX516A-CCHT Specifications

Physical

Size: 2.71 in. x 5.6 in. (68.90mm x 142.24 mm) – low profile

Connector: Dual QSFP28 (copper and optical)

Protocol Support

Ethernet: 100GBASE-CR4, 100GBASE-KR4, 100GBASE-SR4, 56GBASE-R4, 50G Ethernet Consortium, 40GBASE-CR4, 40GBASE-SR4, 40GBASE-LR4, 40GBASE-ER4, 25GBASE-CR/CR-S, 25GBASE-SR, 25GBASE-LR, 25G Ethernet Consortium, 10GBASE-SR, 10GBASE-LR, 10GBASE-ER, 10GBASE-CX4, SGMII, 1000BASE-X

Data Rate: 1/10/25/40/50/100 Gb/s Ethernet

PCI Express Gen3: SERDES @ 8.0GT/s, 16 lanes (2.0 and 1.1 compatible)
Note: PCIe 3.0 x16 bus can supply a maximum bandwidth of 128Gb/s only (=16 * 8GT/s, including overhead), and therefore cannot support 200Gb/s when both network ports of MCX516A-CCAT run at 100Gb/s.

Power and Environmental




Voltage: 12V
PowerCable Type
Typical Power(a):Passive Cable16.2W
Maximum Power:

Passive Cable19.0W
1.5W Active Cable22.3W
2.5W Active Cable24.6W
Maximum power available through QSFP28 port: 5W
Temperature:Operational0°C to 55°C
Non-operational-40°C to 70°C
Humidity:90% relative humidity(b)
Altitude (Operational)3050m
Airflow:See Airflow Specifications.
RegulatorySafety:

CB / cTUVus / CE

EMC:CE / FCC / VCCI / ICES / RCM
RoHS:RoHS-compliant

Notes: a. Typical power for ATIS traffic load.
b. For both operational and non-operational states.

Airflow Specifications

Airflow (LFM) with airflow direction from heatsink to port.


Cable Type
OPNPassiveActive 1.5WActive 2.5WActive 3.5WActive 5W
MCX512A-ADAT200LFM350LFMN/AN/AN/A
MCX516A-BDAT300LFM350LFM400LFM400LFMN/A
MCX516A-CDAT400LFM600LFM850LFM1000LFM1400LFM
MCX512A-ACAT / MCX512A-ACUT150LFM300LFMN/AN/AN/A
MCX512F-ACAT / MCX512F-ACHT200LFM300LFMN/AN/AN/A
MCX515A-GCAT300LFM350LFM400LFM400LFMN/A
MCX516A-GCAT350LFM500LFM600LFM650LFMN/A
MCX515A-CCAT/ MCX515A-CCUT300LFM350LFM400LFM400LFM950LFM
MCX516A-CCAT / MCX516A-CCHT350LFM500LFM600LFM650LFM1300LFM


Board Mechanical Drawing and Dimensions

All dimensions are in millimeters. All the mechanical tolerances are +/- 0.1mm.

Mechanical Drawing of a Dual-Port x16 Card

Mechanical Drawing of a Dual-Port x8 Card

For the 3D Model of the card, please refer to 3D Models at http://www.nvidia.com/page/3d_models.

Bracket Mechanical Drawing

Single-port Tall Bracket

Dimensions in millimeters.

Dual-port Tall Bracket

Dimensions in millimeters.

Environmental