Specifications

NVIDIA ConnectX-5 InfiniBand/Ethernet Adapter Card Kit for External Multi-Host User Manual

Physical

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

PCIe Auxiliary Cards Size:

Connector: Single QSFP28 InfiniBand and Ethernet (copper and optical)

Protocol Support

InfiniBand: IBTA v1.3a
Auto-Negotiation: 1X/2X/4X SDR (2.5Gb/s per lane), DDR (5Gb/s per lane), QDR (10Gb/s per lane), FDR10 (10.3125Gb/s per lane), FDR (14.0625Gb/s per lane), EDR (25Gb/s per lane) port

Ethernet: 100GBASE-CR4, 100GBASE-KR4, 100GBASE-SR4, 50GBASE-R2, 50GBASE-R4, 40GBASE-CR4, 40GBASE-KR4, 40GBASE-SR4, 40GBASE-LR4, 40GBASE-ER4, 40GBASE-R2, 25GBASE-R, 20GBASE-KR2, 10GBASE-LR,10GBASE-ER, 10GBASE-CX4, 10GBASE-CR, 10GBASE-KR, SGMII, 1000BASE-CX, 1000BASE-KX, 10GBASE-SR

Data Rate

InfiniBand

SDR/DDR/QDR/FDR/EDR

Ethernet

1/10/25/40/50/100 Gb/s

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

ConnectX-5 Main Adapter Card Power

Voltage: 12V

Power

Cable

Typical Power b

Passive Cables

17W

Maximum Power

Passive Cables

20W

1.5W Active Cables

21.6W

2.5W Active Cables

22.7W

Maximum power available through QSFP28 port: 2.5W

PCIe Auxiliary Cards Power

Typical Power

1.5W

Maximum Power

2W

Airflow

Airflow

Cable Type

Airflow Direction (Heatsink to Port)

Passive Cable

400LFM / 55°C

NVIDIA 2.5W Active Cable

400LFM / 55°C

Environmental

Temperature

Operational

0°C to 55°C

Non-operational

-40°C to 70°C

Humidity

Operational

10% to 85% relative humidity

Non-operational

10% to 90% relative humidity

Altitude (Operational)

3050m

Regulatory

Safety: CB / cTUVus / CE

EMC: CE / FCC / VCCI / ICES / RCM

RoHS compliant

a The ConnectX-5 adapters supplement the IBTA auto-negotiation specification to get better bit error rates and longer cable reaches. This supplemental feature only initiates when connected to another NVIDIA Infini­Band product.
b Typical power for ATIS traffic load.
c For both operational and non-operational states.

Warning

All dimensions are in millimeters. The PCB mechanical tolerance is +/- 0.13mm.

Warning

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

Adapter Card Mechanical Drawing (Component Side)

PCIe Auxiliary Card Mechanical Drawing (Component Side)

Short Brackets Mechanical Drawing

Warning

All dimensions are in millimeters. The bracket mechanical tolerance is +/- 0.25mm.

ConnectX-5 Main Adapter Card Short Bracket

PCIe Auxiliary Card Short Bracket

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