Specifications

NVIDIA ConnectX-6 Ethernet Adapter Cards User Manual
Warning

Please make sure to install the ConnectX-6 card in a PCIe slot that is capable of supplying the required power and airflow as stated in the below table.


Physical

Adapter Card Size: 6.6 in. x 2.71 in. (167.65mm x 68.90mm)

Connector: Dual QSFP56 Ethernet (copper and optical)


Protocol Support


Ethernet: 100GBASE-CR2, 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-KX4, 10GBASE-CR, 10GBASE-KR, SGMII, 1000BASE-CX, 1000BASE-KX, 10GBASE-SR

Data Rate

Ethernet

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

Gen3/4: SERDES @ 8.0GT/s/16GT/s, x16 lanes (2.0 and 1.1 compatible)


Adapter Card Power and Airflow


Voltage: 12V, 3.3VAUX

Power

Cable

Typical Powera

Passive Cables

21.0W

Maximum Power

Please refer to ConnectX-6 Ethernet Cards Power Specifications available at NVOnline following login.


Voltage : 3.3Aux

Maximum current: 100mA


Maximum power available through QSFP56 port: 5W

Airflow (LFM) /

Ambient Temperature

Cable Type


Airflow Direction

Heatsink to Port

Port to Heatsink

Passive Cables

350 LFM / 55°C

250 LFM / 35°C

NVIDIA Active 2.7W Cables

550 LFM / 55°C

250 LFM / 35°C

Environmental

Temperature

Operational

0°C to 55°C

Non-operational

-40°C to 70°Cb

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 / KC

RoHS: RoHS Compliant

a. Typical power for ATIS traffic load.b. The non-operational storage temperature specifications apply to the product without its package.


Physical


Adapter Card Size: 6.6 in. x 2.71 in. (167.65mm x 68.90mm)

Auxiliary PCIe Connection Card Size: 5.09 in. x 2.32 in. (129.30mm x 59.00mm)
Two Cabline CA-II Plus harnesses (white and black) Length: 35cm


Connector: Single QSFP56 Ethernet (copper and optical)


Protocol Support


Ethernet: 200GBASE-CR4, 200GBASE-KR4, 200GBASE-SR4, 100GBASE-CR2, 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-KX4, 10GBASE-CR, 10GBASE-KR, SGMII, 1000BASE-CX, 1000BASE-KX, 10GBASE-SR

Data Rate

Ethernet

1/10/25/40/50/100/200 Gb/s

Gen3: SERDES @ 8.0GT/s/, x16 lanes (2.0 and 1.1 compatible)

Adapter Card Power

Voltage: 12V, 3.3VAUX

Power

Cable

Typical Powera

Passive Cables

27.1W

Maximum Power

Please refer to ConnectX-6 Ethernet Cards Power Specifications available at NVOnline following login.


Voltage : 3.3Aux

Maximum current: 100mA


Maximum power available through QSFP56 port: 5W

Active Auxiliary PCIe Connection Card Power

Typical Power

3.0W

Maximum Power

4.0W


Airflow

Airflow (LFM) /

Ambient Temperature

Cable Type


Airflow Direction

Heatsink to Port

Port to Heatsink

Passive Cables

600 LFM / 55°C

350 LFM / 35°C

NVIDIA Active 4.7W Cables

600 LFM / 55°Cb

350 LFM / 35°C

Environmental

Temperature

Operational

0°C to 55°C

Non-operational

-40°C to 70°Cc

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 / KC

RoHS: RoHS Compliant

a. Typical power for ATIS traffic load.b. For engineering samples - add 250LFMc. The non-operational storage temperature specifications apply to the product without its package.


Physical

Low Profile Adapter Card Size: 6.6 in. x 2.71 in. (167.65mm x 68.90mm)Auxiliary PCIe Connection Card Size: 5.09 in. x 2.32 in. (129.30mm x 59.00mm)Two Cabline CA-II Plus harnesses (white and black) Length: 35cm

Connector: Dual QSFP56 Ethernet (copper and optical)


Protocol Support


Ethernet: 200GBASE-CR4, 200GBASE-KR4, 200GBASE-SR4, 100GBASE-CR2, 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-KX4, 10GBASE-CR, 10GBASE-KR, SGMII, 1000BASE-CX, 1000BASE-KX, 10GBASE-SR

Data Rate

Ethernet

1/10/25/40/50/100/200 Gb/s

Gen3: SERDES @ 8.0GT/s, x16 lanes (2.0 and 1.1 compatible)

Adapter Card Power

Voltage: 12V, 3.3VAUX

Power

Cable

Typical Powera

Passive Cables

31.4W

Maximum Power

Please refer to ConnectX-6 Ethernet Cards Power Specifications available at NVOnline following login.


Voltage : 3.3Aux

Maximum current: 100mA


Maximum power available through QSFP56 port: 5W

Active Auxiliary PCIe Connection Card Power

Typical Power

3.0W


Maximum Power

4.0W


Airflow

Temperature


Operational

0°C to 55°C

Non-operational

-40°C to 70°C

Humidity: 90% relative humidity c

Altitude (Operational)

3050m

Airflow (LFM) /

Ambient Temperature

Cable Type


Airflow Direction

Heatsink to Port

Port to Heatsink

Passive Cables

700 LFM / 55°C

400 LFM / 35°C

NVIDIA Active 4.7W Cables


1050 LFM / 55°C

600 LFM / 48°C


400 LFM / 35°C

Environmental

Temperature

Operational

0°C to 55°C

Non-operational

-40°C to 70°Cb

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// KC

RoHS: RoHS Compliant

a. Typical power for ATIS traffic load.b. The non-operational storage temperature specifications apply to the product without its package.


Physical

Adapter Card Size: 6.6 in. x 2.71 in. (167.65mm x 68.90mm)

Connector: Dual QSFP56 Ethernet (copper and optical)

Protocol Support

Ethernet: 200GBASE-CR4, 200GBASE-KR4, 200GBASE-SR4, 100GBASE-CR2, 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-KX4, 10GBASE-CR, 10GBASE-KR, SGMII, 1000BASE-CX, 1000BASE-KX, 10GBASE-SR

Data Rate

Ethernet

1/10/25/40/50/100/200 Gb/s

PCI Express Gen3/4: SERDES @ 8.0GT/s/16GT/s, x16 lanes (2.0 and 1.1 compatible)

Adapter Card Power

Voltage: 12V, 3.3VAUX

Power

Cable

Typical Powera

Passive Cables

23.6W

Maximum Power

Please refer to ConnectX-6 Ethernet Cards Power Specifications available at NVOnline following login.


Voltage : 3.3Aux

Maximum current: 100mA


Maximum power available through QSFP56 port: 5W


Airflow

Airflow (LFM) /

Ambient Temperature

Cable Type


Airflow Direction

Heatsink to Port

Port to Heatsink

Passive Cables

400 LFM / 55°C

300 LFM / 35°C

NVIDIA Active 4.7W Cables

950 LFM / 55°C600 LFM / 48°C

300 LFM / 35°C

Environmental

Temperature

Operational

0°C to 55°C

Non-operational

-40°C to 70°Cb

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 / KC

RoHS: RoHS Compliant

a. Typical power for ATIS traffic load.b. The non-operational storage temperature specifications apply to the product without its package.

Warning

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

Dual-Port Card

Auxiliary PCIe Connection Card

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Warning

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

Single-port Tall Bracket

Dual-port Tall Bracket

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Auxiliary PCIe Connection Card Tall Bracket

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