AKiTiO 5-Speed 10Gb/s Ethernet PCIe Expansion Card

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AKiTiO 5-Speed 10Gb/s Ethernet PCIe Expansion Card. Add 10Gb/s Ethernet (10GbE) networking to any PCIe-equipped Mac or PC


  • Supports auto-negotiation for 10G, 5G, 2.5G, 1G, 100M
  • Runs up to 10G at 100m with Cat-6A cable or 5G with Cat-6 cable
  • Backward compatible with 1000Base-T, 100Base-T Networks
  • PCI Express Gen-3 x4 host bus interface
  • 16K Jumbo Frames
  • IP, TCP, UDP checksum offloading
  • Compliant with IEEE 802.3bz
  • Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE)
  • 2-Year OWC Limited Warranty

This PCIe host card is based on the Aquantia AQtion AQC107s controller, a 5-speed, 10G PCI Express to Ethernet controller that can easily handle 10 Gbps line-rate performance while delivering maximum flexibility. It delivers up to 10 Gbps network connectivity speed through 100m of Cat 6a cabling or up to 5Gbps on legacy Cat 5e or Cat 6 cabling.
This card supports auto-negotiation allowing the NBASE-T solution to optimally select the best speed: 10 Gigabit Ethernet (10GbE), 5 Gigabit Ethernet (5GbE), 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet (2.5GbE), 1 Gigabit Ethernet (GbE) or 100 Megabit Ethernet (100MbE) over Cat5e/Cat6 or better cabling.

  1. The Akitio 5-Speed 10G Ethernet PCIe Card requires a driver to work properly with Windows or Linux. Please visit go.owc.com/5speed10gethernetpciecard/drivers for more detail.

(1) AKiTiO 5-Speed 10Gb/s Ethernet PCIe Expansion Card with Full-Height Bracket
(1) Low-Profile Bracket
(1) Setup Guide
2-Year OWC Limited Warranty

AKiTiO Part Number AKTPCIE10GB
Chipset quantia AQtion AQC107s
Card Interface PCIe
Card Form Factor Half Length; Half Height
PCIe Lanes x 4
PCIe Slot x 4
PCIe Version PCI Express 3.1 
Other Requirements Windows operating systems require a driver for the network adapter to function properly.
Mac OS Compatibility macOS 10.13 High Sierra
macOS 10.14 Mojave
PC OS Compatibility Windows 10 64-bit Edition
Windows 10 32-bit Edition
Windows 8.1 64-bit Edition
Windows 8.1 32-bit Edition
Windows 8 64-bit Edition
Windows 8 32-bit Edition
Windows 7 64-bit Edition
Windows 7 32-bit Edition
Windows Server 2016
Windows Server 2012
Dimensions Length: 8.0 cm (3.1 in)
External Connectivity 1 x RJ45 10G-BaseT Ethernet port with link and speed activity indicator


OS Compatibility

Mac OS X 10.13.6 or above
Windows 7 or above