I wondered if anyone could confirm or not if this NIC would be compatible with ESX 5.1 at gigabit speeds...
I need a cheap NIC al least duel port for my home lab, I saw this quad port and thought what the hell. I just want to be confident that it will auto-negotiate with GS108 at full 1000GB speed within ESX 5.1 unlike my on-board broadcom with only seems to run at 100mb. I would also like to use jumbo frames too for a little boost in performance.
I have checked the HW compatibility list however there seems to be two entries which is muddying the waters a tad for me and I don't know how to confirm if it will work for sure
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Any idea's or recommendations from eBay are welcome.