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Broadcom Inc. BCM95720A2003AC

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NetXtreme Model BCM5720-2P

Manufacturer Part#  BCM95720A2003AC

UPC Code: 650861000017

Provantage Code:  BRDC004

Condition:  Factory New

  • Product Type: Gigabit Ethernet Card
  • Form Factor: Plug-in Card
  • Host Interface: PCI Express 2.0 x1
  • Product Family: NetXtreme

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Broadcom Inc. BCM95720A2003AC Specifications

    Broadcom BCM95720A2003AC Dual-Port 1GB PCIe Ethernet


    Leveraging long-standing industry leadership in Ethernet, Broadcom now offers the NetXtreme BCM5720-2P Ethernet Server Adapter, providing the highest levels of performance, efficiency, and scalability for the enterprise data center.

    Designed for today's enterprise and data center environments, the Broadcom BCM5720-2P Ethernet Server adapter is the ideal solution for multicore servers, delivering full line-rate throughput across all ports. The adapter utilizes Broadcom's field-proven dual-port BCM5720-2P integrated controller device to deliver lower power consumption and Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE), reducing IT operation costs. The BCM5720-2P is compatible with x86 and x64 servers utilizing the PCIe v1.x and v2.x interfaces.

    Increasing application workloads are placing greater demands on enterprise networks, and the BCM5720-2P-based dual-port 1GbE Server Adapter is the solution of choice for such environments, providing a reliable, highperformance, energy-efficient 1GbE connectivity solution.


    • Dual-port 1GbE adapter for rack and tower servers
    • x1 PCI Express (PCIe) v2.0 (5 GT/s) support
    • Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE)
    • I/O Virtualization supported with 17 receive queues and 16 transmit queues per port
    • Full line-rate performance across all ports
    • Broad OS and hypervisor support
    • Preboot eXecution Environment (PXE) support
    • Support for VMware NetQueue and Microsoft VMQ
    • Link aggregation and automatic load-balancing
    • Wake-on-LAN support
    • MSI and MSI-X support
    • IPv4 and IPv6 offloads
    • TCP, UDP, and IP checksum offloads
    • Large Send Offload (LSO)
    • TCP Segmentation Offload (TSO)
    • Receive Side Scaling (RSS)
    • Transmit Side Scaling (TSS)
    • VLAN support with VLAN tagging
    • Jumbo frame support for frames larger than 1500 Bytes
    • Broadcom Advanced Control Suite (BACS) management application
    • iSCSI remote boot support
    • Accelerates Server Performance:
      • Boosts network performance with full line-rate performance across all ports.
      • Maximizes server processing performance by reducing CPU overhead and lowering interrupt latency through the use of the MSI-X standard.
      • Boosts performance in Windows and Linux environments by directing interrupts to the server's CPU cores, leveraging Transmit/Receive Side Scaling (TSS/RSS).
    • Delivers Advanced Ethernet Capabilities:
      • Energy Efficient Ethernet-Reduces adapter power consumption by up to 42% through intelligent adaptive power management, adjusting power based on data traffic load.
    • Robust Virtualization Capabilities:
      • Superior network performance with support for VMware NetQueue and Microsoft VMQ technologies.
      • Enhances network management and efficiency with support for VLAN tagging.
    • Streamlines Deployment and Management:
      • Simplifies deployment and management complexity-Broadcom Ethernet solutions available across a wide range of server platforms.
      • Unifies the Server Adapter and storage management using Broadcom Advanced Management Suite (BACS).


Product NameBroadcom BCM95720A2003AC Dual-Port 1GB PCIe Ethernet
Manufacturer Part NumberBCM95720A2003AC
Product TypeGigabit Ethernet Card
Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports2
Product FamilyNetXtreme
Total Number of Ports2
Form FactorPlug-in Card
Network Technology10/100/1000Base-T
Device SupportedServer
Host InterfacePCI Express 2.0 x1
Media Type SupportedTwisted Pair
Product ModelBCM5720-2P
Product LineNetXtreme
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