Performance and Recommended Use of AB545A: 4-Port Gigabit Ethernet Cards - From Results on an HP rx4640 Server
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Overview: The HPs new AB545A card can be thought of as a combination of two 2-port 1000Base-T cards connected by a PCI-X to PCI-X bridge and sharing a common PCI-X bus. All the connections sharing this single common resource perform exceptionally well in a variety of configurations. This paper from Hewlett-Packard highlights the excellent performance and high availability of HPs AB545A card that provides four 1000Base-T ports for Gigabit Ethernet networking. The paper also provides suggestions based on the performance and technology that will help to best meet the business needs.