Conserve valuable PCI Express (PCIe) server slots while adding multi-port Gigabit Ethernet capability with the Intel PRO/1000 PT Dual Port Server Adapter. The dedicated input/output (I/O) bandwidth of PCIe ensures priority performance on each port - without bus sharing - for Gigabit Ethernet connectivity in Category-5 networks. Additionally, the Intel PRO/ 1000 PT Dual Port Server Adapter is designed to provide high performance in multi-processor systems by efficiently balancing network loads across multiple Central Processing Units (CPUs) when used with Receive-Side Scaling from Microsoft or Scalable I/O on Linux.¤¤The Intel PRO/1000 PT Dual Port Server Adapter represents the fifth generation of Intel network adapters for Gigabit Ethernet, and features 10/100/ 1000 Mbps self-configuration for compatibility with mixed-speed network devices. For easy installation and management, all Intel PRO Network Connections are supported by Intel PRO Intelligent Install and the new Intel PROSet Utility for Microsoft Device Manager. Intel PROSet simplifies adapter installation and gives you point-and-click power to configure and manage all your Intel PRO Network Connections for connectivity you can count on.