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Lenovo 10Gbps Ethernet X520-SR2 Server Adapter by Intel - Overview and Service Parts

Safety and Warranty Information Guide
1.62 MB
August 2013 01 Aug 2013
Features and specifications

Lenovo introduces the new dual port 10Gb server Ethernet adapters by Intel® to provide you with the best connectivity scalability and performance via the PCIe slot.

The features and benefits are:

  • PCIe 2.0 x8, 5.0GT/s
  • Supports SFP+ Direct Attached Twin Axial cable up to 10m
  • Low profile and full height bracket
  • VMDq, VMDc, PCI-SIG, SR-IOV capable
  • On-chip QoS and traffic management
  • Flexible port partitioning
  • Intelligent offloads
  • Support iSCSI, FCoE, NFS protocols

Intel’s new Intel® Ethernet X520 Converged Network Adapters is the most flexible and scalable Ethernet adapter for today’s demanding data center and cloud environments.


Product Name

Lenovo 10Gbps Ethernet X520-SR2 Server Adapter by Intel (0C19487)

Performance Specifications:

  • Interfaces/Ports:
    • Host Interface:    PCI-e x8
    • Number of Ports: 2
    • Interface/Ports:  2 x SPF+ Optics
  •   Media and performance:
    • MMF 62.5/50 µm
    • Network and Communication Technology: 10GBASE-SR
    • Up to 300 m

Physical Specifications:

  • Approximate height: 167.40 mm (6.59 in)
  • Approximate width:   68.10 mm (2.681)
  • Approximate depth:  17.8 mm (0.70 in)
  • Approximate weight: 270 g (0.59 lb)

Operating Environment:

  • Temperature: 0 deg to 55 deg (C) (32 deg to 131 deg (F))
  • Relative humidity: 10% to 90% (non-condensing)

1 year – Customer Replaceable Unit (CRU) Service

  • Announce date: 4 December 2012 (US, Canada, EMEA)
  • Availability date: 4 December 2012 (US, Canada, EMEA)
Hardware requirements
The Lenovo 10Gbps Ethernet X520-SR2 Server Adapter by Intel is supported on the following ThinkServer systems:

Machine Type
RD330 3073 All
RD330 4304 All
RD430 3057 All
RD430 3064 All
RD430 3070 All
RD530 2569 All
RD530 2570 All
RD530 2574 All
RD530 2575 All
RD630 2577
RD630 2579 All
RD630 2593 All
RD630 2594 All


Software Requirements
  • Microsoft® Windows Server® 2003(32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Microsoft® Windows Server® 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Small Business Server 2011
  • Novell SLES 10 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Novell SLES 11 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • RHEL (RedHat Enterprise Linux®) 5 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • RHEL (RedHat Enterprise Linux®) 6 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • VMware ESX 5 support

Time: Approximately 30 minutes

Cable Orders Required


  • One box (plain brown box)
    • Lenovo 10Gbps Ethernet X520-SR2 Server Adapter by Intel
    • Publications group package
    • Low profile bracket
    • 2 fiber-optic connectors install in the adapter
    • Software and user guide CD 
  • Single box
    • 240 mm (9.45 in)
    • 150 mm (5.9 in)
    • 55 mm (2.17 in)
    • Weight: 264g (0.58lb)
Agency approvals
  • FCC, 47CFR Part 15 Class B Digital Device, CE, C-Tick, VCCI , UL, KCC, BSMI


Service Parts
  • Geography: The geography where the product is available.
  • Marketing part number: The part number used for purchasing the product.
  • Replacement part number (FRU): The service part number for the product or one of the product's components.
DescriptionGeographyMarketing part numberReplacement part numbers (FRU)
Lenovo 10Gbps Ethernet X520-DA2 Server Adapter by Intel US, Canada, EMEA 0C19487 03T6531


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  • Last Updated :17 Jun 2014
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