Compaq NC3120 10/100 TX Fast Ethernet PCI Intel UTP Controller

Compaq NC3120 10/100 TX Fast Ethernet PCI Intel UTP Controller
Product Number NC3120 Shipping Weight 1.0 lbs
Warranty Period 1 Year Manufacturer Compaq
Condition New Manufacturer Part No. NC3120
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Full-duplex support allows the NC3120 to transmit and receive data simultaneously at rates up to 20 Mbps for Ethernet and 200 Mbps for Fast Ethernet. Performance is further enhanced with 6 KB of buffer memory, which makes for low CPU utilization at high throughputs. Auto-sensing capabilities enable it to automatically negotiate between 10 and 100 Mbps to achieve the highest common speed on the network!!
  • Compaq NC3120 10/100 TX Fast Ethernet PCI Intel UTP Controller
  • Industry-Standard:
  • The Compaq NC 3120 delivers industry-standard drivers that are compatible with both Compaq and Intel Fast Ethernet NICs.
  • Port Bonding:
  • Adaptive Load Balancing (ALB) and Cisco's Fast EtherChannel are two port bonding methods supported by the NC3120. ALB provides both failover and balancing of transmit traffic across NICs for increased performance. For even higher performance, Cisco's Fast EtherChannel (FEC) provides port failover and balancing of transmit and receive traffic across all NICs when connected to a switch that supports FEC.
  • Bus-mastering:
  • This controller uses bus-mastering technology to maximize throughput and minimize CPU utilization.
  • Security/Reliability
  • Network Fault Tolerance and Auto-Correction:
  • The NC3120 network fault tolerance feature ensures that the server can always keep an active link. After installing a second, compatible NIC, if the primary network connection fails, the second, backup NIC will automatically take over—retaining the network connection.
  • PCI Hot Plug:
  • PCI Hot Plug support enables the network controller to be replaced or added to a server without powering down the system. This feature provides increased system availability and non-stop serviceability in business-critical computing environments.
  • Network Management
  • Standards-based:
  • The NC3120 also provides standard SNMP MIB support, as well as SmartStart support for Compaq server installation. Network activity can be monitored remotely with Compaq’s CNMS network management software, Compaq Insight Manager, or any SNMP-compliant management software.
  • The NC3120 supports DMI 2.0 (Desktop Management Interface) for inventory control and asset management. Additionally, the NC3120 has support for Web-Based Enterprise Management (WBEM).
  • Boot ROM Support:
  • There is a socket on the Compaq NC3120 for Boot ROM capability. Boot ROM support allows diskless workstations to connect to the network, increasing security and lowering the cost of hardware.
  • Ease of Use
  • Plug and Play:
  • The NC3120 features a robust Plug-and-Play capability and PCI 2.1 support for conflict-free auto configuration. With SmartStart support, NIC installation is easily integrated into the setup of the operating system and machine.
  • Common Driver Support:
  • The NC3120 operating system drivers can be used for all Compaq Intel-based 10 or 100 Mbps network connections. No driver change is required when moving from 10 to 100 Mbps. Common drivers provide consistency, easy management and support, and save money and time.
  • Troubleshooting:
  • LEDs indicate link, speed, and network activity for "at-a-glance" troubleshooting.
  • World Class Compaq Reliability:
  • Designed with quality and investment protection in mind, the NC3120 Fast Ethernet NIC meets all of Compaq’s demanding design and manufacturing standards. Surface-mount technology, ASIC-based hardware, state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities, a top-notch quality inspection, and testing provide the reliability and quality you expect from a Compaq product.
  • Conformance to Industry Standards:
  • The NC3120 is fully compatible with Windows NT and Microsoft’s PC98 networking standards. Additionally, the NC3120 is Novell NetWare certified and Year 2000 compliant.
  • Intel 82558 chipset
Product Requirements
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0, Microsoft Windows NT 3.51, Microsoft Windows 2000, Microsoft Windows 98, Microsoft Windows 95
  • MS DOS Client
  • NetWare DOS Client
  • OS/2 Warp Server
  • Novell NetWare 5.x Server, Novell NetWare 4.x Server, Novell NetWare 3.x Server
  • SCO UnixWare 7.x, SCO OpenServer 5.x, SCO UnixWare 2.1
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