10 Best Ethernet Cards 2021

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TP-Link 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express Network Card (TG-3468) – ⭐ Best Overall Ethernet Card

TG-3468 by TP-LINK

  • Release date: 03/10/2010
  • Weight: 0.2 pounds
  • Dimensions: 6.3 x 1.1 x 5.3 inches
  • Warranty: 2 year - parts & labor
TP-Link 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express Network Card (TG-3468)
  • Ultra Fast: 10/100/1000Mbps PCIe Adapter upgrade your Ethernet speed to Gigabit
  • Automation: Wake on LAN supporting Auto Negotiation and Auto MDI/MDIX
  • Supports: IEEE802.3x Flow Control for Full duplex Mode and backpressure for Half duplex Mode; 4k Bytes Port: 1x 10/100/1000Mbps RJ45 Network Media
  • Compatibility: Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP
  • Dual Bracket: Low profile and standard profile bracket inside works with both mini and standard size PCs
  • Industry Leading Support: 2 year warranty and free 24/7 technical support
  • From Reliable Brand: TP Link has been ranked as the World’s No. 1 provider of WLAN products for the past consecutive 7 years by IDC. In 2017

EDUP Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express PCI-E Network Card 10/100/1000Mbps RJ45 – 💲 Best Budget Ethernet Card

EP-9602GS by EDUP

  • Release date: 03/07/2019
  • Color: PCI-E Network Card
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.1 x 1.4 inches
  • Warranty: Please kindly note: this product does NOT support Linux or Mac OS.
EDUP Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express PCI-E Network Card 10/100/1000Mbps RJ45
  • With Gigabit Ethernet card, you can add a 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet port to any PC through a PCI-E slot. Fits any PCI Express x1, x2, x4, x8 or x16 socket; additional 8cm low-profile bracket provides the option for installation in small size HTPC case.
  • EDUP pci-based 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet network adapter card provides a simple connection to a Gigabit Ethernet network, and is fully compatible with 802. 1Q virtual LAN (VLAN) tag. And Ethernet card which Is compliant to IEEE802. 3, IEEE802. 3U & IEEE802. 3ab.
  • Gigabit PCI network adapter Suitable for any pci-enabled client, server or workstation, The Gigabit Ethernet network adapter card Supports high Performance Dual channel networking and maximum data transfer speeds of 1000Mbps in each direction (2000 Mbps total) - up to ten times faster than 10/100 Ethernet.
  • Gigabit network card compatible with Windows 10, 8/8. 1, 2000, XP, Vista, 7. Please kindly note: This product does not support Linux or Mac OS.
  • The high quality PCI Gigabit NIC with 12cm profile bracket and additional 8cm profile bracket. Support: 2-year and free 24/7 technical support.

1Gbps Dual Port PCIe Network Card

EP-9650 by EDUP

  • Release date: 12/01/2020
  • Color: Red
  • Warranty: 1 year warranty
1Gbps Dual Port PCIe Network Card
  • [Original Intel 82576 Chipset]: Equipped with original Intel 82576 controller chip which supports Intelligent Offloads and make the servers more stable. Equal to Intel E1G42ET PICE Card.
  • [Convert PCIe Slot to Dual RJ45 Ports]: PCI Express 2.1. 2.5 GT/s x1 Lane. Compatible with x1, x4, x8, x16 standard and low-profile PCI Express slots.
  • [OS Compatibility]: Support Windows 10/8/8.1/7/XP, Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Linux, FreeBSD, DOS. Driver can be downloaded from Intel website: https://downloadcenter. intel. com/product/50281/-82575EB
  • [Platform Usage]: Adds two 10/100/1000 Mbps compatible RJ45 Ethernet ports to a PCI Express-enabled client, server or workstation, providing a convenient addition or replacement.
  • [In the Box]: Dual-port gigabit network card, low-profile bracket, screw, screw driver. With standard bracket and additional low profile bracket that makes it easy to install the card in a small form factor/low profile computer case/server.

2.5GBase-T PCIe Network Adapter RTL8125B 2500/1000/100Mbps PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet

by ULANSeN

  • Dimensions: 2.8 x 2 x 0.1 inches
2.5GBase-T PCIe Network Adapter RTL8125B 2500/1000/100Mbps PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet
  • Compatible for X1,X4,X8,X16
  • Comes with low profilce bracket
  • Support PXE function
  • Support Wake on LAN
  • Freely compatible, the network card can support multiple system: Windows ME/98SE/2000/XP, Win7 / Win8 / Win10 / Vista / Sever 2003/2008 / 2012 /2016/ Linux / DOS/MAC OS

Intel Gigabit CT PCI-E Network Adapter EXPI9301CTBLK

EXPI9301CTBLK by Intel

  • Release date: 02/14/2020
  • Weight: 0.18 pounds
  • Dimensions: 0.5 x 0.5 x 0.5 inches
  • Warranty: Limited warranty; limited lifetime warranty
Intel Gigabit CT PCI-E Network Adapter EXPI9301CTBLK
  • Intel Gigabit CT PCI-E Network Adapter EXPI9301CTBLK (bulk)

StarTech.com 1 Port PCI 10/100/1000 32 Bit Gigabit Ethernet Network

ST1000BT32 by StarTech

  • Release date: 02/24/2020
  • Weight: 0.12 pounds
  • Dimensions: 4.8 x 0.8 x 2.5 inches
  • Warranty: Lifetime
StarTech.com 1 Port PCI 10/100/1000 32 Bit Gigabit Ethernet Network
  • CARD
  • PCI-based 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet Network Adapter Card.
  • Compatible with IEEE 802.3, 802.3u, 802.3ab and 802.3x standards.
  • Operating systems, including Linux, Windows 98SE, ME, 2000, XP, XP-64bit, Vista, Vista-64bit, 7, 7-64bit and Mac OSX

TP-Link USB to Ethernet Adapter (UE300)

UE300 by TP-LINK

  • Release date: 08/20/2015
  • Weight: 0.11 pounds
  • Dimensions: 2.8 x 1 x 0.6 inches
  • Warranty: TWO YEAR
TP-Link USB to Ethernet Adapter (UE300)
  • 【More stable connections】 the TP Link UE300 is a Gigabit Ethernet Adapter that enables you to turn your laptop's USB port into an RJ45 Ethernet port. Switch from an unstable wireless connection to a stable high speed Ethernet connection
  • 【Gigabit speeds】 take your speed to the next level with the UE300 Ethernet adapter. Experience full 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet performance over your laptop's USB 3. 0 port and elevate your browsing experience to transfer files, play games, video chat, and stream HD videos seamlessly
  • 【Compatible with most devices】 does not support Nintendo Switch, Wii U, Wii. Compatible with IEEE 802. 3, IEEE 802. 3U and IEEE 802. 3ab. Supports IEEE 802. 3az (Energy Efficient Ethernet). backwards compatible with USB 2.0 and USB 1.1 standard
  • 【Plug & play】 utilizing Realtek RTL8153 Chipset, driver free installation for Windows XP and later version, macOS 10.9 and later version, Chrome OS and Linux OS. (Note: for Mac OS 10.6 10.8, a driver is required and needs to be downloaded from TP Link website)
  • Ultra compact & foldable design, the UE300 conveniently folds down and is extremely portable, enabling you to take it with you wherever you go
  • 【Worry free customer support】 industry leading 24 month warranty and free lifetime 7/24 technical support

Rosewill 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet Card

RC-411v3 by Rosewill

  • Release date: 11/15/2018
  • Weight: 0.15 pounds
  • Dimensions: 8 x 6 x 2 inches
  • Warranty: 1 year warranty
Rosewill 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet Card
  • Wake-on-lan supporting auto-negotiation and auto MDI/MDIX supports IEEE802. 3x flow control for full-duplex mode and backpressure for half-duplex mode
  • Supports IEEE 802. 1p Layer 2 Priority Encoding and IEEE802. 1q VLAN tagging Supports power down/link down power saving DOS/Win98SE/Me/2000/XP/Vista/Linux/Novell Netware
  • Standards and protocols: IEEE 802. 3, 802. 3U, 802. 3ab, 802. 3x, 802. 1Q, 802. 1P, csma/CD, TCP/IP interface: 32-bit PCIe 1. 0a transmission rate: 10/100Mbps for half-duplex mode; 20/200/2000Mbps for full-duplex mode
  • Jumbo frame: 4K bytes port: 1x 10/100/1000 Mbps RJ45 Network media: 10baset-t: UTP Category 3, 4, 5 cable (maximum 100M) EIA/tia-568 100 STP (maximum 100M)
  • 100Baset-tx: UTP Category 5, 5E cable (maximum 100M) EIA/tia-568 100 STP (maximum 100M) 1000baset-t: UTP Category 5, 5E cable (maximum 100M)
  • Designed to meet PCI Express base Specification Revision 1. 0a, Single-lane (or x1) PCI Express throughput supports rates of 2. 5Gbps
  • Led indicator: LEDs indicate the status of data transmission, 1000M Link/Act, 100M Link/Act
  • Designed to meet PCI Express Base Specification Revision 1.0a
  • Single-lane (or x1) PCI Express throughput supports rates of 2.5Gbps
  • Automatic MDI/MDIX crossover at all speed

1.25G Gigabit Ethernet Converged Network Card – 👑 Premium Pick

82576-2T-X1-US by H!Fiber.com

  • Color: For 82576(2×RJ45)
  • Dimensions: 8.8 x 1.2 x 5.7 inches
1.25G Gigabit Ethernet Converged Network Card
  • Controller(s): Intel 82576, Compare to Intel E1G42ET
  • Dual RJ45 Ports (10/100/1000Mbps)
  • PCIe v2.1 (5GT/s), x1 Lane
  • Cable Type: Category-5, up to 100 m
  • Operating Systems Support: Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7/8, Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Novell Netware, Linux, FreeBSD, DOS, Novell ODI, OS 8 or laster, SCO Open Server, UnixWare / OpenUnix 8, Sun Solaris x86, OS Independent, Vmware ESX;(Does not support VMware ESXi 7.0 or above.)

EDUP Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express PCI-E Network Card 10/100/1000Mbps RJ45

EDUP-EP-9602 by EDUP

  • Release date: 09/25/2019
  • Color: Black
  • Weight: 0.14 pounds
  • Dimensions: 5.1 x 3.3 x 0.9 inches
  • Warranty: 2 Years Warranty
EDUP Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express PCI-E Network Card 10/100/1000Mbps RJ45
  • Gigabit PCI network card suitable for any phi-enabled client, server or workstation, The Gigabit Ethernet network adapter card Supports high Performance Dual channel networking. And maximum data transfer speeds of 1000Mbps in each direction. Up to ten times faster than 10/100 Ethernet.
  • Network adapter card fits any PCI Express x1, x2, x4, x8 or x16 socket. You can add a 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet port to any PC through a Pie slot. Additional 8cm low-profile bracket provides the option for installation in small size HTPC case. Important Note: only work with PCI-E slot, not for PCI slot.
  • PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Network Controller Card Chipset is RTL8111F. Supports IEEE 802. 1p Layer 2 Priority Encoding and IEEE802. 1q VLAN tagging.
  • Gigabit network card fully compliant with IEEE 802. 3, IEEE 802. 3U, IEEE 802. 3x and IEEE 802. 3ab standards. Supports a broad range of operating systems, including Windows 10/8. 1/7/Vista/XP/2003/2000. (You can download driver From EDUP website
  • Network card: If you are not satisfied with this network card, Please feel free to Contact us via email: message or [email protected] We will offer you a full refund or new replacement.

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