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Sonnet Technologies Presto Gigabit Ethernet PCI-e Card

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Product code: GE1000LAB-E

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Supports Jumbo Packets and Link Aggregation. Thunderbolt compatible.
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Presto Gigabit Pro PCIe
Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express Card

Mac / PC / Linux / PCIe
Faster Wired Networking
Advanced Network Connection
Whether you need to add a third Gigabit Ethernet port to your Mac Pro® tower for improved performance, or step up to Gigabit Ethernet connectivity for your PC, get a Sonnet® Presto Gigabit Pro PCIe Gigabit Ethernet adapter card for an advanced networking solution. This Sonnet card supports link aggregation1with your Mac&339;s onboard Gigabit Ethernet ports, and full duplex communication to achieve 2000 Mbps transfer rates—the ideal solution for high-bandwidth data transfer requirements. Presto Gigabit Ethernet Pro PCIe also supports 9000 byte jumbo packet transfers (compared to 1500 byte standard packets) to support higher performance and reduced overhead when transferring large files.
Compatible with Most Networks
Presto Gigabit Pro PCIe is compatible in Mac Pro towers and PCs with a PCIe slots. Offering simple configuration, this Sonnet card is easy to use, and its support for 1000/100/10BaseT Usage vignette for Presto Gigabit Pro PCIeauto-negotiation and full/half duplex communication enable it to be used in most networks.
Add Versatility to Your System
Presto Gigabit Pro PCIe supports gigabit speeds over common CAT-5e cabling, so costly cable replacement is unnecessary. If your computer already has onboard Gigabit Ethernet, you can add a Presto Gigabit Pro PCIe and use it for dedicated connection to a printer,AirPort® Extreme base station, DSL or cable modem, or a video server,while leaving your onboard Gigabit Ethernet port(s) available for other connections.
This Card Adds:
  • One RJ-45 Port
  • Available PCIe Slot

See specifications below for system and/or OS compatibility information

  • Provides Gigabit Ethernet Connectivity to Mac Pro Towers and Windows PCs
  • Supports gigabit speeds on common CAT-5 cabling
  • Jumbo Packets Support
  • Link Aggregation Support
  • Full/half duplex
  • Plug-and-Play Installation


This product is compatible with...Learn how to find your Mac's model ID
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 12-Core (Mid 2012)
(June, 2010)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
2.4GHz, 2.66GHz, 3.06GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 6-Core (Mid 2012)
(June, 2012)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 4-Core (Mid 2012)
(June, 2012)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 12-Core (Mid 2010)
(July, 2010)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
2.66GHz, 2.93GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 8-Core (Mid 2010)
(July, 2010)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 6-Core (Mid 2010)
(July, 2010)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 4-Core (Mid 2010)
(July, 2010)
Model ID: MacPro5,1
2.8GHz, 3.2GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 8-Core (Early 2009)
(March, 2009)
Model ID: MacPro4,1
2.26GHz, 2.66GHz, 2.93GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 4-Core (Early 2009)
(March, 2009)
Model ID: MacPro4,1
2.66GHz, 2.93GHz, 3.33GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 8-Core (Early 2008)
(January, 2008)
Model ID: MacPro3,1
2.8GHz, 3.0GHz, 3.2GHz
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 4-Core (Early 2008)
(January, 2008)
Model ID: MacPro3,1
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 8-core (Early 2007)
(April, 2007)
Model ID: MacPro2,1
Mac Pro
Mac Pro 4-core (Mid 2006)
(August, 2006)
Model ID: MacPro1,1
2.0GHz, 2.66GHz, 3.0GHz


Product Specifications:

Sonnet Part Number

  • GE1000LAB-E

Network Connector

  • 1 x RJ-45

Form Factor

  • PCIe computer card

Bus Interface

  • PCI Express 2.0 x 1


  • Compliant with 10/100/1000 IEEE 802.3 specification


  • Gigabit Ethernet (1000BaseT, 100BaseTX, 10BaseT)

Network Power

  • UTP x 1 (Auto-MDI/MDI-X)

IRQ Line

  • Assigned by system

I/O Address

  • Assigned by system

Transmission Rates

  • 10 Mb/s , 20 Mb/s
  • 100 Mb/s , 200 Mb/s
  • 1000 Mb/s , 2000 Mb/s


  • Supports Link Aggregation1


  • Max packet size: 9000 bytes (Jumbo packets)

OS Supported

  • OS X 10.7.5 and later
  • Windows 10, 8, 7, Vista
  • Windows Server 2012, 2008

RoHS Compliant

  • Yes


  • 8.5" x 5.5" x 1.5" (21.59 x 13.97 x 3.81 cm)


  • 0.4lb (0.18kg)




  1. Link aggregation not supported under Windows.

Manufacturer provided specifications for Sonnet Technologies p/n GE1000LAB-E UPC#: 732311010248

Additional Information

Colour No
Type No
Connection Ethernet
Interface PCI
Form Factor No
Suitable for No
Model Identifier No
Manufacturer Sonnet
Manufacturer P/N GE1000LAB-E
UPC 732311010248
Shipping Restriction N/A

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