NVIDIA Mellanox ConnectX SmartNICs

10/25/40/50/100 and 200G Ethernet Network Adapters

The industry-leading ConnectX® family of intelligent data-center network adapters offers the broadest and most advanced hardware offloads. NVIDIA® Ethernet adapters enable the highest ROI and lowest TCO for hyperscale, public and private clouds, storage, machine learning, AI, big data and telco platforms.

World-Class Ethernet Performance

ConnectX Ethernet adapters offer best-in-class network performance serving low-latency, high throughput applications at 10, 25, 40, 50, 100 and up to 200 Gb/s Ethernet speeds.

  • Powered by NVIDIA ASAP2 technology, NVIDIA adapters accelerate network performance while reducing the CPU overhead of IP packet transport, freeing more processor cycles to work on the application
  • Unmatched RoCE performance, delivering efficient, high performance RDMA services to bandwidth and latency sensitive applications
  • Industry-leading DPDK performance, more throughput, less CPU cycles
  • Sockets acceleration software further increases performance for the most demanding workloads

Accelerated Switching and Packet Processing (ASAP2)

NVIDIA Ethernet adapters offer built-in best-of-breed network virtualization acceleration powered by NVIDIA’s advanced ASAP2- switching and packet processing technology. ASAP2 leverages ConnectX hardware capabilities to offload large portions of network switching and packet-processing from the host CPU, freeing up cycles for profitable application processing. ASAP2 enables unmatched network performance with extreme productivity while reducing cost in virtualized cloud, web 2.0 and telco data-centers environments.


NVIDIA Mellanox ConnectX-6 Dx Dual 100GbE / Single 200GbE

ConnectX-6 Dx Dual 100GbE / Single 200GbE

As the world’s most advanced cloud SmartNIC, ConnectX-6 Dx provides up to two ports of 25, 50 or 100 Gb/s, or a single port of 200Gb/s Ethernet connectivity, powered by 50Gb/s PAM4 SerDes technology and PCIe 4.0 host connectivity. ConnectX-6 Dx continues along NVIDIA’s innovation path in scalable cloud fabrics, delivering unparalleled performance and efficiency at every scale. ConnectX-6 Dx’s innovative hardware offload engines, including IPsec and TLS inline data-in-motion encryption, are ideal for enabling secure network connectivity in modern data-center environments.

NVIDIA Mellanox ConnectX-6 Lx Dual 25GbE / Single 50GbE

ConnectX-6 Lx Dual 25GbE / Single 50GbE

ConnectX-6 Lx is a highly secure and efficient 25/50 gigabit per second (Gb/s) Ethernet SmartNIC delivering best-in-breed capabilities for enterprise, cloud, edge, and telco workloads. As the industry's most cost efficient, secure, and agile SmartNIC, ConnectX-6 Lx provides up to two ports of 25GbE or a single-port of 50GbE connectivity. ConnectX-6 Lx’s extensive SmartNIC portfolio offers cards in several form factors, feeds and speeds, including low-profile PCIe and OCP 3.0-compliant cards, enabling customers to choose the best fit for their needs.

 NVIDIA Mellanox ConnectX-6 200GbE Single/Dual-Port

ConnectX-6 200GbE Single/Dual-Port

ConnectX-6 is the world's first 200Gb/s Ethernet network adapter card, offering world-leading performance, smart offloads and In-Network Computing, leading to the highest return on investment for Cloud, Web 2.0, Big Data, Storage and Machine Learning applications. ConnectX-6  provides two ports of 200 Gb/s for Ethernet connectivity and 215 million messages per second, enabling the highest performance and most flexible solution for the most demanding data center applications.

NVIDIA Mellanox ConnectX-5 100GbE Single/Dual-Port

ConnectX-5 100GbE Single/Dual-Port

Intelligent ConnectX-5 Ethernet adapter cards offer new acceleration engines that optimize performance of web 2.0, cloud, data analytics, high Performance and storage platforms. ConnectX-5 supports two ports of 100Gb/s Ethernet connectivity, very high message rate, plus PCIe switch and NVMe over Fabric offloads, providing high performance and cost-effective solutions for a wide range of applications and markets.

NVIDIA Mellanox ConnectX-4 Lx 10/25/40/50GbE

ConnectX-4 Lx 10/25/40/50GbE

ConnectX-4 Lx  provides an unmatched combination of 10, 25, 40, and 50GbE bandwidth, sub-microsecond latency and a 75 million packets per second message rate. It includes native hardware support for RDMA over Converged Ethernet, Ethernet stateless offload engines, Overlay Networks,and GPUDirect® Technology. ConnectX-4 Lx offers the best cost effective Ethernet adapter solutions. The adapter reduces application runtime, and offers the flexibility and scalability to make infrastructure run as efficiently and productively as possible.

NVIDIA Mellanox ConnectX-4 Single/Dual-Port 10/25/40/50/100GbE

ConnectX-4 Single/Dual-Port 10/25/40/50/100GbE

ConnectX-4 adapters support 100Gb/s Ethernet connectivity, and provide efficient and cost-effective solutions for high-performance, Web 2.0, Cloud, data analytics, database, and storage platforms. ConnectX-4 adapters provide a combination of 100Gb/s bandwidth in a single port, 150 million messages per second and application hardware offloads, addressing compute and storage data center demands.

NVIDIA Mellanox ConnectX-3 Pro 10/40GbE Single/Dual-Port

ConnectX-3 Pro 10/40GbE Single/Dual-Port

ConnectX-3 Pro 10/40 GbE adapter cards with hardware offload engines to Overlay Networks ("Tunneling"), provide flexible high throughput, low-latency interconnect solution for PCI Express Gen3 servers used in public and private clouds, enterprise data centers, and high performance computing.

NVIDIA Mellanox OCP Adapters

OCP Adapters

Open Compute Project defines a mezzanine form factor  that features best-in-class efficiency to enable the highest data center performance.

NVIDIA Mellanox Multi-Host Solutions

Multi-Host Solutions

The innovative Multi-Host technology allows multiple compute or storage hosts to connect into a single adapter.

NVIDIA Mellanox Socket-Direct Adapters

Socket-Direct Adapters

Socket Direct technology enables direct PCIe access to multiple CPU sockets, eliminating network traffic having to traverse the inter-process bus.


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