TP-LINK (TX401) 10GBase-T PCI Express Network Adapter, Backwards Compatible, CAT6A Cable, Low-Profile & Full-Height Brackets

£133.70 (inc VAT)

Upgrade your internet and data transmission speeds with the TP-LINK TX401 Gigabit PCI Express Network Adapter. With speeds up to 10Gbps, you’ll enjoy lightning-fast downloads, seamless live streaming, and powerful local data transmissions. The included CAT6A Ethernet cable maximizes performance, and the adapter is compatible with multiple operating systems. Whether you’re gaming or handling bandwidth-intensive tasks at home or in the office, the versatile, multi-speed compatibility and QoS support ensure prioritized performance. Setup is easy with the intuitive utility on the provided CD.

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Gigabit PCI Express Network Adapter

  • 10 Gbps Networking – Combined with the latest 10GBase-T Technology, TX401 delivers extreme speeds of up to 10 Gbps, which is 10× faster than typical Gigabit adapters, guaranteeing smooth data transmissions for both internet access and local data transmissions.
  • Versatile Compatibility – With extreme speed and ultra-low latency, 10GBase-T is backwards compatible with Fast Ethernet and Gigabit Ethernet, automatically negotiating between higher and lower speed connections.
  • CAT6A Ethernet Cable – To maximize TX401's performance, a 1.5 m CAT6A Ethernet Cable is included—rated for up to 10 Gbps while a regular cable is only rated for 1 Gbps.
  • Low-Profile and Full-Height Brackets – In addition to the standard bracket, a low-profile bracket is provided for mini tower computer cases. Customized options give you the flexibility to find a bracket that perfectly fits your board design.
  • Comprehensive System Support – Fully compatible with Windows 10/8.1/8/7, Windows Servers 2019/2016/2012 R2, and Linux to meet your diverse operating system needs

Upgrade to 10G Networking
10 Gigabit Ethernet reaches blazing-fast data rates up to 10 billion bits per second—10× faster than standard Gigabit Ethernet. It’s a brand-new era for all your bandwidth-intensive tasks from local data transfers to internet access.

 – 10 Gbps Internet Access – Make Full Use of Your High-Speed Internet Access
 – 10 Gbps NAS Connection – Lightning-Fast Local Data Transmissions
 – 10 Gbps Host Server Building – High Hardware Configuration for a Powerful Server

Play Never Ends with 10G
With 10 Gbps internet access, your gaming will be fully optimized with a large boost in speed, latency, and responsiveness. Large-sized game downloads, seamless live streaming, and massive data backups via the cloud are as easy as choosing your character.

Local Data Transmissions in Seconds
For local connections, a 10G PCIe adapter helps build a lightning fast transport channel between a central server and other working machines in your local network. Local data transmissions will be a breeze for you as you handle bandwidth-intensive tasks easily at your home or office.

Versatile, Multi-Speed Compatibility
10GBase-T is backwards compatible with multiple data rates, including 10 Gbps, 5 Gbps, 2.5 Gbps, 1 Gbps, and 100 Mbps Base-T connectivity. The 10G Ethernet port automatically negotiates between higher and lower speed connections, allowing you to upgrade to 10G networking smoothly.

QoS Support
A Bandwidth Buff for Gaming
Quality of Service technology ensures enough bandwidth and avoids network congestion for PC gaming. It delivers prioritized performance for gamers.

Strengthened PCI Express 3.0 ×4
Supports PCI Express Gen3 ×4 for more efficient data transmissions


Easy Setup
Simple software installation with the intuitive Utility on the provided CD


Comprehensive System Support
Fully compatible with Windows 10/8.1/8/7, Windows Servers 2019/2016/2012 R2, Linux, and macOS.



Additional information

Weight 0.3010 kg




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Tech Specs



  • Adapter Type: PCI Express Adapter
  • Interface(s): 1 x PCI Express 3.0 x4
    1 x RJ45 Gigabit/Megabit Port
  • Transmission Method: Wired
  • Max Data Transfer Rate: 10 Gbps
  • Bands: Single Band
  • Standards and Protocols: “IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3bz, IEEE802.3an,
    IEEE802.3az, IEEE 802.3x”
  • Antenna:
  • LED: “10 Gbps Link/Act, 5 / 2.5 / 1 Gbps and 100 Mbps Link/Act”
  • Flow Control: 802.3x
  • Dimensions: 120.8 x 98.2 x 21.5 mm
  • Environment: Operating Temperature: 0C~40C (32F ~104F)
    Operating Humidity: 10%~90% non-condensing
    Storage Humidity: 5%~90% non-condensing
  • Package Contents: 10 Gigabit PCIe Network Adapter (TX401)
    Standard/Low-Profile Brackets
    Quick Installation Guide
    Resource CD
    1.5 m CAT6A Ethernet Cable
  • Package Type: Retail
  • Package Weight: 0.3010 kg
  • Warranty: 3 Years