Product Features General — 10 BASE-T IEEE 802.3 specification conformance — 100 BASE-TX IEEE 802.3 specification conformance — 1000 BASE-T IEEE 802.3 specification conformance — Energy Efficient Ethernet (EEE) IEEE 802.3az support [Low Power Idle (LPI) mode] — IEEE 802.3u auto-negotiation conformance — Supports carrier extension (half duplex) — Loopback modes for diagnostics — Advanced digital baseline wander correction — Automatic MDI/MDIX crossover at all speeds of operation — Automatic polarity correction — MDC/MDIO management interface — Flexible filters in PHY to reduce integrated LAN controller power — Smart speed operation for automatic speed reduction on faulty cable plants — PMA loopback capable (no echo cancel) — 802.1as/1588 conformance ® —Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) — iSCSI Boot — Network proxy/ARP Offload support Security & Manageability ® —Intel vPro support with appropriate Intel chipset componnets (82579LM SKU) 1 — MACSec support Performance 2 — Jumbo Frames (up to 9 kB) — 802.1Q & 802.1p — Receive Side Scaling (RSS) — Two Queues (Tx & Rx) Power — Flexible power configuration: use either the PCH 1.05 Vdc or iSVR. — Reduced power consumption during normal operation and power down modes ® — Integrated Intel Auto Connect Battery Saver (ACBS) — Single-pin LAN Disable for easier BIOS implementation — Fully integrated Switching Voltage Regulator (iSVR) — Low Power LinkUp (LPLU) MAC/PHY Interconnect — PCIe-based interface for active state operation (S0 state) — SMBus-based interface for host and management traffic (Sx low power state) Package/Design — 48-pin package, 6 x 6 mm with a 0.4 mm lead pitch and an Exposed Pad* for ground — Three configurable LED outputs — Integrated MDI interface termination resistors to reduce BOM costs — Reduced BOM cost by sharing SPI flash with PCH ® 1. MACSec is not compatible with Intel Active Management Technology 2. Jumbo Frames are not compatible with MACSec. Reference Number: 324990-007 Contact egal INFORMATION OTHERWISE, OF TO MERCHANTABILITY, use Intel Intel presented or IMPORTANT Please evaluation, indicate that Designers future The characterized Copies Intel P.O. Denver, or 296-9333. Intel *Other Copyright Lines call otherwise, SALE SALE and in 82579 Box you Disclaimers Corporation Corporation may and medical, definition in review of names CO your your FOR 5937 do AND/OR North Intel documents make © subject must GbE development 80217-9808 not -2009-2011, local acceptance TO SUCH to errata PLEASE the and logo IN America life PHY agree not changes any and ANY may USE terms THIS matter. Intel brands saving, are PRODUCTS, OR rely may are such shall which INTELLECTUAL READ with have OF DOCUMENT trademarks INFRINGEMENT sales 1-800-548-4725, at available on contain or to of Intel patents, The INTEL have may http://www.intel.com/netcomms/prerelease_terms.htm life any the have specifications these reference patents BEFORE office furnishing Corporation. sustaining, of be absence no INTEL PRODUCTS design an on terms, these claimed responsibility trademarks, or or IS or ordering INSTALLING PROPERTY request. hardware your registered ASSUMES PROVIDED pending OF defects terms or of which and Europe critical as characteristics documents ANY Read the full ® Intel 82579 Gigabit Ethernet PHY Datasheet v2.1.