C10GTR Your Key to the Future of Networking
  • Enables 10Gb Ethernet Connectivity
  • High Compatibility
  • Upgrade Your Thecus® NAS

    *Compatible Thecus NAS: N16000 series, N12000 series, N8900 series, TopTower Series (N6850/N8850/N10850), N7710, N8810U, N7700PRO v2, N8800PRO v2 and Windows Storage Server Series (W16000/W12000/W8900)


  • Enable 10Gb Ethernet Connectivity
    Featuring a Tehuti TN4010 processor, the C10GTR grants your system compatibility with next-generation 10Gb Ethernet networks. This increased bandwidth yields astonishing file transfer performance and opens up high-bandwidth access to both server and storage applications.
  • High Compatibility
    The C10GTR is fully compliant with a wide range of protocols, including IEEE 802.3az, IEEE 802.3ad Link Aggregation, and IEEE 802.1q VLAN standards. And with support for a number of operating systems including Windows® Server 2012, Windows Server 2008R2, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Linux, the C10GTR is easily integrated into virtually any network.
  • Upgrade Your Thecus® NAS
    The C10GTR adaptor supports both full-height or low profile brackets and can be installed in either PCI Express x4 or x8 slots which ensures high compatibility with a wide range of systems. Best of all, the C10GTR can be easily installed into numerous Thecus® NAS devices, transporting your data to the lightening-fast world of 10Gb Ethernet. Supported devices include the N7710/N7710-G, N8810U/N8810U-G, N8900, N12000PRO and N16000PRO.


With the proliferation and widespread adoption of 10GbE environments accelerating in response to the dropping prices of switches and compatible systems, Thecus Technology Corp. has taken bold steps in positioning itself as a leader in storage at this top-tier of network technology. Further bolstering its goal of ‘empowering professionals' is the release of the C10GTR NIC, the follow-up to its successful C10GT card.

Under the hood

Powered by an advanced Tehuti TN4010 processor, the new 10Gb Ethernet PCI Express Adapter from Thecus is compatible with both x4 and x8-sized PCIe slots as well as 100M, 1G, and 10G networks. Software supported by the C10GTR includes Windows Storage Server 2012, WSS 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows 7, Linux 2.6, Linux 3.x, VMWare 5.x, and Hyper-V. This low profile card is suitable for a wide range of products, including enterprise-targeted NAS from Thecus (such as the Top Tower, large business rackmount, and N7710/N8810U series, as well as the N7700 and N8800 PRO v2). Lastly, the C10GTR is also fully compliant with a wide range of protocols, including IEEE 802.3az, IEEE 802.3ad Link Aggregation, and IEEE 802.1q VLAN.

A step towards the future

With the unstoppable evolution of the network technology marching onwards, the Thecus range of networking solutions is ready for the multimedia-rich and cloud-centric operations of the future with 10Gb Ethernet.


1. Hardware Platform



PCI Express Host Bus Interface

Compatible with PCI Express Rev2 x4, x8 slots



Cabling Type

CAT 6a

LED indicator

LINK (Solid) / ACTIVITY (Blinking)
LINK SPEED ( Orange=10G / Green = 1G)

Power Consumption

4.95W/10G, 3.3W/1G, 2.48W/100M

Physical Dimensions

Low Profile


Low Profile and Full Height

Bracket Height

0 ºC to 70 ºC

Storage Temperature:

-40ºC to 85 ºC

2. Software Functions 



MAC and Media Interfaces

  • 10Gb/1000Mb/100Mb auto negotiation support
  • XAUI interface
  • IEEE 802.3az support (IEEE)
  • Jumbo frame support (16K)
  • IEEE 802.1q VLAN support
  • RFC2819 RMON MIB statistics
  • Multicast
  • IEEE 802.3ad Link Aggregation support

Operating Systems Supported

  • Windows Storage Server 2012, WSS 2008 R2, Windows 8, Windows 7
  • Linux 2.6, Linux 3.x
  • VMWare 5.x
  • Hyper-V

Package Contents

PCI Bracket Universal CD Warranty Card