Sonnet Presto Gigabit Pro PCIe (Revison B model)


  • Product Description

      1000/100/10BaseT Gigabit Ethernet PCI Express card, supports link aggregation and jumbo packets.

      Specifications and appearance are given as guidelines and may change without notice.

  • Product Details

    • Variant: Default Title
    • SKU: GE1000LAB-E
    • Product Type: PCIe Card

In Depth

Key Features

  • Provides Gigabit Ethernet Connectivity to Mac Pro Towers and Windows PCs—Simple way to add or expand Gigabit Ethernet connectivity to any compatible computer
  • Simple Connection—Supports gigabit speeds on common CAT-5 cabling (no need for costly cable replacement)
  • Jumbo Packets Support—Supports jumbo packets (Mac and Windows)
  • Link Aggregation Support—Supports link aggregation with onboard Gigabit Ethernet ports (Mac only)
  • Full/half duplex
  • 1000/100/10BaseT auto negotiation
  • Plug-and-Play Installation—Easy setup with Mac computers
  • Thunderbolt-compatible—Compatible with Sonnet's Echo Express and xMac lines of Thunderbolt 2-to-PCIe Card Expansion Systems


Part No.  
GE1000LAB-E Presto Gigabit Pro PCIe (Revison B model)
Warranty 1-year
Form Factor PCIe computer card
Network Connector One RJ-45 connector supports 1000Mbps, 100Mbps, 10Mbps network speed and Auto-MDI/MDI-X
Bus Interface PCI Express 2.0 x1
Standard Compliant with 10/100/1000 IEEE 802.3 specification
Network 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 Mbps/20 Mbps;
100 Mbps/200 Mbps;
1000 Mbps/2000 Mbps
Link Supports Link Aggregation(1)
Packets Maximum packet size:
9000 bytes (Jumbo packets)
RoHS Compliant Yes
Package Contents
  • Presto Gigabit PCIe Pro Computer Card
  • Documentaiton


 Mac Compatibility

  • Mac Pro® tower (with PCIe slots)
  • OS X® 10.7.5+
  • macOS Sierra compatible


Windows Compatibility 

  • PC desktop (with PCIe slots)
  • Windows® 10, 8, 7, Vista®
  • Windows Server 2016, 2012, 2008


Thunderbolt Compatibility


Technical Notes

  1. Link aggregation not supported under Windows.