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Kanex USB-C to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter (KU3CGBT) vs. Microsoft Surface Ethernet Adapter USB-C + 9

Number of ports
2 ​
1 ​
1 ​
4 ​
4 ​
2 ​
Standards followed
IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.1p, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3x, IEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.3z, IEEE 802.3ad (LACP), IEEE 802.1x, IEEE 802.3i
IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.1p, IEEE 802.3x, IEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.3ad (LACP)
IEEE 802.1p, IEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.3ad (LACP)
IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.1p, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3x, IEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.3bz
IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.1p, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3az, IEEE 802.3an, IEEE 802.3bz
IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.3x, IEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.3z
IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.1p, IEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.3ad (LACP)
IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3u, IEEE 802.1p, IEEE 802.3ab, IEEE 802.3x, IEEE 802.1Q, IEEE 802.3ad (LACP)
Support for Jumboframes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Total data transfer rate (theoretical)
1000 Mbit/s
10000 Mbit/s
100000 Mbit/s
2500 Mbit/s
10000 Mbit/s
1000 Mbit/s
1000 Mbit/s
10000 Mbit/s
Type of ports
RJ45
RJ45
SFP+
QSFP28
RJ45
RJ45
LC
LC
Connection
USB
USB
PCI-Express
PCI-Express
PCI-Express
PCI-Express
PCI-Express
PCI-Express
PCI-Express
PCI-Express
PCI-Express
Type of USB connector
USB (Type C)
USB (Type C)
USB version
Data link protocols
Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet
Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet
Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, 10 Gigabit Ethernet
Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, 10 Gigabit Ethernet
Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, 10 Gigabit Ethernet
Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet
Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, 10 Gigabit Ethernet
Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet
Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet
Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, 10 Gigabit Ethernet
Location
External
External
Internal
Internal
Internal
Internal
Internal
Internal
Internal
Internal
Internal
Low profile
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes
No
Wake on LAN
Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes