Now you can maximize system performance and increase end-user productivity for mainstream PCs with the new Intel PRO/1000 GT Desktop Adapter. Todays desktops are weighed down with high-bandwidth applications including voice, data, streaming video, video conferencing, and long-distance storage area networks. The environmentally friendly Intel PRO/1000 GT Desktop Adapters Gigabit bandwidth makes quick work of these network applications with power to spare. Built on Intel lead-free technology, the Intel PRO/1000 GT Desktop Adapter is the environmentally friendly way to bring Gigabit performance to your desktop at no extra cost1. The GT Desktop Adapter contains no lead and conforms to the European Unions Restrictions on the use of Hazardous Substances and Japans White Goods Recycling Act. Simplify installation and maintenance with Intel SingleDriver technology: Intel offers a single driver across all Intel PRO/1000 Desktop and Server Adapters making it easier to administer and upgrade to the latest generation of Intel adapters, simplifying network management and reducing maintenance costs. High-performing, auto-negotiating 10/100/ 1000 connection: Systems that are currently running at 10 Mbps or 100 Mbps can be upgraded with the Intel PRO/1000 GT Desktop Adapter now, whether Gigabit switching is currently available or not. By integrating an Intel PRO Gigabit Network Connection now, information technology (IT) managers will save time, money and downtime when the network is upgraded later because the Intel PRO/1000 GT Desktop Adapter will automatically detect and run at the higher speed when it becomes available.