ESXi compatibility?

Hello, Regarding the following article (, are any of these cards compatible with ESXi? except the synology one I guess. As you understand, I want to hook one Synology and one or more ESXi servers on a 10GBe network. ESXi which I use usually 6.5 or 6.7 and I use only stock images (Dell, HP, Cisco etc). Searching on the VMware forums, didn't bring me any luck. I am looking forward to buy some NICs. Please do keep up the good job. Thank you so much.

NA Nascompares_blog_push asked on 02 April 2020, 20:45
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The cheapest cards supporting ESXi are Aquantia 107 based cards like Aquantia AQtion AQC 107. You can find them listed here:

More expansion and better quality cards will be Intel and Mellanox chipset based cards. Here is the full Synology tested card list:

I hope this helps.