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Originally Posted by SoaDMTGguy
SNAKE OIL ALERT!!

I saw that thing when it first came out, and after reading the specs I said to my self "just another way to let people with too much money say their computer is better then yours". It will not effect your network performance noticably, since all it can do is optimize the packet flow inside your computer. If your DSL lines have noise on them, or if a lot of people are hogging your cable, it cant do anything.
I'm sure you've used it, or read the countless reviews that say that it works really well?
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post #12 of 15
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Originally Posted by K092084
Has anyone heard or used this:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833342001

Seems kind of outrageous to pay that for a NIC.
Depends on how much money ya got. It's a killer concept. But, it's also bleeding edge technology.

EDIT: Keep in mind, this is MORE than just a NIC, it's a Linux kernal based computer. It can do much more than assemble, buffer, and route packets....it has growth room to add AV, anti-spyware and firewall technologies. All offloaded from Windows...Great stuff!
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post #13 of 15
Not really worth it IMO, you may have an increase in FPS and ping but for almost $300 why don't you just buy a new CPU/GPU or get better internet?
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Its nice, but Id wait for the price to drop.
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The packet priority id the best feature by far. As the hardware improves and people do not have the bandwidth to keep up with what they do on the internet that will be a great feature. But $280, I can get Fibre cards for less...
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