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The Killer NIC card promises lower ping times and higher frame rates in your online games. Can it live up to its own hype?
http://www.pcper.com/article.php?type=expert&aid=338
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Is it under $100 yet? Oh wait...still $250 like always...
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And it doesn't.

Ready about this like 2 months ago..

It's just hardware packet routing..I suppose it's *slightly* better than any software or driver level packet routers because it has a quicker interface or something.

Bah, I wouldn't waste a PCI slot for this even if it does have a cool looking emblem on it.
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People should remember that the KillerNIC does several things.

-Improves latency(1%!)
-Fixes junky data sending methods so that game contacts the server ASAP. (Who actually came up with waiting for the next frame before sending info?...oh wait; Blizzard! )
-Allows running FNApps.
-Forces rendering frames immediately; no triple buffering for you!

And I agree with HrnyGoat...I'm waiting for it to come down in price too.
     
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