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http://www.killernic.com/products/default.aspx

I saw an add for this somewhere, wondering if it would do any good, there like $200-$280 bucks, I don't think they'd be that worth it. What do you guys think?
    
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Stay away from it. Absolute garbage. Just a marketing ploy like physx
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Absolutely pointless. Probably more of a waste of money than a tri-SLI/Q6600 rig to play emulated NES games.
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They are an absolute travesty to the PC enthusiast community. It's a nice NIC, but it's still just a NIC
THe underlying concept when it first came out is that it could take the load off the CPU (), thus allowing higher FPS for 'hardcore gamers'
I would pay $15 for it, not a penny more.

I mean I'm really surprised that this company is still in business. I wonder how many of these were actually sold?
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post #5 of 22
Probbaly more than you think =P
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OH WOW GUYS you have to read some of the posts in the forum. A few........
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I have a 30mbit connection and [U]with the killer M1 I literally kill people before they even shoot[/B]! I'm always the first one to load and normally the ppl I play with have better rigs then me BUT they don't have a killer M1. In Crysis I get an extra few fps on very high settings so I'd recommend the Killer M1 as one of the best multiplayer upgrades you can make.
So many noob comments.....don't even know where to begin flaming....must hold back.....

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Originally Posted by binormalkilla View Post
OH WOW GUYS you have to read some of the posts in the forum. A few........

So many noob comments.....don't even know where to begin flaming....must hold back.....

OMG. WOW. That video was FANTASTIC. LO FREAKING L.

What freaking idiots. "With my Killer M1, I know what moves my chess partner is going to make before he makes them!" Thats all I heard.

Sad, but this is part of the PC enthusiast world.. making people with money think they can get an advantage by buying something.

I wouldn't pay 15 for it. EVER. I'll let my CPU take the load? of my INternet connection. I own in CoD4 and I dont need a 300 piece of metal and plastic to make my epeen bigger.
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post #8 of 22
Actually... I would get the Killer NIC if I had the spare cash. Not for gaming but for what it is. It is a full Linux machine on a card. That means you card run a full firewall or BitTorrent on the card. I believe it has a USB port to attach a hard drive. There are other open source apps written for it.
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I'd get it to pwn n00bs all nite longz.
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Id get it to increase my server rank from 2 to 1 today.
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