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Well, this is sneaky. MSI has just revealed that they will be hosting a press event at the 2011 Consumer Electronics Show, and the funny thing is they aren't telling what will be there. But they are telling who will be sharing the stage with them: Bigfoot Networks. That's the company responsible for creating the Killer NIC card, a dedicated gaming NIC that has been well received in the gaming arena. It has shown to reduce ping times and lag, and generally smooth out online gameplay. Killer has already integrated their NIC technology onto a GPU, but the obvious next step is to integrate it into mainboards.
They might actually become useful if this is true. If they can keep the price down.

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Just taking a quick look at Killer's website I found this;

http://www.bigfootnetworks.com/gigab...er-technology/

Looks pretty legit
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Gigabyte already did that, waste of money.
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Originally Posted by Colt View Post
Gigabyte already did that, waste of money.
Only if you think the benefits are what the marketing department says...There's massive amounts of win in the Killer NIC, but the marketing department still tries to lie.

For one, lets see you play online while downloading...This makes it go around 10ms higher than normal instead of 200ms higher.
    
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so gimmicky
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