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+1 Asus
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F*** me twice on sunday! That's so my next board!
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Originally Posted by Brutuz View Post
I thought the network transfer performance was pretty good?
The main reason to get these are TOE I think..Ask Duckie, I remember he had a huge arguement over whether Killer NIC was good or not.
Naw, the original KillerNIC from back in 2006 had poor gigabit network throughput, however I've looked up some newer reviews of the newer products and it looks like they've improved things with the newer generations in that regard.
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I approve of the sound card because I own a D2X. However, putting the crap-tastic Killer NIC in their is just an excuse for Asus to charge an extra $20 for a worthless piece of trash.
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While i see where they are trying to go with this. It is hard enough to get ASUS to keep the drivers updated now. And add a nic into the mix and man i can imagine then about the drivers.
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This versus Gigabyte's G1-Killer. Who will come out victorious?
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Do these network cards really make a big difference as opposed to onboard gigabit connections?
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Didnt Gigabyte just do this aswell?
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Do these network cards really make a big difference as opposed to onboard gigabit connections?
It depends on what you are doing. For most people, no.
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Didnt Gigabyte just do this aswell?
Gigabyte will have them onboard, so yes and no.
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