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Hey guy's Zothos here!

I need a list of Pci-Express x16/x1 Gaming Ethernet Adapters?

The only one's i saw online was the K1 and the Bigfoot Gaming Ethernet Adapter which are almost the same kind of but i wanted to know if there are any others that anyone knows about? If so can you put them up here thanks guys!!!
    
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Waste of money imo
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The only NIC that offers an UDP off-loading engine is made my Bigfoot... makers of the Killer NICs.

The Killer NIC could be great... if they stop spending so much on marketing and focused more on software development. What it does is process UDP (most of game traffic is UDP) for the OS.

The flaw in every single review is that they are using PING as a benchmark. PING relies on TCP and not UDP.
Edited by DuckieHo - 4/5/11 at 5:39pm
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You really dont need a "gaming" adapter. The only reason they are named "gaming" is so that that can make more money off of it. You would be perfectly fine with this... And yes this will work in the PCI Express 2.0 x16/x1

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833320048

Edit: Or for wired connections....

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833106121
    
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You really dont need a "gaming" adapter. The only reason they are named "gaming" is so that that can make more money off of it. You would be perfectly fine with this... And yes this will work in the PCI Express 2.0 x16/x1

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833320048

Actually, there is more to it than that. Don't jump on the bandwagon of ignorance....
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Actually, there is more to it than that.
Please educate me, Ide love to know. ;D
    
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Originally Posted by Vipr3 View Post
Please educate me, Ide love to know. ;D

I written pretty extensively about it before... I summarized what it can do above.

It has potential to add some nice features like a packet sniffer, hardware firewall, torrent client, ect. However, they pretty much stop much application/driver development. A huge bug is that the card is tuned for latency so the throughput is only 10-14MB/s. There should have been an option to allow throughput mode back to a standard NIC. They marketed it all wrong with focusing too much on reducing ping.

Before recommending a NIC, realize that there are only a handful of network companies (Realtek, Athero/Qualcomm, Broadcom, Intel, and a few others). That means most NICs are just rebrands.
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You really dont need a "gaming" adapter. The only reason they are named "gaming" is so that that can make more money off of it. You would be perfectly fine with this... And yes this will work in the PCI Express 2.0 x16/x1

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833320048

Edit: Or for wired connections....

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833106121
Yea i need a wired adapter not a wireless one.
    
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In all honesty you aren't going to notice a difference from a generic or onboard one.

If you aren't having problems with your current NIC, swapping network cards isn't going to improve your fragging performance. You'll likely be exactly as good/crappy as you were and the FPS performance difference is negligible.
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In all honesty you aren't going to notice a difference from a generic or onboard one.

If you aren't having problems with your current NIC, swapping network cards isn't going to improve your fragging performance. You'll likely be exactly as good/crappy as you were and the FPS performance difference is negligible.
Hahahah Funny dude COD Sniper Rifle got 92 kills and 24 deaths K/D on video!

Nice reply your a funny dude LoOoL!!! But i have always had good internet, ping, bandwidth, etc. But i noticed when i modded my old D-Link DFE-530TX 10/100Mbps PCI Fast Ethernet Adapter i actually got 2 more MB/s on my internet speed. We pay for 5-MB/s High Speed Cable and i was getting 7-MB/s on Download and it also upped my Upload speed as well until a few months later after modding the dam thing it burned out on me lol. So i actually wanna get a good one and mod the crap out of it and see what i can push out of a good NIC. Im currently working with a modded Netgear NIC which only costed $10
Edited by zothos - 4/6/11 at 12:09am
    
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