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Get 2 identical NIC's and mod one. I want to see the speed increase. Pics or it didnt happen
    
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Gotcha i will try and dig up my DFE TX530 and try n get pics online some how im currently in the process of getting a new cell i killed my behold 2 cuz i was mad lol but i aint gonna go and buy 2 of the same NIC's just for that you can always look online for the original pic of any NIC and i will post up my modded pics when i can.

What do you use onboard NIC or PCI or PCI-E NIC???

Or are you workin wit wireless??
    
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DIAL-UP hahaha lol AOL the good old days ahhahah

I should start a club here on the forum with a nifty lookin banner called the DIAL-UP CLUB! LoOoL!! ahahahah JK!!!
    
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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.
While most of this statement is true and I agree that PING is a very flawed benchmark. Ping does not rely on TCP, infact it has absolutely not a god dam thing to do with TCP. Ping is ICMP traffic. You can block all TCP traffic and still receive Ping replies (which are ICMP echo replies). Like wise you can allow all TCP traffic and block ICMP traffic and every Ping as well as traceroute will fail.

Having a name brand NIC vs a generic NIC will not make any noticeable difference. The only difference that could possibly be seen is in the Network stack on the computer. The actual card makes a no difference.
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