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Bigfoot Introduces Killer Network Interface Card

Bigfoot Networks announced this interesting device - Killer Network Interface Card with Flexible Network Architecture (FNA) naturally called to help gamers squeeze maximum FPS of their games.

The device features a built-in 400MHz Killer Network Processor Unit and 64MB of DDR PC2100 memory to offload Gigabit traffic handling from system to the NIC.

KillerNIC technologies:

  • MaxFPS - frees CPU resources usually spent on traffic processing
  • UltimatePing - enables lowest ping possible with the help of Killer Network Processor Unit (NPU)
  • Ping Throttle - ping control mechanism
  • GameFirst - packet prioritization so games have higher priority then eMule, Bittorent, etc.


  • 10/100/1000 Ethernet / Fast-Ethernet Controller
  • 64MB DDR PC2100 memory
  • 32-bit 400MHz NPU
  • IEEE 802.3, 802.3u, 802.3x, 802.3z
  • 32-bit PCI Rev 2.2 bus
  • Magnesium alloy heatsink
  • RJ-45, USB 2.0
  • Windows XP (.NET 1.1 for LagMeter)
  • Consumes 5-10W

Considering that every motherboard has a "free" NIC these days, the novelty has many rivals to compete with, however KillerNIC is a specificial product designed primarily for enthusiasts.

KillerNIC is to go on sale on August 16 for the yet undisclosed price.

Source: Killernic

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