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ThinkComputers - Bigfoot Networks Killer 2100 Gaming Network Card Review

Bigfoot Networks originally released the Killer NIC M1 and K1 models in 2006, with the suped-up network cards getting some major attention in 2007. Mid-2009, Bigfoot Networks released the Killer Xeno Pro, a slimmed down version of the first generation models, both in size and extra features. It didn’t stop there, though. Bigfoot Network released May 11, 2010 the Killer 2100 Gaming Network Card. This new version focuses on the core features at the heart of the idea of a network processing unit: offloading and acceleration. ThinkComputers measures up the Killer 2100 in this extensive review

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CES 2011: Bigfoot Killer 2100 coming to Asus and Gigabyte motherboards

Bigfoot Networks has gained more partners to help bring their Killer 2100 network technology to gamers. At CES 2011, Bigfoot announced that the Killer 2100 technology would be integrated into upcoming gaming-oriented PC motherboards from Asus and Gigabyte.

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jacobdevos4640d ago

I personally think this is a really neat idea.

I know the Killer NICs are supposed to be better than a normal NIC but mostly on a software level. Does anyone have any good documentation on the Killer NICs?

I know it apparently replaces the windows TCP/IP stack with its own hardware accelerated version.. does that mean in Linux / OSX this would just be a normal GIG-E NIC?