Monday, April 11, 2011

Gaming Network Card EVGA Killer Xeno Pro

I believe most of you ever have a problem while watching good online match, or playing online game sometimes lag is inevitable. And I also believe that you'll be angry or get disappointed when you play online game and get lag. To try minimize these kind of problem, BigFoot Networks launch Killer Xeno Pro, a network card sold by EVGA that take control of internet away from Windows and manages the bandwidth the user need. Even to operate this kind of card a little bit complex but it gives what is promises.
This card come up with PCI Express x1 connector Gigabit Ethernet card with a network port, a USB 2.0 port and two audio output/input. It has 400 MHz PowerPC processor with 128 MB of DDR 2 RAM. To install this card is quite simple, just plug in the card, then disable your onboard LAN (through Control Panel or BIOS setup will be no proble,) after than install Killer Xeno Pro driver so it can take over the network of your CPU.
For further specification you can see it below :
  • Speed : 10/100/1000 MB/s
  • 400 MHz dedicated Network Processing Unit
  • 128 MB DDR2 PC2100 266 MHz memory
  • PCI Express x1 connector
  • Port : RJ-45, USB 2.0, 3.5mm audio input/output
  • Dimension : 4” x 4.5” x 7.5” (10cm x 11.5cm x 2cm)
  • Weight : 4 oz (115gr)
  • Real Manufacturer : BigFoot Networks
  • MSRP in the US : $130
Finally I want show you the Strong Points and Weaknesses Points
Strong Points :
  1. Easy to install and configure
  2. Overall improvements of latency in framerate values
  3. Make it possible to download file and keep on playing game online
Weaknesses points
  1. Connection improvement may not be worth the investment
  2. Casual gamer will not feel the need to have it
  3. It will not improve bad internet connection


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