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LinuxDevices: Linux Powers Gaming "Killer NIC"

Nov 27, 2006, 21:15 (2 Talkback[s])

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"Gaming equipment startup Bigfoot Networks is shipping a Linux-powered NIC (network interface card) aimed at improving network gaming performance. The Killer Network Interface Card has a 400MHz processor and hardware UDP/IP acceleration, to offload network processing. A contest for other Killer NIC apps is underway.

"Bigfoot claims that its Killer NIC can achieve significant real-world framerate improvements on a variety of popular games..."

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