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Old April 28, 2011, 08:31 AM
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So Black gets Intel Nic and Killer Nic. Thanks for the clarification.

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Old April 28, 2011, 09:20 AM
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I wonder, can both LANs be used at the same time? It would be great to hook one each one up to a router and have the Intel handle TCP / UDP traffic while the Killer can use its traffic-shaping abilities for gaming. That way we won't see the negative impact upon download performance when the Killer is doing its thing.
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Old April 28, 2011, 12:10 PM
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Uh the last I checked, which was a year or two ago, NICs such as the BigFoot and stuff did absolutely nothing in terms of reducing lag. In short, it's a gimmick.
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Old April 29, 2011, 08:58 AM
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Yes both can be used at the same time they are fully independent of each other.
Additionally you should take a look again Killer has spent considerable time and effort improving the performance and interoperability with applications to provide solid benefits in QOS as well as performance. That being said they are going to be hold outs and users who prefer the maturity and reliability and known performance of Intel. This is why we implemented both Intel Lan and Killer meet to meet the needs and wants of all users as well as ones who may want to have a specialized approach ( use Intel for Everything outside of gaming and Killer just gaming ). Ultimately it was about enabling options and performance ( also why we placed on a PCI-E card as opposed to integrated to ensure performance. Taking this all into account and with all the other connection options on the board we did not want to force a gamer or an enthusiast in having to use only one option. It could be Wifi which is also there along with BT3.0 and Intel Lan or it could be Killer Nic via the Thunderbolt the choice is up to you.
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if both can be plugged in as you said.... how can i configure their games to run through the killernic card ?
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