HONkUS wrote:wait a minute! where is that guy from Bigfoot who posted on here to defend those cards? where is he now?
Sounds to me like this review shot him in his toodles!
Cinrellik is his user name.. He works for Killer and does all the viral marketing in terms of forum posts and what he DIGGS.
On a different note... check out this 10GbE networking card from sun... It's multi-threaded! Twice the price, but it's PCIe, mutlithreaded and 10GbE!
syncrod wrote:just another PhysX card scenario
bigblockmatt wrote:Thanks Nate and guys for the review!!! it was a good read. If i were to spend 150-200 bucks on something for my comp, id better see some improvements, no matter what.
Question: How long were the testers playing with and without the K1 installed?
chuggy wrote:Hey Gang,
I work for Bigfoot Networks, with Cinrellik. As Nathan said, we were glad to see that the Killer performed and delivered a 3MS improvement (on average) in Ping as well as a bump in FPS. We'd also like to thank the folks who played, as well as Nathan, for putting the time into the review.
This style of testing has been done by Hard OCP and other reviewers in the past, with very different results (i.e. -- Killer getting an Editor's Choice award because the measurable improvement was also feelable). Not knowing exactly how the testing was done, its hard to really comment on it. What I mean by this is that before and after testing is really only significant if the testing is done on the same server, with the same other players, and *super importantly* on the same map. For example, one Quake 3 or 4 map has dramatically different performance on a machine than others. In the end, I believe Nathan did his best to eliminate variability but when testing on one machine it is hard to do.
Another thing I felt was missing from the review was the benefit of downloading files with FN Torrent as opposed to using a regular bit torrent appliciation. With FN Torrent, you can download files without any interruption to your game play. Literally, you can download a movie while you save the world in Counterstrike, and it will play as if the download was not going on even though it is.
I am happy to answer any questions you guys have for me. Check out what PC Gamer had to say about Killer in its April 07 issue here : http://www.killernic.com/killernic/PDFs ... Review.pdf
chuggy wrote:Hey Gang,
I work for Bigfoot Networks, with Cinrellik....
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