Items tagged with killer networking

Rivet Networks is back at it again with a brand-new Wi-Fi module that will be used in device that support M.2 modules (notebooks, desktop motherboards, SFF PCs). We present to you the Killer AX1650, which is a new Wi-Fi 6 network card that is based on Intel’s similar AX200 module. Like the AX200, the Killer AX1650 adopts the 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6) protocol and uses a 2x2 antenna for TX/RX channels. The card supports 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands and supports maximum throughput speeds of 2.4Gbps, which represent a 40 percent boost over 802.11ac, at least in theory.  Rivet Networks is also promising a 4x uplift in throughput in dense operating environments and increased battery life for laptops... Read more...
Rivet Networks, the folks behind the Killer networking products, has announced a new feature for its Wi-Fi chips already inside desktop and notebook computers. The tech is called Killer Wireless xTend and will be offered in desktop and laptop systems from MSI, Dell, Acer, Clevo, and Zotac. The xTend tech creates a mesh network by taking advantage of an available Killer Wireless-AC 1550 WiFi module inside notebooks and desktops. xTend allows the WiFi module to seamlessly clone and extend a home network, essentially turning all your computers with the Killer Wireless-AC 1550 hardware inside into range extenders, expanding the range of the network all around the home or office. The mesh network... Read more...
In this episode of HotHardware's Two And A Half Geeks, special guest Bob Grim of Killer Networking joins us to chat about the new Killer Wireless-AC 1550 module co-developed with Intel for over 1.74GB of WiFi throughput, we'll also be chatting about new Intel and Samsung Solid State Drives, NVIDIA's moves to quell cryptominer sales, Spectre and Meltdown fallout strategies, and we announce the winners of our Lenovo Hot Holiday Giveaway... Show Notes: 01:14 - Special Guest Bob Grim of Rivet Networks – AKA Killer Networking 02:27 - Rivet Networks Unveils Killer 1550 Wireless-AC Module With Intel That Delivers WiFi Connectivity Up To 1.73Gbps 24:16 - Samsung SSD 860 Pro Review: Fast, Reliable... Read more...
Linksys has partnered with Rivet Networks, the company behind Killer Networking products, to incorporate the latter's Killer Prioritization Engine into the former's new WRT32X gaming edition router. It is the first router that is purpose built for gamers with Killer-enabled gaming PCs. The pitch is that the WRT32X will deliver the smoothest gaming experience through intelligent optimization of network traffic. "We looked at the router options available to gamers in the market and realized that 'gaming' routers were just standard routers with flashy industrial design or packaging provided as 'gamer bait', but offered no real technical substance or innovation," said Vince La Duca, Linksys WRT series... Read more...
It’s time for yet another giveaway here at HotHardware! This time around we have teamed up with our friends at Killer Networking and MSI and put together a fantastic motherboard giveaway, featuring two of MSI’s latest Z170-based boards equipped with Killer Networking Technology!Over the next week, you’ll all have a chance to win one of four MSI motherboards – two MSI Z170A Gaming M3 boards and two MSI Z170A Gaming M5 boards are up for grabs!Supports 6th Gen Intel Core / Pentium / Celeron processors for LGA 1151 socketSupports DDR4-3600+(OC) MemoryDDR4 Boost: Give your DDR4 memory a performance boostUSB 3.1 Gen2 2X FASTER: USB 3.1 Gen2 offers performance twice as fast as a regular USB 3.0 connectionTurbo... Read more...