Bigfoot, makers of the Killer NIC, have announced the Killer Xeno, the company's next-generation NIC for gamers.
The Xeno has more memory, an upgrade network processing unit (NPU), and integrated audio for hardware accelerated voice-chat. The Xeno will work with TeamSpeak, Vivox, and Mumble and is an answer to the most requested feature requested by online gamers.
Bigfoot has also teamed up with Dell and EVGA who will both provide the card to consumers. EVGA will ship it under their own name while Alienware will be the first exclusive PC OEM to ship the Killer Xeno Pro.
The full press release can be read here.
"EVGA, from the beginning, has embraced intelligent innovation and leadership
within our product philosophy," said Andrew Han, EVGA president and CEO. "By partnering with Bigfoot Networks, EVGA can now offer the Killer Xeno Pro to members of the VGA community. In particular, this new product will greatly improve the immersive experience and competitive edge for online gamers. Addressing our customers' real-time networking needs and empowering them with new products is made possible with Bigfoot's Killer Xeno technology."
"Bigfoot Networks' products are designed to provide the best experience for today's new generation of real-time network-dependent applications such as online gaming, voice chat and file sharing," said Bigfoot Networks CEO Michael Howse. "Our new high-volume distribution partnerships with Alienware and
EVGA will enable a wide variety of product implementations and price points for gamers and consumers worldwide."