A year on from the release of its Killer Xeno Pro, Bigfoot Networks has struck again, unleashing a whole new Killer card aimed at the retail market.
Much like the still-available Xeno Pro, the new Killer 2100 has a 400MHz network processor, 128MB of DDR2 RAM, a PCI Express x1 interface, and that all-important Gigabit Ethernet port. Bigfoot has stuck to the same $129 suggested retail price, as well, and it still promises huge performance increases (not to mention lower pings) compared to integrated networking.
Unlike its predecessor, however, the Killer 2100 has a "sleek new race-inspired outer casing," and Bigfoot talks of a "completely redesigned user interface." You'll find screenshots of the included software in the image gallery below. Among other features, the Killer Network Manager gives users feedback about the bandwidth usage of individual applications. From what we can tell, application prioritizing and throttling controls are also included.
Look for Killer 2100 cards from companies like Golden Arrow, Leadtek, TUL, and VisionTek at stores both offline and online "in the coming weeks."