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    Intel has acquired Rivet Networks

    Rivet is best known for its Killer Networking prioritising solutions for gamers.
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    Re: Intel has acquired Rivet Networks

    Expect some product rebranding from Intel then, using Killer the same way Dell use Alienware.

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    Re: Intel has acquired Rivet Networks

    thats something Intel could benefit from on all brands and platforms... and probably also something I would buy.

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    Re: Intel has acquired Rivet Networks

    Other way round, Rivet already rebrand Intel products as their own, nearly all their wireless chips are based on Intel ones with custom firmware and drivers. Quite a smart move from Intel as they get the best of both worlds.

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    Re: Intel has acquired Rivet Networks

    I'm curious what Killer tech we'll see incorporated on the Intel side - I think that will be the real indication of which of their tech was real vs. just marketing.

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    Re: Intel has acquired Rivet Networks

    Facebook as important traffic That's the f****** killer!

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    Re: Intel has acquired Rivet Networks

    I avoided motherboards with killer networking in the past. Went for the Intel or Realtek instead, the ones I know just work.

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