Linksys is now taking preorders on a gaming router designed to reduce ping

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Pretty much every modern router offers some kind of traffic prioritization scheme. Be that as it may, Linksys insists its WRT32X is different in that it is laser focused on provided lower ping times and less lag when gaming.

To accomplish that, Linksys teamed up with Rivet Networks and incorporated its Killer Prioritization Network (KPE) into this router. The claim is that KPE can reduce peak ping times by up to 77 percent. The caveat is that your PC or laptop will need a Killer network adapter.

“Killer reduces peak ping by 77 percent calculated from the reduction of peak ping rate from 74 milliseconds (ms) to 17 ms when using the Killer Prioritization Engine on the WRT32X and a Killer-enabled PC using a 10 megabits per second (Mbps) down/2Mbps up internet connection that has multiple devices consuming the 10Mbps connection,” Linksys says.



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This article and images were originally posted on [PC Gamer] August 25, 2017 at 01:17PM

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