Brea, California and Munich, Germany - March 23, 2009 EVGA Corporation, the leading-edge 3D NVIDIA graphics cards and motherboard manufacturer, today announced a partnership with Bigfoot Networks, to release the EVGA Killer Xeno Pro. This new product comes with more memory, an upgraded network processing unit (NPU), and integrated audio for hardware-accelerated voice-chat, all designed to bring gamers the ultimate online experience. EVGA is Bigfoot's first exclusive third party AIB partner to license Killer Xeno and distributed under the EVGA brand.
"We are extremely excited to partner with EVGA to deliver the Killer Xeno Pro to gamers across the globe," said Michael Howse, Bigfoot Networks CEO & President. "The EVGA Killer Xeno Pro using Bigfoot technology delivers the absolute best online experience, for this generation and next generation games."
"EVGA is excited to be offering this new technology to the online gamers," said Andrew Han, president and CEO, EVGA. "This new product improves the online experience and fits in perfectly with the high performance products that EVGA offers."
The Killer Xeno Pro delivers the ultimate online gaming experience, decreasing latency and offering better framerates, thus enabling smoother gameplay. Key features of the Killer Xeno Pro include:
PCI-E interface: provides for higher throughput. Killer Xeno NPU: dedicated smart packet processor for all network operations, ensures the delivery of time sensitive data like game control and VoIP. Plug and Play compatibility with all games. Windows network stack bypass: provides for direct to game interrupts. Integrated audio chip: offloads VoIP operations to Killer Xeno Pro NPU for '"hiccup-free" voice communications while gaming. 128MB on board RAM: enables applications such as Firewall, VoIP chat and bandwidth control to run on the card simultaneously with no system performance degradation. Firewall: Stops intruders with zero gaming performance impact. Based on robust Linux iptable implementation. Bandwidth control: Prioritize network traffic for each application by setting bandwidth priorities and max/min limits through a simple interface.
About EVGA EVGA is the #1 NVIDIA authorized partner in channel sales throughout North America. Based on the philosophy of intelligent innovation, market knowledge, and the real time operation, EVGA continues to identify the need in the market place and providing the solution to that need. By offering product differentiation, 24/7 tech support, a 90 day Step-Up program, and other customer focused programs, EVGA is a clear leader in all categories: etail, retail, distribution, and system builders. With headquarters in Brea, CA, EVGAs global coverage includes EVGA GmbH in Munich, EVGA LATAM in Miami, EVGA Hong Kong and EVGA Taiwan. For further information online about EVGA, visit http://www.evga.com.
About Bigfoot Networks Bigfoot Networks is dedicated to developing groundbreaking networking hardware and software for gamers and mass-market consumers. Bigfoot aims to support the rapidly growing online and competitive gaming markets, in addition to mainstream consumer applications that can benefit from the company's leading technology. Powered by Bigfoot's proprietary Lag and Latency Reduction technology, the company's first product line, Killer NIC, is the industry's first network interface card (NIC) designed specifically to improve network performance for a smoother, more responsive online game experience. Bigfoot Networks is funded by leading venture capital firms North Bridge Venture Partners and Palomar Ventures. To learn more, visit Bigfoot Networks at http://www.bigfootnetworks.com.
The EVGA Difference Known for offering value and performance, as well as top notch customer service, EVGA is recognized through customer loyalty and the highest levels in customer satisfaction. In addition to the expanded product lines, consumers and channel partners will also benefit from increased sales and technical support programs:
The EVGA Limited Lifetime Warranty - For all retail products ending in part number -AR.
EVGA proprietary Advanced RMA (EAR) service - for allowing customers get a replacement card before sending the defective product back to EVGA.
24/7 Phone Technical Support - to assure users that courteous and friendly assistance will always be available at anytime of the day or night.
Step-Up Program - for the ability to trade up existing EVGA products for newer technology.
Community Message Boards -full of thousands of knowledgeable, friendly and satisfied EVGA customers.
EVGA MODS RIGS - show off your rig, win cash prizes.
EVGA Gaming - EVGA game servers open 24/7 featuring the latest games.
EVGA is the #1 NVIDIA authorized partner in channel sales throughout North America. Based on the philosophy of intelligent innovation, market knowledge, and the real time operation, EVGA continues to identify the need in the market place and providing the solution to that need. By offering product differentiation, a 90 day Step-Up program, and other customer focused programs, EVGA is a clear leader in all categories: etail, retail, distribution, and system builders. With headquarters in Brea, CA, EVGA's global coverage includes EVGA GmbH in Munich, EVGA LATAM in Miami, and EVGA Hong Kong. For further information online about EVGA, visit https://www.evga.com.