Is Gaming Wirelessly a Viable Option?

Although a lot of gamers have cut the cord already and play over WiFi, many gamers still hold true to the belief that to win you must play over a hard-wired Ethernet connection. They believe that WiFi has too much latency to allow them to play competitively. The problem with that belief is that it…

WiFi Networking Explained

By far the most questions we get here at Rivet Networks revolve around WiFi networking.  Most of these questions can be solved with some basic knowledge of how WiFi networking works and how to configure your WiFi networks to be more effective. WiFi is a shared medium.  Think of it like those old Walkie Talkies…

Not all Networking Solutions are Equal

WiFi that is faster than Ethernet? If you saw the news out of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this year, you will have seen some really cool gadgets, new television technologies, and of course gaming PCs. Most Gaming PCs have a Core i7 or Ryzen processor inside, along with a powerful GPU.   These…

Killer Networking Insider Video – Brandon Page shows off the Killer Control Center

Check out the new Killer Insider video featuring avid gamer and tech enthusiast Brandon Page as he talks CMO Bob Grim about the benefits of using the Killer Control Center.

What to Look for in a Gaming Router

Depending on how technically inclined you are, the router in your house may be something you pay a lot of attention to, or you may not even have known that your house has one. The fact of the matter is, these days almost any home with an Internet connection and more than one Internet user…

The benefits of Multi-user MIMO (MU-MIMO)

Most people buying a router want to make sure they get the latest and greatest features buy a router and have it work. They want everybody in the home to get the bandwidth they need and not have to worry about videos buffering or your games lagging out. Techies like me may want a little…

6 Great Gaming PCs To Consider As The Holidays Approach

With the holiday season fast approaching and all the big sales that come with it, this is a great time of year to buy yourself, or a friend or loved one, a great new gaming PC.  Whether you are looking to upgrade an older rig, or to encourage your son or daughter to step up…

Killer Networking Insider Video – Interview with popular streamer Selenityy

Check out the new Killer Insider video featuring popular streamer Selenityy in an in-depth interview with Rivet Networks CMO Bob Grim. Selenityy gives some great points about how to stream, what hardware you need to stream, and what aspiring streamers should do to start their own stream.

Killer Networking Insider Video – Interview with CEO Michael Cubbage

Check out the all new Killer Insider video featuring an in-depth interview with CEO Michael Cubbage by CMO Bob Grim. See how Killer Ethernet and Killer Wireless products can help you take your game to the next level.

How Much Bandwidth Do You Need for Streaming and Gaming?

We have all experienced it – lag. Most of us experience it by seeing a spinning circle on your screen that tells you that your streaming video is frozen and that you must wait before it begins playing again. I’ve heard it called the “Circle of Death”, or the “Stupidity Circle”, and very few things…