In order to use the Killer Prioritization Engine in the WRT32X, you must be using a PC with a Killer network adapter installed, running the latest Killer Control Center. Killer network adapters come preinstalled in many gaming laptops and mainboards, and are not available for sale separately, with the exception of the Killer Wireless-AC 1550. For more information on the Killer Wireless-AC 1550, please click here. 

Killer Networking adapters that can make use of the Killer Prioritization Engine in the WRT32X are:

  • All Killer Wireless-N Wi-Fi adapters
  • All Killer Wireless-AC Wi-Fi adapters
  • Killer E2200, E2400, and E2500 Gigabit Ethernet Adapters

The WRT32XB will automatically recognized XBOX devices, but they will not show as a Killer Enabled Device.

If you are not sure if you have a Killer Networking Adapter installed, you can find out by checking in your Device Manager. To do this: Right-click Start, click Device Manager, and double-click Network Adapters. If you do not see one of the above network adapters listed, then your machine cannot use the Killer Prioritization Engine in the WRT32X. 

If you would like to buy or build a machine with a Killer Networking adapter, here are the names to look for:

Machine manufacturers that use our adapters include: Alienware, ASRock, Clevo, Dell, Gigabyte, Lenovo, Sager, MSI, and Razer, and some smaller companies like HIDevolution, who takes others brands and customizes them.

Motherboard manufacturers that use our adapters include: ASRock, Gigabyte, and MSI.

If you are looking for our tech, make sure you check which network adapters are being used, as these manufacturers do not all exclusively use our network adapters. You may have to look at various models.

Legacy Killer adapters such as the 2100, consoles, and other computers cannot use the Killer Prioritization Engine in the WRT32X, or the Killer Control Center, but they can be prioritized in the router's normal three tier interface.

For further support on other features of the WRT32X, please contact Linksys support. 

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