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What is the Qualcomm Atheros Killer Network Manager


What is the Qualcomm Atheros Killer Network Manager


This article will provide you with basic information regarding the Qualcomm Atheros Killer Technology and its Network Manager.

Supported Systems:

Alienware Laptops Alienware Area 51 R2

What is Qualcomm Atheros Killer Technology?

Qualcomm Atheros high-performance Killer technology takes over all networking processing and manages your bandwidth based on application profiles or your preferred settings


What is the Qualcomm Atheros Killer Network Manager?

Qualcomm Atheros Killer™ Network Manager allows you to configure your Killer gaming network card and monitor your network connection so you can maximize online gaming performance.

With Killer Network Manager, you can:

  • View your computer or system information, performance summary and networking activity
  • Monitor traffic going across your computer's wireless network connection and set traffic bandwidth and priorities
  • View applications running on your computer that use the network and control their Internet access
  • Optimize your network bandwidth and configure your network settings

Allocate bandwidth individually to each application depending on your needs.

  1. Double Click on the icon in the system tray
  2. Click Applications
  3. Choose an application and set the download and upload speeds manually

Keep your driver up to date to have the latest application profiles

Manually limit the overall speed of your connection

  1. Double Click on the icon in the system tray
  2. Click Network
  3. Set limits for your upload and download speeds

    If you want to have all the bandwidth available at all times just uncheck Enable Bandwidth Control

Click Test Network Speed to learn your current upload and download bandwidth

Entering wrong values on this section can slow down your internet speed.

The system performance monitor allows you to see the traffic allocation by application, upload and download

  1. Double Click on the icon in the system tray
  2. Click Performance

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Article ID: SLN131119

Last Date Modified: 06/01/2015 08:39 PM


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