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Discussion in 'Networking & Security' started by angelkiller, May 10, 2010.

  1. angelkiller

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    Ok, I have a friend who wants a new router for his family. I don't know for sure, but I would guess there are about 4 desktops and 4 laptops. He said that price wasn't a concern and that he was just looking for the best. These people won't be tweakers, so no need for fancy firmwares and such. Just a very very good router.

    He suggested this. You can tell that he's ok with spending a lot plus I don't know how that model fares with the competition.

    I did a search and the only alternative I could come up with up is this.

    So, what's a good high-end router?


    EDIT: SEE THIS POST INSTEAD



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    D-Link DIR-655

    This is one of the best I got today
     
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    I like my Netgear router, but have heard other people have trouble with them. So maybe I'm one of the lucky ones. *shrugs*
     
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    Good ol' reliable WRT54GL...
     
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    When you throw out that line, thats the response I give :p
     
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    I was hoping to get Gigabit ethernet as well as 802.11n. I've seen your recomendation to add a Gigabit switch and 802.11n AP to the WRT54GL, but for simplicity's sake, I'd rather have one box.

    Not exactly. (But that setup looks sweet!) I should rephrase what I'm looking for.


    I need a new router. I'm a typical average internet user. (email, browsing, youtube, gaming, etc) I have about 4 desktops and 4 laptops in the house. I want something really good so I won't be dealing with alot of crap. So because of this, I'm willing to pay to get it. (~$150 or less) And I'm a non-technical person so I want something with very little to zero setup. What do you guys suggest?

    Routers currently on the table:
    Linksys E3000
    Linksys WRT54GL
    D-Link DIR-655 - leaning towards this one.
     
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    Yep, I highly recommend this router too.

    Gigabit ethernet, Wireless N, Very good Range and speed and lots of good settings configs.
     

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