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Which router to buy?

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by JanJan, Aug 7, 2010.

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    I love my Netgear router, easy setup, easy to manage, and it doesn't take a dump randomly/overheat. Although a lot of people complain about theirs.... My brother has had good luck with Linksys and Dlink routers.
    Crunching for Team TPU
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    Whatever you do, don't pick a D-Link EBR-2310, this pos router keeps dropping the connection all the damn time, and from what i have seen this problem has been known in all of them.:(
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    Casting my vote for a Netgear 3700, ive the older wnr2000 version and it is by far the best/easiest to manage. Also has been 100% reliable.
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    Anything you can DD-WRT
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    I got myself an E3000 and I really like it. Planning on upgrading my family's place with an E1000. Highly recommended.
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    Ive got a Netgear WNR3500v2 from staples for 80 bucks, running DD-WRT and i love it i get great speeds and range even on G.
    I can stream videos from youtube easily at my mailbox on an ipod touch and the router itself is tucked in the ceiling.
    Its also super stable i have never had a single issue with it other than it takes 3 min to boot up after a full reset

    As a side note if looking for this online or in reviews the v1 was apparently a piece of crap the v2 uses a diff chipset.
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    The RT-N16 has 128MB RAM, 32MB ROM and a 480MHz processor (which can be overclocked)

    I think the Netgear WNDR3700 has 64MB RAM, 8MB ROM and a 680MHz processor.
    So far third party firmware support on it isn't good.

    I like Tomato; you can do heaps with it.
    You can set-up QOS (which works well in Tomato), block ad servers, run programs from a USB drive (including a torrent client), share drives of printers

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