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Wireless N router recommendations

Discussion in 'Networking & Security' started by CarolinaKSU, Nov 4, 2008.

  1. CarolinaKSU New Member

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    So I have a Linksys WRT300N that is nearly 2 years old and seems to be dying. It keeps dropping signal all the time and is balls ass slow now. I have reset it over and over and flashing to DD-WRT does nothing for it, so I am in the market for a new one. Anyone have any recommendations for a new one? I do alot of streaming to my PS3 from my gaming rig which also acts as a media server and everyone in my house does lots of torrenting and gaming. Any help would be appreciated! :toast:
     
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    Do you want a expensive one or a cheaper one?

    For the expensive one i would say D-link dir 655.
    And for a cheaper one a Linksys WRT54GL 1.1 and flash it with DD WRT.

    Damn Niko you beat me to it with the D-link.lol
     
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    I really need an N router, we had an old WRT54GL with DD WRT and it just couldnt keep up with 5 people with multiple pcs on it. Plus streaming HD vids bogged down the LAN like crazy.
     
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    I use the Belkin F5D8233-4, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833314033, at home and it has worked awesome so far since last Dec. The router is up in my friends apartment, caty-corner to me, and I generally get a 4 bar signal everyday and sometimes 5. He also has his Xbox 360 and pc plugged into it as well and I have to complains about downloading or playing online.
     
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    Belkin fsd8632. Has wireless-n , gigabit ethernet and a built-in modem. Pricey tho`.
     
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    Netgear wnr 854t. Gr8 router - cheap but no modem.
     
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    Both of those DLinks are awesome with the 169.99 Dlink being the best of the 2. However, with the price of that one Linksys being 65 bucks, I wouldnt pass that up. Personally I prefer Dlink because I have the DIR 615 and its awesome (I could go for that DIR 655 though) but Netgears N routers seem to be pretty good as well.
     
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    Just bought myself one of these. I'm very pleased with it - not too sure if you can get them in the US though...

    http://www.gaming-router.com/
     

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