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Old 16-04-2012, 11:14   #1
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Best Router

I am currently using the superhub and have lasted about 8 months and tbh I can't cope with it anymore.

I am looking to buy a new one an wondered if anyone had any suggestions as o which is the best?

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Old 16-04-2012, 11:43   #2
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Re: Best Router

D-Link-DIR-655

You won't go far wrong with this router in my opinion. It's also a pretty decent price now, I paid around £90 for it a few years back.
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Old 16-04-2012, 12:49   #3
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Re: Best Router

I'm using the Linksys E4200 v1 with dd-wrt been working great, no more Xbox Disconnects since i'v had it.
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Re: Best Router

I am using the asus rt n16 with tomatousb
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Old 16-04-2012, 13:08   #5
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Re: Best Router

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if you think SH can not go more far why dont you ask them for a new one so will save you money...unless you want something more from a router
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Re: Best Router

Yeah the dlink is good had one a few years ago and it died that's why. Ended up getting the superhub!

Looking at the Airport Extreme and the asus n66u

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if you think SH can not go more far why dont you ask them for a new one so will save you money...unless you want something more from a router
This is the second one we have had and still have the same problems with the wireless and that. It was only swapped a few weeks ago!
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I am using the asus rt n16 with tomatousb
Same here, no issues with it at all. Great
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Re: Best Router

Looking at the Airport Extreme and the asus n66u[COLOR="Silver"]

Hmmmm...you make me think about it...does any one know if can get third party software like tomato usb??? the web from a quick look dont say anything
http://www.asus.com/Networks/Wireles...N66U/#overview
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Another vote for the Linksys E4200 v1. All my problems with the lack of range and regular (daily) disconnects were resolved following installation of the Linksys and switching the SH to modem only mode.
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Looking at the Airport Extreme and the asus n66u[COLOR="Silver"]

Hmmmm...you make me think about it...does any one know if can get third party software like tomato usb??? the web from a quick look dont say anything
http://www.asus.com/Networks/Wireles...N66U/#overview
It would appear the asus n66u can run tomatousb
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Re: Best Router

I'm doing the same research at the moment.

I was going to go with either Asus RT-N56U, Apple Extreme or Linksys E4200 (With the Linky in the lead)

However, I am thinking I will wait and see what come out in the next few weeks.
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I'm doing the same research at the moment.

I was going to go with either Asus RT-N66U, Apple Extreme or Linksys E4200 (With the Linky in the lead)

However, I am thinking I will wait and see
I'm in the same position and think it's best to wait a bit longer too, as three potentially very good Dual-band routers have just come out (with one yet to be released in the UK), but they're a bit expensive at the moment (and their firmware is a bit immature). Hopefully they'll fall in price in a couple of months:

Asus RT-N66U (Already mentioned, but considering how well received the RT-N56U was, could be very good)
D-link DIR-827 HD Media Router 2000 (CNET: The D-Link DIR-827 is a very good true dual-band router that needs a firmware upgrade so it can live up to its potential.)
Linksys EA4500 (I think this is the replacement for the E4200, though don't know when it's coming to the UK. Very positive reviews on Amazon.com).
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I'm in the same position and think it's best to wait a bit longer too, as three potentially very good Dual-band routers have just come out (with one yet to be released in the UK), but they're a bit expensive at the moment (and their firmware is a bit immature). Hopefully they'll fall in price in a couple of months:

Asus RT-N66U (Already mentioned, but considering how well received the RT-N56U was, could be very good)
D-link DIR-827 HD Media Router 2000 (CNET: The D-Link DIR-827 is a very good true dual-band router that needs a firmware upgrade so it can live up to its potential.)
Linksys EA4500 (I think this is the replacement for the E4200, though don't know when it's coming to the UK. Very positive reviews on Amazon.com).
I had not seen the D-link but the other two are certainly at the top of my wait list.
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Re: Best Router

I am using the E4200 v2 it is working great

This is on wireless
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