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    New Router suggestion

    I'm upgrading. Linksys E4200 or Airport extreme? Or something else?
    Mac and PCs, TV, etc...connecting
    Thoughts, suggestions, Experiences?

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    Linksys WRT54G - I'll sell ya one for $15 no shipping costs.

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    Quote Originally Posted by interwebsz View Post
    Linksys WRT54G - I'll sell ya one for $15 no shipping costs.
    funny, exactly what i'm trying to get rid of. seeing how much you like it, would you like a second one? I hear they don't make 'em like that anymore these days!

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    How big is the house and are the walls really thick?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsajjan34 View Post
    How big is the house and are the walls really thick?
    1200sf, 1 floor, not really thick walls. just want 802.11n higher speed/dual band as we're streaming on at least two laptops often.

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    Get something that supports DDRT or Tomato firmware. I have an ASUS RT-N12 and it's awesome, it was about $40 on newegg and with the firmware upgrade (which was easy) my upload speed went up about 1mb, and my download speed nearly doubled.

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    I have a vizo router and that works perfectly its dualband and is like $50 at costco. Only problem is that it does not have gigabit Ethernet ports. If you want overkill go with E4200 or a small business router

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    maybe i'll try the firmware change first, although i better have a backup in case it doesn't work. my wife will kill me if she can't stream her korean drama constantly
    thanks for the input

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    I would suggest going refurb. That is what I did and am very happy. Also save yourself quite a bit of money.

    ie. Buy Linksys Refurbished E4200 Wireless-N Dual Band Router Official Cisco Linksys Store

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