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I am in need of a new Router. My current one (Dir-655) is not performing at what i want. I constantly need to reboot it, my wife's netbook is always loosing signal, etc. The place is not too large, so I do not need to have repeaters or anything crazy.

Features I am looking for:

Must be an N Router.
Dual Band (2.4 + 5ghz).
Can install Tomato or DD-WRT
Can have at least 6 connections at any time without sacrificing signal(4 of which are wired)
MUST be able to handle streaming media (some HD, mostly SD) to at least 2 wireless connections at any given time (netbook and Boxee Box)

Budget is 100-150.

Thanks.
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DD-WRT

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833122326



Tomato


Edited by NitroNarcosis - 5/18/11 at 8:26am
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I have only used DD-WRT. Is tomato better, equal or worse than DD-WRT?
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Definitely going to second the WNDR3700 with DD-WRT. Fantastic router, does everything I ever need it to.
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Definitely going to second the WNDR3700
I've been using this router for about a year and it's been great.
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Linksys E3000 w/ DD-WRT = Jesus.

Although...you could get creative and use PFsense on an old machine
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Which would be better, the Linksys E3000 or WNDR3700-100NAS?
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I can only speak from experience so it would be sort of a bias. If I were you, I'd evaluate the features of both, compare them, and make your decision based on that.
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