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Best $50-ish router

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I've had my share of Linksys and D-Link, and they keep failing on me. My current one is a DIR-625, and it reboots itself and/or locks up every 20 hours or so, and the firmware/support is atrocious (mine doesn't support tomato or DDWRT). I'm in the market for a new router.

Needs/etc:
Avid gamer, don't care about firewalls, need wireless N/G, routers in the basement (though I myself am hardwired, everyone else in the house isn't). It'd be nice to be able to broadcast N and G at the same time like my current router, too.

Any suggestions? I swear every router I run into was manufactured 4 years ago, whats decent and newer?
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833122334

Flash it with Tomato (my personal preference), DD-WRT, or OpenWRT and you're good to go.
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