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Best router for WIRED network

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Hey guys,

I'm looking for a good router because our internet connection (best Comcast internet connection possible) keeps going down. It's the router issue because everytime I unplug it for 30 seconds and re-insert it, the connection works again.

I have a $25 GC from Newegg available as well as a few bucks on the side.
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I don't have any specific models in mind, but anything by Netgear or Linksys should do the job fine. If you want decent network transfers, I would make sure the inbuilt switch is Gigabit.
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Originally Posted by tedman;14335650 
I don't have any specific models in mind, but anything by Netgear or Linksys should do the job fine. If you want decent network transfers, I would make sure the inbuilt switch is Gigabit.

Fixed.

Seriously, though - it all depends on how big your network will be. I rock a Linksys E3000 series router with DD-WRT. Handles 4 laptops, a netbook, a tablet, 3 PC's, an Xbox 360, a PS3, a Wii, a PSP..etc?
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You could be daringly amazing and use PFsense on an old PC, and make your own router:P
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I've had really good luck with the last couple of DLink's I've had, first was a DGL-3400, now I have a DIR-655 or something or other lol.
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