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So, I've got a DGL-4300, but even with a 108mbps wireless G adapter, I can't stream any HD movies from my PC to my media center without choppy playback. Wired, everything works fine. I was going to just go with what I know and grab the 4500, but the reviews for that on Newegg have me second guessing such a decision. The 4300 has been rock solid for me, aside from this wireless issue. Cnet says Asus makes the best of the best for wireless N at the moment, what do ya'll recommend under $150?
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I've got 3 TP-Link WA901ND all in repeater mode. I've recommended and used plenty more of these as well.

Perfect! It's around $70 AUD
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Never heard of TP-Link, is Buffalo a good brand? Is dual band something that I should consider? I like knowing I've got the most recent technology in my equipment.
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Buy a dual-band router only if you have a lot of wireless devices at home. Try to get something at least 300mbps+ or even 450mbps. Your going to need that extra bandwidth from standard wireless n.
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Never heard of TP-Link, is Buffalo a good brand? Is dual band something that I should consider? I like knowing I've got the most recent technology in my equipment.
TP-Link is great. I have several units by them and all perform without issues. I especially enjoy the fact that they all run Linux and have SNMP. I can monitor all my wireless bridges/repeaters via Cacti.
    
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