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post #1 of 10
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Hey,What are good reliable modem brands (or particular modem) and how often should I let the modem rest?

sorry if this question is common.
post #2 of 10
I don't know what to recommend or anything, but what do you mean by letting it "rest"? Machines don't need rest.
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XD i leave the current modem on 24/7 and wasnt sure if it may lead to odd behaviour.
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DSL or Cable.
For DSL you can have ADSL1 / ADSL2
I currently have a TPLINK TD-8816 Works well and is cheap.
The Speedtouch 516 is one of the best for DSL
Not too sure about ADSL2

Cable:
Motorola Surfboard SB6120

And theres nothing wrong with keeping your modem 24/7 I do it and theres nothing wrong with it. It's just like leaving your router on 24/7
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ok sweet as. Im on ADSL2 ill look into those modems.Thanks
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One thing is that if you with a big Telco ISP is they require you to use their modem that they make your rent or buy.
Usually you won't have problems with keeping the stock modem but instead just upgrade your Router if you need.
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Keep in mind a lot of times ISP will refuse to offer you support if you use anything outside of their branded devices.

"Oh Cisco, you mean Linksys?" "No" "Oh sorry we no support, it your equipment problem bye".

Also, most devices should be fine for 24/7 operation.
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ok thanks for the replies. Ill keep this in mind.
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There is also this discussion on Cable Modems:
http://www.overclock.net/networking-...ble-modem.html

So you can read up on that since there might be some overlap with your issue.
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Thank you.
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