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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833124388
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I have this router and it's treated me perfectly for over a year. Heavy gamer. Laptops, Android devices, PS3, Xbox, PC, etc.
Also, my friend has a D-Link and says it's perfect. I've never owned a D-Link router before.
If you're a heavy user, beware of overheating. Make sure to elevate your router a few inches off the surface it's on. You can use rubber pegs or, in my case, the inside edges of a couple stacks of CD cases.

I second this one. Great signal, extremely reliable (haven't had to reset it ever and I've owned it about 8 months).
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I use http://www.netgear.com.au/home/products/wirelessrouters/high-performance/dgnd3700.aspx

It does everything I need and then some, I also use it as my modem as well because the supplied one was cutting out on me. It does dual band, it's quick. Doesn't break down even when I have 6 devices connected to it at once. Also gigabit and usb port as well. I don't use the USB but it's there.

Also doesn't look terrible sitting in my kitchen. Yes I know microwaves etc etc around it. But that's where my telephone line is. No choice. Anyways mine cost me $199 AU but meh it was worth it for something that works.
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if you dont have a budget, the WNDR4500, the best of the best, i know, i have one tongue.gif
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I think i'll go for the d-link

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833127215

thanks for the help guys. BTW I have a tp link usb wireless adapter, im assuming it will work with the d link as well (i hope).
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Scratch my previous post. I'll go with the ASUS RT-N16, which supports both tomato and DD-WRT.
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My crappy WRT54G2 is starting to poop out on me. Need suggestions for a good router I don't care who makes it. I've heard people talking about dd-wrt for routers but I dont exactly know what that is. Help please

DD-WRT is possibly the BEST router firmware I have ever come across, If you're looking to get one, find one that is supported by DD-WRT and flash it.

I currently have a Dlink DIR-600 flashed to DD-WRT and its so customizeable that It possibly made networking at home alot easier. Plus, the ability to control the mw for the wifi is admirable. It reaches parts of my home the old router couldnt reach. thumb.gif


Also, search for supported routers here >> www.dd-wrt.com
   
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Scratch my previous post. I'll go with the ASUS RT-N16, which supports both tomato and DD-WRT.

I was just about to put in another recommendation for the DIR-655. Mine has been running flawlessly for four years now! Compatibility with DD-WRT would be nice, though I have no clue what it is other than one more thing to tinker with.
    
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I think i'll go for the d-link
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833127215
thanks for the help guys. BTW I have a tp link usb wireless adapter, im assuming it will work with the d link as well (i hope).

If you do end up buying the Dlink, grab it from Amazon because it's the same price as Newegg, but they'll give you a free $20 credit to buy anything on Amazon.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html/ref=amb_link_357959982_3?t=slicinc-20&tag=slicinc-20&ie=UTF8&docId=1000740881&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_s=hero-quick-promo&pf_rd_r=13BD474FA5DW7QP86V1V&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_p=1328334982&pf_rd_i=B000LIFB7S
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I picked up a Netgear Wireless N-150 from Walmart for like $50 i love it, great router, hooked up easy never had a problem.
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I've used a WRT54GS for like 5 years, never had an issue out of it. Great to just plug and go to hook up some devices such as an iPad or a laptop
     
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