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I currently have a wrt54g router that is probably 8 or more years old. I just switched from ATT to time warner and am no longer able to have my pc wired to the router. My plan is 10mbs and I get close to that wired but only around 3 to 4 wireless. I am considering buying the netgear n300 to match my usb receiver if it will help me get close to my 10 mbs. Will I notice an improvement? I have looked everywhere for the answer but all I seem to.find is that my isp is the bottleneck but I'm not even close to my full speed. Any and all help is appreciated.
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Since there was no response. I went ahead and bought a wnr2000 router and it did increase my speed. I am getting the same speed whether I plug in directly or wireless. The N was an improvement over the g.
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I'd say if you still got time to upgrade take the upgrade to the WNR 3500 and flash Tomato on it.

You won't regret it since it comes with Bandwidth Meters, Website Logging, Advanced QoS.


Also has Gigabit Ethernet for future proofing, and a good development community at myopenrouter.com


Sorry for a late response tongue.gif
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if the wnr2000 is a v2 install dd-wrt onto it. Will be the best router you have ever owned.
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