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My old belkin router is really old and kicks up a bit of heat. That and the range isn't so good in my house which has thick sandstone walls. I did search amazon for belkin n routers but I got three identical looking but different model back.

F6D6230UK4 vs F5D8235uk4 vs F5D8635uk4A

http://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_i_1_17?url=search-alias%3Dcomputers&field-keywords=wireless+router+n%2B&rh=n%3A340831031%2Ck%3Awireless+router+n%2B&ajr=0


Anyone know what the difference between these are and if there are any better ones to be had?


I'll using this for my desktop, laptop, phone and PS3 to work on. My house isn't too big but I'd really like one with the following:

1. Very good security
2. Fair range. I don't want something too extreme.
3. Works well for gaming
4. Reliable and easy to use.
5. Cheapish. Ie ~£40.
6. Runs cool.

Any ideas?
Edited by QuackPot - 2/1/12 at 9:39pm
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some lower end Asus, netgear or linksys wireless routers that can be flased with dd-wrt will do you great
for example
ASUS RT-N12/B SuperSpeedN Wireless Router

NETGEAR WNR3500L-100NAS Wireless-N Router

LINKSYS E3000

flash any of these with an open source firmware such as dd-wrt and it will become a beast..
http://www.dd-wrt.com/site/index
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