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Hey guys! I'm going to get a new router and the only real requisites are Dual band "N" and Gigabit ethernet ports. I'm thinking of getting this: http://www.amazon.com/Cisco-Linksys-E4200-Dual-Band-Wireless-N-Router/dp/B004K1EZDS/ref=sr_1_13?s=pc&ie=UTF8&qid=1328326798&sr=1-13

This router supports DD-WRT, as it's the original version and not version if I understand correctly. Do you have any better suggestions for a router similar to this? I have a pretty elaborate network but nothing too fancy. Lots of hardwired desktops, several laptops, ipads, smartphones, etc. What would you guys suggest if this one isn't the greatest?
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the one you chose the linksys E4200 and flash it dd-wrt would be a beast

this is also a great router but doesnt support open source firmware
ASUS RT-N56U Wireless Router Dual Band N600
http://www.smallnetbuilder.com/wireless/wireless-reviews/31436-asus-rt-n56u-black-diamond-dual-band-gigabit-wireless-n-router-reviewed
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833320062
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thanks buddy! hopefully some others will chime in. i will probably order it before bed.
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I have a Netgear WDR3700v2 and I couldn't be happier.  It can also be flashed with dd-wrt.

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thanks buddy! hopefully some others will chime in. i will probably order it before bed.

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I have a Netgear WDR3700v2 and I couldn't be happier.  It can also be flashed with dd-wrt.

i always forget this Netgear WNDR3700v2, it is an awsome router as well flashed with dd-wrt

or the NETGEAR WNDR4500 N900 (not supported open source)
http://www.smallnetbuilder.com/wireless/wireless-reviews/31603-netgear-wndr4500-n900-wireless-dual-band-gigabit-router-reviewed
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