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With a WRT54G I had about 25 megabits of of WAN Bandwidth on Cable and with the WNDR3700v2 I got a boost of my WAN Speeds to 65 megabit.
This is also with a DOCSIS 3.0 modem equivalent of the SB6120 with channel bonding.
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How are these routers. They are a decent price. http://www.monoprice.com/products/subdepartment.asp?c_id=105&cp_id=10521
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How are these routers. They are a decent price. http://www.monoprice.com/products/subdepartment.asp?c_id=105&cp_id=10521

looks like something an ISP would give out.. not say it is is bad but you could do better
ASUS RT-N10+ flash with dd-wrt
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833320066

ASUS RT-N16 Wireless Router 802.11b/g/n again flash it with dd-wrt
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833320038

linksys e2000 or 3000 flashed with dd-wrt as well
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looks like something an ISP would give out.. not say it is is bad but you could do better
ASUS RT-N10+ flash with dd-wrt
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833320066
ASUS RT-N16 Wireless Router 802.11b/g/n again flash it with dd-wrt
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833320038
linksys e2000 or 3000 flashed with dd-wrt as well

Will I see more out of my router if I flash it with custom Firmware? and should I use my Killer 2100 or my Biostar onboard LAN :/
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post #25 of 51
Definitely the Killer 2100.

As for DD-WRT you would have to find a way to swap the CFE to a RT-N10 then be able to swap it so DD-WRT isn't a option :/
http://www.dd-wrt.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=656001
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post #26 of 51
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Definitely the Killer 2100.
As for DD-WRT you would have to find a way to swap the CFE to a RT-N10 then be able to swap it so DD-WRT isn't a option :/
http://www.dd-wrt.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=656001

I have just heard in the past that people thought that the Killer 2100 was a waste of cash. In my opinion, any dedicated network card to process the network it self is worth it. The card has a 400MHz CPU and it runs Linux smile.gif, so I feel it is more than worth the cash. I am going to pop it back in my system and use it again.
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post #27 of 51
My thought is just using your PC 24/7 with the Killer 2100 direct to your modem then running Internet Connection Sharing / pfSense that is taking the Internet from your PC and then sharing it to the other clients to your network.
You would in turn get the low latency from one less hop, and processing from your main Router that adds latency.
Therefore your other clients on the network would get lowered priority and you would get priority on your game.

I just feel a better Router would serve better than a better NIC as you would get more problems from a Router that can't handle the amount of load creating more latency then trying to reduce the link between the Router and the PC.
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Wireless? Why not go Broadband modem? Faster and saves trouble? I also am curious, since our internet providers have modems, could we be able to get our own modems and still use our providers or do we need to set up some sort of security for that too? It ain't wireless though. Just wondered if it's a ok idea to get my own modem instead of having one from the cable company cuz it'd be nice to have something maybe a little faster or it doesn't change anything because the internet is set fast enough the way it is from on my provider's end? I oughta call them and see what they respond lol.
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Wireless? Why not go Broadband modem? Faster and saves trouble? I also am curious, since our internet providers have modems, could we be able to get our own modems and still use our providers or do we need to set up some sort of security for that too? It ain't wireless though. Just wondered if it's a ok idea to get my own modem instead of having one from the cable company cuz it'd be nice to have something maybe a little faster or it doesn't change anything because the internet is set fast enough the way it is from on my provider's end? I oughta call them and see what they respond lol.

I have crap Time Warner Cable :/ and for some reason the phone line runs through the modem. Even though I have cable, this doesn't sound efficient. Also I don't really use wireless on the network, so why not just get a wired router like this: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833704070
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post #30 of 51
That's DSL dude. I don't use DSL lol. Cable ONLY lol. But thanks for helping. And yes Time Warner sucks so bad. You don't have any other companies in your area?
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