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Best ADSL router for ~ $150

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I'm in the market for a darned good ADSL router. My current one, a Thompson TG585 v7 is dying on me, and if i go directly to my ISP, they'll give me a router whose brand i cannot pronounce... on two languages rolleyes.gif

Which would be my best bet? I'm looking mainly for stability (4-5 computers working on it at once transferring data between them and downloading/uploading data). Wireless capabilities are a must, but Wireless N is not required. As a bonus, DD-WRT support, port blocking, manual IP assign.
   
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Billion 7800N, does pretty much everything you could wish for...
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Thompson Speedtouch 516 top notch ADSL modem. $50 CDN
TP-Link TD-8816 - great top notch ADSL modem for the price reliable and just works - $20CDN


I'd say just couple that with a:
Linksys E3000 - Gigabit and dual band with support for Tomato & DDWRT ($80)
Linksys E2500 - Non gigabit but dual band ($80)
Netgear WNDR 3700v2 - Gigabit, great stock firmware /w Powerful Processor - and Dual Band ($100CDN)
Netgear WNR3500L - supports Tomato & DDWRT, Gigabit, Single Band & Good Price ($60CDN)


Router & Modem gives your the best setup ideally. The Routers usually have high performance and the modems just work.
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Yup... just get a modem + router.
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Thanks for the advice. I was also planning on a modem+router setup, but was unsure of it. Any other suggestions?

Also, if i'm going to move to full gigabit ethernet, better do it completely. I have my main router/modem on the living room, but as it is a bit too far, and i repair desktop computers a lot, i have a small switch on the study room. It is a 10/100 Linksys switch (don't know model) with 4 ports. Is there a good, small and cheap gigabit ethernet switch?
   
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http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833704042
My roommates got both one of these.
Works great and just does the job, and for the price it's decent.
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