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Router for gaming and streaming

post #1 of 6
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What's the best router for gaming and streaming videos?

Gonna have 4 device on it.

PC
PS3
Laptop
Smartphone.

No budget but lets be reasonable!

Thanks!
post #2 of 6
Neither of those applications are going to require advance networking. You would be fine with pretty much any decent router. I use this router for these purposes, and its fine:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833124190

Pretty much anything will work. Use a Ethernet cord wherever possible for the best performance.
post #3 of 6
Asus RTN66-U if the budget allows. It's the king of pop right now.
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I'd agree with the RT-N66U it has a Two USB Port
Good Cooling
and 256MB of RAM
N900
Dual Band 2.4GHZ and 5GHZ

Can't go wrong.
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post #6 of 6
Anything not in the $19.99 clearance bin should be fine.
Gaming isn't bandwidth intensive and most streaming videos don't break a few mbit.
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