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I just got TimeWarner Cable, and they gave me the ancient motorola SB5101 modem with Docsys 2.0. With that said, I was recommended (by the technical support of Time Warner ntl) to get a DOCsys 3.0 modem and purchase it so I don't have to rent it. Any recommendations on a good modem? I plan on living here for the next four years, so cable will most likely be my internet-getting method in that period.

It doesn't need any routing or wireless built-in, I have a separate router (unless the modem has better routing ability than my Netgear N6300).
Edited by steezebe - 10/6/12 at 7:23am
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i bought this to use with Comcast's DOCSIS 3.0....happy so far biggrin.gif

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16825122015&Tpk=6121
    
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i bought this to use with Comcast's DOCSIS 3.0....happy so far biggrin.gif
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16825122015&Tpk=6121

I 2nd that one. I would check time warner's approved modems, but I have also used that seamlessly with comcast. Just a simple call to tech support to have them add that mac address to my account.
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Seeing as how I don't even know how to spell DOCSIS i'm pretty ignorant to the world of networking and getting internets, so thanks for the recommendation! The SB6141 is on the supported list, so I'll see if I can use the 6121 as it is half the price. But i'm now headed in the right direction. Thanks!
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SB6121 should be great! I'm using its predecessor right now, the SB6120, and it works fine.

If Newegg charges tax in your state, here's the Amazon alternative: http://www.amazon.com/Motorola-SB6121-SURFboard-DOCSIS-Cable/dp/B004XC6GJ0
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