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I can't comment on that particular router, but I can say the Linksys has work perfectly for years with zero problems. Look at the number and ratings of the reviews between the two.
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post #13 of 16
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So Cisco/Linksys are the hands down the best company for router/switch, right?
By the way, I think we still have that router (the one you show me).
I do feel like it was a bit slow IMO.
     
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post #14 of 16
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Originally Posted by Coletrain View Post

Hands down the new ASUS RT-AC66U, it's the first quality router to use the new wireless networks standard 801.11ac.

http://ca.asus.com/en/Networks/Wireless_Routers/RTAC66U/

Combine it with the ASUS PCE-AC66 PCI-Express wireless receiver to achieve up to (theoretically) 1.3Gbps

http://ca.asus.com/en/Networks/Wireless_Adapters/PCEAC66/

As far as whether this set up will give you brain cancer or cause the lights in your house to flicker, who knows.

Nice.... one slight problem. The price.
     
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If all you're looking for a a way to share your internet connection and connect your computers in a home network and don't need or want WiFi get this... NETGEAR 5 Port Gigabit Desktop Switch (GS605AV) http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833122363 only $27.99
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post #16 of 16
Man, I'm sorry Ryou-kun. Not alot of people listening to you at all....

As far as what is in your specs, I would probably go with the $50 he mentioned. It will have a much lower chance of dying on you than your old router, and will get a better signal.

You really get what you pay for, so I wouldn't cheap out too much. Most homes I recommend to most people a budget of $75+ that will have all the features they need + a little more, just in case. But if its that big a deal, the $50 is good.
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