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Do i need a upgrade? (wireless router)

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Hey. i was just wondering if i was due for a upgrade. Right now i have a linksys wrt54gs2 v1 and i bought it about 5 to 6 years ago. I am moving and i was wondering if i should just give my parents my linksys wrt54gs2 v1 and buy a new router. I do play games and what not and i would like to do a wireless set up on my computer. So any suggestions? i was thinking about going with a Linksys E900 for $18 or a Netgear N300 for $15 . Let me know., thanks!
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Sure why not. Upgrades are always good. Just compare the features of each router and see if it matches your current network needs. That's the best I can saw without busting out my college networking book and going over serious jargon lol
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The wireless would be faster, 54G to 300N

e900 is the better router with double the flash memory of the WNR2000.

It's an upgrade, but if you got no problems with your current router now, you probably won't "feel" a change.
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Only $18 for an E900? Why not? Most WiFi-capable devices can do 802.11n today. You might not have any use for N speeds right now, but you might in the future.
 
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