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Netgear & ASUS's flagship AC1900 routers are only $197.90 & $217.99 and this $299 router doesn't offer anything hardware wise more than either of those models. Doesn't seem like an appealing option.

I didn't go with any of those because I found out that they actually use a rebranded broadcom chip that is basically the same thing that was in all of the AC1700 routers. I hate a lot of broadcom stuff, but apparently in this new wave of AC routers some of them will be utilizing Quantenna Communications' QSR 1000 4x4 MIMO chip which can handle 4 spatial streams.

We'll just have to wait and see what else happens this week because I would like to see ASUS' new AC87U router.
post #22 of 91
I need a new router... but will wait till this goes on sale lol... at least half the MSRP
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I wrote Linksys off after belkin bought them.
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I wrote Linksys off after belkin bought them.

Yep. And as mentioned before, ASUS and Netgear have very nice models for $199.
   
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Yep. And as mentioned before, ASUS and Netgear have very nice models for $199.

Yup. I have an ASUS RT-N66U and could not be happier.
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Still rocking my beastly at the time Linksys E4200 v1 and got it when it first came out. This new Linksys will be its replacement.
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i have a wrt54gs v. 7 that ive been wanting to replace for some time now..............i for one love the look of this and will most likely buy it LOL!!
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I wrote Linksys off after belkin bought them.

This. Asus and Netgear seem to be king of the hill right now.

 

Still using an WRT54G. Thinking about buying the GL version just for kicks and giggles.

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I wrote Linksis off when they started blocking naughty sites.
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Its finally shipping smile.gif looks amazing

http://www.electronista.com/articles/14/04/10/new.home.router.first.to.feature.a.quad.antenna.array.for.range.speed/

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