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Reccomendations for upgrading current router.

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Alright guys I never really put much thought into it before, but lately more than ever I'm having a really hard time streaming on my raspberry pi's and also think I should have a lot better performance out of my internet in general. I currently have a dlink dir-615 and I know this is a few years old. Is it worth upgrading to something newer and what would you recommend without breaking the bank?
post #2 of 4
Depends on what the bank has.
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Samsung 950 Pro M.2 512GB  Crucial BX100 250 GB SanDisk SSDPlus 240 GB NZXT Kraken X61  
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Windows 8.1 & 10 Dell UltraSharp 2913WM 21:9 2560x1080 Ducky Shine 4, CODE WASD, Deck Legend, G710+ EVGA SuperNova G2 850W 
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What's set up on the Pi? I'd troubleshoot resource exhaustion on the Pi before the router, especially if it's the original model B.
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I have a pi b+ and the new pi 2 and I am running openelec on each of them. I updated my router yesterday to a tp-link archer c8 and its absolutely 10x better!
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