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I had the Buffalo N300 DD-WRT Router for awhile and has been really good. The only downside was the 10/100 Ethernet port when it came to in home file transferring, which I now do a lot of.

I decided to replace it with an Airport Extreme. I'm not a huge Apple fan, but this thing rocks. And in true Apple fashion, setup was super easy. The wizard led through setting up the pppoe DSL connection and guest network.

Performance is pretty impressive by comparison.
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The Airport Extreme is actually pretty decent. It lacks a lot of features and is fairly overpriced but not as much as most Apple products.

 

Although you can get the Netgear R7000 for less which performs a lot better and has way more features (especially with DD-WRT installed).

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The Airport Extreme is actually pretty decent. It lacks a lot of features and is fairly overpriced but not as much as most Apple products.

Although you can get the Netgear R7000 for less which performs a lot better and has way more features (especially with DD-WRT installed).

True about the features. My DD-WRT Router can do just about anything, though I rarely used any of them and it took some advance knowledge to get a Guest network setup properly. For power users, it is great.

Price on the Apple Extreme is high. I got mine used on eBay for that reason.
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