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hey im looking for a gigabit router, doesn't need wireless, but it would be a plus, (yes i know wireless doesn't operate at gigabit speeds, i just need the lan ports to be gigabit)

i've looked on newegg, tigerdirect, and some random sites, but all seem to be pretty expensive,

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16833127060

i like, but very expensive.

i was wondering does anyone know where i can get a gigabit router for cheap?
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A normal gigabit switch should do, most have an uplink that connects to something else(router) via a crossover cable!

EDIT: Shame ya not in the UK, I have some Netgear GS108, 8 port Gigabit switches with auto uplink at work! they will be going on ebay sometime soon!
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that looks like the cheapest one, they aren't cheap

http://techbargains.pricegrabber.com...php/page_id=66
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Originally Posted by BugBash View Post
A normal gigabit switch should do, most have an uplink that connects to something else(router) via a crossover cable!
but that adds bulk to his network. if he dose not need the extra ports. but sorry i dont know where to get a gigabit router but from what i remember they are expensive.
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this router is awesome. i own the wireless version, and i love it
    
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lol. well im only assigned one IP, and switch doesn't function as a router does, it does't do port fowarding, and etc.

i just need 1 router preferbally gigabit, because i have unlimited download and upload speeds, they are not locked, and when i do a speed test i get a connection speed of around 22.6 megabits per second. when connected directly to the port, when i connect through a dynex router some reason it likes to drop.

not to mention i'd like to transfer huge files at fast speeds across my computers
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and plus, i like how it says connected: Gigabit ethernet at the bottom corner, when i am connected at gigabit. hehe =]
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