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I am looking for a new router to replace my current DGL-4300. I want to use it with 2 windows PCs, 1 macbook pro, PS3, Wii, PSP and 360.

I am not sure which router to pick as particular routers are not out in the UK.

Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks
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Do u need a router and modem or just a router?
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Netgear DG834GT with DGTeam firmware
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Stewpot View Post
Netgear DG834GT with DGTeam firmware
on the money

i use the UberGT fraimware


Edited by karan.t - 6/30/08 at 5:06pm
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post #5 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by karan.t View Post
on the money

i use the UberGT fraimware
Which is better?
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I had that running on my router that sky sent me..the white netgear DG843GT..before i updated the firmware my connection would drop atleast 2-3 times a day..after i upgraded the firmware it never dropped not once...that was until the whole router crapped out on me and died..then sky sent me this sagen router and its fine..id look into Dlink routers..i hear they are good.
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I've been using a Linksys WRT54GL with stock firmware for 2 years and I game on my PC and my son's wireless connection and PSP and Xbox 360 wireless with no problems at all
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Originally Posted by waqasr View Post
I had that running on my router that sky sent me..the white netgear DG843GT..before i updated the firmware my connection would drop atleast 2-3 times a day..after i upgraded the firmware it never dropped not once...that was until the whole router crapped out on me and died..then sky sent me this sagen router and its fine..id look into Dlink routers..i hear they are good.
ya i bought this one from ebay but it was a locked fraimware from sky
but netgear have a recovery program
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post #9 of 11
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I just need a router. I have a cable modem and I am on 20Mbit with the ISP Virgin Media. My current DLink DGL-4300 is amazing, I think I have had 3 drop outs in the couple of years I have had it but I need to upgrade to Wireless N and it is starting to show it's age, it is getting more and more unreliable so I think it is time to upgrade.

So again, any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. I need to purchase one within 10 days if possible please.
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the best "router" is a secondary PC with 2xEthernet and a regular Switch, THEN you can call it a router. the routers real reason was to share internet for more than one PC, NOT to disable ports and have major failures all the time...
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