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What exactly is the advantage to all this new wireless N stuff. I've been on my WRT54G with Tomato firmware for years.
    
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What exactly is the advantage to all this new wireless N stuff. I've been on my WRT54G with Tomato firmware for years.
MIMO to handle interference better and more bandwidth.
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What exactly is the advantage to all this new wireless N stuff. I've been on my WRT54G with Tomato firmware for years.
I need it for streaming my 1080p movies , too laggy with G
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...96&Tpk=wrt610n

$180 at newegg... Wonder how well it works when you have several different types of wireless connections running at the same time...
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Hmm. Linksys bad. Cisco good. This router...?
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post #16 of 21
Well it looks very nice, but hehe my Vonage wouldn't sit on top of it like it does on my WRT54GS, and what makes it be a lose in my catagory on a new router for myself (looking now for one) is that it is;
1 x 10/100M WAN; 4 x 10/100M LAN
And I want it to be;
1 x 10/100/1000 WAN; 4 x 10/100/1000 LAN
I want a Gigabit router.
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Isn't the only use of having a gigabit is for heavy data transfer over the network? From my understanding, using a gigabit connection from computer to router doesn't help with your internet connection at all unless you own a connection that goes over 100Mb.
    
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Isn't the only use of having a gigabit is for heavy data transfer over the network? From my understanding, using a gigabit connection from computer to router doesn't help with your internet connection at all unless you own a connection that goes over 100Mb.
It helps when you have a network attached server that is also connected on gigabit ethernet. We have this set up at home.
    
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Netgear already have a router that does this
And Cisco is doing it better.

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What exactly is the advantage to all this new wireless N stuff. I've been on my WRT54G with Tomato firmware for years.
More bandwidth

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I need it for streaming my 1080p movies , too laggy with G
Streaming it from like PC to TV or something?

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Hmm. Linksys bad. Cisco good. This router...?
?? Linksys = good = owned by CISCO.. so yeah.
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