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Hi there. I'm done with my current Netgear router and would like to use a different brand. I have the wgr614v7 ATM. Need to stay wireless and would like to be able to have one that I can share a printer with. And allow others to use my network wireless.

What router is going to work best for my needs? Looking to spend in between $65-$75!
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i'd have to say this
new build :)
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i'd have to say this
I'd say either the Netgear WNR3500L or the Buffalo WZR-HP-G300NH. Both are very good for the price point and you could also flash them with DD-WRT. You would not go wrong with either routers.
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Is there any other type of routers out there that aren't Netgear? I have a Netgear now but it's like 3 years old. Still works though. I just want something that has great range for my network. The range on this old router is not that strong. I love WiFi and able to print from any part of the house on any of my laptops.

My current router is Netgear WGR614v7! I'm ready for something 10x's better.
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Asus N16 is awesome if you want to spend a little bit more
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I bought this about a year ago when it cost a lil more and it has treated me better than any other router I have ever had the displeasure of working with. Its out of your posted price range but I have had some good things to say about dlink for a while now.

Check out some of their products http://www.newegg.com/Store/BrandSub...reless-Routers
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Asus N16 is awesome if you want to spend a little bit more
I just saw an unboxing of it on youtube. Wasn't to impressed with it. Not a big D-link fan. Picking out a good router sucks!
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I just saw an unboxing of it on youtube. Wasn't to impressed with it. Not a big D-link fan. Picking out a good router sucks!
N16 isn't awesome for its looks, it has tons of features for its price. You can turn it into a NAS or seedbox with just a USB HDD, does network printer, tons of hacks with Tomato/DDWRT, etc
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N16 isn't awesome for its looks, it has tons of features for its price. You can turn it into a NAS or seedbox with just a USB HDD, does network printer, tons of hacks with Tomato/DDWRT, etc
I like the idea of having Tomato software for it. I'm gonna really consider it now.

One more thing will any wireless adapter be able to be pick the signal of any wireless router or do you have to buy their adapter?
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