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well... is it overheating? Mine did, and it was wall mounted. Anytime I had over 3-4 clients connected, there was little I could do before the unit would inevtiably overheat and need a reboot to "freshen up" again.
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post #32 of 50
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Well, I bought it for the WiFi. I just don't understand why it's so highly rated on Newegg.
Come on, noone relies on Newegg reviews.
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well... is it overheating? Mine did, and it was wall mounted. Anytime I had over 3-4 clients connected, there was little I could do before the unit would inevtiably overheat and need a reboot to "freshen up" again.
It's pretty hot, but it hasn't been shutting down or anything.
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post #34 of 50
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Come on, noone relies on Newegg reviews.
well, if every review said it was DOA, I'd avoid it


Though I do generall tend to ignore most reviews on newegg, and settle for community known bests So I replaced my hot runnin' DIR 655 Rev A2 with a nice RT-N16
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Come on, noone relies on Newegg reviews.
Then what am I supposed to rely on when buying routers? Seriously asking.
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It's pretty hot, but it hasn't been shutting down or anything.
Mine never shut down, it simply started being very slow to move traffic. Only a reboot seemed to wake it back up.
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Mine never shut down, it simply started being very slow to move traffic. Only a reboot seemed to wake it back up.
Well, if I need another router, I'll get the ASUS and compare.
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post #38 of 50
Yeah, if you just have the one client, then you should be okay, if you keep the D-Link cool
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Yeah, if you just have the one client, then you should be okay, if you keep the D-Link cool
I'll probably open up the WiFi to anyone, seeing as I don't think I'll saturate the 12Mb connection 24/7.

I'll PM you if it does overheat.

Thanks everyone!
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post #40 of 50
It shouldn't overheat if your running Hardware version A4. I have mine on 24/7 and it feels cool to the touch.
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