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Ok, so I have been looking for a new router to replace my Belkin Wireless N.

After trying to read as many reviews as I could and stay at or around $100.00 I still can't decide on "The One" to get.

I'll be doing simple things really, mostly game but I'll have my media storage hooked up through it as well.

So what are some of OCN's opinions and options presented forth.

As of now I'm leaning towards one from BB due to them having the best price on it. Which is the NetGear N300 Wireless N - WNR3500L

Up for suggestions though, any and all are appreciated.
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D-Link DIR655
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Asus RT-N16
Have had mine going for over a year with DD-WRT and no issues.
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D-Link DIR655
Nice unit, seeing these guys sell at very attractive price-points recently.

Only drawback is no support for third-party firmware. Deal-breaker for me but you may not mind...

I'd probably recommend an Asus device similar to what Beers mentioned.
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Would you recommend that over a NetGear WNDR3700 or WNDR37AV?

From what I have gathered the WNR3500L has the same hardware and features except the dual band.

Not sure what D-Link has done but seems the newer 655's aren't fairing too well.


Pretty much what it boils down to is I am having major issues getting through my NAT on my Belkin, even after opening up ports and what not my NAT is so dang strict I'm assuming.

Edit: I better throw out there that I'm not very DD-WRT savvy so not sure if I'll be playing with that right out the gate.

Edit2: Went with the NetGear 3NDR3700v2, so far it has cured every issue I was having from my Belkin. Almost went with that Asus, but didn't want to wait on shipping.
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