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I can't expect too much from MetroCast but the performance should be better. I wish I had Comcast Xfinity.
Trust me on this one (I'm sadly stuck with comcast) no you don't.

As for modem I'd recommend either the Moto SB6120 or SBG6580.
Edited by Blackhawk4 - 3/19/11 at 12:43pm
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Ok. Thanks!
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post #13 of 23
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Trust me on this one (I'm sadly stuck with comcast) no you don't.

As for router I'd recommend either the Moto SB6120 or SBG6580.
I think you meant to say modem.
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post #14 of 23
its probably the better model on amazon that has built in wireless

best buy has it for 149 lol, i checked, just bought one

newegg has it for 129
 
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post #15 of 23
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I thought it was a gateway. If it can be used as a modem, I'll get it.
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post #16 of 23
Wait, isn't the modem capped to whatever plan you're on? IE; if I have a 20Mbit line, then I'm basically lucky if I can get 2MBp/s regardless of the modem (assuming most modems can do 2MBp/s in general)?

Right? So I ask, how is expecting a bump in DL speeds possible by changing the modem to a newer faster one? I realize that by purchasing a modem you negate the rental fee ($5 or whatever it is) each month.
    
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post #17 of 23
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I thought it was a gateway. If it can be used as a modem, I'll get it.
modem+router=gateway
 
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post #18 of 23
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trust me on this one (i'm sadly stuck with comcast) no you don't.

As for modem i'd recommend either the moto sb6120 or sbg6580.
qft^^^^
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post #19 of 23
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I thought it was just a wi-fi extender. I seriously am a networking noob. I gotta look at the guides around here.

Edit - can it use http://www.belkin.com/IWCatProductPa...uct_Id=459623? Just wondering. Its $200 for just 1 meter but I'm just wondering.
Edited by HybridCore - 3/19/11 at 12:51pm
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I thought it was just a wi-fi extender. I seriously am a networking noob. I gotta look at the guides around here.

Edit - can it use http://www.belkin.com/IWCatProductPa...uct_Id=459623? Just wondering. Its $200 for just 1 meter but I'm just wondering.
The system is encountering an unusual condition. Please try later.(2)

when i click that link
 
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