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Looking to get the ASUS RT-N56U.

Before I pull the trigger, is there any other router I should get or will this be awesome?

Currently on a Linksys WRT110.
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Yeah go for it. You can't go wrong with asus
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Looking to get the ASUS RT-N56U.

Before I pull the trigger, is there any other router I should get or will this be awesome?

Currently on a Linksys WRT110.
I believe that router is not supported by tomato or ddwrt firmware cause it a different chipset. I have read asus firmware is pretty subpar. Also you won't need a dual band router, unless you have a wireless nic that supports it. I went with the Asus RT-N16 with tomatousb toastman's builds and I couldn't be more happy with it. If you do need a dual band, you should do a bit more research.
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the guys over at smallnetbuilder seem to have positive things to say about it other than VPN taking a bit of work to function properly and some weird setup menus. Overall seems like a good choice.

Check out the review on it here

I was going to pick this one up but I would have had to drive out of my way a bit. If my WNDR3700 doesn't work out I might still pick this up.

Also what victor_mizer said if your going to want 3rd party firmware support it's not there yet.
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