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Suggest wireless router with gigabit ports?

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I'm looking to upgrade my Linksys WRT54G wireless router with a wireless router that features 10/100/1000 LAN (4 or more) ports for less then $100.

Which router is the most recommended these days for that price range?
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If you only need gigabit wired ports you could simply hang a switch off of your current device.
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If you only need gigabit wired ports you could simply hang a switch off of your current device.
yea i was pretty much just typing this.
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If you only need gigabit wired ports you could simply hang a switch off of your current device.
I agree but this was my thinking... the WRT54G is just a G router, granted I don't have an N devices but was thinking if I was going to spend $30-40 for a gigabit switch I could spend another $30-40 and get a new wireless router that supports N so in case I do get something that supports it I could use it, plus I'd only have one device instead of two.

I may end up going the route you recommend using a TRENDnet TEG-S80.
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I would agree that the quick fix is to just slap a gigabit switch in the mix and be done with it but, if your already spending some cash why not throw a few more bucks in and future proof yourself with n capabilities.
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