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So due to my living arangements changing i'm now going to be in need of a Wireless Router.

I'm looking for some suggestions as far as good routers go in order to get the most effecient use out of it and will last me awhile.

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Linksys or Belkin, used both never had a problem with either really. My original Linksys died but that was after a
couple years (needed to be upgraded anyway). Have two other Linksys and one Belkin all work and run well.

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I agree with Linksys as well. If you really wanna drop some money, the Airport Extreme is probably my favorite router of all time.
I had that in my house for about 8 months and it was the best thing ever. Then I had to go back to D-Link, which isn't that bad at all.

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Well here's the thing, I want a wireless router that also has Gigabit ports.

I also want the best performance that I can get. As one of the primary uses for this will probably be going to my HD TiVO in order to stream movies off of Netflix. Of course i'm not for sure on this, but it beats trying to run a cable from where my computers are to where the TV is.

Anyone have an opinion on Wireless-N vs Dual-Band Wireless-N?

This is the router i'm currently Eye-balling.

D-Link - Xtreme N Dual-Band Wireless-N Gigabit Router

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you can stream movies off of netflix if you have an xbox 360 now

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Unkowen wrote:
Well here's the thing, I want a wireless router that also has Gigabit ports.

I also want the best performance that I can get. As one of the primary uses for this will probably be going to my HD TiVO in order to stream movies off of Netflix. Of course i'm not for sure on this, but it beats trying to run a cable from where my computers are to where the TV is.


Maybe you should have added this information in your original post... It really pisses me off
when people ask a question or tell somebody something and deliberately leave out pertinent
and essential information. People do that all the f-ing time.

"Anyone know of any good blenders for cookie/bread/cake making?"
50 posts later...
"Oh btw I own a bakery and I need an industrial size blender"

:mad:

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Post Re: Wireless Routers
Narco wrote:
Unkowen wrote:
Well here's the thing, I want a wireless router that also has Gigabit ports.

I also want the best performance that I can get. As one of the primary uses for this will probably be going to my HD TiVO in order to stream movies off of Netflix. Of course i'm not for sure on this, but it beats trying to run a cable from where my computers are to where the TV is.


Maybe you should have added this information in your original post... It really pisses me off
when people ask a question or tell somebody something and deliberately leave out pertinent
and essential information. People do that all the f-ing time.

"Anyone know of any good blenders for cookie/bread/cake making?"
50 posts later...
"Oh btw I own a bakery and I need an industrial size blender"

:mad:


Sorry, was typing it up and got called into a meeting and rather than loosing my train of thought I just hit submit.

I didn't mean to leave it out, was just in a hurry when I was writing it, and trying to get a solution in place by tomorrow.

Also Don't own a 360, but own and pay for the TiVO Service, so might as well use it.

As far as the Gigabit ports go that's more of a want than a need as I forgot that either way i'll be wiring a TiVo into the router which will likely mean I won't get full use out of a Gigabit router anyway since TiVo is only 100.

Either way i'm a still a bit of a novice at figuring out what's best hardware wise. So here is the full situation.

Moving into my own place, have 3 computers that i'm going to want to be wired, then will have 2 TiVos, one in my room which will likely be wired with the computers and the other in the living room. Then from time to time I will have a work laptop with Wireless that i'll want to use as well.

That's my situation, any advice would be appreciated. And Narco if you want i'll edit my orginal post and put all that in there.

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Post Re: Wireless Routers
Unk, I use that exact router to push signal from my neighbor to my house, to another one of those exact routers to have internet here.

If you need any help with it, etc... let me know.

Love it... just make sure that you upgrade your firmware as soon as you get it.

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Varadin wrote:
Unk, I use that exact router to push signal from my neighbor to my house, to another one of those exact routers to have internet here.

If you need any help with it, etc... let me know.

Love it... just make sure that you upgrade your firmware as soon as you get it.


That router picks up wireless signals too?

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No sorry, I use it to re-broadcast not actually pick up the signal, I wasn't clear. I use a wireless gaming adapter to pick up the signal, and then push it into the router at my house.

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