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Wireless router recommendos
« on: October 03, 2011, 10:29:14 AM »
Is there really any difference between routers?

I need one that has a strong signal, wireless N capable. 

Wal-Mart has some for $30 and some for $100. 


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Re: Wireless router recommendos
« Reply #1 on: October 03, 2011, 10:34:03 AM »
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B003B48UQ8?smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER

Not a bad deal, in the gold box.

Get a dual band one.
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Re: Wireless router recommendos
« Reply #2 on: October 03, 2011, 10:58:42 AM »
Here's some good advice I found in another thread

just buy a good one.  make sure it is N and it will be fast (assuming you wireless card thing is N).   
you really don't need an N router, grab a G and you'll be fine.  donald trump.  /thread

the netgear G router they sell at wal-mart for $35 is easy to set up

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Re: Wireless router recommendos
« Reply #3 on: October 03, 2011, 11:17:41 AM »
damn, missed the gold box.  someone came into my office.


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Re: Wireless router recommendos
« Reply #4 on: October 03, 2011, 11:18:06 AM »
Here's some good advice I found in another thread

just buy a good one.  make sure it is N and it will be fast (assuming you wireless card thing is N).   
you really don't need an N router, grab a G and you'll be fine.  donald trump.  /thread

the netgear G router they sell at wal-mart for $35 is easy to set up
ya but i need an N.  most people/situations don't.


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Re: Wireless router recommendos
« Reply #5 on: October 03, 2011, 11:22:38 AM »
Here's some good advice I found in another thread

just buy a good one.  make sure it is N and it will be fast (assuming you wireless card thing is N).   
you really don't need an N router, grab a G and you'll be fine.  donald trump.  /thread

the netgear G router they sell at wal-mart for $35 is easy to set up

Horrible advice. N>> G too many benefits to list.

As to answer the question, I am a fan on the Netgear N300 ( WNR3500L ). 300 Mbps and Gigabit Router. Easy setup too. Goes for about $70 on amazon.

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Re: Wireless router recommendos
« Reply #6 on: October 03, 2011, 11:27:04 AM »
http://hardforum.com/showthread.php?t=1226866

boom.  by the way, there is a chap named stevedave on that website.

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Re: Wireless router recommendos
« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2011, 12:55:30 PM »
Here's some good advice I found in another thread

just buy a good one.  make sure it is N and it will be fast (assuming you wireless card thing is N).   
you really don't need an N router, grab a G and you'll be fine.  donald trump.  /thread

the netgear G router they sell at wal-mart for $35 is easy to set up

Horrible advice. N>> G too many benefits to list.

As to answer the question, I am a fan on the Netgear N300 ( WNR3500L ). 300 Mbps and Gigabit Router. Easy setup too. Goes for about $70 on amazon.
you really don't know what you're talking about.


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Re: Wireless router recommendos
« Reply #8 on: October 03, 2011, 01:05:30 PM »
donald trump.  /thread

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Re: Wireless router recommendos
« Reply #9 on: October 03, 2011, 01:09:49 PM »
^horrible advice.   /trumped.


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Re: Wireless router recommendos
« Reply #10 on: October 03, 2011, 03:20:50 PM »
I want to put a HDD behind the router and connect it to the router with a USB 3.0 port.


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Re: Wireless router recommendos
« Reply #11 on: October 03, 2011, 03:23:37 PM »
I want to put a HDD behind the router and connect it to the router with a USB 3.0 port.
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Re: Wireless router recommendos
« Reply #12 on: October 03, 2011, 03:36:50 PM »
thanks, is there special software the router would need to do that?  or is it just plug and play?


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Re: Wireless router recommendos
« Reply #13 on: October 03, 2011, 03:41:53 PM »
thanks, is there special software the router would need to do that?  or is it just plug and play?
Don't know, should work fine though, think the router has some software that comes w/ it?
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« Reply #14 on: October 03, 2011, 03:42:13 PM »
i mean, I just plug in a hard drive and share that crap
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Re: Wireless router recommendos
« Reply #15 on: October 03, 2011, 03:44:20 PM »
alright.  i guess all the security software will be built into the router firewall.


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« Reply #16 on: October 03, 2011, 03:46:08 PM »
alright.  i guess all the security software will be built into the router firewall.
yep, all you will have to do is download your new IP address and you'll be sharing files like nobodies business
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Re: Wireless router recommendos
« Reply #17 on: October 03, 2011, 07:42:14 PM »
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Re: Wireless router recommendos
« Reply #18 on: October 04, 2011, 04:55:36 AM »
not sure if this helps or not but I just got a new one and it's pretty good. 

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Re: Wireless router recommendos
« Reply #20 on: October 04, 2011, 09:22:11 PM »
ok.  is there any dual band N router with USB 3.0 that anyone wants to recommendo?


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Re: Wireless router recommendos
« Reply #21 on: October 05, 2011, 07:08:32 AM »
http://www.asus.com/Networks/Wireless_Routers/RTN56U/

usb2.0 but still really worth the money

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Re: Wireless router recommendos
« Reply #22 on: October 05, 2011, 07:51:37 AM »
USB 3.0, kind of pointless right now.
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Re: Wireless router recommendos
« Reply #23 on: October 05, 2011, 07:54:48 AM »
kinda doubt usb 2.0 is gonna be a bottleneck on your wireless router

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Re: Wireless router recommendos
« Reply #24 on: October 05, 2011, 08:01:10 AM »
USB 3.0, kind of pointless right now.

k, i read that external hdd transfers can be slow so i wanted to make sure and give it the most bandwidth i could.


the whole reason why i am dealing with this is because my router (airport extreme) has decided to only assign one IP address at a time. so i can't hit the internet with more than one device at a time.  on the 2nd device, i'll get a "Self-Assigned IP Address"


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