Best high perfomance router?

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  1. Coolio10

    Coolio10 Registered Member

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    Which is a better high performance router? The Netgear 3700 or Linksys E3000 or even dlinks high end one (cant remember model number).
     
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    What's your measure of high-performance? e.g. most features?
     
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    This :thumb:.
     
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    Then you probably need a SOHO router. Take a look at the Billion 7800N or similar.
     
  7. Brian K

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    I've had one for six months. Best router I've owned. I love the gigabit networking and I've teamed it with an eight port gigabit switch as I have more than four computers on the network.

    Wireless N is fast too.
     
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    Yep, only downside is that I've seen some PCs smaller than the 7800N!
     
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    I hadn't noticed that until you mentioned it but it is only slightly smaller than a 10" netbook.
     
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    How does the Billion 7800N compare with the ZyXEL Wireless b/g/n Router, above?

    Until now, I have not heard of Billion Routers. Are Billion products sold in the USA?

    Thanks in Advance.
     
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    From a quick glance at the spec sheets (and I mean quick) they look both similar high-end routers aimed at the SOHO market. Billion trade as BEC in the U.S. The one thing that is great about them is their support - top quality.
    If you want really high-end though, look at a Cisco SOHO router or check out the Sarian DR6410....loads of choice out there. Your budget is probably the key deciding factor.
     
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    I was hoping someone would tell me the best from my three choices :D.
     
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    You only actually ID'd two routers, You were vague when it came to the D-Link.
     
  16. TheKid7

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    I have trouble recommending one. It is difficult doing a comparison of each feature.

    Therefore, I am going to do the following based on the current NewEgg*com user feedback reviews:

    Number of reviews followed by the percent of people who gave 4 & 5 Star Ratings.

    Linksys 210/71
    D-Link 478/75
    NETGEAR 422/78

    Take the number of reviews and multiply by the percent and then divide by 100.

    Linksys 149
    D-Link 359
    NETGEAR 329

    D-Link is the "Winner".
     
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  17. Trooper

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    Nice thread. I was just about to post the same thing!

    Thanks all and Happy Holidays!
     
  18. Coolio10

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    I decided on the netgear 3700 which i discovered supports openwrt and ddwrt. From my research i have concluded openwrt is more difficult to install and manage. I want to know if i should even bother to try both or just stick with ddwrt. This will be my first flashing of a router.
     
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