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11 months ago#1
My 12 year old router is near death. It's a linksys wrt54gs and it now overheats after every couple of hours. When it overheats all devices lose the wireless connection I have to turn it off, let it cool down then turn it back on. Can I get some $50-$60 router recommendations? Want something that is reliable and preferably supports up to 4 or more connections.Thanks.
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11 months ago#2
If you can, i would spend a little more. At least $75
$100 will get you a nice one.
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11 months ago#3
All i'll say is stick with linksys.
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11 months ago#4
I've been using a WR740N with dd-wrt. I have no problems with 6+ devices connected to the router at the same time. It's $30; they have higher end models you can look into.
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11 months ago#5
drink posted...
If you can, i would spend a little more. At least $75
$100 will get you a nice one.


What do you recommend for that price range?
Biglabron posted...
All i'll say is stick with linksys.


Yeah, it has been a great 12 years.
Kokuei05 posted...
I've been using a WR740N with dd-wrt. I have no problems with 6+ devices connected to the router at the same time. It's $30; they have higher end models you can look into.


Looks good. Anyone have any experience with the N300 antenna version?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833704038&cm_re=wr740n-_-33-704-037-_-Product

Also, what's a good store to get a router from? I'd prefer to order online but this thing can kick the bucket for good at any time. I have a Best Buy, Walmart, Staples, and Sears in my area.
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11 months ago#6
bump
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11 months ago#7
WRT160NL

Or WRT54GL if you're feeling oldschool.
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11 months ago#8
Bump, ordering/picking up so me time today.
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11 months ago#9
Router in the 70-100$ range Comes with Dual Band. If you don't have an excessive amount of decivces on your network that's always using large amounts of data over it. I wouldn't bother with one so expensive.

One can get a decent router for 30-40 bucks.
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11 months ago#10
Have any recommendations?
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