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  1. Mags

    Mags Edgelord
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    The IT guy at work recommended a Cisco. Its for regular home use: laptop desktop, DVR, Internet TV, iPhone.

    http://home.cisco.com/en-us/products/family

    I was thinking the EA2700 or EA2500. Any tips, opinions, comments would be appreciated.
     
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  2. Mags

    Mags Edgelord
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    Come on guys. I ain't got all week.
     
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  3. Ballbuster1

    Ballbuster1 In The Danger Zone...
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    Can't help you there, I got FIOS. They give you a special router for it.

    Looking at your choices listed, I'd go for the EA 3500 myself.
     
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  4. Don the Radio Guy

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    Both of those are fine. Also check out the Netgear equivalents.

    Any new router over the price of about 80 will be good. It's not really a big deal which model.
     
  5. Cunt Smasher

    Cunt Smasher Caligula Jr.

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    Too fancy for me.
     
  6. weeniewawa

    weeniewawa it's a man, baby!!!

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    cisco home routers are just linksys routers with a cisco badge

    should be good to go
     
  7. whiskeyguy

    whiskeyguy PR representative for Drunk Whiskeyguy.

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    Are all your devices on wifi, or will any be wired?
     
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    Sinn Fein Infidel and White Interloper
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    This.

    I agree, Netgear makes good stuff too. I used to be a fan of D-Link but they had too many quirky hardware revisions for the last router I owned.

    I got my hands on the newest Verizon-supplied router and am sticking with that for my FiOS service. It's got GigE ports, and 802.11n wireless. I don't need anything fancy.
     
  9. Turfmower

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    I have a Really nice dewalt

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  10. GrammatonCleric

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    I don't trust netgear from personal experience but linksys/cisco is good. Also look into Asus (which I own and I'm currently loving because it can work as a print server and NAS) or any other router that can be flashed with DD-WRT.
     
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    Craftsman FTW. 15 years old and still kicking ass.
     
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  12. MTJonny

    MTJonny All my posts come with a free smile
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    All the big brands (Netgear, D-link, Belkin, Linksys, Cisco (Which is Linksys) are literally all the same. Like Don said, get a decent wireless N router and you will be good to go.

    Good thing you have that 1000Mbps port to help get your less then 50Mbps worth of bandwidth. :action-sm
     
  13. blazin

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    Ive been using the plain-jane E1200 by Cisco, simple and cheap.
     
  14. Mags

    Mags Edgelord
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    I have both wired and wifi.
     
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  15. Mags

    Mags Edgelord
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    I got the ea2700. Can't wait to hook it up.
     
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    get a verizon fios router. its a very powerful router with lots of features, gig ports, wireless n and it will be your first piece of a MOCA network so you can connect ethernet devices via the coax cable. $80.

    and yes, it will work with any isp.

    https://teleproducts.verizon.com/fios/index.cfm/eh/DisplayDetails

    edit: missed that you got one already. fuck you then.
     
  17. Mags

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    Piss off for being Late Answer Johnny. Thx tho.
     
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