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Windows 7: Best router


View Poll Results: Which router brand is better
Netgear 11 40.74%
D-Link 6 22.22%
Belkin 3 11.11%
Linksys 7 25.93%
Voters: 27. You may not vote on this poll

16 Oct 2010   #1

Windows 7 profesional
 
 
Best router

This isn't really a problem but post your opinions on it. Which is the best type of router? Netger, Belkin, D-Link, ect.

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17 Oct 2010   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Linksys (to me) have always been a great all-round router for a good price

Their look is also rather sexy to (compared to their old boxed look)
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17 Oct 2010   #3

Windows 8.1 Pro RTM x64
 
 

My current router is a NetGear, so I've voted for that. I haven't had any experience of the other manufacturers, although they are all respectable ones with a good reputation.
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17 Oct 2010   #4

Stools
 
 
D-Link nah!

I have a D-Link 615 Ver R2 with DD-WRT flashed on it. It's gone from a 60 router to a 400 router with DD-WRT. But, the best is Linksys...
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17 Oct 2010   #5

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Runckle View Post
I have a D-Link 615 Ver R2 with DD-WRT flashed on it. It's gone from a 60 router to a 400 router with DD-WRT. But, the best is Linksys...
DD-WRT is great....mine and my little bro's routers are DD-WRT

2 Linksys E2000s
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17 Oct 2010   #6

Win 7 Ultimate (64-bit), Win 8.1.1 (64-bit)
 
 

I have 2 Cradlepoint routers. They'e not even on the list! I use them because they allow me to plugin my Mobile Broadband aircards and share that connection.
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17 Oct 2010   #7

win 7 X64 Ultimate SP1
 
 
No Vote

I am using a Link-sys BEFSR41. It was so easy to install that I learned very little about it. It just sets there and blinks and my rigs talk to each other and visit the net.
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17 Oct 2010   #8

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 - Mac OS X 10.6.4 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by HammerHead View Post
I am using a Link-sys BEFSR41. It was so easy to install that I learned very little about it. It just sets there and blinks and my rigs talk to each other and visit the net.
That is linksys' ultimate goal....
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17 Oct 2010   #9
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

As in many of those polls, I think that there is no "Best". It depends what functions you require and what you are willing to spend.
I have a Linksys in one location and a Netgear with integrated modem in another location. Both work well and have never failed me (since several years).
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17 Oct 2010   #10

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

I've had several Netgear and Linksys routers, all of them worked great. I recently upgraded to a Netgear wireless N router and matching wireless adapter for my desktop. This shit is faaaaaaaaast. I'm talking speeds a little over 200Mbps. For wireless?? I'm used to the old wireless G which on a good day would get 54Mbps LOL. I think Linksys is pretty equal to Netgear in terms of performance and reliability, but I haven't used a Linksys N router as of yet, so I chose Netgear.
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