Wireless router shopping (I want your feedback)


Which should I get?

Poll closed Jul 18, 2011.
  1. D-Link DIR-655 Wireless Broadband Router Xtreme

    0 vote(s)
  2. NETGEAR WNDR3700-100NAS Wireless Gigabit Router

    0 vote(s)
  3. D-Link DGL-4500 Gigabit Gaming Router

    0 vote(s)
  4. Other (I will tell you in my reply)

    1 vote(s)
By stewi0001
Jul 11, 2011
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  1. Hey you guys!!!

    I've just moved into a new apartment and I'm gonna be stuck with with DSL (used to have 35/35 FIOS...) and I'm gonna need a wireless router due to the wife. I will be connecting my computer with a RJ45 but she has a laptop.

    I already know I need to make sure it's secure since people like to tap in at apartment complexes blah blah blah.

    But I did some looking at newegg and I came down to these three, so let me know which you think or maybe you can suggest another.

    D-Link DIR-655 Wireless Broadband Router Xtreme N
    item# N82E16833127215

    NETGEAR WNDR3700-100NAS Wireless Gigabit Router
    item# N82E16833122326

    D-Link DGL-4500 Gigabit Gaming Router
    item# N82E16833127243
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 6,873   +330

    FWIW, I use the D-Link DGL-4500 Router and it works fine for me although I don't use the gaming related feature. Since I haven't used either of the other two routers I can't compare them.
  3. Mizzou

    Mizzou TS Enthusiast Posts: 823

    I'm using a Linksys E4200, but this was on my first wireless network so don't consider myself to be that knowedgable on the subject. Got the wireless network up a couple of months ago and it is working well. The D-Link DGL-4500 was also on my short list based on research I did prior to purchasing the components.

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