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Buying a router

Danish Shaukat
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Hi all,

I am buying a router for the first time. Wanted to know what are the popular brands out there. I hear that Linksys is good. Any suggestions?

Danish
[ May 24, 2006: Message edited by: Danish Shaukat ]
Sameer Jamal
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D-Link
Chetan Parekh
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Don�t go for buy back offer.
One of my friend who is working in a sales department of repudiated company told me that in buy back offer, they just increase the price by 30-40% and give that much less against your old equipment.


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Mr. C Lamont Gilbert
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I love my Zyxel routers. I think they have linux in them or one does. Its highly configurable and even has command line as well as web interfaces. No other broadband router could have done what I am doing with the Zyxel. Very inexpensive as well.

I have owned SMC, Linksys, DLink, Netgear before I stuck with the Zyxel.
Sanjaya Sugiarto
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If you are a DSL user, than I would recommend the Fritz. It has built-in DSL modem and router. Like other German products, it's damn stable. Have used Netgear before, but it seems not so stable as Fritz one.


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Sanjaya Sugiarto
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Router benchmark chart: http://www.tomsnetworking.com/lans_routers/charts/index.html?chart=119
 
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