New cable modem suggestions?

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  1. SugarCoatedSour

    SugarCoatedSour Active Member

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    My Motorola SB5100 is starting to crap out on me after a few years of use--it's been a great modem up until recently.

    Anyone have suggestions for what's good out now? I would get another SB5100, but Newegg doesn't seem to carry them anymore. :hs:
     
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    I'm also considering the SB5120 or the SB5101--anyone have experience with them? The 5120 seems great for its price, but I figure I should ask around before throwing more money down for a purchase.
     
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    Well, I hate cable companies. But if I absolutely had to use one, I'd take a 5101. The 5101 seems to have a more stable chipset than the 5120/5121. The general consensus seems to be unless you *need* one of the features of the 5121, you're better off with the 5101.

    The RCA cable modems also seem to rate well.
     
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    I'll go for the 5101--I was wondering why it's 10 bucks more than the 5120, so I'm guessing that's the reason why. :o
     

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