Wireless crew...Suggest a router

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  1. Climbing Cracker

    Climbing Cracker I am the Devil. And I am here to do the Devil's w

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    Gotta hook up my wireless this weekend and I'm looking for a solid router. What do you guys have?
     
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    Airport extreme is pretty nice. I got one with my MBP it works wonders. Also can share a external HDD over the network, same with a printer.
     
  3. Climbing Cracker

    Climbing Cracker I am the Devil. And I am here to do the Devil's w

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    I understand the WRT54G, but DD-WRT does not compute...:o
     
  4. Climbing Cracker

    Climbing Cracker I am the Devil. And I am here to do the Devil's w

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    179.99 too steep. I was looking at spending >80, so far, I like the linksys you named.
     
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    I like my airport extreme. Works well and I share my pron drive throughout my frat house :rofl:
     
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    While I agree that the DD-WRT firmware is nice for the Linksys, the lifespan on the consumer level Cisco products (i.e. Linksys stuff you see in Best Buy) is awful. :hsd:

    That said, my top choice is usually Buffalo......yeah, they're the underdog over here but their stuff is highly underrated.


    Just my $.02
     
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    :rofl:
     
  8. dorkultra

    dorkultra OT's resident crohns dude OT Supporter

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    i like netgear, seriously.
    i know there are lots of haters, but they seem to do the job
    i only had one problem, but upgrading the firmware fixed it.
     
  9. omgwtfbbqryan

    omgwtfbbqryan OT Supporter

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    linksys here
     
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    the new ones dont work with ddwrt however :down:

    Buffalo with ddwrt ftw.
     
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    Rip The Jacker New Member

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    i'm pretty sure its 4 or earlier. and fuck paying a premium just to have an older version of a product.
     
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    Is there any way to plug in more than one device to share? 2 HDD's and a printer???
     
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    I'm running a WRT54G with Tomato firmware. Works great :bigthumb:
     
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    regular WRT-54g
     
  17. Uncle Phil

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    if all you need is a wireless router, there really is no need to get an airport extreme. If you need a printer server, then the airport extreme would be a nice choice. Just get a cheapo wireless netgear wireless router that offers WPA 2, and you'll be fine. Works for me
     
  18. DatacomGuy

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    Airport Extreme here..

    ..usb wireless server ftw
     
  19. IcyHot4Life

    IcyHot4Life Str8 Ballin'

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    :werd: Buffalo WHR-HP-G54 ftw, got one sitting on my desk as we speak. That model has a built-in RF amplifier for better signal than the WRT54GL, and for cheaper, too :cool:

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833162134

    Newegg frequently has free shipping on this model so keep a lookout for that.
     
  20. _Trev_

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    I have 3 WRT-54GS V2's with Tomato firmware
     
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    MUTHA FUCKING .

    I am getting ready to setup a old dell as a media server hooked to my APE beats having all your music and movies on a laptop and having to juggle to a external HDD for disk space.
     

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