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By LittleRedDot, Senior Member on 24th February 2013, 09:25 PM
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So I was thinking if going top of the line, and what I see is the Net gear R6300 WIFI router and th Lynksis AC 1750 wireless router. The both cost the same, but beyond that I'm lost. Can anyone help me decide?

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24th February 2013, 10:48 PM |#2  
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So I was thinking if going top of the line, and what I see is the Net gear R6300 WIFI router and th Lynksis AC 1750 wireless router. The both cost the same, but beyond that I'm lost. Can anyone help me decide?

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Well let me ask this, Do you have any Clients that support the newer Wireless Standered? Otherwise its really a waste..
24th February 2013, 10:59 PM |#3  
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No I don't, so which one is a waste?

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24th February 2013, 11:41 PM |#4  
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No I don't, so which one is a waste?

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Well Both of Them are pretty much a good amount of money wasted. Whats your Internet connection`s speed?

Also I would recommend the RT-56U Its both 2.4 and 5ghz dual band its the best one I`ve came across that has not been a break in the bank. I would just stay away from D-Link. If you want to stick to a big brand I Guess I would recommend the Linksys E3200 even though its kinda low end, The E4200 has had a good amount of problems.
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I second the asus rt its what I use

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25th February 2013, 04:22 AM |#6  
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Yea Order the RT-56U on amazon MUCH CHEAPER! haha. i got mine a few months back on sale for $80 Brand new. First Router I havent wanted to load 3rd party firmware haha.
25th February 2013, 10:27 AM |#7  
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Ok here thebdea, I got both of them for a birthday present and I need on of them, so I'm gonna sell one of them and keep with one? Or should I sell both and get a downgraded model?

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So I was thinking if going top of the line, and what I see is the Net gear R6300 WIFI router and th Lynksis AC 1750 wireless router. The both cost the same, but beyond that I'm lost. Can anyone help me decide?

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More questions: Are you using this router for more than just Wi-Fi (data transfers, media streams/shares to home entertainment devices like XBox, AppleTV, PlayStation, etc)? Would you be pissed if you decided to get AC Networked devices and find that you only have an N router in the future? Is money no object? Are you going to run any hardwires to your router for said data transfers/media streams/shares?

If yes to any of these (except for the last question... that would be fine with any gigabit wired router), go for broke. If not, go with the cheaper-now options.
26th February 2013, 03:33 PM |#9  
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Thanks for all the replies, I'm gonna sell then both and downgrade to the above suggested router. All I use it for is wifi anyhow.

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Good Call OP, but next time please use the Off Topic Thread, Thanks.
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