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    QOTW: Which Internet router do you use at home?

    And would you recommend it to others, or are you in need of a change?
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    Re: QOTW: Which Internet router do you use at home?

    Buffalo WZR-1166DHP running DD-WRT.

    Love it and only upgraded from my old TP-LINK TL-WR1043ND for wireless-AC.
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    Re: QOTW: Which Internet router do you use at home?

    The Virgin provided SuperHub 2. Our wireless use is limited to the chromecast, my works laptop and my girlfriends chromebook, none of which are bandwidth intensive. And if Google ever bring the chromecast ethernet adapter to the UK (or if I decide to get jenky with a third arty set up) it will join my nearly exclusively ethernet plumbed household.

    The only other regular work the wifi does in my house is copying tv episodes from my server to my phone using ES File Explorer. Even then, I start the download and then put my phone on charge and go to bed!

    So, wifi speed is a very small part of my life!

    A more important aspect of the SuperHub to me is the count of ethernet ports as I've now added an additional switch.
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    Re: QOTW: Which Internet router do you use at home?

    I'm currently using a Buffalo G300NH that's running Gargoyle firmware, I turned off the wireless because it keeps dropping out, but other than that the router has shown 100% reliability with a running up time of 607 days.

    Though, I have in the works an HP Microserver Gen8 running pfSense, once I'm happy with the setup I'll retire the G300NH.

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    Re: QOTW: Which Internet router do you use at home?

    Plain old Virgin Media SuperHub 2 for WiFi.

    And a TP-Link Wireless Extender because the former has crappy range.

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    Re: QOTW: Which Internet router do you use at home?

    I'm also using the Virgin SuperHub2 like Jowsey.
    It is the best router ever provided to me by an ISP (not a difficult task) but I wouldn't consider going and buying another one, Ethernet is the way to go with as much as possible.

    When I do eventually have a house to call my own, I may once again consider buying a router, but this would only be if I couldn't get a good mirroring access point to allow one SSID and Password accross multiple access points... with the way WiFi range and capability is improving, I don't think I am going to need to do that. I suspect the VM SuperHub 5 will have all the capability I will need by then.

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    Re: QOTW: Which Internet router do you use at home?

    I use a Netgear Nighthawk R7000. It's superb, the WiFi performance is far above any other router I've ever experienced - But the house I'm half way through moving into has been rewired and I got the electrician to pull through a ton of CAT 6 which I terminated so I'll be primarily wired.

    I'd certainly recommend it.

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    Re: QOTW: Which Internet router do you use at home?

    Virgin Superhub 2AC User here.

    Wireless range is a bit too short for what I need so I'm having to employ repeaters to ensure full coverage of the house at a reasonable speed.
    Seem to be getting a few more T3 timeout and drop-outs more than normal so guess I'll be on phone later to tech support.

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    Re: QOTW: Which Internet router do you use at home?

    I have a VM Superhub 2 in modem only mode, connected to a Cisco 2921 Router and HP 1810-24G switch. For the Wifi I use a Cisco AP1142n, the signal is much better than any other Wifi router I've used in the past.

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    Re: QOTW: Which Internet router do you use at home?

    BT Home Hub v5.

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    Re: QOTW: Which Internet router do you use at home?

    I use Billion 7800N which basically gets used to send the internet connection to a laptop, a phone, a tablet and to my wifi bridge upstairs and to connect into my work voip phone. The main network is all gigabit wired.

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    Re: QOTW: Which Internet router do you use at home?

    DrayTek 2760N
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    Last router was a DrayTek but then got FTTC.

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    Re: QOTW: Which Internet router do you use at home?

    Asus RT-N12 C1 with dd-wrt. Without the custom firwire the router is bad. With it its a satisfying product. Im not really sattisfied about the signal. Its in a bad place, goes through a lot of concrete walls, so maybe thats why.

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    Re: QOTW: Which Internet router do you use at home?

    running a TP-Link TL-WR1043ND Gigabit 300Mbps N router, anything is better than the ISP one

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    Re: QOTW: Which Internet router do you use at home?

    An old, cheap, TP-Link TD-W8960N which I bought to replace the ISP ADSL2 router/modem and now use plugged into a BT Infinity modem because it's still a better router than the HomeHub. Probably soon to be replaced with a Ubiquity EdgeRouter X.

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    Re: QOTW: Which Internet router do you use at home?

    I use the Draytek Vigor 3900, I have used all types of Draytek Router and would not change them for the world.

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