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    Wireless Router

    for about £50 or less, can someone recommend one ?

    key requirements are signal strength and reliability.

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    The Netgears were the best in a recent survey for signal strength when using multiple PCs around the house.

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    agreed, i've just got myself a Netgear wireless ADSL router and its fantastic
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    any model numbers

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    Dg834g V2
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    Yup, the DG834G is fantastic, I've got v3 (whatever difference that makes) although you might be looking at closer to £60 new, you could always try and pick one up second hand.

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    I have a netgear rangemax DG834PN and its utter rubbish.

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    lol :-/

    no clear answers comin through then

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    Quote Originally Posted by stinger161 View Post
    I have a netgear rangemax DG834PN and its utter rubbish.
    ive heard bad things about this router tbh
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ben_ View Post
    lol :-/

    no clear answers comin through then
    the clear answer i see is get a DG834G and not a DG834PN
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    Quote Originally Posted by johnny02004976 View Post
    the clear answer i see is get a DG834G and not a DG834PN
    lol yup, dg834g's have a great reputation for reliability

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    I have a linksys wireless router and never had any problems with it.

    I also use a netgear wireless router round my girlfriends house and i never seam to have any problems with that.

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    linksys are also very reliable - mine only broke due to lightening hitting our NTL exchange and frying everything
    Contrary to the odd name and translucent-grey color, Pocari Sweat does not taste like sweat
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    Home Entertainment - Xbox 360 with 37" HD LCD TV, Acoustic Energy Aegis EVO A speakers (5,1), Yamaha RXV359 AV reciever
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    Been using a netgear DG834GT really good but don't know if you could get one for less than £50, cheapest i've found is £53.62 incl free postage at ebuyer
    http://www.ebuyer.com/customer/produ...=52244&_LOC=UK

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    def worth going over your budget by £3.62
    Contrary to the odd name and translucent-grey color, Pocari Sweat does not taste like sweat
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    NAS - 400GB
    Home Entertainment - Xbox 360 with 37" HD LCD TV, Acoustic Energy Aegis EVO A speakers (5,1), Yamaha RXV359 AV reciever
    Media Centre II - X2 4000+, 1GB, 400Gb Vista Ultimate


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    I have a netgear wgr614, only cast about £45 (I think it was from scan), never had any problems with it.

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