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#16 OP Ripcord

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Posted 27 February 2013 - 14:20

In this context, are there any routers which has 1 gig lan ports?


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Posted 27 February 2013 - 15:16

Yeah pretty much all of the new ones, unless you buy the cheapest available.

Keep in mind at report 300Mbps speeds of your N, 100 is more than enough. Now if your going to go with say a AC vs N wireless or 3 stream N you might be pushing the 100mbit limit.

But currently the only reason to change out your router for one with gig ports would be to not have to use a gig switch for your gig connected devices. But unless I missed something - if your going to be using wireless to access your NAS then your nas has no use of gig either. The only point of connecting your nas at gig is if you were also going to connect something you wanted to move files back and forth with at gig speeds as well.