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#1 mkol

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 20:15

Hi Guys,

I am on Virgin media 120mb and I am looking to purchase a router due to the fact that I need a change from Superhub. I am looking at two routers from Asus Please see links below. Which one do you think is better from the two?

http://www.overclock...d=46&catid=1596

http://www.overclock...d=46&catid=1596

thanks


#2 Mindovermaster

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 20:25

Well, they do both look ugly. :p

I personally would get a Cisco/Linksys, Netgear, or TP-Link

There a certain feature you are looking for?

#3 OP mkol

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 20:54

^^ ha ha ha no just wanted a decent soild router.

#4 YounGMessiah

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 20:55

I would get the:
http://www.overclock...rodid=NW-049-AS

I own the RT-66R (same thing, just retail version) and it is AWESOME

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 21:01

I would get the:
http://www.overclock...rodid=NW-049-AS

I own the RT-66R (same thing, just retail version) and it is AWESOME


why not this one http://www.overclock...d=46&catid=1596

#6 Raze

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 21:16

I would get the:
http://www.overclock...rodid=NW-049-AS

I own the RT-66R (same thing, just retail version) and it is AWESOME

why not this one http://www.overclock...;amp;catid=1596



I have to agree, I have the Asus RT-N66U Black Diamond and it has performed without any problems, rock solid.

Unless you need the faster wireless, no reason to spend the extra $.

#7 JJ_

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 21:17

Both are decent. I was on the verge of getting the RT-N66U but couldn't justify the need for it as my current router serves all my needs. Buy from Amazon and save a ****load off overpriced OC'ers price.

http://www.amazon.co.../dp/B008O56HXC/
http://www.amazon.co.../dp/B007W16SMO/

#8 YounGMessiah

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 21:19

I have no experience with it, I can tell you with the one I own which is your other link.

#9 BigCheese

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 21:29

Well the RT-AC66U has 802.11ac while the RT-N66U only has 802.11n. So it just depends on whether 802.11ac is worth the extra expense to you. They're both excellent routers though.

#10 YounGMessiah

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 21:32

If this is Home/Personal I would just get wireless-n. If signal strength has been an issue or you have thick walls, I guess you could consider the 802.11ac one

#11 Crisp

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 21:34

AC is still in draft, so I don't see the point in paying out for it.

#12 YounGMessiah

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 21:35

It wont even be implemented for a few years right?

#13 OP mkol

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 21:39

ok guys thanks will think on this and let you know.

#14 YounGMessiah

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 21:42

Im pretty sure with either or you will be happy, but to save some bucks the RT-N66U is great.

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Posted 23 May 2013 - 21:49

The RT-N66U is an excellent choice. Load it up with Tomato firmware and you've got a rock solid really fast router.