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StrikedOut    125

Other draytek 2830n

Great routers, use them at work.

Got a Virgin media hub at home which I believe is a Netgear under the plastic.

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Drakknar    8

Netgear WNDR3300 with DD-WRT. Not the best but fits my needs :)

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+BudMan    2,907

pfsense 2.1, VM on N40L (updated to 8GB, 2nd nic added) using vsphere 5 (esxi)

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Geoffrey B.    1,414

Cisco

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M_Lyons10    452

Draytek VPN Router. I wouldn't trade it for anything. The best piece of networking equipment I've ever used, and I've tried a lot of them. I forget who on here recommended Draytek, but I thank god they did. lol

pfsense 2.1, VM on N40L (updated to 8GB, 2nd nic added) using vsphere 5 (esxi)

HAHAHA, I always get a kick out of your specs. I don't even know what they mean, I just know they're bad ***... LMAO

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+BudMan    2,907

Running pfsense http://www.pfsense.org/ 2.1 is current development release in a virtual machine

2.1-BETA0 (i386)

built on Fri Jul 27 15:20:57 EDT 2012

FreeBSD 8.3-RELEASE-p3

VM - virtual machine. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_machine

N40L - is a HP microsever, http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16859107052 Got it lot cheaper than that current price. Updated its 2GB of ram it came with to 8GB, and also added a 2nd nic (it only has one built in). This was so could use router on VM, one interface connected to modem, second interface connected to my lan. This is done via virtual switches that you assign physical nics too.

Vsphere 5 - just then new name for ESXI, 5 is the current version - running 5.0.0 u1 (build 768111)

This allows me to take snapshots of my router before upgrade - easy rollback if something goes wrong, switch routers to something else on the fly, say different build of pfsense, or ipcop, m0n0wall, smoothwall, generic linux as router, etc. etc. Many Many advantages of running your router in VM.

Also allows me to reduce power consumption, less hardware - just one tiny box (n40l) and run my router and all my other VMs without having to have multiple boxes. Other VMs on the box act as my NAS, my linux shells, my test workstation OSes, Test Server OSes, etc. etc.

Hope that helps clear it up.

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jerzdawg    338

I have an Actiontec (provided by Fios) and an ASUS (used for the gigabit network as well as an N network for my devices only)

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aberg    38

NetGear WNDR3700, mostly for the dual band and USB.

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abysal    98

Opposite of what I've experienced! My Netgear has lasted me 6 years and the worst was the Linksys. My Linksys only lasted a week! Took it back for the Netgear 6 years ago!

My old Netgear RT314 from 1997 is still kicking. Just using it a a RIP router at this point though.

Also picked up 2 WNR3500L routers from Newegg (refurbed) to serve as range extenders :)

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Tikimotel    20

Draytek and pfSense

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Daedroth    423

What ever the Sky is, which has been re-branded.

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nabz0r    136

pfsense 2.1, VM on N40L (updated to 8GB, 2nd nic added) using vsphere 5 (esxi)

My vote was Cisco but I am actually gonna go to use pfsense too when I get my ALIX board. (Surely your help will be needed ButMan) :p

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spike232    2

MikroTik RouterBoard RB493G with R52Hn wireless card

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tsupersonic    1,325

D-Link DIR 655

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+BudMan    2,907

"(Surely your help will be needed ButMan)"

Well if your going to call me names?? ;) I'm not so sure I would be up for helping :rofl:

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nabz0r    136

"(Surely your help will be needed ButMan)"

Well if your going to call me names?? ;) I'm not so sure I would be up for helping :rofl:

Sorry man, didn't even realize I spelled it wrong. My apologies BudMan.

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BillyJack    41

Netgear WNDR 3700

It died around the two years old. It started to drop WiFi connections needing a reboot and finally the wireless died completely. It now has a buzzing or squealing noise. LAN still works great.

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remixedcat    2,765

I just got the AMPED WIRELESS!!! AP20000G access point and it really does have HARDCORE COVERAAAGGEE!!!!!

175ft away I can stream an HD Youtube vid with not much buffering!!! way more then my netgear!!!

it's been awesome and setup was very easy. I love it!

dual band! USB STORAGE! 4 guest network per channel! (all named after ponies!) and lots more!!!!!

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*RedBull*    608

Still got my Linksys Wireless Compact G. Still doing great. Got two of em.

But Remixed there makes me want the AMPED....

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Shadrack    601

I have a Linksys Wireless-N 400 dual-band. In and of itself it was the ********* router ever along with all the other crappy Linksys routers I've owned.

Then I installed DD-WRT on it and that thing is rock friggen solid now. It's amazing to login and see up-times pushing 90 days. With the default firmware I had constant reboots, and conflicting ip addresses on the network. DD-WRT FTW.

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remixedcat    2,765

Updated mine cuz I got the Amped Wireless R10000 router which is awesome! I love it.

used to have the netgear wgr614 but it a lack a guest networks and decent qos and stuff... so :cat:

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+The Evil Overlord    17,455

Cat... Cat... oh remixedcat.......

LINKSYS E4200 :p

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myxomatosis    234

Got a Linksys WRT610N running Tomato USB. Very pleased with it. It?s fast and reliable

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