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Routers VM superhub

Discussion in 'Wired and Wireless Networking' started by Napster, Apr 20, 2017.

  1. Napster

    Napster Global Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Hi

    I'm looking at changing my router at the moment I'm running a 200mb line with a superhub as we all know the router side of the super hubs are very hit and miss, at the moment mine is in modem mode with a n300 router attached which is great until both my boys start gaming is there a good gaming router that can cope with 2x Xbox and 3 computers plus 2x solo2, plus 7 mobiles and tablets :(, as soon as they start gaming TV can be a bit glitch

    I would like to spend no more that £100 but I want top notch for speed :)

    cheers
     
  2. jfish

    jfish VIP Member VIP Member

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    I have VM 200 and had a TPLink WDR3600 running DDWRT as main router (SH was in modem only mode) noticed with speed test I was only getting 175MB - after some reading turns out the bottleneck was the TP Link and as the NAT'ing was software based, this was the reason.

    I had a Core2Duo desktop which I installed pfSense with 2 x 1Gb Nics and now getting 220Mb broadband when doing a speed test.

    so my advise is stick pfsense between WAN and LAN turn the wifi routers into access points.

    Btw I have following

    4 x Laptops
    3 x desktops
    1 x Vuo Solo2 (one you sold me :) )
    1 x Edison OS Mini
    5 x Android phones
    1 x Sky box
     
  3. Bally12345

    Bally12345 VIP Member VIP Member

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    I have the following router still sealed NETGEAR R7000-100UKS Nighthawk AC1900 Dual Band Wireless Gigabit 11AC Gaming Router (1.0 GHz Dual-Core Processor, USB 3.0, Gigabit Ethernet) Open Source Available (Amazon Echo Enabled) NETGEAR R7000-100UKS Nighthawk AC1900 Dual Band Wireless Gigabit 11AC Gaming Router (1.0 GHz Dual-Core Processor, USB 3.0, Gigabit Ethernet) Open Source Available (Amazon Echo Enabled): Amazon.co.uk: Computers & Accessories

    I did get to replace my current router but my N66U is still rock solid.

    Let me know if your interested.

    Sent from my SM-G930F using Tapatalk
     
  4. Napster

    Napster Global Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    @Bally12345

    I will have a read up on that router and let you know

    Sent from my SM-G920F using Tapatalk
     
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