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Old May 22, 2008, 04:24 PM
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Default router for firewall. worth it?

My USRobotics router I left my sister has also died (along with her PC in another thread) and she wants a replacement. My question is, do you think it's worth it just for a single computer, to be behind a cheap $40 NAT firewall router for security? I have my single home computer behind a NAT router just for peace of mind, but sometimes I wonder if it's really all that necessary...

I'm betting that most people just have their computers hooked directly up to their modems. What do you guys have?
i5 2500K @ 4.0 GHz
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Patriot Pyro 240GB
Gigabyte HD 6970 OC
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Coolermaster Hyper 212+
CM690 w/ 1-80mm, 6-120mm fans.
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