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Old January 4, 2011, 09:28 AM
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Hi guys I'm in need of a new wireless router. My network consists of a Xbox 360 (wired), computer (wired) and laptop/iphone (wireless).

I'm less concerned with wireless speeds. Looking for a router with a good QOS for gaming. So far it looks like these two are the best:

D-Link Xtreme N Gigabit Router Customer Reviews

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D-Link GamerLounge Xtreme N Gaming Router at Memory Express Computers

Both decent reviews but wondering if buying the 4500(gamerlounge) for an extra $60 would be worth it. Any input would be great.
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Old January 4, 2011, 10:55 AM
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Both will work fine. Get the cheaper one, the guts are the same and the only difference is the fancy screen on the more expensive one. I have 655 and it was good for gaming and the QOS engine worked fine.
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Old January 4, 2011, 11:37 AM
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Personally, I avoid Dlink products. I don't know why it is, but whenever you hear someone talking about router/switch/networking problems they always seem to have Dlink gear.
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Old January 4, 2011, 12:42 PM
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Personally, I avoid Dlink products. I don't know why it is, but whenever you hear someone talking about router/switch/networking problems they always seem to have Dlink gear.
I concur. How about this? ( I have one but I don't game)

NCIX.com - Buy EnGenius EUB-9855G Wireless N Gigabit Gaming Router 802.11B/G/N 300MBPS SmartNAT - ESR9855G In Canada.
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