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Old March 7, 2011, 09:15 PM
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hm okay. I didn't have any problem setting up current router, actually like the interface but just so shitty
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Old March 8, 2011, 10:11 AM
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I can't say I recommend the DIR-655 at all. It was unstable for torrents AND newsgroups. It also seemed to cap at around 40mbit over WAN. The wifi/gigabit worked very well, but the router went down and rebooted once or twice a week. I've since gone back to my 54GL and had no issues at all. I'll definitely be sticking to tomato firmwire from now on. The ASUS RT-N16 seems like it'd be the best choice for me as I do miss gigabit and wireless N.

I've never heard anyone complain about tomato supporting routers once they have the custom firmwire, so that's the best advice I can give you.
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Old March 8, 2011, 10:27 AM
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With my Asus RT-N16 I've used stock firmware, DD-WRT, and now Oleg firmware.

I checked out the Tomato one but its not being updated very often and I tried the Oleg and very happy with it.

The UI is a bit rough but it seems to do the best out of the 3 I've tried.
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god im gonna smash my router soon.

my internet works but there's no DNS??
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Old March 16, 2011, 11:00 AM
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Well, if you want a highly configurable, stable router.. the Mikrotik 450G is probably one of the best for the home market.

Second to that, would be having a PC running PfSense. I run mine in a Supermicro 5015A-PHF server.
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Old March 23, 2011, 05:24 AM
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I currently have a Mikrotik 450G as my main router. They are FANTASTIC but they are not user friendly. It will take you a few days of reading and trial/error to get it up and running (Linux command line configuration). However, once it is up and running it is the MOST STABLE router you can buy for the price. It does have a gui app you can use to configure it but there are no instructions on how to use the GUI (all forums talk about the command lines). It can handle my 60/3 connection at full speed (newsgroups or torrent) at >7000KB/s. I also have a DIR-655 as my wireless access point and a WRT54G as a guest wireless access point. The Mikrotik blows both of these out of the water in terms of speed and reliability but fails when it comes to user friendliness. Think of the Mikrotik as a consumer version of a large commercial Cisco router or something similar.
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I recommend ASUS RT-N12.
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