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Old 06-05-2014   #1
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Which wireless router are you using, and do you like it? I'm in the market for someone new. The current Linksys AC1900 I have is so incredibly disappointing--it requires a hard reset at least ever week--that I want to be very careful about which replacement to buy. These things are not exactly cheap.

I'm thinking of the Apple Airport Extreme. I don't like the fact that it has only three gigabit Ethernet ports on it (I use all four on the Linksys), but otherwise it seems like the best reviewed (real reviews) of those on the market.

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I've been using the Extreme for years now. No problems with it. I suppose I should get a new one soon as this one is probably over 5 years old. When I do, it'll be another Apple router.
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I use a NetGear. It replaced a Linksys that gave problems. I've been happy with the NG.
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Use the new Apple airport Extreme ac. The old Extreme had once and a while connection problems. This one is very stable and really vast when you use the ac standard.
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I have five devices that connect through Netgear. Four of them are wireless. No complaints. It works the way it's supposed to.
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Apple Airport Extreme here as well. Works well and is idiot proof so even Winblowz users can set it up quickly and easily.
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Netgear. My Linksys stunk.
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I'd like to know why PC Mag gave the Linksys an editor's choice. Seems like a con at this point.
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Apple Airport Extreme here as well. Works well and is idiot proof so even Winblowz users can set it up quickly and easily.
In agreement but hey, I did have some trouble setting up my extreme. It didn't want to exit the packaging box very easily.
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No macs or iPhones/iPads in the house but I've used an Apple Airport Extreme for several years without problems. Version upgrades always fail but the router runs without issues.

I use a Netgear switch to get more wired ports. I used two Netgear 10/100 Mbit switches for years and then upgraded to a single Netgear 10/100/1000 switch.


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