[CS-FSLUG] Best, Affordable Gigabit Router

Stephen J. McCracken smccracken at hcjb.org.ec
Fri Dec 26 06:49:06 CST 2008

Timothy Butler wrote:
> Hi everyone,
>     I'm still trying to replace my router -- the T-Mobile one didn't pan
> out. So, I'm thinking about a Linksys WRT54GL. But, does anyone know of
> a similar price and quality (or better) router that has a gigabit switch
> rather than 10/100 like the Linksys? It seems sort of a shame to buy a
> 10/100 when most equipment these days could use gigabit if the router
> supported it...

I guess the question is why?  Standard G wireless is at 54Mbps and most
home computers are more limited by the Internet connection than anything
else (much less than 100Mbps).  Unless you do a LOT of intranet (LAN)
communication, it seems kind of pointless for Gigabit.


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