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BUFFALO AirStation N300 Wireless Router - WHR-G300N
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  • Owned For: 1 week to 1 month

5 out of 5 eggs Amazing for the price. 11/12/2009

This review is from: BUFFALO AirStation N300 Wireless Router - WHR-G300N

Pros: DD-WRT, flashing it right out of the box. I know enough about their stock firmware to not even bother with it. Internal antenna are weak. But if you are willing to void the warranty, Open up the router, and easily attach some rp-sma bulk head plugs in place of the internal antenna, Drill two small holes to mount them into + a hot glue gun to hold them in place. And you can now attach any kind of external antenna, I have a pair of 12dbi antenna on the way, once installed I will boost the transmit power to 130 and then test again. Most people see a 30-40% increase in wireless signal.

Cons: No gig lan - But at this price, what do you expect?

Other Thoughts: I have had the unit for almost a month. Replaced my linksys which finally died (bad wan port), but now serves as a repeater. At this price point I am not expecting it to be built as well as a 100+ dollar unit. But it's cheap, supports N speeds, and should hold me over for a good while until I set aside some cash to buy a $200 unit.

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Linksys WRT160N Wireless Broadband Router 802.11b/g/n up to 300Mbps/ 10/100 Mbps Ethernet Port x4
  • Owned For: less than 1 day

Pros: Works well when wired. Did some file copies from one computer to another, all was well, broadband speed tests which gave me the same results as my previous linksys, as well a cisco 800 series soho router I have.

Cons: The wireless has severe issues. I live in the city, so of course we have all manner of interference, not counting the 20 or so APs in our area. I have tried to use a shroud to direct the signal in one direction, changed the channel, and even switched down to 20mhz band. It still constantly has to renegotiate the link speed. Ran a continuous ping for about an hour, leaving the laptop in the same room, probably 10 feet away, and found that it dropped a ping every 15 seconds or so. Flashed it to the latest firmware, still no luck. I am sure that once dd-wrt fully supports V2, they will get around to V3, and this box would work great. I got the router for free, NIB, so I cannot complain too much.

Other Thoughts: I know there are a number of 4-5 eggs for this product. I really wish those people would list their operating conditions as well as firmware versions. Maybe the wireless on this model performs fine in areas with little to no cross interference. It won't be the first time this has been the case. I wish I understood more about firmware and how it functions with the wireless ap radio, but if the folk at dd-wrt seem to be able to get it right, why not cisco, their professional grade APs\soho routers are rock solid (but cost about 300% more).

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HIS H465FS512P Radeon HD 4650 512MB 128-Bit DDR2 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card
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  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: Works well, cheap, works well with Vista and Aero, can play all games, just not on the highest settings.

Cons: Ram chips get a bit toasty! But I had a few heat sinks lying around, so I stuck them on and all is well.

Other Thoughts: Was thinking of over clocking it a bit, but the gains are probably not work it, I will use this card until i have some money to burn on a better card, this will then go into my girl friends machine.

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Display Name: Melik J.

Date Joined: 09/12/02

  • Reviews: 4
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  • First Review: 06/26/09
  • Last Review: 11/12/09
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