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Topic # 154301 23-Oct-2014 17:56
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Hi

I need a router to replace my technicolour router from telecom. It needs to have
1) better wifi signal through walls
2) settings to limit wifi/ethernet cable speeds or good prioritization for gaming as currently I am sharing my net and we are saturating the line and I get massive packetloss in games.

Prefer something cheaper but any ideas are welcome.

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  Reply # 1160868 23-Oct-2014 18:28
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What's your budget?

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  Reply # 1160897 23-Oct-2014 18:55
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Asus RT-AC66U or RT-AC68U.




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  Reply # 1160921 23-Oct-2014 19:31
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I send the RT-AC68U just got it in the weekend it is fantastic

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  Reply # 1161192 24-Oct-2014 10:07
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Tk421nz: I send the RT-AC68U just got it in the weekend it is fantastic


I get 700Mbps through walls with it, I have no complaints.



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  Reply # 1161560 24-Oct-2014 17:01
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Hi

Thanks for the recommendations. Would like to spend less then 150 if possible. I only need maybe an extra 5m of reception on top the default telecom router.

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  Reply # 1161565 24-Oct-2014 17:04
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I posted a D-Link DIR-865L in the Bargains and Deals section earlier.

http://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=164&topicid=154336

That would likely fit the bill, and well below budget at $88 delivered.

It reviews pretty well too: http://www.trustedreviews.com/d-link-dir-865l-ac1750-cloud-router-review

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