Informal survey - Which router are y'all using?

Just replaced my Belkin N750 DB with a TP Link Archer C7.

I’m curious which router everyone else is using.

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Netgear Nighthawk R7000

I’m using a central Apple AirPort Extreme (802.11ac with an isolated 5 Ghz network) connected to a MOCA backbone. I have 2 Airport Extreme (802.11n - older version) connected to the MOCA backbone at either edge of the house to eliminate dead zones for my non-802.11ac devices.

ASUS RT-AC87U Router.

Verizon FIOS Quantum Gateway

ASUS RT-AC68U (T-Mobile Cellspot)

CISCO 860 series right now.

Linksys EA3500

Apple AirPort Extreme (5th gen) – it’s been the most reliable router I have ever used and has great range – and paid only $35 for it on eBay.

Linksys WRT54G

Netgear Nighthawk R7000

Netgear Nighthawk R8000

There are as many routers as there are colours in a rainbow!

It would be clever to get one you can replace the firmware with an open source version.

But if the stock router does:

  • Firewall
  • Port forwarding
  • uPNP (but can be disabled if need be)
  • Can disable the one-press setup system (if it has it, its not secure)

If it has WiFi and your planning to steam Tablo or any video media then you want WiFi 300 Mbps or faster. The price goes up the faster the WiFi speed, and whether one or dual or quad channels.

This is what pops to mind first. I’m sure there are other points.

Oh, and upgrade the firmware before you set it up.

R6300v2 Smart WiFi Router AC1750 Dual Band Gigabit provided by Charter.

Same as OP here - TP Link Archer C7 AC1750.

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An antique NETGEAR WNDR3300

I should probably replace it but I am lazy… and unmotivated.

Cups and Strings :stuck_out_tongue:

Asus rt-n66u. Not the newest out there anymore but works great with the bandwidth thirsty Tablo

asus 87u

Tp-link archer c7 here

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