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Old 26-11-2011, 12:37 AM   #391
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Do you have a NAS and/or transfer files a lot between PCs/laptops. Or do you stream movies from PC to TV?

If yes to any of the above, then get it. If no, get something cheaper.
I am currently using this router with apple tv 2 and DNS-320. When I stream HD movie from DNS-320 via apple tv 2, it's quite choppy though. So the only way I stream movies, they are all not in HD quality.
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Old 26-11-2011, 12:42 AM   #392
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Will at least do you good for wireless throughput and local transfers for now.
Care to explain further? What do you mean by for now? I thought this router is for people staying in maybe 5 room flat or house?
I have the same MOL express like him and I am staying in a 3 room flat. I wouldn't say the coverage/ range is good, it's the same as linksys WRT54G.
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Old 26-11-2011, 12:56 AM   #393
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which booth is selling this at SITEX? could not find it
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Old 26-11-2011, 01:20 AM   #394
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which booth is selling this at SITEX? could not find it
Same with me, I had walked around 3 times and I still can't find the booth that is selling except that there are 3 different Asus booths selling all Asus's notebooks.
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Old 26-11-2011, 01:35 AM   #395
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Same with me, I had walked around 3 times and I still can't find the booth that is selling except that there are 3 different Asus booths selling all Asus's notebooks.
I just bought it. There are two small booth at Asus, really small booth selling the network equipments. it is together with the booth selling notebooks but it is facing the back. I think this Asus booth is in the center of the whole event.
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Old 26-11-2011, 01:44 AM   #396
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New firmware version:
Thanks for the update. Shall try it out. Well, always save a copy of the current set up before upgrading to those who are keen. Lol.
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Old 26-11-2011, 02:22 AM   #397
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Care to explain further? What do you mean by for now? I thought this router is for people staying in maybe 5 room flat or house?
I have the same MOL express like him and I am staying in a 3 room flat. I wouldn't say the coverage/ range is good, it's the same as linksys WRT54G.
Have you done any proper throughput testing on this router vs your WRT54G? Sometimes you can't just compare range, you need to see what throughput you can get in the same area.

Anyway, "overkill" is subjective. There are other advantages to this router that are not immediately apparent when you just look at subscription plans and intended wireless coverage.
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Old 26-11-2011, 02:25 AM   #398
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Couldn't take it so went ahead and bought the Asus. Significant speed increase and coverage. Shiok!
My vulkano seems to stream better too
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Old 26-11-2011, 02:28 AM   #399
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Couldn't take it so went ahead and bought the Asus. Significant speed increase and coverage. Shiok!
My vulkano seems to stream better too
Glad to hear

Sometimes must try then you know the difference.
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Old 26-11-2011, 04:30 PM   #400
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hi, gotten at sitex today. can i check if i should be connecting to 5ghz or 2.4ghz?
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Old 26-11-2011, 05:05 PM   #401
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hi, gotten at sitex today. can i check if i should be connecting to 5ghz or 2.4ghz?
Connect to 2.4ghz.
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Old 26-11-2011, 11:18 PM   #402
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Gotten it today as well.

Hell yea, compared to my fugging linksys it is heaven and hell.
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Old 26-11-2011, 11:19 PM   #403
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compared to a linksys... imho even TP-Link works better.
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Old 26-11-2011, 11:47 PM   #404
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just got this today as well to replaced my ageing dlink 655..

wireless definitely much better plus the 5Ghz
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Old 27-11-2011, 12:37 AM   #405
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hey guys, i would like to know how can i know if my router is a faulty set?
what are the symptoms?
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