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need a good router for home gaming

need a good router for home gaming

need a good router for home gaming

(OP)
Ok im currently using a cheap network everywhere router.

http://www.networkeverywhere.com/products/nr041.asp

The problem with it is if I have a friend over and we both try to connect to half life 2 deathmatch, it causes us both to freeze and get disconnected.  Ive upgraded the firmware on it, made sure ports were open, etc..

So what im wanting to know is what would be a good router that can handle home gaming?  I later on do plan on getting a switch, but I need a router that can handle a couple of people at least.

So what is your guys take on this?

There is a point in wisdom and knowledge that when you reach it, you exceed what is considered possible - Jason Schoon

RE: need a good router for home gaming

(OP)
Oh another thing, if someone could explain all the details or a site that has them so I know what to look for.  I understand a lot about them but still list what you know as there is a lot I dont know.  Thanks!

There is a point in wisdom and knowledge that when you reach it, you exceed what is considered possible - Jason Schoon

RE: need a good router for home gaming

Any decent router should be fine for gaming, I got a generic Linksys 54g wireless router off Newegg.com, they have a lot of reviews that might help you. The Lynksys has been great for games.

RE: need a good router for home gaming

(OP)
This thread I would have deleted as I posted it in another forum and already bought one.  I bought this router for gaming.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16833127060

There is a point in wisdom and knowledge that when you reach it, you exceed what is considered possible - Jason Schoon

RE: need a good router for home gaming

A Linksys WRT54G with Tomato Firmware will rock the house for gaming.  You can setup QoS on the port to keep family members from sucking up your bandwidth.  :)

RE: need a good router for home gaming

(OP)
Already bought a router but thanks for the reply.

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