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  1. Groot

    Fast VPN router 400$

    Hi. I'm looking for the fastest VPN router within 400 USD price range. I'm using NordVPN. I got 10 devices connected to router but I want only half of them to be routed via VPN. My ISP connection is 100mbps. I know I won't be able to achieve the same speed with VPN but I'm looking for a router...
  2. H

    Whats your opnion on ASUS RT-AC3100 Router

    Hi, So whats your opinion on ASUS RT-AC3100 router [the black one]? Refurbished goes for 139$ as far as wifi it wont be worse then my DIR-882 that has 4x4 and 4x4 750Mb on 2.4Ghz Plus ill get Merlin and ASUS gaming features like WTFast network + Dual WAN Amazon has bunch of negative reviews so i...
  3. yokuyuki

    Looking for a replacement for RT-N66U

    It seems like my RT-N66U is on the way out so I'm looking for a replacement for it. I currently have a 300/20 internet connection with 3 wired devices and about 14 wireless devices (currently all <= WiFi 5) connected to it including various IoT devices in a medium-sized apartment in a dense city...
  4. H

    New Router

    Hi people, i'm from Portugal because of that my english is not so good, i want to buy a router mainly for gaming by cable (500/100) the wireless is just for mobile phones, which router do you advise? I read many reviews and the ones i read best things are Linksys WRT32x, Netgear r7800, XR500...
  5. Bandito

    ZenWifi XT8 AX Access Problem

    Recently, I’ve had to reboot the XT8 router a couple of times. The first time, about a week ago, the system stopped broadcasting all of a sudden. I rebooted just the router and everything came back up and has been stable until today. I checked the logs for this first event and there were a...
  6. B

    What router/mesh for a big house in 2020

    Hello people, I recently got an Asus RT-AC88U on sale. The problem, however, is it's unstable. The stock firmware was unstable, leading that the wireless connection would just disconnect for no reason at all. I live in a big house, however, It's a bit old(but renovated). I game quite a lot...
  7. Julio Urquidi

    News D-Link Shipping $100 Wi-Fi 6 Mesh Router

    D-Link has announced it is now shipping the DIR-X1560, its first Wi-Fi 6 mesh router announced at January's CES2020. It includes compatibility with D-Link’s mesh technology, MU-MIMO, Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant operability, enhanced profile-based parental controls, and management/setup...
  8. Julio Urquidi

    News D-Link Announces New SMART Wireless AC Routers

    D-Link has added two new dual-core processor powered routers to its SMART line of wireless products announced at CES. The new models are: AC2600 MU-MIMO Gigabit WiFi Router (DIR-2640-US) - $149.99 MSRP Dual-Band with maximum wireless rates 800Mbps (2.4GHz) and 1733 Mbps (5GHz) Four external...
  9. A

    Hello and could use some input

    Hello, I figured to be polite and introduce myself first. My name is Russ and I am pretty 'experienced' with routing, networking, asus, etc. DBA by day, frustrated with wifi by night, heh. No, this is not about wifi, got that under control for now .. :P I just have something strange going on...
  10. D

    Which supported router to buy with integrated modem?

    Hello, I own a RT-AC56U and wanted to try Asuswrt-Merlin but I saw support has been discontinued (last update available dated 2018-07-25). Is there a supported model that has an integrated ADSL/VDSL modem like the AC56U and isn't too expensive? Thanks
  11. K

    Worth upgrading from 802.11b/g/n to 802.11ac?

    I'm currently in a house with three levels, and the house isn't very wide at all. The router is located on the middle floor and fairly well-positioned. We pay for an internet connection of 50 Megas. The router is an EEE 802.11b/g/n Hawuei HG8045H. The main issue is that if you aren't in the same...
  12. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2020: Linksys Adds 5G, Expands Wi-Fi 6 Product Lines

    Belkin / Foxconn Interconnect Technology (FIT) returned to CES with a new portfolio of Linksys-branded 5G routers and hotspots and some additions to its Wi-Fi 6 router lines. Not many details were given, but here are the 5G devices: Linksys 5G Mobile Hotspot – Aside from 5G, the new Mobile...
  13. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2020: TP-Link Announces Four New Wi-Fi 6 Products at CES 2020

    TP-Link's Wi-Fi 6 CES 2020 introductions include two new AX6600 tri-band routers, a new AX3000 PCI-Express Network Card and a new AX1500 range extender. The AX6600 tri-band Archer AX90 is powered by a 1.5 GHz quad-core processor and has dual-stream 2.4 and 5 GHz radios plus a second four-stream...
  14. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2020: NETGEAR Announces Nighthawk AX6 6-Stream AX5400 WiFi 6 Router

    The latest addition to NETGEAR’s Wi-Fi 6 Nighthawk family, the Nighthawk AX6 6-Stream AX5400 WiFi 6 Router (RAX50) combines two-stream 2.4 GHz and four-stream 5 GHz Wi-Fi 6 radios to offer a more affordable option. The Nighthawk AX6 delivers maximum wireless link rates of 600 Mbps @ 2.4 GHz and...
  15. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2020: NETGEAR Debuts 5G, Wi-Fi 6 Mobile Router

    NETGEAR's new Nighthawk M5 5G Wi-Fi 6 Mobile Router (MR5200) combines 5G network access with Wi-Fi 6 wireless networking. Powered by a removable rechargeable battery, the Nighthawk M5 can be used by families on-the-go or business travelers that need a fast 5G connection. It also can be used as...
  16. Julio Urquidi

    CES 2020: D-Link Set To Unleash A Wave Of Mesh Products in 2020

    Composed of Wireless AC and Wireless AX products, D-Link just announced a slew of new mesh networking devices, including seven routers, three extenders and one Wi-Fi system. All devices will support the Wi-Fi Alliance's Wi-Fi EasyMesh technology enabling formation of mesh networks with other...
  17. G

    Buying Advice with specific requirements

    I would really appreciate the communities advice. I have been a BT customer for about a decade, and I am currently on BT Superfast Broadband (FTTC) and found the Smart Hub (and previously the Home Hub) to be unreliable so have been using my trusted Cisco 887 workhorse for many years, however it...
  18. cdysthe

    Syncing computer with Insync stalles my Netgear Orbi RBK50/RBS50 based network.

    Hi, I was going to sync my whole Google Drive to a new laptop using Insync. After the sync starts and runs for a minute or so the whole network slows down and then halts. In the router logs I see this: "[DoS Attack: ARP Attack] from source:, Monday, December 09, 2019 16:33:05"...
  19. G

    In need of a new router - but lost between models/tech/price

    Hi all, first post here, although i have been reading a lot before! I live in the UK in one of the most dense areas of London (Westminster - if not THE most dense one), so my wireless router that is supplied by my provider is failing miserable to rise above all of the 10s of routers i can see...
  20. N

    Help Decide Mesh/Router Upgrade for Large House with Many devices (40+)

    I currently own and have been using an ASUS DSL-AC68U for many years now with TalkTalk Fibre Optic 64mb line. Most of the time this has worked fine for us, however we have a large house with 3 floors, mostly only require internet on the first 2 floors though and a bit in the back garden for...