Wireless router...

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by Mac2004, Aug 8, 2007.

  1. Mac2004 macrumors regular

    Mar 17, 2004
    I just purchased a new 24 inch Imac (love it).

    Which wireless router should I buy for it?

    Airport Extreme or Linksys??

    Please advise.

    I want QUALITY.... Price is not an issue.
  2. MacPossum macrumors 6502


    Jul 15, 2007
    AirPort Extreme then.
  3. plunar macrumors 6502


    Sep 7, 2003
    either. just stay away from airport express. its flakiness redefines the word.
  4. BillyBobBongo macrumors 68020


    Jun 21, 2007
    On The Interweb Thingy!
    People will always give you conflicting advice I'm afraid, no one ever has the same identical experience with a product. I personally think the the AEBS is cracking. I'd say go with the Airport Extreme! My wireless connection is perfect and I love the use of the USB port for accessing an external HD or printing from the three computers in my house.

    Plus the AEBS just looks cooler. No funny aerials and bits sticking out! :)
  5. itickings macrumors 6502a


    Apr 14, 2007
    Well, at least my Airport Expresses have been rock solid, both in my apartment and in other places. YMMV. The downside with Express is that it is wireless only (and no 11n).

    D-Link on the other hand - nothing but trouble.
  6. allisonv7 macrumors 6502

    Jul 20, 2004
    I had a linksys and could never get the darn thing to work. That was a first though, as I've set my folks' house up with a linksys wireless network. Currently at my house I've got a netgear and it's awesome - after my linksys fiasco it was a breeze.

  7. kidwithdimples macrumors 6502a

    Jun 17, 2007
    I will beg u not to get the Linksys. It sucks cow's ass! Seriously.. you will get disconnected every 10minutes then reset the router then disconnected again. It's a ******** company!

    I have Netgear, but I am planning to get DLink.

    DLink is the solution. There are good DLink routers with 3 antennas.

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