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Piggy Smalls
Jun 21, 2015



Goons I know there is a separate area to post this but at heart Iím a GBS kind of guy and figure this is the centralized area of these forums.

Iíve been using an AirPort Extreme for quite some time and Iím thinking my old trusted device may be on its way out. I have Spectrum and upgraded to a faster internet connection but doubt my old dinosaur is allowing me to really get the speeds Iím paying for. I also have a 2 story house and need something that can get a little bit of range along with the speed.

any recommendations my brother and sister goons?

Spectrum provided the modem and it has WiFi but Iíve tried it and it doesnít seem to have the punch as far as range goes.

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low key sex master
May 27, 2004






I don't use a router

Wireless hubs all the way baby!!

HOMO ERECTUS
Dec 27, 2012

Love Conquers All







Okay OP Im going to step out of clown mode for a second and level with you here.

Some people are going to be saying the Asus ROG Rapture GT-AC5300 is the router to go with. On paper sure I can see the appeal but when you know its context and dig deep into its specs youre going to be sorely disappointed, this thing has only HALF the bit throughput of some of the other models and around eight antennas which as everyone knows only works with systems octagonal threading capabilities. This is not the router for you my friend.

What you want is a router with long standing industry support and which will work with all of the devices you plan on connecting it with, as well as the one thats going to be the best deal for your pocketbook amirite? Im going to suggest to you the Linksys EA6350 AC1200+ Dual-Band Smart Wi-Fi Wireless Router. Now bear with me now it may not look like much but if I break this down i think youre going to find the Linksys has everything you need with additional benefits that make this purchase a no-brainer!

Firstly this router has the gigawatt throughput like no others, streaming is exceptionally easy and because of the ghost ports there are a lot more sites you can load through this. Remember Ask Jeeves? This router can still get you there for instance, and dont even get me started on the sheer volume of porn sites this router will support. My god man you'll be rubbed raw within a week. Secondly with only two antennas its threading capabilities can be divided up evenly across the board (As opposed to 8 antennas or god forbid some odd numbered ones like three antennas), so you know your devices are compatible right from the start. Thirdly is the mail in rebate, which most people foolishly ignore. Mailing in that rebate and they will send you a Dennys gift card for $50 and 1-month subscription to YouTube TV.

So as you can see you came to the right place, i hope you enjoy your router!

ClamdestineBoyster
Aug 15, 2015



Idk maybe itís spectrum thatís lovely. They dig up the same sections of road here every other day and bury increasingly wider conduit, think itís up to 5 inch wide cable now. I heard some guy got caught with blasting caps and ordinance in his work truck and some councilman got popped on conspiracy. Itís like they canít pipe a signal anymore.

Jesustheastronaut!
Mar 9, 2014






Lipstick Apathy

I'd recommend paying your ISP $20 a month to rent one of theirs, OP.

Doctor Dogballs
Apr 1, 2007

driving the fuck truck from hand land to pound town without stopping at suction station


your router is fine, you just need a quadrupler or a pair of doublers and a flipper.

Jailbrekr
Apr 8, 2002
A TOWN LEVELED BY AN EXPLOSION? DOZENS LIKELY KILLED? OH GOD LET ME SEE THAT SWEET VIDEO OH MY GOD I'M CUMMING


HOMO ERECTUS posted:

Okay OP Im going to step out of clown mode for a second and level with you here.

Some people are going to be saying the Asus ROG Rapture GT-AC5300 is the router to go with. On paper sure I can see the appeal but when you know its context and dig deep into its specs youre going to be sorely disappointed, this thing has only HALF the bit throughput of some of the other models and around eight antennas which as everyone knows only works with systems octagonal threading capabilities. This is not the router for you my friend.

What you want is a router with long standing industry support and which will work with all of the devices you plan on connecting it with, as well as the one thats going to be the best deal for your pocketbook amirite? Im going to suggest to you the Linksys EA6350 AC1200+ Dual-Band Smart Wi-Fi Wireless Router. Now bear with me now it may not look like much but if I break this down i think youre going to find the Linksys has everything you need with additional benefits that make this purchase a no-brainer!

Firstly this router has the gigawatt throughput like no others, streaming is exceptionally easy and because of the ghost ports there are a lot more sites you can load through this. Remember Ask Jeeves? This router can still get you there for instance, and dont even get me started on the sheer volume of porn sites this router will support. My god man you'll be rubbed raw within a week. Secondly with only two antennas its threading capabilities can be divided up evenly across the board (As opposed to 8 antennas or god forbid some odd numbered ones like three antennas), so you know your devices are compatible right from the start. Thirdly is the mail in rebate, which most people foolishly ignore. Mailing in that rebate and they will send you a Dennys gift card for $50 and 1-month subscription to YouTube TV.

So as you can see you came to the right place, i hope you enjoy your router!

Hakan alt spotted

Schweinhund
Oct 23, 2004

                                       


build your own router with a raspberry pi

HOMO ERECTUS
Dec 27, 2012

Love Conquers All







Doctor Dogballs posted:

your router is fine, you just need a quadrupler or a pair of doublers and a flipper.

Ok op this is the kind of amateurish buffoonery i was trying to warn you about, a quadrupler will quad your packet transfer speed but isnt going to do jack poo poo for your IP synchronization. Don't even get me started on the latency that bringing a flipper into the mix will cause.

Op how technically savvy are you? You might not need to upgrade at all. if you can go into your BIOS, reconfigure it as a TRIOS, and clear your traffic you should see a significant performance increase. Just make sure not to cache port 8008, and never enable 5g connectivity or your system is all but guaranteed to be flooded with viruses.

Bad Purchase
Jun 17, 2019





get yourself a unifi dream machine. install it above your bed as a talisman to keep nightmares at bay while providing high quality 2.4 and 5 GHz wifi to you home or small office.

poverty goat
Feb 15, 2004




I recently threw away my asus ac1900 thing for a $50 mikrotik router and a $100 ubiquiti lite AP and I wish I'd done it years ago because it solved a bunch of weird crap I'd been dealing with with torrents and streaming and wifi and the leg of my network that's behind moca adapters

low key sex master
May 27, 2004






Schweinhund posted:

build your own router with a raspberry pi

I could go for some raspberry pie

Funky See Funky Do
Aug 20, 2013
STILL TRYING HARD

Router? I barely even knew her.

Lil Swamp Booger Baby
Aug 1, 1981

MTV




You should be using the internet

Xaintrailles
Aug 14, 2015



Router? I simply plug my 28.8k modem into whatever device I wish to post from (my rear end).

Methanar
Sep 26, 2013
ASK ME ABOUT NOT TIPPING DELIVERY DRIVERS, OR ABOUT MY DIET OF CANNED BABY CORN AND CHICKEN NUGGETS

Just plug your computer into your modem and raw dog the internet

Chief McHeath
Apr 23, 2002



You're gonna need dat dere WRT54G.

mysterious frankie
Jan 11, 2009

This displeases Dev- ..van. Shut up.


Donít buy a router now. AX+ routers are coming out, whichíll probably drive down the prices on AX routers.

Then also donít buy an AX router still. Donít buy any router. Donít buy anything. Illimitable, gauzy layers of lived experience cling to us, dragging against the ground in the narrow corridor of existence as we trudge toward its exit. Why add to the considerable weight of life you already bear? I am so tired.

Spaghett
May 2, 2007

Spooked ya...

My big problem with routers is that i apply too much tool pressure and end up blowing out the ball bearings. Really, my main issue is my lack of patience. If I was a more careful craftsmen, i wouldn't have this problem.

Regardless of what router you go for, just make sure to check out the maximum radial load on the bearings so if you lean too hard into the wood when you're routing an edge or a dovetail, you'll have enough give you to make up for sloppy craftsmanship

Methanar
Sep 26, 2013
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it's pronounced rooter op

AHH F/UGH
May 25, 2002



Methanar posted:

it's pronounced rooter op

it's pronounced pro-cess

Like "Canadians are very positive about drinking cesspool water"

DarkSoulsTantrum
Apr 6, 2011

this kills the crab

Sure, they're visually impressive, but a lot of posters find large avatars physically uncomfortable. Furthermore, the owners of large avatars often rely on their size alone and don't bother to develop more refined posting techniques.





Lmao router. Just loving lol if you donít have a direct connection to the internet. Get on my level fucknuts I got 3 T1s pushing 4.5 megabits up/down 24/7 baby. $1200 every month no downtime losers.

Lil Swamp Booger Baby
Aug 1, 1981

MTV




I'm on the internet

Nefarious 2.0
Apr 22, 2008

Offense is overrated anyway.



have you tried america online I have a cd rom you can use

PinheadSlim
Apr 2, 2015

FRIENDS for EVER

Tell em sooorad@aol sent ya, get 10 free hours

QuarkJets
Sep 8, 2008

It's a handshake in progress


the gently caress is a router? don't you just plug the phone line into your computer like everyone else

QuarkJets
Sep 8, 2008

It's a handshake in progress


op i'm sorry that the airport is kicking you off of their network, have you considered asking the IT manager nicely if you can be let back on?

Lil Swamp Booger Baby
Aug 1, 1981

MTV




I'm logged on

Gramps
Dec 30, 2006





Google wifi mesh. 2-3 pucks will cover 99 percent of homes, it has reasonably good throughput, and it's extremely user friendly to setup and maintain.

Vim Fuego
Jun 1, 2000

I just had an epiphany: the internet is useless!





Ultra Carp

I got a TRENDnet AC2600 MU-MIMO you can have for the price of a flat rate box. I bought it then never used it because I got fiber instead of cable and the company router works great.

Vim Fuego
Jun 1, 2000

I just had an epiphany: the internet is useless!





Ultra Carp

Spaghett posted:

My big problem with routers is that i apply too much tool pressure and end up blowing out the ball bearings. Really, my main issue is my lack of patience. If I was a more careful craftsmen, i wouldn't have this problem.

Regardless of what router you go for, just make sure to check out the maximum radial load on the bearings so if you lean too hard into the wood when you're routing an edge or a dovetail, you'll have enough give you to make up for sloppy craftsmanship

drat dude. easy does it

Samuel L. ACKSYN
Feb 29, 2008




the real answer is to cobble together a rack from off-lease pro business networking equipment and then fiddle with it constantly because it never quite works correctly and your wife gets mad and tells you to just go get a router at best buy even though you repeatedly insist "this is better i promise", which coincidently is also what you'll say to yourself while sitting in your studio apartment after the divorce

Stealthgerbil
Dec 15, 2004


Get a Cisco ASR 9922 it will route your packets and give you blowjobs

Methanar
Sep 26, 2013
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install linux on an old computer and type these.

echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward
iptables -A POSTROUTING -o eth0 -j MASQUERADE

iptables -A INPUT -m state --state ESTABLISHED,RELATED -j ACCEPT

install dhcpd too i guess

Methanar
Sep 26, 2013
ASK ME ABOUT NOT TIPPING DELIVERY DRIVERS, OR ABOUT MY DIET OF CANNED BABY CORN AND CHICKEN NUGGETS

except actually you should start a git repo to version control the ansible that you'll be using for config management of your new linux router because actually

Methanar
Sep 26, 2013
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wait but you say you only use windows?

lmfao go install gentoo

Chief McHeath
Apr 23, 2002



Methanar posted:

install linux on an old computer and type these.

echo 1 > /proc/sys/net/ipv4/ip_forward
iptables -A POSTROUTING -o eth0 -j MASQUERADE

iptables -A INPUT -m state --state ESTABLISHED,RELATED -j ACCEPT

install dhcpd too i guess

DO NOT put this curse into life I'm in my shower with an old dresser providing cover and there are tons of small meteorites bombarding me right now

Chief McHeath
Apr 23, 2002



How the gently caress does code do that I'm loving scared as poo poo, one of em just crashed through the window

Piggy Smalls
Jun 21, 2015



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Methanar
Sep 26, 2013
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routers you buy from the electronics store are going to be running a BSD and thats BULLSHID

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