Recommend a good gaming wifi router

Discussion in 'Networking & Security' started by Cylocybin, Jun 5, 2018.

  1. Cylocybin

    Cylocybin n00bie

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    Im currently using the panoramic arris modem cox supplies and im getting a pretty good signal but sometimes while playing overwatch stuff is happening that i dont see in real time but only in the replay or killcam..

    I need a better solution something below $150 and best for gaming.

    Thank you
     
  2. Cmustang87

    Cmustang87 [H]ardness Supreme

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    Best solutions in order:
    1. Wired to the router/switch
    2. A dedicated, reliable AP like a Ubiquiti UniFi with a standalone router.
    3. Powerline Ethernet
     
  3. nEo717

    nEo717 [H]Lite

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    I'll open with I'm a (for home use) a Asus ROG router fan (and really not most often a Netgear fan).

    That being said, the Netgear XR500 Duma OS Gaming Router, in my opinion, there is no better (at the the home grade level) - The hardware is quality and has strong performance, its powered by the Duma OS that's pleasing to the eye while having all the right features that actually work for a gaming router.

    https://www.dumaos.com/

    http://www.netgear.com/npg/xr500/


    This may not target your $150 budget, its worth every dollar - Look at the NetDuma R1 Router, its $199 (in top url).
     
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  4. Cylocybin

    Cylocybin n00bie

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    i have a killer nic in my laptop (alienware r4) should i see a huge difference ina dual band router?
     
  5. MMitch

    MMitch Limp Gawd

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    Got a ROG one here too, very expensive though... but works sooooo well so far. high range too but for anything I can I use wired anyway.
     
  6. Cmustang87

    Cmustang87 [H]ardness Supreme

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    "Gaming routers" is complete marketing rubbish.