Summary: Some reviewers say that these routers are unpretentious but dependable, offering a variety of configuration options and rock-solid connections. Others say that the wireless cards eventually burn out. My experience is that they are both correct.
Great when it's working, not so great when it's not
Mr. R. W. M. Jones, Amazon
13 November 2013
Summary: I've been using this router for around 3 months. The good parts: It achieves 25% higher sync speed and is far and away more stable than my old Netgear modem. It also has lots of great features including IPv6 support. Unfortunately it failed completely after two months.
Summary: Billion's Bipac 7800N router/modem is easy to set up and connect to the web with a minimum of fuss. Judging by the reviews of other, rival products that is a big bonus. Connection via ethernet cable is fast and fault free (to both XP and Windows 7 machines).
Summary: SNR Tweak update: Last night my BT Broadband speed dropped from around 15 to 1.7Mbps After contacting BT support they set the line 'reprofiling' which took the speed up to 6Mbps in a short time.
Summary: For most home users this router will be very good and do just what they need. In our situation it gives the fastest throughput of all the routers we have on an ADSL2+ line. The desired SNR is tweakable to try and get as much speed as you can. The problem is if you have a more complex network.
Summary: I bought this router to replace my ageing D'Link 2740B (aka Rangebooster) which has provided years of great service. In fact it had been the best router I have used at home. After looking at the competition like the N600 and reading forum posts about syncing patterns and compatibility issues I...
Summary: I have been looking for a while for a reasonably priced ADSL router/firewall with Gigabit LAN ports and traffic prioritisation... And HERE IT IS!!! ... well almost. I had been using a Netgear DG834N so that was a tough act to follow.