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Cisco Linksys E3000
7.7 out of 10

Cisco Linksys E3000

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Overall 4
4.0

Have had bad luck with these.

Trevor T., Newegg
30 June 2015
  • Summary: My old Linksys was better than this dual band one.
  • Pros: Works sometimes. I got this cheap because my old one died when I did a RMA they sent me this which was an "upgrade." They only charged me shipping.
  • Cons: I have had issues with this router the entire 2 years I have owned it. I have tried firmware updates and every setting imaginable. It runs hot and drops my connections a few times a day. I have to reset it at least once a day. They advertise something like 500Mb/sec, but right now the most I can ...
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Overall 4
4.0

Poor choice as a refurb.

S. Glass, Amazon
2 September 2014
  • Summary: Actually haven't tried using it yet but the ac adapter that came with it was a samsung? I understand that this is a refurbished product but I would still expect it to come with OEM accessories.
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Overall 4
4.0

MIxed Emotions On This Router

TECHPLUS+ I., Newegg
22 May 2014
  • Summary: I bought the E3000 in June of 2011 basically because it was on sale for $89.97 and considering the needs I anticipated in my new house, I knew my five year-old Netgear N-Router, just wasn't going to cut it.
  • Pros: WAS very reliable for three years at handling Internet Speeds of up to 50Mbps with no major issues.
  • Cons: Runs hot, needs to be rebooted regularly, would not run WiFi with active wired device running, seems to perform less reliably with more devices added, 5G band rather useless, expensive considering limitations. HIgh Price considering what it delivers, Buggy
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Overall 4
4.0

Worked great... until it didn't

Fred W., Newegg
24 November 2013
  • Pros: - Works with DDWRT/Tomato - When it worked, provided very good speeds and decent range - Gigabit router
  • Cons: - Around the 2 year mark, the 2.4 Ghz band stopped working. What I mean by this is I can set up a wireless network on this band, but nothing can establish a stable connection. Regardless of whether it is a laptop, an iPhone 4S, a wireless bridge, I can connect for a few minutes but the data throu...
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Overall 4
4.0

Worked Great For..... Awhile

Derrick S., Newegg
5 February 2013
  • Summary: The extended warranty should be clear, that they don't replace the unit if it goes bad. That they send you back your money for what you paid. 60 bucks doesn't by a router of this quality and if I would have known the warranty works this way I would have bought something else!
  • Pros: Very decent range, and good options when paired with different firmware. Good deal if it stays working. The low eggs are not for the performance of the router. This thing is a beast when its working. The low eggs are for it going bad and how they handle the RMA, which it isnt, Its a refund!
  • Cons: If the unit goes bad, which mine did the extended warranty company has you send in the unit and they give you back a voucher for the money you paid on it. Since I paid less than 60 bucks, there is no way I will be able to buy a comparable router for the price. I was expecting a replacement. Not a...
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Overall 4
4.0

Good router with poor design

Anonymous, Newegg
30 October 2012
  • Summary: Doesn't matter how well the router works if it will end up overheating and damaging the circuitry eventually.
  • Pros: Good overall router, easy use, set-up ect.
  • Cons: Serious overheating issue, two units have overheated with no other reason to explain it. The were open to free moving air in the room and removed from other electronics and heat sources.
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Overall 4
4.0

E3000 (refurbed)

Sean McAdam, Amazon
29 October 2012
  • Summary: All of the units arrived and were in working order, however one of the power supplies (wall wart) was dead. I asked for a replacement, but had to ship the whole unit back to get a replacement part. What a pain. :-/ It would be great if you could just replace the faulty part.
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Overall 4
4.0

Great while it lasted

John L., Newegg
8 October 2012
  • Summary: I'm very tempted to buy this router again. I've never had wireless speeds as high as when this baby was running. Thinking about it again though, there's probably something better and more reliable out there for the same price.
  • Pros: Flashed it to DD-WRT immediately, and was easily the best router I've ever had. Blazing transfer speeds, never had to reset it a single time. Me and my roommates trusted it so much that we called the cable company whenever there was an internet problem (and it was 99% of the time their fault). I ...
  • Cons: Died after 8-9 months. I'm an engineer so I spent countless hours trying to fix it (I've read every forum post on how to unbrick the device, I even tried the serial connection method of unbricking). The router would basically function for 2-3 minutes before dying. I keep trying to fix it when I h...
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Overall 4
4.0

update

michael z., Newegg
27 June 2012
  • Pros: inpressed updated from wrt350n
  • Cons: old sftwr 2 update
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Overall 4
4.0

Worked great, but....

Andrew M., Newegg
10 June 2012
  • Pros: quick hook up, FAST when it wanted to be, see cons
  • Cons: only made it two months before crapping out on me, too bad it was refurbished and only with a 30 day warranty, i really liked it....however seeing the track record of the E3000's don't know if I will get another...back to using the AirLink, it's about 9 years old but has never failed.
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