Summary: I got the 'v2' version (GS605 v2) of this switch to put into my relatively complicated home network. I have homeplug adapters between floors, my NAT box and a media center upstairs, and several PC's and an XBox 360 downstairs, as well as a windows home server I move between upstairs and downstairs.
Summary: stay away from netgear imo. to many better options out there. this thing does get very warm
Pros: 1.still works? although max lan speed is 6mbps 2. will no longer buy netgear!
Cons: 1. since buying this thing in 06 always had issues with pc's staying or connecting @ 1g speeds 2. in 2012 does not hold 10mbps network 3. replaced in 2013 with another t@-^ink NO issues with connections staying @ 1gps 4. have had issues with all netgear products purchased 5. will no longer buy ne...
Summary: Works excellent. Used to put smart TV, dish box, and printer to another spot in home. Has worked just as advertised for several months now. Changes the limit of items to be hooked directly to my router.
Summary: This was for my husbands computer in the basement. With all the pipes there, his reception on the wireless was bad. Now he's getting a full signal and is quite pleased. I would recommend this to everyone.
Summary: Great little switch. I needed to upgrade from an old hub I had for my TV now that everything is internet-connected. This gave me something easy to slip in amongst my Blu-ray player, cable box, Wii and AppleTV without being disruptive.
Summary: I purchased two of the Netgear giga switch 5 port for use in my home . I have had no problems with either device. I noticed another customer reported that the switch would not provide gigabit performance with his/her Mac Mini.