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SynnabiS 12 months ago

I just want to ask your suggestions about best router for gaming?

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Shakaron 4 Builds 1 point 12 months ago

lol, it doesn't matter for me, as my Internet is crap no matter what. :)

I've purchased a modem/router for $560 AUD and it didn't help a bit, hence the issue is not with the router, so it seems. Luckily, I could get a full refund on the item.

MBP662 1 point 12 months ago

I've heard that Australian internet is rough.

Shakaron 4 Builds 1 point 12 months ago

It shouldn't be though. I'm on fiber optics, but you cannot go for months without some problems.

For starters, if two processes want to use the Internet, one could get starved. WTF?! Is this a terrible router/modem or bad service from the provider? This is constant. And after a while (few weeks or months) other issues happen: no connection, or random disconnects if any load is put on the connection. Some "gets fixed", so stops on it's own.

rhali8 2 Builds 1 point 11 months ago

Understatement. It's complete crap. I'm on NBN (the fastest internet here) and I'm barely breaking 2.4MB/s on downloads. And that's god like compared to my old ADSL connection, I got 8mbps...

Khaosix 19 Builds 1 point 12 months ago

Assuming you are talking about using the WiFi functionality..

  • How far away from the router will you be?
  • How many walls/floors away is that (if any)?
  • What are the walls made of (Studded Drywall, Concrete, Metal)?
vagabond139 5 Builds 1 point 12 months ago

Assuming you can just hook a Ethernet cable up to it and don't get some crappy $30 router your ISP is definitely going to be your limited factor long before a router is. What you need to worry about is ping and not download speeds or anything.

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SynnabiS submitter 1 point 12 months ago

is it easy to config to QOS sir? like making my desktop as a priority and still didn’t get high ping on game while someone downloading on other device?

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SynnabiS submitter 1 point 12 months ago

thank you very much for this sir, i’ll pick netgear nighthawk for my home router :) thank you very much :)

slkipp 1 Build 1 point 12 months ago

Vouch the Tplink Archer line up, solid stuff. Two C5 routers, here.