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What is the best DSL Router?

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Currently with EE and want a better router then the one they provide to just give better connection around the house, it's a DSL cable, Really not intrested in all the USB media faff lot of them c… Read More
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9m, 3w agoPosted 9 months, 3 weeks ago
Currently with EE and want a better router then the one they provide to just give better connection around the house, it's a DSL cable,

Really not intrested in all the USB media faff lot of them come with

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9m, 3w agoPosted 9 months, 3 weeks ago
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#1
It would be helpful if you provided a budget.
#2
If money not a major concern then the
Netgear Nighthawk X4S D7800
#3
boss911999
If money not a major concern then the
Netgear Nighthawk X4S D7800


I don't have a budget but only want to buy a expensive one if it will provide faster speed (better connection around house)
#4
I would have thought having a WiFi extender would suit you better to get connection around the house. if it is simply a internet connection you have/want then any and all routers do pretty much the same. if need to do more fancy stuff then you would need a higher end model.
#5
boss911999
If money not a major concern then the
Netgear Nighthawk X4S D7800

The better router/modems seem to be 2 box devices will this 1 box modem/router be as fast and stable?
#6
i would go with netgear every time
#7
What's the actual issue you are having with the ee router? Is it the broadband side or the WiFi side? A combined modem router should be no worse than separate devices given the same price levels.
#8
Cfcb
What's the actual issue you are having with the ee router? Is it the broadband side or the WiFi side? A combined modem router should be no worse than separate devices given the same price levels.

Nothing is wrong with the ee box really i get good wifi most of the time sometimes its dog awful but i dont think this is due to the router just due to rubbish ee internet service (lets be honest there all awful 20% of the time) some worse then others haha, but just thought maybe if i bought one it might achieve faster speeds everywhere?
#9
whelan189
Cfcb
What's the actual issue you are having with the ee router? Is it the broadband side or the WiFi side? A combined modem router should be no worse than separate devices given the same price levels.

Nothing is wrong with the ee box really i get good wifi most of the time sometimes its dog awful but i dont think this is due to the router just due to rubbish ee internet service (lets be honest there all awful 20% of the time) some worse then others haha, but just thought maybe if i bought one it might achieve faster speeds everywhere?


If it's an issue with the line I do not think changing the router will help much. Best to ring ee and complain if it's an on going issue.
#10
The first thing I'd do is replace your Mastersocket face plate with a Filtered plate.
Some info worth looking at here. They cost about £10 so cheap enough to give a good starting point.
#11
Cfcb
whelan189
Cfcb
What's the actual issue you are having with the ee router? Is it the broadband side or the WiFi side? A combined modem router should be no worse than separate devices given the same price levels.
Nothing is wrong with the ee box really i get good wifi most of the time sometimes its dog awful but i dont think this is due to the router just due to rubbish ee internet service (lets be honest there all awful 20% of the time) some worse then others haha, but just thought maybe if i bought one it might achieve faster speeds everywhere?
If it's an issue with the line I do not think changing the router will help much. Best to ring ee and complain if it's an on going issue.

Meh I find it pointless over last few years i've been through a few providers and all the same, you complain then conveniently its better until a while and it goes down hill again, seems like they give more speed to the house if you complain ;) ... switching and complaining does not help, but tbh its pretty good 80% of the time
#12
Do you only use wifi or an ethernet cable as well? I'd try using an ethernet cable for a few days and then you can see if the slow problem is due to the wifi or the EE internet.

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