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    Linksys cisco wag160n adsl2+ wireless n modem router

    This is a discussion on Linksys cisco wag160n adsl2+ wireless n modem router within the Sky Router forums, part of the Sky Broadband help category; Would there be any advantage using the above router over the sky dlink one I have with thanks Mickr...

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      Linksys cisco wag160n adsl2+ wireless n modem router

      Would there be any advantage using the above router over the sky dlink one I have

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      Re: Linksys cisco wag160n adsl2+ wireless n modem router

      The Sagem 2504 is a WiFi g router, so is the D-Link. Their GUI is virtually the same and there are some issues which will be the same.

      There was some issues with the PSU failing on the early Sagem 2504s. Sky replaced it with a chunkier PSU.

      I would guess that the Linksys Cisco WAG160n will provide a stronger WiFi signal and provided that you have devices to benefit, faster WiFi connection speeds.

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      Re: Linksys cisco wag160n adsl2+ wireless n modem router

      It should be far better than the Sky Dlink if that is what you have. It received a good review and a Best Buy award from Computer shopper. Linksys WAG160N-UK review | Expert Reviews

      Unlike the Sky routers it has configurable QoS, which is useful if you are a gamer, or a Skype user or want to prioritise some service.

      Virtually the same device is used by Samknows for their broadband efficiency tests, so that says something for it. I would try it if I were you, but as Scubbie points out you will not see the real wireless advantage unless you have compatible adapters.

      TomD


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