Routers are the most frustrating thing,,,need a review

Hi guys,

I f*cking hate routers - especially now that they are wireless.

I have gone through a Netgear WGR614 and a Linksys WRT54G. Both are wireless G, and I'm fed up with their I figure lets move onto wireless-n

Does anyone know if there is a quality wireless-n router review out there? I am concerned that most of the stuff I have been reading is either written by the router companies, or is in some way biased.

I do a lot of gaming, have 3 hard lines, and 3 computers that connect wirelessly.

I'm also not a complete noob, and did load my WRT54G with DD-WRT a few months ago. Right now that router seems bricked (even though it worked for 6 months, and there was nothing changed...just poof dead)

I also have considerable Linux / web development experience if there is a more server-admin-friendly solution to my frustration with consumer-grade routers.

Price is definitely an issue, I'm not trying to break the bank.

Thanks for any help,
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