Which ADSL router to replace my rusty Speedtouch 510?

I am finally getting around to replacing my rusty old wired-only Speedtouch 510 as my line has migrated over to ADSL2+ and the poor ST510 just can't cope with the speed. Thus, I am looking for a router with the following features:

***ADSL 2+ compliant
***4-port wired LAN switch
***Ability to set speed limits on each device connected to the router (eg assign a max. of 2mbit to device on LAN1 and 3mbit on LAN2 - Some form of Quality of Service, I guess
***Wi-fi access - router will be used in wired mode but would be great to have the option to also access it via wi-fi at the same time, eg using an iPod touch
***Capable of configuring static ip addresses
***Good user interface (but I can cope with difficult ones like the ST510)
***port forwarding
***built-in firewall

How expensive would a router with the above features be? Hoping not more than £80? The wi-fi option is not an absolute necessity. What do you think?
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  1. I'm not an expert, but here's the one I use. I believe it has all the features you are looking for.
  2. Nice pick Elel, that Zoom seems to get some pretty good reviews. I'm wondering how it compares to the Linksys WRT54 and the Netgear DG834(G)? Thanks

    Oops: just realised the Linksys WRT54 is just a plain router and not an ADSL modem also. Damn
  3. The netgear looks pretty good, except that it's old. Do you know for sure that it supports ADSL 2+?
  4. I know, the age is definitely one drawback! Shame it hasn't been superseded by a better version after all these years.

    According to google, though, it does support ADSL2+:


    and more importantly Netgear's own site:


    Not sure what to go with. It seems the QoS might not be tweakable. I might have to go with a higher end router modem.
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