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Would a new router be faster?

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April 3, 2005 10:35:30 PM

I have an SMC Barricade 10/100 Mbps router that is about 5 years old. Have there been any significant changes in the technology over the past few years that would give me a noticeable speed boost (at least 10-15% faster)if I bought a new router?

I am planning on building a brand new system to replace the dinosaur I'm currently using, so I figured I'd take a look at the the equipment I'm using to see if improvements need to be made aside from the computer itself.

Thanks for any information and advice.

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April 4, 2005 2:04:20 AM

Speed, probably not. Features and security, yes.
If you arn't in need of any more advanced features on your router and the one you have is working great keep it.

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April 7, 2005 4:56:05 PM

Now a 10/100/1000mbit router would increase transfer speed.

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April 8, 2005 6:53:36 PM

If you had gigabit cards...

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