New router

I’m in the market for a new router at the end of the month, I think; the one I’ve got is yonks old and it’s routing speed isn’t brilliant.  Superb web configuration, dead easy to use, but it’s throughput is limited to 10Mbit/S.  This was plenty fast enough in the days of ADSL, when 8Mbit/S was all we could get into the home, but these days it’s a little bit slow, what with line speeds being up to 21Mbit/S (on BT’s ADSL anyway).

I think I’ve narrowed the choice down to one of these routers from mikrotik.com; there’s a couple of resellers in the UK.  Couple that board with one of their wifi adapters and it’s a neat little 197Mbit/S router – should be futureproof unless I get fiber to the home at some point ;)

Ok, it’s a bit DIY, but I don’t have a problem with that.  I quite fancy a nice handmade teak box for the thing…

UPDATE: One of the UK distributors is selling the RB750 for £39 including a box, the OS, PSU, P&P and VAT. For that price, I’ve bought one.  It’s slower than the 433AH (above) but it’s still in the same ballpark.  Good enough for what I want, and cheaper if I don’t like it, and end up getting rid…

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