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Router for Fiber Optic

Pilichowski
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Router for Fiber Optic

We are getting fiber optic for the first time with 100 x 100 speed for a 1500 sq foot house. We will have several users, with several devices and streaming service for tv and working from home.  What might be the best recommendation in this scenario?

 

Thanks in advance.

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plemans
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Re: Router for Fiber Optic

We'd need more details.
I'm a fan of over-engineering. No ones ever complained becaue their router was faster than their device. (or if they did, it was to complain about their device).

What's your budget? 

Its pointless for us to recommend the RAX200 when its overkill and super expensive. 

Same with the R7800. Its a rock solid AC router but it also might be out of budget. 

1500sqft isn't so large you need a mesh device unless you have dead spots (which we don't know off your details)

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Pilichowski
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Re: Router for Fiber Optic

I am not opposed to over-engineering and spending $600 or less. It would be nice to be able to have access outside the home on the porch or in the yard as well.

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plemans
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Re: Router for Fiber Optic

That puts quite a few things in your budget. 

Something to take a look at is the RBK752 has dropped in price. Its a mesh system so you could have one at each of the home. 

Its not going to have the same peak speed on as many devices as something like the RAX200/120 but would provide the benefits of mesh

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