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Best Wireless Gateway for HPE-210y?

I was hoping that someone could help a noob. I'm trying to find the best wireless solution for my home HPE-210y. I use this machine as my media center: I have it connected to my HDTV and I'm strictly watching internet content (Hulu, Netflix, ESPN3, etc). I have cable internet a 8 mbps through Charter. I also have a blueray player hooked up downstairs over LAN for streaming Netflix, Pandora, VOD, etc. Range is not an issue as my house is pretty small.

 

I'm looking for something that will allow my wife and me to stream at the same time, so I assume I'm looking for bit-rate, but i'm not super knowledgeable. I've had good success with my current gateway (Motorola 48400) but I want to be sure I've got the best hardware possible for now and into the future. Any advise (or constructive criticism) would be welcomed. Thanks folks.

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Re: Best Wireless Gateway for HPE-210y?

Try a Trendnet wireless product.

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Re: Best Wireless Gateway for HPE-210y?

Thanks Dave. I've read a lot of reviews where people are recomending a seperate modem/router setup rather than an all-in-one. WOuld you (or anyone else) recomend anything one way or the other?

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Re: Best Wireless Gateway for HPE-210y?

I use a wireless router and it works well. Most also act as a "stateful"  firewall.  My broadband modem is supplied by my ISP.

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HP ENVY 17T-u100, i7-7500U, NVIDIA 940MX, 16GB, 512GB m.2 SSD
HP Photosmart 6520, HP Deskjet 1112
HP Touchpad, HP Chromebook 11
Custom i7-4790k, Z97, 16GB 2400 MHz DDR3, Intel 750 PCI-E SSD, (2)Samsung EVO 840 SSD, Corsair HX650, GTX 980TI, Corsair H75 water cooler
Windows 10 Pro in UEFI mode - production system
Windows 7 and 8 in UEFI mode - test systems
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