8-port linksys wireless N router

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I have a client who is currently running their network/wireless on a 4-port linksys wireless N router and would like to upgrade to something with more than 4-ports.
Can someone recommend another device within Linksys hardware family?

Also, would it make a difference if one of the pc's has a 802.11b card instead of 802.11n card?
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Commented:
Good choice with linksys, although, the the new router/switch's range from linksys is all 4 port ethernet.

So you have a few options

1. Daisy chain a switch to give your network some extra ports, You could use a linksys switch if desired. This will be your simplest and cheapest way.

2. Use another brand, the choice is huge. I know alot of the netgear "pro" stuff, is setup for small business, that has wireless, routing, small switch all built into a box.

3. Move into the Cisco small business area. Allthough they also dont support "8 port wireless routers" so you would have to get a small business router/switch with an access point
http://www.cisco.com/cisco/web/solutions/small_business/index.html

Depending on the wireless kit you buy, most of the domestic routers have "mixed mode" so that you can still use your legacy 802.11b devices. Although I would look at upgrading it to at least 802.11g, as the b client could hinder performance of other users.

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What about it they have a wireless N router and an access point, Can I still daisy chain these two.  The N router seems to be running the wireless network at the time, and I believe someone gave the other router a 192.168.2.1 ip address.  The router that is running the wireless N network is 192.168.1.1

As far as "daisy chaining", how do I daisy chain this.  Please use lamen terms so I can make this happen ASAP.

Thanks for your help.
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yes you could, but makes no sense.

 I would simply buy a bigger network switch.
 Keep your current router (wireless), and you simple plug a cable into the back of the router (wireless) and then plug the other end of that cable into a port on the switch, and immediately every port on that switch acts like a extension of the 4 ports on your router (wireless)

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