Need a wired router for my cable installation.
Posted on 2011-03-16
Recently moved to cable (from DSL) and the Ubee modem (supplied by Time Warner Business Class) does not handle DHCP addressing. I need a router to handle this and allow speed and access for the 10 folks on the system. We have a 1.0 Gig switch at the center of our wired network.
Our primary application runs peer-to-peer, with 4 heavy users. I purchased an EBR-2310 D-Link router (10/100 Mbps) and after two calls to D-Link, we've made no progress. "Inside" traffic speeds are fine (including network printing), but web traffic (which includes email) gets stalled and sometimes users are kicked off completely. Internet security software = AVG 2011. Operating Systems, primary users (6) Windows 7, other 4 Windows XP Professional.
Would stepping up to a gigabit gaming router be the answer? Are there any conflicts I should be aware of?