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Which Gui-Based firewall should I purchase for my new Comcast Business Internet (5 Static IPs)?

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I am Sr. Exchange Engineer and am setting up a lab (or two) in my home.  I ordered Comcast Business Class Internet which includes 5 static IP addresses.   I understand networking, NAT'ing, port-forwarding etc... enough to request it of our networking team so my projects can move forward ;-)  However, I will leave the command line interfaces to you networking gurus.  

I am looking for a reasonably-priced, relatively easy to configure GUI-Based Firewall with decent features.
I do not know where the balance between price and features sit.  I have heard that chicks dig sonicWALL but I am completely open to suggestions.  

Obviously, the firewall must allow me to NAT/port-forward all 5 static IP's to different hosts/ports.  Features beyond that?  I am not sure, so I turn to you folks to let me know.  Is $200 maximum (new/used) completely ridiculous?  If I need to spend more - I will.  I have the internet on its way first of next week.  I am in North Atlanta so I am open to your suggestions via any bricks & mortar, online shop (ebay etc..) or Atlanta craigslist

Thank you so much for your time in advance!

Bryant Schaper

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