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Is 200Mbps Internet speed enough for gaming?

Unless there are multiple PC all streaming 8K videos at the same time while you’re playing games, then yes, a 200mbps Internet speed is enough for gaming. But, there are a few nuances that need to be explored because it’s very much possible for a 200Mbps Internet plan to not be enough or more like … Read more

Can you have two routers on one modem?

I am fairly certain that when you ask if you can have two routers on one modem, you don’t really mean a main router and then a secondary device that will work as an access point (daisy-chaining – we will explore this option as well), but multiple Internet connections coming from a single cable modem … Read more

Is Netgear Armor worth it? It depends.

The router manufacturers have been offering advanced security features either as built-in software or as add-on packages for a while now and, since I have already had a look at the Asus AiProtection, it was time to check out if the Netgear Armor is actually worth it. If you were using the Netgear R7000 or … Read more

Seeed Mini Router (Raspberry Pi Router) Review

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Ever since the not-for-profit Foundation made available the more powerful RPi 4 models, I knew that a Raspberry Pi router was only around the corner and here it is, in the form of the Mini Router from Seeed. It is, of course, a slightly stripped-down version of the RPi 4 B and, being a Compute … Read more

TP-Link TL-SG2210P JetStream PoE Ethernet Switch Review

The TP-Link TL-SG2210P went through several significant changes over the years, starting from the almost six year old first version that was designed to power up multiple PoE devices, as well as provide some fairly basic management options up to the latest version which is v4. TP-Link TL-SG2210P TP-Link.com Check Product Amazon.com Check Product I … Read more

FS Mini Media Converter Review (MMC-GASFP-V): What is it and why do you need one?

The FS Mini media converter is a small box that has the role of interconnecting fiber optic cabling with twisted pair cables, essentially converting the light waves from the fiber optic cables into the electric signal that’s used with copper twisted pair cables. FS Mini Media Converter FS.COM Check Product If you’re familiar with the … Read more

TaoTronics Tri-band WiFi Mesh System Review (TT-ND001)

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The TaoTronics AC3000 is the first WiFi system developed by the Shenzhen-based company and while most manufacturers have decided to test the waters at the beginning with a dual-band system, TaoTronics has boldly entered the market with a tri-band WiFi mesh system. This puts the TaoTronics AC3000 in the same category as the Eero Pro, … Read more