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There are two version of this router and the latest is V2. I think the differences are probably software as the hardware is identical. The performance of V2 is great and I have not had any problems so far.
The router supports wireless b, g and n standards. The n support is only on 2.4Ghz, but this reflects in the price (one that supports 5Ghz would cost more). For a lot of people, this won't mean too much, but the higher frequency support (5Ghz) can be useless as there is less interfere (for example, cordless phones, RC equipment and various household items/toys these days use the 2.4Ghz frequency, as well as most of your neighbours' wireless routers). So, it is perhaps a slight downside of the router, but at this price one cannot really complain. The wireless performance is great, the best on any router I have had so far, and no problems wherever I am in my flat.
It was straight forward to configure and there is an orange light to let you know that security is set up OK on it. This visual indicator is useful, especially if there is a need to reset the router and will know if you have forgotten to set up if you do not see an amber light.
The router looks good and can be stood up on a stand, laid down, whatever is most convenient for you. I like it on the stand as it is then easier to place on a small shelf.
The router only support 100MB for ethernet (wired) connection, but again at this price it's not a problem.
The speeds are great and I have not missed having a wired connection for my laptop. It makes it easier to pick up and take to another room when there are less wires.
If you want a router on a budget, which is easy to use and plenty of features, then this is a good buy. It might not have high end specification, but this can also make life simpler.
We were provided with internet facilities in a new student house which came with a Buffalo Airstation Nfiniti WHR-G300N wireless router, at first I was delighted to have the wireless and the speed seemed great. In-fact I would have said it was an excellent router and much better than I expected for one included in the rental of our house. That was until we got the first day of the summer sunshine after using the router, at home I have always been able to connect even at the end of a very large garden, however when I went to outside to soak up the rare British sun my laptop beeped at me 'internet not connected' I checked the laptops internet settings and sure enough the wireless did not reach the garden, which in a city centre 3-storey terraced house I thought was ridiculous as the basic post office standard router that came free almost a year ago covers the house and very large garden of a rural semi-detached house! The Buffalo lacks the ugly antennae of most routers, could this be where it's range problem lies? Personally I think so, aesthetics seem to have been taken over quality, shame as otherwise the router is fast and easy to use. Definitely not the best on the market and not worth the money, there are much better options within the price range!