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Old 05-30-2004, 12:35 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Cable modems

Hi,

I'm looking to purchase a cable modem to be used with a broadband service. The company I'm going through allows a few different models made by different companies. I've narrowed it down to a few different ones and am wondering which of these cable modems, if any, are superior to the others:

--Linksys BEFCMU10 EtherFast Cable Modem
--Toshiba PCX1100U High Speed Cable Modem
--Motorola Surfboard SB5100 Cable Modem
--D-Link DCM-201 USB-Ethernet Cable Modem

If anyone has any experiences with any of them (good or bad) please let me know. I'm really nit-picky I guess so any advice on this is appreciated.

Sincerely,
Matland
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Old 05-30-2004, 12:56 AM   #2 (permalink)
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i like motorolla, i currently use an sb4100 that the company lent to us its blazin fast
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Old 05-30-2004, 09:11 AM   #3 (permalink)
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I have a motorola SB5100 cable modem and it is awsome !!!!!!!!
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same with me i have the sb5100 with a linksys bersr41 router and a linksys wireless router (for my sister) for her laptop hooked up to that. So this little modem does a crap load of work lol
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Old 05-30-2004, 04:19 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I use the SB5100. Works good with high speeds if 3.9 mbs is high.
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Old 05-30-2004, 04:27 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I had the SB4100 originally then upgraded to the 5100, it's great.

Go with it, and you won't regret it.

I use it with a Linksys BEFW11 Wireless Router w/ 4-Port Switch and I love it.
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Old 05-30-2004, 10:55 PM   #7 (permalink)
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I have a toshiba pcx 2000 and it's worked great
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Old 05-31-2004, 02:51 AM   #8 (permalink)
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Motorola Surfboard has always been good for me
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Old 05-31-2004, 12:30 PM   #9 (permalink)
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I have the SB5100 and never had any touble with it.
Seems like a common (and good) choice!
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