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Which routers have the option to limit the speed...

by online71074 / November 29, 2009 5:09 AM PST

of my connection for a certain device?

For example: I'm playing online on my game console, but there are two or three other devices on my network streaming videos, voice/video chatting, and whatnot. Essentially, lagging my game.

I would like to limit the speed at which they can stream videos to like, let's say, 10%; so I can have most of the speed for my game, which is much, much more important ( =D ). Which routers can give one the option to do just that? I've searched around of some myself, but it still isn't very clear to me.

Thanks!

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Wouldn't it be better solution ...
by Kees Bakker / November 29, 2009 5:15 AM PST

for the combined all of you to pay for a faster connection? Or even have 2 connections, one cable and one ADSL.

Kees

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Good idea
by online71074 / November 29, 2009 9:15 AM PST

Come to think of it, that's a pretty good idea too. I'll definitely consider it; but I still find buying a new router an easier idea.

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