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OK. Research, research, research.

Now I have the concept of QoS coming up in my mindless search of a wired router that can handle torrents and VOiP.

Some routers have QoS (which basically, I guess, throttles back bandwidth of other applications when VOiP use is initiated).

Blah... blah... blah... firmware upgrades (don't even know if they can be done via a Mac)... blah... blah.

Anyone have experience with this perk and should VOiP users consider this essential?
 

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My new Wireless N router has Qos on it, and it certainly works fine with all my Macs (in Vista too). As to whether there's a benefit versus non-Qos routers... I don't really know. I've had VOIP for a few years now, and I never really had a problem, even with my old router. Every so often (like once a month) people would complain of the delay on the phone and I had to reset... but to be fair, my old router was a $5 deal from Futureshop. I haven't had enough time with the new one to say if it's better.

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