Known good DOCSIS 3 cable modems?

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dirtrider
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Known good DOCSIS 3 cable modems?

Post by dirtrider » Tue Dec 14, 2010 5:18 pm

I figure I should stop paying Comcast $7 / month for modem rentals and just buy one. Does anyone have a suggestion based on positive experience on which model to buy? I would like to get a DOCSIS 3 modem in case Comcast finds it in their hearts to up my speeds over time.

Here is a link to Comcast's tested and approved devices:

http://mydeviceinfo.comcast.net/

I'd like to get one in with a checkmark in the D3 column.

Thanks.

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Re: Known good DOCSIS 3 cable modems?

Post by murphy » Tue Dec 14, 2010 6:13 pm

Motorola SB6120 is what I have.
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Re: Known good DOCSIS 3 cable modems?

Post by lbmofo » Tue Dec 14, 2010 6:17 pm

I'd go for the least expensive you can find of the "Extreme 105" tier devices:
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Re: Known good DOCSIS 3 cable modems?

Post by nn5i » Tue Dec 14, 2010 8:44 pm

I use a Linksys BEFCMU10. I've had it for years, and it has never given any problems.

Edit: My bad. It isn't DOCSIS 3.0 and therefore is no answer to your question.
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Re: Known good DOCSIS 3 cable modems?

Post by murphy » Wed Dec 15, 2010 3:08 am

nn5i wrote:I use a Linksys BEFCMU10. I've had it for years, and it has never given any problems.
But it's not a DOCSIS 3 modem which is what was asked.
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Re: Known good DOCSIS 3 cable modems?

Post by dbarr9 » Wed Dec 15, 2010 6:55 am

murphy wrote:Motorola SB6120 is what I have.
I agree - I've used this modem for about a year with no problems. It's highly rated on Amazon and Newegg (and it's on sale!) with over 500 reviews.

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Re: Known good DOCSIS 3 cable modems?

Post by STBXXL » Wed Dec 15, 2010 10:02 am

I and a friend also use the Moto SB6120 (bought on Amazon). It's working just fine!

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Re: Known good DOCSIS 3 cable modems?

Post by dirtrider » Thu Dec 16, 2010 10:17 am

Great, thanks guys. I just ordered up a SB6120. A 10 month payback ain't bad.

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Re: Known good DOCSIS 3 cable modems?

Post by Frogdaddy » Thu Dec 16, 2010 12:54 pm

SB6120 and is supported by Comcast.
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