We have a whole pile of routers in this comparison table - all of which are Gigabit routers. Most are very close in performance with the poorest performance coming from the Rosewill T600N, followed by the DIR-655. The latest router from Linksys takes the crown with the fastest wired performance however. At 982 mbps - it's as close to a full 1000 mbps as we've ever seen...
You do software updates to get the most from favourite programs right? Updating a motherboard BIOS can in a timely manner is also critical. The guide to Flashing a Motherboard BIOS spells out the often complicated steps in plain english. PCSTATS Tips