What modem is the best with exceed for a home network

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I currently use a Belkin 72' but the speed in deregated.....
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J&J

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ASUS RT-AC68U
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What is you up and down speed when connected
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ASUS RT-N66U. Normal speeds I get are 21 Mbps down, 3.5 Mbps up
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I don't post my speeds here anymore.  I'm on a lightly loaded beam so my speed is always as advertised or better.   The high-end ASUS wireless routers are worth every penny but can seem overwhelming to set up initially.  If you get one, take your time and follow directions carefully.
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Any of the ASUS Routers with DD-WRT firmware support are good bets:

http://www.asus.com/us/site/routers/DD-WRT/

Largely a matter of price point and features desired. Those having ASUS WRT have decent traffic monitoring (alwaus useful with Exede) - if still insufficient foryour needs DD-WRT support allows you to install custom open source firmware (although not for the faint of heart).

I currently have the RT-N66U predecessor RT-N65R - don't let the U vs. R variants you see distract - R simply indicates it's sold through the Best Buy retail channel (or at least that used to be the case). If my RT-N65R died today I'd opt for the RT_N66U (or 66R) - probably the R since I'd likely want it today.

There's also a W variant - standing for white - if color coordination is an issue ;)

Note that the choice of RT_ACxxxx models depends largely on number of devices and their support for AC 

One other consideration might be if looking to make the jump to NightShift, go with a model supported there:

https://www.gonightshift.com/supported-hardware/

Hang around long enough and you'll get other recommendations (and am assuming you mean router not modem as stated in the title).

No router will automatically increase your Exede speed but some play nicer than others. You may want to simply upgrade the current router's firmware to the latest version - sounds like something else is awry there.  Have you tried disconnecting the router and connecting your computer directly to the modem? If the speed returns to normal, then attempt to reconnect the router to see if they return to normal there. 
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As Craig has stated above, I am also in a beam that is not congested, thus my speeds are consistently higher than those in places with near capacity beams.