it's quite easy to get mentioned brand routers for that price. depends on what you need.
one of the reasons why RouterOS is still the best
Exactly, ~$100 routers with the support that goes on here, Well worth the occasional bug...
But... bashing will... and, does happen.
Ok shit happens. But there are Bugs which look like there is not enough
effort put into Quality control. And with bugs as the SFQ not working
until 4.7 you can drive admins crazy. Following the 11n thread you see
there is no one at MT who cares enough to make it work flawless.
It needs Users like exe to do the work for MT to get it running at a
basic level (usable for ptp now with some tweaks).
So there is a difference between bashing and asking for careful work.
I have to update 200 Clients as they are running 4.5. So it's not about
100$, its a lot of my time I have to invest. I have waited until 4.5 to
upgrade some of my clients from 3.30. The time was not enough.
My wish is that there are less versions with more testing. Who needs a
V5 Beta before V4 is nearly bugfree and 11n is running fine.