Oh- I'm a Cisco/Linksys man by default.
Netgear is just my second choice- and it was on sale uber cheap at the time I bought it.
First Netgear I've owned to be honest, just sharing my experience with it. If I can get a Cisco or Linksys around the same price then I'd get one. Otherwise Netgear is 2nd option.
They're usually cheaper which is why I'm planning on getting their N router once I'm all moved in and settled at the new place.