"Each of the five candidates in this roundup has some very common features -
in fact some of these features are standard among internet routers. First is
the ubiquitous built-in DHCP server. All the routers that you will buy have
this feature. It essentially eliminates the hassle of setting up the IP and
Gateway information for each of your clients. The DHCP servers in the
routers also let you choose which IP to start allocating, and also let you
control the upper range of IPs to allow."
FULL STORY @ NEOSEEKER (http://www.neoseeker.com/Articles/Games/Roundups/internet_router/)