My 'honest opinion'?
Basically they all suck.
Its a matter of whats 'good for you'.
My personal preference is 188.8.131.5243. Not exactly gonna go thru the laundry list of my reasoning 'why'...
But..suffice to say..I sacrifice some built in app functionality for stability, codec compatibility and speed as I use that box mostly for local media. (And I like the layout..it can be running for a week straight and not crash..etc..etc..).
Boxee 3: B1 184.108.40.20635
Boxee 2: A2 1.x.xx.xxx.xxx.xxx (Guinea pig..b!tch box) DEAD. Currently RMA'd
Boxee 1: A2 220.127.116.1143 (Happy box!)
Justification: PICK ONE!
Wired-->D-Link DGS-2208 8-port Switch(media)--->Router on Win2003SVR-->Internet
SMB Shares: Win7, NS4600 NAS
USB: RII 2.4 Keyboard, WD 500GB Passport(Network shared on Bbox 1)
Member: BrotherHood of Cord-Cutters.
No cable. Small Biz 'Net connection