Linksys WAP610N Wireless-N Access Point comparison

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Asus RT-AC68U Dual-band Wireless-AC1900 Gigabit Router

Asus RT-AC68U Dual-band Wireless-AC1900 Gigabit Router
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Linksys E2500 Multiple User N600 WiFi Router

Linksys E2500 Multiple User N600 WiFi Router
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Price $119 at 1 store $104 to $199 at 6 stores $164 to $221 at 5 stores $69 to $103 at 6 stores
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3.0 stars Good
    Overall score: 6.9 (3.0 stars)
Editors' choice 4.5 stars Spectacular
    Overall score: 9.2 (4.5 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
Average user rating 2.0 stars out of 6 reviews 0 stars No reviews, write one! 2.5 stars out of 85 reviews 3.0 stars out of 13 reviews 3.0 stars out of 14 reviews
Release date October 12, 2009 July 13, 2009 December 01, 2002 September 24, 2013 March 08, 2011
The Bottom Line The WAP54G offers a significant speed improvement, making it a good buy for offices looking to upgrade existing 802.11b networks. For advanced and professional users, the Asus RT-AC68U Dual-band Wireless-AC1900 Gigabit Router is worth every penny thanks to its stellar performance, solid build, and bounty of useful features. Though far from perfect, the Linksys E2500's ease of use, nice design, and reasonable price make it a very good router for a small home or apartment.

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Features See What's the Same or What's different
Dimensions (WxDxH) 5.7 in x 2 in x 4.2 in
6.7 in x 1.6 in x 6.7 in
7.3 in x 6.7 in x 1.9 in
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System Requirements Microsoft Windows Vista (64-bit versions)
Microsoft Windows Vista / XP
Info unavailable Microsoft Windows 98/ME
Microsoft Windows 2000 / XP
Info unavailable Microsoft Windows 7
Apple MacOS X 10.4.11 - 10.6.1
Microsoft Windows XP SP3
Microsoft Windows Vista SP1
Power Over Ethernet (PoE) Supported Info unavailable PoE
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Features Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable DHCP server
Wall mountable
Parental control
Quality of Service (QoS)
VPN passthrough
Port forwarding
Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
128-bit encryption
MAC address filtering
Firmware upgradable
Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI)
NAT support
Device Type Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Wireless router - 4-port switch (integrated)
Environmental Standards Yes
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Product Description Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Linksys E2500 Advanced Dual-Band N Router - Wireless router - 802.11 a/b/g/n - Desktop
Frequency Band 2.4 GHz
5 GHz
2.4 GHz
2.4 GHz
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Microsoft Certification Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Compatible with Windows 7
Compliant Standards Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable IEEE 802.11g
IEEE 802.11a
IEEE 802.11n
IEEE 802.11b
Wi-Fi CERTIFIED
UPnP
IEEE 802.3u
IEEE 802.3
Remote Management Protocol Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable HTTPS
HTTP
Product Description Linksys Wireless-N Access Point with Dual-Band WAP610N - Wireless access point
Cisco Small Business WAP4410N Wireless-N Access Point - PoE/Advanced Security - Wireless access point
Linksys Wireless-G Access Point WAP54G - Wireless access point
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Routing Protocol Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Static IP routing
RIP
Weight 5.6 oz
13.8 oz
1.1 lbs
Info unavailable 15.9 oz
Manufacturer Warranty Info unavailable 3 years warranty
3 years warranty
Info unavailable 1 year warranty
Enclosure Type Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Desktop
Device Type Wireless access point
Wireless access point
Wireless access point
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Frequency Band Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 2.4 GHz
5 GHz
Packaged Quantity 1
1
1
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Optical Storage None
None
None
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Enclosure Type External
External
External
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Dimensions (WxDxH) Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 8.9 in x 7.1 in x 1.4 in
Data Link Protocol IEEE 802.11n (draft)
IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11a
IEEE 802.11g
IEEE 802.11n (draft)
IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11g
IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11g
Info unavailable Ethernet
IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11n
IEEE 802.11a
IEEE 802.11g
Fast Ethernet
Data Transfer Rate Info unavailable 300 Mbps
54 Mbps
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