NetGear N600 Wireless Dual Band Router WNDR3400 comparison

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NetGear N600 Wireless Dual Band Router WNDR3400

NetGear N600 Wireless Dual Band Router WNDR3400
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Linksys E2500 Multiple User N600 WiFi Router

Linksys E2500 Multiple User N600 WiFi Router
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Netgear WNDR3700 RangeMax Dual Band Wireless-N Gigabit Router (Premium Edition)

Netgear WNDR3700 RangeMax Dual Band Wireless-N Gigabit Router (Premium Edition)
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Linksys EA4500 Media Stream N900 Smart Wi-Fi Router

Linksys EA4500 Media Stream N900 Smart Wi-Fi Router
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Price $69 to $123 at 14 stores $70 to $193 at 7 stores $84 to $194 at 10 stores $116 to $247 at 6 stores
CNET editors' rating
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.3 (3.5 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 2.5 stars out of 78 reviews 3.0 stars out of 14 reviews 3.0 stars out of 97 reviews 2.0 stars out of 32 reviews 2.0 stars out of 19 reviews
Release date September 03, 2010 March 08, 2011 January 07, 2009 January 04, 2011 April 09, 2012
The Bottom Line The Netgear N600 Wireless Dual Band Router WNDR3400 is a great dual-band router for any home at an affordable price. Its lack of Gigabit Ethernet might steer enthusiasts away, however. 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. The Netgear WNDR3700 RangeMax Dual Band Wireless-N Gigabit Router is a great dual-band router for networking enthusiasts who also want a quick and easy network storage solution. The Netgear WNDR3800 N600 Wireless Dual-Band Gigabit Router makes an excellent router for any home. Running Cisco Connect Cloud firmware, the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router EA4500 makes an excellent router for those who want a fast and advanced home network that's easily manageable from anywhere.

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Features See What's the Same or What's different
System Requirements UNIX
Microsoft Windows 2000 / ME / XP/ Vista
Microsoft Windows 7
Apple MacOS
Linux
Microsoft Windows 7
Apple MacOS X 10.4.11 - 10.6.1
Microsoft Windows XP SP3
Microsoft Windows Vista SP1
UNIX
Apple MacOS
Microsoft Windows 2000 / ME / XP/ Vista
Linux
UNIX
Apple MacOS
Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/Vista/7
Linux
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Features DoS attack prevention
Firewall protection
Green Ethernet
ReadySHARE
Live Parental Controls
Push ā€˜Nā€™ Connect button
Broadband usage meter
Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM) support
Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI)
NAT support
Quality of Service (QoS)
Multiple SSID support
Firmware upgradable
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
DoS attack prevention
Firewall protection
Quality of Service (QoS)
Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI)
IPv6 support
DoS attack prevention
Firewall protection
ReadySHARE
Live Parental Controls
Broadband usage meter
Quality of Service (QoS)
Apple Time Machine compatible
Clear Channel Selector
Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
Multiple SSID support
Firmware upgradable
Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM) support
Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI)
NAT support
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Device Type Wireless router - None - 4-port switch (integrated)
Wireless router - 4-port switch (integrated)
Wireless router - None - 4-port switch (integrated)
Wireless router - None - 4-port switch (integrated)
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Environmental Standards Yes
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Product Description NETGEAR N600 Wireless Dual Band Router WNDR3400 - Wireless router - None - 802.11 a/b/g/n - Desktop
Linksys E2500 Advanced Dual-Band N Router - Wireless router - 802.11 a/b/g/n - Desktop
NETGEAR RangeMax Dual Band Wireless-N Gigabit Router WNDR3700 - Wireless router - None - 802.11 a/b/g/n (draft 2.0) - Desktop
NETGEAR N600 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router Premium Edition WNDR3800 - Premium Edition - Wireless router - None - 802.11 a/b/g/n - Desktop
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Microsoft Certification Compatible with Windows 7
Compatible with Windows 7
Compatible with Windows 7
Compatible with Windows 7
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Compliant Standards IEEE 802.11g
IEEE 802.11n
Wi-Fi CERTIFIED
IEEE 802.11a
Wi-Fi Protected Setup
IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11g
IEEE 802.11a
IEEE 802.11n
IEEE 802.11b
Wi-Fi CERTIFIED
UPnP
IEEE 802.3u
IEEE 802.3
IEEE 802.11g
IEEE 802.11a
IEEE 802.11n (draft 2.0)
IEEE 802.11b
Wi-Fi CERTIFIED
IEEE 802.11g
IEEE 802.11a
IEEE 802.11n
DLNA CERTIFIED
Wi-Fi Protected Setup
IEEE 802.11b
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Remote Management Protocol HTTP
HTTPS
HTTP
HTTP
HTTP
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Routing Protocol RIP-1
RIP-2
Static IP routing
RIP
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Weight 1.1 lbs
15.9 oz
1.1 lbs
1.1 lbs
0.7 lbs
Manufacturer Warranty 1 year warranty
1 year warranty
1 year warranty
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Enclosure Type Desktop
Desktop
Desktop
Desktop
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Frequency Band Info unavailable 2.4 GHz
5 GHz
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5 GHz
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Packaged Quantity 1
1
1
1
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Localization North America
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Dimensions (WxDxH) 8.8 in x 6 in x 1.2 in
8.9 in x 7.1 in x 1.4 in
8.8 in x 6 in x 1.2 in
8.8 in x 6 in x 1.2 in
6.9 in x 1.1 in x 7.5 in
Network / Transport Protocol TCP/IP
PPPoE
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Data Link Protocol IEEE 802.11a
Fast Ethernet
Ethernet
IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11n
IEEE 802.11g
Ethernet
IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11n
IEEE 802.11a
IEEE 802.11g
Fast Ethernet
Ethernet
Gigabit Ethernet
IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11a
IEEE 802.11g
IEEE 802.11n (draft 2.0)
Fast Ethernet
Ethernet
Gigabit Ethernet
IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11n
IEEE 802.11a
IEEE 802.11g
Fast Ethernet
Gigabit Ethernet
Data Transfer Rate Info unavailable 300 Mbps
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