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

Asus RT-AC68U Dual-band Wireless-AC1900 Gigabit Router
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Price $99 to $217 at 2 stores $26 to $199 at 6 stores $139 to $194 at 8 stores $169 to $201 at 5 stores $189 at 1 store
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    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
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    Overall score: 8.0 (4.0 stars)
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    Overall score: 9.2 (4.5 stars)
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Average user rating 0 stars No reviews, write one! 2.0 stars out of 19 reviews 3.5 stars out of 23 reviews 3.0 stars out of 13 reviews 2.5 stars out of 4 reviews
Release date August 12, 2011 April 09, 2012 May 25, 2012 September 24, 2013 June 04, 2009
The Bottom Line 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. The Netgear R6300 WiFi Router is for a high-standards, low-ego type of user: it's not something you can show off aesthetically, but it's a powerhouse for a robust, fast home network, both for now and tomorrow. 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.

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Packaged Quantity 1
Info unavailable 1
Info unavailable 1
Frequency Band 2.4 GHz
Info unavailable 2.4 GHz
5 GHz
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Compliant Standards IEEE 802.11g
IEEE 802.3ab
IEEE 802.11n
IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.3u
IEEE 802.3
Info unavailable IEEE 802.11g
IEEE 802.11ac
IEEE 802.11a
IEEE 802.11n
DLNA CERTIFIED
IEEE 802.11b
Wi-Fi CERTIFIED
Info unavailable IEEE 802.11g
IEEE 802.3ab
IEEE 802.11n
IEEE 802.11b
Wi-Fi CERTIFIED
IEEE 802.3u
IEEE 802.3
Network / Transport Protocol PPTP
TCP/IP
PPPoE
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable
Dimensions (WxDxH) 1.4 in x 6.2 in x 6.5 in
6.9 in x 1.1 in x 7.5 in
8.1 in x 10 in x 3 in
Info unavailable 5.6 in x 1 in x 4.9 in
Data Link Protocol Ethernet
Gigabit Ethernet
IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11n
IEEE 802.11g
Fast Ethernet
Gigabit Ethernet
Ethernet
Gigabit Ethernet
IEEE 802.11ac
IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11n
IEEE 802.11a
IEEE 802.11g
Fast Ethernet
Info unavailable Ethernet
Gigabit Ethernet
IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11n
IEEE 802.11g
Fast Ethernet
Microsoft Certification Info unavailable Info unavailable Compatible with Windows 7
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Data Transfer Rate 450 Mbps
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 300 Mbps
Product Description BUFFALO AirStation Nfiniti HighPower Giga WZR-HP-G450H - Wireless router - None - 802.11b/g/n - Desktop
Info unavailable NETGEAR R6300 WiFi Router - Wireless router - 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac - Desktop
Info unavailable BUFFALO AirStation High Power N300 Gigabit Wireless Router & AP - Wireless router - None - 802.11b/g/n - Desktop
Weight 14.2 oz
0.7 lbs
23.1 oz
Info unavailable 8.6 oz
Localization Info unavailable Info unavailable North America
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System Requirements Apple MacOS X 10.4
Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bits)
Microsoft Windows 2000
Apple MacOS X 10.5
Microsoft Windows XP
Apple MacOS X 10.6
Microsoft Windows 7 (32/64 bits)
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Microsoft Windows 7
Microsoft Windows Vista (32/64 bits)
Microsoft Windows 7 64-bit Edition
Microsoft Windows 2000
Microsoft Windows XP
Enclosure Type Desktop
Info unavailable Desktop
Info unavailable Desktop
Manufacturer Warranty Info unavailable Info unavailable 1 year warranty
Info unavailable 2 years warranty
Power AC 100 V
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable AC 120/230 V
Features Wall mountable
Packet filtering
Store and forward
VPN passthrough
Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
Auto-uplink (auto MDI/MDI-X)
Airstation OneTouch Secure System (AOSS)
Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI)
DHCP support
Info unavailable IPv6 support
DoS attack prevention
Firewall protection
Green Ethernet
Parental control
ReadySHARE
Push ā€˜Nā€™ Connect button
Quality of Service (QoS)
Auto-sensing per device
Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI)
Info unavailable MIMO technology
BitTorrent Client
Quality of Service (QoS)
Auto-sensing per device
Access Point operational mode
Hardware encryption
Auto-uplink (auto MDI/MDI-X)
MAC address filtering
Airstation OneTouch Secure System (AOSS)
Device Type Wireless router - None - 4-port switch (integrated)
Info unavailable Wireless router - 4-port switch (integrated)
Info unavailable Wireless router - None - 4-port switch (integrated)
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