Linksys Wireless-N Home Router WRT120N 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 EA4500 Media Stream N900 Smart Wi-Fi Router

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Asus RT-N66U Dark Knight Double 450Mbps N Router

Asus RT-N66U Dark Knight Double 450Mbps N Router
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Price $65 to $114 at 3 stores $217 to $248 at 5 stores $116 to $247 at 6 stores $41 to $80 at 4 stores $99 to $251 at 7 stores
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Editors' choice 4.5 stars Spectacular
    Overall score: 9.2 (4.5 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.3 (4.0 stars)
3.0 stars Good
    Overall score: 6.4 (3.0 stars)
4.0 stars Excellent
    Overall score: 8.2 (4.0 stars)
Average user rating 1.5 stars out of 28 reviews 3.0 stars out of 13 reviews 2.0 stars out of 19 reviews 1.5 stars out of 11 reviews 3.5 stars out of 12 reviews
Release date June 22, 2009 September 24, 2013 April 09, 2012 March 08, 2011 December 23, 2011
The Bottom Line 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. 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. Underpowered but supereasy to use and affordable, the Linksys E1200 makes a good entry-level Wireless-N router for home users. Though not perfect, the Asus RT-N66U Dark Knight Double 450Mbps N Router would make an excellent network gateway for home and small-office environments.

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Frequency Band Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 2.4 GHz
2.4 GHz
5 GHz
Packaged Quantity 1
Info unavailable Info unavailable 1
1
Routing Protocol Static IP routing
RIP
Info unavailable Info unavailable Static IP routing
RIP
Static IP routing
Compliant Standards IEEE 802.11g
IEEE 802.11n (draft 2.0)
IEEE 802.11b
Wi-Fi CERTIFIED
IEEE 802.3u
IEEE 802.3
Info unavailable Info unavailable IEEE 802.11g
IEEE 802.11n
IEEE 802.11b
UPnP
IEEE 802.3u
IEEE 802.11g
IEEE 802.11a
IEEE 802.11n
IEEE 802.11b
Remote Management Protocol HTTPS
HTTP
Info unavailable Info unavailable HTTP
HTTP
Network / Transport Protocol L2TP
PPTP
PPPoE
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable L2TP
PPTP
DDNS
FTP
PPPoE
Dimensions (WxDxH) 8 in x 6.3 in x 1.4 in
Info unavailable 6.9 in x 1.1 in x 7.5 in
7.4 in x 6 in x 1.2 in
13.8 in x 10.6 in x 5.9 in
Data Link Protocol Ethernet
IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11g
IEEE 802.11n (draft 2.0)
Fast Ethernet
Info unavailable Gigabit Ethernet
Ethernet
IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11n
IEEE 802.11g
Fast Ethernet
Ethernet
Gigabit Ethernet
IEEE 802.11b
IEEE 802.11n
IEEE 802.11a
IEEE 802.11g
Fast Ethernet
Microsoft Certification Compatible with Windows 7
Info unavailable Info unavailable Compatible with Windows 7
Info unavailable
Data Transfer Rate Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 300 Mbps
450 Mbps
Product Description Linksys Wireless-N Home Router WRT120N - Wireless router - None - 802.11b/g/n (draft 2.0) - Desktop
Info unavailable Info unavailable Linksys E1200 Wireless-N Router - Wireless router - 802.11b/g/n - Desktop
ASUS RT-N66U - Wireless router - 802.11 a/b/g/n - Desktop
Weight 8.4 oz
Info unavailable 0.7 lbs
8.9 oz
Info unavailable
System Requirements Microsoft Windows Vista / XP
Apple MacOS X 10.4 or later
Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable
Enclosure Type Desktop
Info unavailable Info unavailable Desktop
Desktop
Manufacturer Warranty 1 year warranty
Info unavailable Info unavailable 1 year warranty
Info unavailable
Features Wall mountable
Quality of Service (QoS)
VPN passthrough
Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
Auto-uplink (auto MDI/MDI-X)
128-bit encryption
MAC address filtering
Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM) support
Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI)
DHCP support
NAT support
Info unavailable Info unavailable DHCP server
Firewall protection
Quality of Service (QoS)
DMZ port
VPN passthrough
Port forwarding
Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)
MAC address filtering
Firmware upgradable
Wi-Fi Multimedia (WMM) support
IPv6 support
Traffic Control
IPv4 support
DoS attack prevention
On/off switches
URL filtering
Print server
microSD card slot
DLNA Media Server
Syslog support
MAC address filtering
Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI)
NAT support
Device Type Wireless router - None - 4-port switch (integrated)
Info unavailable Info unavailable Wireless router - 4-port switch (integrated)
Wireless router - 4-port switch (integrated)
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