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Apple Airport Extreme 6th Generation

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Apple Airport Extreme 6th Generation review: specs and price

Apple Airport Extreme 6th Generation
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Apple Airport Extreme 6th Generation

Why is Apple Airport Extreme 6th Generation better than the average?

  • Wi-Fi speed
    ?

    1300MB/svs597.52MB/s
  • Internal antennas
    ?

    6vs2.74
  • USB ports
    ?

    2vs0.9
  • Thickness
    98mmvs141.73mm
  • Width
    98mmvs178.66mm

Price comparison

General info

1.LAN ports
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With more LAN ports you are able to connect more computers to the network directly using LAN cables.

Best

Asus GX1008B V4

8

3

2.weight
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Best

Asus WL-330NUL

17.5g

945g

3.WAN ports
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A WAN (Wider Area Network) port is most commonly used to connect the router to the internet. It can also be used to connect to an external private network.

Best

DrayTek Vigor 2850n

2

1

4.USB ports
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With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

Best

Buffalo AirStation Extreme AC1750

2

2

5.thickness
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Best

Asus WL-330NUL

15mm

98mm

6.height
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Best

Zyxel NBG2105

16mm

168mm

Performance

1.Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
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802.11n is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors - a, b and g.

Apple Airport Extreme 6th Generation
2.Wi-Fi speed
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A higher maximum Wi-Fi speed results in better performance. This is measured in megabytes per second.

Best

Asus GX1008B V5

2000MB/s

1300MB/s

3.Has dual-band technology
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Dual-band devices can transmit data quickly on the newest 5GHz band, using recent standards (e.g., 802.11n, 802.11ac). They can also use the older 2.4GHz band if needed.

Apple Airport Extreme 6th Generation
4.Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
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802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.

Apple Airport Extreme 6th Generation
5.Has DNS relay
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With DNS relay or DNS caching, the router stores the response to queries for a short time. This means that the same query will return a quicker response if repeated from another computer in the same network.

Apple Airport Extreme 6th Generation

Antennas

1.internal antennas
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More antennas result in increased signal strength. Devices with internal antennas often take up less space.

Best

Sitecom WLR-8100

6

6

Security

1.Has a built-in network firewall
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A network firewall protects a computer network from unauthorized access.

Apple Airport Extreme 6th Generation
2.Has a URL filter
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URL filters are particularly useful if you want to restrict web access at specific times. For instance, a company router may be configured so that employees cannot access personal e-mail accounts during working hours.

Apple Airport Extreme 6th Generation
3.Has MAC address filtering
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This is a security feature in which network access is granted to devices based on their unique MAC address. It can provide increased security, but it can be a risk if the user loses the device.

Apple Airport Extreme 6th Generation
4.Has WPA2 Enterprise
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This is a router feature that is designed to authenticate individual users to an external server using a username and password. It is more secure and complex than WPA.

Apple Airport Extreme 6th Generation
5.Has WPA2-PSK
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WPA2-PSK is a method of securing your network using WPA2 (Wi-Fi Protected Access 2) as well as a Pre-Shared Key (PSK) password. This was designed for home users without an enterprise authentication server.

Apple Airport Extreme 6th Generation
6.Has IPsec Passthrough
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You can enable IPsec Passthrough, to allow IPsec (IP Security Protocol) encrypted/authenticated data to pass through your router, enabling increased security.

Apple Airport Extreme 6th Generation

Features

1.IPv6 enabled
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IPv6 is a newer version of the Internet Protocol. IPv6 operates as a separate network to IPv4, and has the capacity for more IP addresses and more features.

Apple Airport Extreme 6th Generation
2.is DLNA-certified
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All DLNA certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.

Apple Airport Extreme 6th Generation

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