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Asus GX-D1051 V2
Asus RT-AC56U
Top 73%124 points
Top 73%
Top 23%350 points
Top 23%
Asus GX-D1051 V2
Asus RT-AC56U
Top specs and features

Asus GX-D1051 V2 vs Asus RT-AC56U: 32 facts in comparison

1. WiFi speed

A higher maximum Wi-Fi speed results in better performance. This is measured in megabytes per second.
1000MB/s
Asus GX1008B V5: 2000MB/s
1167MB/s

2. external antennas

More antennas result in increased signal strength. External antennas can be repositioned in order to improve the signal, and replaced with a longer antenna if needed.
0
Asus RT-AC68U: 3
0

3. Has a built-in network firewall

A network firewall protects a computer network from unauthorized access.
Asus GX-D1051 V2
Asus RT-AC56U
96% have it

4. Has automatic IP

Automatic IP allows a local area network (LAN) computer to give itself a unique IP address when Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) is unavailable to do so.
Asus GX-D1051 V2
Asus RT-AC56U
38% have it

5. Has port filtering

Port filtering is a type of access control where access to certain Internet service are assigned to users using port numbers. This can increase security as well as restricting Internet usage.
Asus GX-D1051 V2
Asus RT-AC56U
28% have it

6. Is DLNA certified

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.
Asus GX-D1051 V2
Asus RT-AC56U
34% have it

7. Has dual-band technology

Dual-band devices can transmit data quickly on the newest 5GHz band, using recent standards (eg. 802.11n, 802.11ac). They can also use the older 2.4GHz band if needed.
Asus GX-D1051 V2
Asus RT-AC56U
41% have it

8. Has a URL filter

URL filters are particularly useful if you want to allow different web access depending on the time of day, for instance allowing employees to use personal email outside of working hours.
Asus GX-D1051 V2
Asus RT-AC56U
55% have it

9. Has a static IP address

Static IP addresses remain consistent on each connection. This means the IP address can be used to allow remote access/configuration. Most home devices have a dynamic IP address, whereas larger companies usually use a static IP address.
Asus GX-D1051 V2
Asus RT-AC56U
74% have it

10. Has dynamic routing

Dynamic routing is useful if you need to configure several routers, as they can automatically find network destinations and best routes, as well as sharing information between routers. They can reroute automatically if there is a fault somewhere.
Asus GX-D1051 V2
Asus RT-AC56U
56% have it

11. Has WPA2-PSK

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.
Asus GX-D1051 V2
Asus RT-AC56U
91% have it

12. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
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Trendnet TEW-714TRU: 2
2

13. weight

225g lighter.
181g
Asus WL-330NUL: 17.5g
406g

14. width

48mm narrower.
157mm
Asus WL-330NUL: 21mm
205mm

15. Has DoS protection

DoS protection guards a content network against DoS (Denial of Service) attacks. These flood a network with server requests, slowing overall traffic and potentially causing long term interruptions.
Asus GX-D1051 V2
Asus RT-AC56U
43% have it

16. height

117mm shorter.
30mm
Edimax 3G-6218n: 16mm
147mm

17. WAN ports

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.
1
CradlePoint CBA750B: 2
1

18. Has IPsec Passthrough

You can enable IPsec Passthrough, to allow IPsec (IP Security Protocol) encrypted/authenticated data to pass through your router, enabling increased security.
Asus GX-D1051 V2
Asus RT-AC56U
76% have it

19. Has L2TP Passthrough

You can enable L2TP Passthrough. L2TP (Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol) is a VPN (Virtual Private Network) protocol for carrying data from one device to another securely over the Internet.
Asus GX-D1051 V2
Asus RT-AC56U
80% have it

20. Has a Network Services Filter

A Network Services Filter blocks the LAN - WAN packet exchanges and can prevent devices from using specific networks.
Asus GX-D1051 V2
Asus RT-AC56U
12% have it

21. Network Time Protocol enabled

With Network Time Protocol (NTP) you can ensure that devices across a network display the exact same time and date, using UTC (Coordinated Universal Time).
Asus GX-D1051 V2
Asus RT-AC56U
40% have it

22. Has WPA2 Enterprise

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.
Asus GX-D1051 V2
Asus RT-AC56U
18% have it

23. thickness

31mm thinner.
97mm
Asus WL-330N: 12mm
66mm

24. Has PPTP Passthrough

You can enable PPTP (Point-to-point tunneling protocol) Passthrough. This allows VPN connections using PPTP to pass through the router with ease. This method is less secure than L2TP passthrough.
Asus GX-D1051 V2
Asus RT-AC56U
84% have it

25. Has MAC address filtering

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.
Asus GX-D1051 V2
Asus RT-AC56U
89% have it

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