Asus RT-AC56UAsus GX-D1051 V2
Top 23%211 points
Top 23%
Top 89%29 points
Top 89%
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Asus RT-AC56U vs Asus GX-D1051 V2: 32 facts in comparison

1. WiFi speed

A higher maximum Wi-Fi speed results in better performance. This is measured in megabytes per second.
1167MB/s
Asus GX1008B V5: 2000MB/s
1000MB/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 RT-AC56U
Asus GX-D1051 V2
96% have it

4. 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 RT-AC56U
Asus GX-D1051 V2
40% 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 RT-AC56U
Asus GX-D1051 V2
27% have it

6. 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 RT-AC56U
Asus GX-D1051 V2
37% have it

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

8. Has a Network Services Filter

A Network Services Filter blocks the LAN - WAN packet exchanges and can prevent devices from using specific networks.
Asus RT-AC56U
Asus GX-D1051 V2
11% have it

9. 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 RT-AC56U
Asus GX-D1051 V2
55% have it

10. 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 RT-AC56U
Asus GX-D1051 V2
43% have it

11. 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 RT-AC56U
Asus GX-D1051 V2
74% have it

12. 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 RT-AC56U
Asus GX-D1051 V2
55% have it

13. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
2
Trendnet TEW-714TRU: 2
0

14. 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 RT-AC56U
Asus GX-D1051 V2
40% have it

15. Has parental control

Parental Control is a router-based Web filtering solution that will allow you to block any internet content you wish to keep from your computer.
Asus RT-AC56U
Asus GX-D1051 V2
67% have it

16. internal storage

0MB more internal storage.
0MB
Apple Airport Time Capsule: 2000GB
0MB

17. 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 RT-AC56U
Asus GX-D1051 V2
76% have it

18. Has PPTP server

Allows you to connect securely from a remote location (such as your home) to a LAN (Local Area Network) located in another location such as your office, using PPTP (Point-to-point tunneling protocol).
Asus RT-AC56U
Asus GX-D1051 V2
10% have it

19. Has SPI intrusion protection

All incoming traffic will be blocked except for those types selected in the Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) section. This helps to protect your network from unwanted traffic.
Asus RT-AC56U
Asus GX-D1051 V2
84% have it

20. 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 RT-AC56U
Asus GX-D1051 V2
79% have it

21. thickness

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

22. Has Universal Plug n Play

Universal Plug n Play (UPnP) is a set of networking protocols that permits networked devices, such as PCs, printers, Internet gateways, Wi-Fi access points and mobile devices to find each other and exchange information on the network.
Asus RT-AC56U
Asus GX-D1051 V2
87% have it

23. LAN ports

With more LAN ports you are able to connect more computers to the network directly using LAN cables.
4
Asus GX1008B V4: 8
5

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

25. 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
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