72points

Asus RT-AC56U

56points

D-Link DIR-826L

Asus RT-AC56U
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37 facts in comparison

Asus RT-AC56U vs D-Link DIR-826L

Asus RT-AC56U
D-Link DIR-826L
72
points
Asus RT-AC56U
56
points
D-Link DIR-826L

Why is Asus RT-AC56U better than D-Link DIR-826L?

  • 567MB/s higher Wi-Fi speed
    ?

    1167MB/svs600MB/s
  • Has port filtering
    ?
  • Has a URL filter
    ?
  • Has DoS protection
    ?
  • Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
    ?
  • Has WPA2 Enterprise
    ?
  • Has PPTP server
    ?
  • 1 more USB ports
    ?

    2vs1

Why is D-Link DIR-826L better than Asus RT-AC56U?

  • Has 802.11n Wi-Fi connection
    ?
  • Has QoS
    ?
  • IPv6 enabled
    ?
  • Has DNS relay
    ?
  • Has MAC address filtering
    ?
  • Has Network Address Translation (NAT)
    ?
  • 97g lighter
    309gvs406g
  • 94mm narrower
    111mmvs205mm

Price comparison

General info

1.LAN ports
?

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

Best

Asus GX1008B V4

8

4

4

2.weight
?

Best

Asus WL-330NUL

17.5g

406g

309g

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

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

1

5.thickness
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Best

Asus WL-330NUL

15mm

66mm

93mm

6.width
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Best

Asus WL-330NUL

21mm

205mm

111mm

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.

Asus RT-AC56U
D-Link DIR-826L
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

1167MB/s

600MB/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.

Asus RT-AC56U
D-Link DIR-826L
4.Has fast 802.11ac Wi-Fi connection
?

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. Show more

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D-Link DIR-826L
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.

Asus RT-AC56U
D-Link DIR-826L
6.internal storage
?

Best

Apple Airport Time Capsule

2000GB

0MB

0MB

Antennas

1.external antennas
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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.

Best

Asus RT-AC68U

3

0

0

Security

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

Asus RT-AC56U
D-Link DIR-826L
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.

Asus RT-AC56U
D-Link DIR-826L
3.Has port filtering
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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
D-Link DIR-826L
4.Has automatic IP
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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
D-Link DIR-826L
5.Has a Network Services Filter
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A Network Services Filter blocks the LAN - WAN packet exchanges and can prevent devices from using specific networks.

Asus RT-AC56U
D-Link DIR-826L
6.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.

Asus RT-AC56U
D-Link DIR-826L

Features

1.Has QoS
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With (QoS) Quality of Service, you can optimize performance by deciding which traffic to prioritize when a bottleneck occurs. You can decide which traffic is important based on things like IP address and the type of internet service.

Asus RT-AC56U
D-Link DIR-826L
2.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.

Asus RT-AC56U
D-Link DIR-826L
3.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. Show more

Asus RT-AC56U
D-Link DIR-826L
4.Has Universal Plug n Play
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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
D-Link DIR-826L
5.Has dynamic routing
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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
D-Link DIR-826L
6.Network Time Protocol enabled
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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
D-Link DIR-826L

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