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Asus RT-AC68U
Trendnet TEW 654TR
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Top 65%157 points
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Asus RT-AC68U
Trendnet TEW 654TR
Top specs and features

Asus RT-AC68U vs Trendnet TEW 654TR: 32 facts in comparison

1. WiFi speed

A higher maximum Wi-Fi speed results in better performance. This is measured in megabytes per second.
1300MB/s
Asus GX1008B V5: 2000MB/s
300MB/s

2. Has 802.11n WiFi connection

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-AC68U
Trendnet TEW 654TR
79% have it

3. 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.
3
Asus RT-AC68U: 3
0

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 RT-AC68U
Trendnet TEW 654TR
38% have it

5. Has a built-in network firewall

A network firewall protects a computer network from unauthorized access.
Asus RT-AC68U
Trendnet TEW 654TR
96% have it

6. 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-AC68U
Trendnet TEW 654TR
28% have it

7. 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-AC68U
Trendnet TEW 654TR
55% have it

8. 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-AC68U
Trendnet TEW 654TR
74% have it

9. Has QoS

With (QoS) Quality of Service, you can optimise performance by deciding which traffic to prioritise when a bottleneck occurs. You can decide which traffic is important based on things like IP address and type of Internet service.
Asus RT-AC68U
Trendnet TEW 654TR
88% have it

10. 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-AC68U
Trendnet TEW 654TR
41% have it

11. 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

12. 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-AC68U
Trendnet TEW 654TR
40% have it

13. 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 RT-AC68U
Trendnet TEW 654TR
18% have it

14. 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 RT-AC68U
Trendnet TEW 654TR
91% have it

15. 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-AC68U
Trendnet TEW 654TR
76% have it

16. IPv6 enabled

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-AC68U
Trendnet TEW 654TR
50% have it

17. 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-AC68U
Trendnet TEW 654TR
84% have it

18. 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-AC68U
Trendnet TEW 654TR
80% have it

19. weight

590g lighter.
640g
Asus WL-330NUL: 17.5g
50g

20. 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 RT-AC68U
Trendnet TEW 654TR
84% have it

21. width

140mm narrower.
220mm
Asus WL-330NUL: 21mm
80mm

22. thickness

100mm thinner.
160mm
Asus WL-330N: 12mm
60mm

23. height

64.8mm shorter.
83.3mm
Edimax 3G-6218n: 16mm
18.5mm

24. 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-AC68U
Trendnet TEW 654TR
87% have it

25. LAN ports

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