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Asus RT-N12 B1

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Asus RT-N12 B1 review: specs and price

Asus RT-N12 B1
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Asus RT-N12 B1

Why is Asus RT-N12 B1 better than the average?

  • External antennas
    ?

    2vs1.06
  • LAN ports
    ?

    4vs3.98
  • Weight
    300gvs355.65g
  • Thickness
    119mmvs141.73mm
  • Height
    37mmvs47.6mm

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

4

2.weight
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Best

Asus WL-330NUL

17.5g

300g

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

0

5.thickness
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Best

Asus WL-330NUL

15mm

119mm

6.width
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Best

Asus WL-330NUL

21mm

179mm

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-N12 B1
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

300MB/s

3.internal storage
?

Best

Apple Airport Time Capsule

2000GB

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

2

Security

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

Asus RT-N12 B1
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-N12 B1
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-N12 B1
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-N12 B1
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.

Asus RT-N12 B1
6.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.

Asus RT-N12 B1

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-N12 B1
2.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-N12 B1
3.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-N12 B1
4.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-N12 B1

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