92points

Asus RT-N66U

64points

Linksys EA6700

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Asus RT-N66U vs Linksys EA6700

Asus RT-N66U
Linksys EA6700
Asus RT-N66U
Linksys EA6700

Why is Asus RT-N66U better than Linksys EA6700?

  • Has 802.11n WiFi connection
  • Has port filtering
  • Has a URL filter
  • Has removable antennas
  • Has WPA2 Enterprise
  • Has a Network Services Filter
  • 50g lighter
    450gvs500g
  • Has DoS protection

Why is Linksys EA6700 better than Asus RT-N66U?

  • 850MB/s higher Wi-Fi speed
    1750MB/svs900MB/s
  • Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
  • Has dynamic routing
  • Has static routing

Top specs and features

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General info

1.LAN ports

4

4

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

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2.USB ports

2

2

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.

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3.WAN ports

1

1

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.

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2

4.warranty period

3

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

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10

5.weight

450g

500g

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17.5g

6.height

35.5mm

40mm

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16mm

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Performance

1.WiFi speed

900MB/s

1750MB/s

A higher maximum Wi-Fi speed results in better performance. This is measured in megabytes per second.

Best

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2000MB/s

2.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Asus RT-N66U
Linksys EA6700

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.

3.Has dual-band technology
Asus RT-N66U
Linksys EA6700

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.

4.Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
Asus RT-N66U
Linksys EA6700

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.

5.internal storage

0MB

0MB

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2000GB

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Antennas

1.external antennas

3

0

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.

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3

2.Has removable antennas
Asus RT-N66U
Linksys EA6700

The antennas can be removed if they are not needed, or replaced with longer ones if necessary.

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Security

1.Has automatic IP
Asus RT-N66U
Linksys EA6700

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.

2.Has a built-in network firewall
Asus RT-N66U
Linksys EA6700

A network firewall protects a computer network from unauthorized access.

3.Has port filtering
Asus RT-N66U
Linksys EA6700

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.

4.Has a URL filter
Asus RT-N66U
Linksys EA6700

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.

5.Has a static IP address
Asus RT-N66U
Linksys EA6700

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.

6.Has Network Address Translation (NAT)
Asus RT-N66U
Linksys EA6700

With NAT you can use one IP address, e.g. that of the router, for a network of devices. It can increase security and make it easier to make changes to your internal network.

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Features

1.Has QoS
Asus RT-N66U
Linksys EA6700

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.

2.Is DLNA certified
Asus RT-N66U
Linksys EA6700

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.

3.Network Time Protocol enabled
Asus RT-N66U
Linksys EA6700

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).

4.Has dynamic routing
Asus RT-N66U
Linksys EA6700

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.

5.IPv6 enabled
Asus RT-N66U
Linksys EA6700

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.

6.Has Universal Plug n Play
Asus RT-N66U
Linksys EA6700

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.

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