A higher maximum Wi-Fi speed results in better performance. This is measured in megabytes per second.
Asus GX1008B V5: 2000MB/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.
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.
Asus RT-AC68U: 3
4. Has a built-in network firewall
A network firewall protects a computer network from unauthorized access.
96% have it
5. 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.
74% have it
6. LAN ports
With more LAN ports you are able to connect more computers to the network directly using LAN cables.
Asus GX1008B V4: 8
7. Has Network Address Translation (NAT)
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.
87% have it
Edimax 3G-6218n: 16mm
Asus WL-330N: 12mm
10. 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.
89% have it
11. warranty period
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
Sitecom DC-210: 10
Asus WL-330NUL: 17.5g
Asus WL-330NUL: 21mm
14. USB ports
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.