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Asus WL-520gC

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Asus WL-520gC review: specs and price

Asus WL-520gC
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Asus WL-520gC

Why is Asus WL-520gC better than the average?

  • LAN ports
    ?

    4vs3.98
  • Weight
    262gvs355.65g
  • Thickness
    116.5mmvs141.73mm
  • Width
    164mmvs178.66mm
  • Height
    31mmvs47.6mm

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

262g

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

116.5mm

6.width
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Best

Asus WL-330NUL

21mm

164mm

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.

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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

125MB/s

3.internal storage
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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

1

Security

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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6.Has L2TP Passthrough
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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.

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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.

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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.

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3.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.

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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).

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