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Buffalo WHR-300HP

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Buffalo WHR-300HP review: specs and price

Buffalo WHR-300HP
Buffalo WHR-300HP
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Why is Buffalo WHR-300HP better than the average?

  • External antennas
    2vs1.01
  • LAN ports
    4vs3.72
  • USB ports
    1vs0.81
  • Warranty period
    3vs1.75
  • Width
    124mmvs171.91mm
  • Height
    35mmvs41.65mm

Top specs and features

General info

1.LAN ports

4

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

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8

2.USB ports

1

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

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2

3.WAN ports

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

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.width

124mm

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21mm

6.height

35mm

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Edimax 3G-6218n

16mm

Performance

1.WiFi speed

300MB/s

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

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Asus GX1008B V5

2000MB/s

2.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Buffalo WHR-300HP

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.internal storage

0MB

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2000GB

Antennas

1.external antennas

2

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

Security

1.Has automatic IP
Buffalo WHR-300HP

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
Buffalo WHR-300HP

A network firewall protects a computer network from unauthorized access.

3.Has L2TP Passthrough
Buffalo WHR-300HP

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.

4.Has MAC address filtering
Buffalo WHR-300HP

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.

5.Has Network Address Translation (NAT)
Buffalo WHR-300HP

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.

6.Has WPA2-PSK
Buffalo WHR-300HP

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.

Features

1.Has QoS
Buffalo WHR-300HP

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.IPv6 enabled
Buffalo WHR-300HP

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.

3.Network Time Protocol enabled
Buffalo WHR-300HP

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
Buffalo WHR-300HP

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.Has Universal Plug n Play
Buffalo WHR-300HP

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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