D-Link DGL-5500
D-Link DGL-5500
Top 51%222 points
Top 51%
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D-Link DGL-5500 review: 26 facts and highlights

1. WiFi speed

A higher maximum Wi-Fi speed results in better performance. This is measured in megabytes per second.
1300MB/s
Asus GX1008B V5: 2000MB/s

2. 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.
0
Asus RT-AC68U: 3

3. Has a built-in network firewall

A network firewall protects a computer network from unauthorized access.
D-Link DGL-5500
96% have it

4. Has dual-band technology

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.
D-Link DGL-5500
41% have it

5. Has QoS

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.
D-Link DGL-5500
88% have it

6. Is DLNA certified

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.
D-Link DGL-5500
34% have it

7. thickness

166mm
Asus WL-330N: 12mm

8. Has Universal Plug n Play

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.
D-Link DGL-5500
87% have it

9. Has L2TP Passthrough

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.
D-Link DGL-5500
80% have it

10. LAN ports

With more LAN ports you are able to connect more computers to the network directly using LAN cables.
4
Asus GX1008B V4: 8

11. 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.
D-Link DGL-5500
87% have it

12. Has PPTP Passthrough

You can enable PPTP (Point-to-point tunneling protocol) Passthrough. This allows VPN connections using PPTP to pass through the router with ease. This method is less secure than L2TP passthrough.
D-Link DGL-5500
84% have it

13. height

71mm
Edimax 3G-6218n: 16mm

14. Has SPI intrusion protection

All incoming traffic will be blocked except for those types selected in the Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) section. This helps to protect your network from unwanted traffic.
D-Link DGL-5500
84% have it

15. IPv6 enabled

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.
D-Link DGL-5500
50% have it

16. Has IPsec Passthrough

You can enable IPsec Passthrough, to allow IPsec (IP Security Protocol) encrypted/authenticated data to pass through your router, enabling increased security.
D-Link DGL-5500
76% have it

17. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
1
Trendnet TEW-714TRU: 2

18. WAN ports

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.
1
CradlePoint CBA750B: 2

19. warranty period

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
2
Sitecom DC-210: 10

20. weight

349g
Asus WL-330NUL: 17.5g

21. width

249mm
Asus WL-330NUL: 21mm

22. Has WPA2 Enterprise

This is a router feature that is designed to authenticate individual users to an external server using a username and password. It is more secure and complex than WPA.
D-Link DGL-5500
18% have it

23. Has WPA2-PSK

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.
D-Link DGL-5500
91% have it

24. internal storage

0MB
Apple Airport Time Capsule: 2000GB

25. Has DNS relay

With DNS relay or DNS caching, the router stores the response to queries for a short time. This means that the same query will return a quicker response if repeated from another computer in the same network.
D-Link DGL-5500
31% have it

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