53points

D-Link DIR-615

43points

TP-Link N300

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D-Link DIR-615 vs TP-Link N300

D-Link DIR-615
TP-Link N300
D-Link DIR-615
TP-Link N300

Why is D-Link DIR-615 better than TP-Link N300?

  • Has a Network Services Filter
  • Network Time Protocol enabled
  • Has PPTP Passthrough
  • Has Universal Plug n Play
  • IPv6 enabled
  • 2mm thinner
    127mmvs129mm
  • 3mm shorter
    30mmvs33mm
  • Has DNS relay

Why is TP-Link N300 better than D-Link DIR-615?

  • Has DoS protection
  • 1 more years under manufacturer's warranty
    2vs1
  • 5mm narrower
    193mmvs198mm
  • Has static routing

Top specs and features

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General info

1.LAN ports

4

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

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2.warranty period

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

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3.USB ports

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

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4.WAN ports

1

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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.

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5.thickness

127mm

129mm

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6.width

198mm

193mm

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Performance

1.WiFi speed

300MB/s

300MB/s

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

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2000MB/s

2.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
D-Link DIR-615
TP-Link N300

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

0MB

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4.Has DNS relay
D-Link DIR-615
TP-Link N300

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.

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Antennas

1.external antennas

2

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

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Security

1.Has automatic IP
D-Link DIR-615
TP-Link N300

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
D-Link DIR-615
TP-Link N300

A network firewall protects a computer network from unauthorized access.

3.Has a static IP address
D-Link DIR-615
TP-Link N300

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.

4.Has a URL filter
D-Link DIR-615
TP-Link N300

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 L2TP Passthrough
D-Link DIR-615
TP-Link N300

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.

6.Has MAC address filtering
D-Link DIR-615
TP-Link N300

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.

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Features

1.Has QoS
D-Link DIR-615
TP-Link N300

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.Has dynamic routing
D-Link DIR-615
TP-Link N300

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.

3.Network Time Protocol enabled
D-Link DIR-615
TP-Link N300

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 Universal Plug n Play
D-Link DIR-615
TP-Link N300

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.

5.IPv6 enabled
D-Link DIR-615
TP-Link N300

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 static routing
D-Link DIR-615
TP-Link N300

Static routing is a simple form of routing, recommended if you have just one, or a small number, of routers to connect. They need to be configured and updated manually.

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