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D-Link DIR-857 review: specs and price

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D-Link DIR-857

Why is D-Link DIR-857 better than the average?

  • Wi-Fi speed
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    900MB/svs597.52MB/s
  • LAN ports
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    4vs3.98
  • Warranty period
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    2vs1.61
  • Weight
    343gvs355.65g
  • USB ports
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    1vs0.9
  • Height
    35mmvs47.6mm

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.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.

Best

Sitecom WLR-4100

10

2

3.weight
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Best

Asus WL-330NUL

17.5g

343g

4.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

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

Best

Buffalo AirStation Extreme AC1750

2

1

6.thickness
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Best

Asus WL-330NUL

15mm

160mm

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

900MB/s

3.Has DNS relay
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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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4.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

0

2.internal antennas
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More antennas result in increased signal strength. Devices with internal antennas often take up less space.

Best

Sitecom WLR-8100

6

2

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 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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3.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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4.Has IPsec Passthrough
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You can enable IPsec Passthrough, to allow IPsec (IP Security Protocol) encrypted/authenticated data to pass through your router, enabling increased security.

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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 MAC address filtering
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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
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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 dynamic routing
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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.

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4.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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5.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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6.Has static routing
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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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