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Edimax AR-7167WnB

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Edimax AR-7167WnB review: specs and price

Edimax AR-7167WnB
Edimax AR-7167WnB
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Why is Edimax AR-7167WnB better than the average?

  • LAN ports
    4vs3.72
  • Thickness
    133mmvs135.79mm
  • Height
    25mmvs41.65mm

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.weight

680g

Best

Asus WL-330NUL

17.5g

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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CradlePoint CBA750B

2

4.USB ports

0

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

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Trendnet TEW-714TRU

2

5.thickness

133mm

Best

Asus WL-330N

12mm

6.width

179mm

Best

Asus WL-330NUL

21mm

Performance

1.WiFi speed

150MB/s

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

Best

Asus GX1008B V5

2000MB/s

2.Has 802.11n WiFi connection
Edimax AR-7167WnB

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

4.Has DNS relay
Edimax AR-7167WnB

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.

Antennas

1.external antennas

1

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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Asus RT-AC68U

3

Security

1.Has a built-in network firewall
Edimax AR-7167WnB

A network firewall protects a computer network from unauthorized access.

2.Has a URL filter
Edimax AR-7167WnB

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.

3.Has IPsec Passthrough
Edimax AR-7167WnB

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

4.Has Network Address Translation (NAT)
Edimax AR-7167WnB

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.

5.Has PPTP Passthrough
Edimax AR-7167WnB

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.

6.Has SPI intrusion protection
Edimax AR-7167WnB

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.

Features

1.Has QoS
Edimax AR-7167WnB

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 Universal Plug n Play
Edimax AR-7167WnB

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.

3.Has Inter-VLAN routing
Edimax AR-7167WnB

Inter-VLAN routing is a process of forwarding network traffic from one VLAN (Virtual Local Area Network) to another VLAN using a router.

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