A higher maximum Wi-Fi speed results in better performance. This is measured in megabytes per second.
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.
ASUS RT-AC68U: 3
3. Has a built-in network firewall
A network firewall protects a computer network from unauthorized access.
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.
40% have it
5. 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.
34% have it
6. 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IPv6 is a newer version of the Internet Protocol.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.
50% have it
7. USB ports
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
Trendnet TEW-714TRU: 2
8. 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.
87% have it
9. Has parental control
Parental Control is a router-based Web filtering solution that will allow you to block any internet content you wish to keep from your computer.
67% have it
10. Has MAC address filtering
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.
89% have it
11. Has removable antennas
The antennas can be removed if they are not needed, or replaced with longer ones if necessary.
14% have it
12. 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.
84% have it
13. LAN ports
With more LAN ports you are able to connect more computers to the network directly using LAN cables.
Asus GX1008B V4: 8
14. 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.
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
Sitecom DC-210: 10
16. internal storage
Apple Airport Time Capsule: 2000GB
17. 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.
90% have it
18. Has fast 802.11ac WiFi connection
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.