A higher maximum Wi-Fi speed results in better performance. This is measured in megabytes per second.
Asus GX1008B V5: 2000MB/s
2. Has 802.11n WiFi connection
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.
79% have it
3. 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
4. Has a built-in network firewall
A network firewall protects a computer network from unauthorized access.
96% have it
5. Has automatic IP
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.
37% have it
6. 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
7. 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
8. USB ports
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
Trendnet TEW-714TRU: 2
9. 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
10. 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IPv6 is a newer version of the Internet Protocol.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
11. Has DoS protection
DoS protection guards a content network against DoS (Denial of Service) attacks. These flood a network with server requests, slowing overall traffic and potentially causing long term interruptions.
43% 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. 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
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.
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.
86% have it
17. LAN ports
With more LAN ports you are able to connect more computers to the network directly using LAN cables.
Asus GX1008B V4: 8
18. 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
19. warranty period
When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.