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TP-Link N900
Western Digital N600
Top 30%315 points
Top 30%
Top 47%240 points
Top 47%
TP-Link N900
Western Digital N600
Top specs and features

TP-Link N900 vs Western Digital N600: 31 facts in comparison

1. WiFi speed

A higher maximum Wi-Fi speed results in better performance. This is measured in megabytes per second.
900MB/s
Asus GX1008B V5: 2000MB/s
600MB/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.
TP-Link N900
Western Digital N600
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.
3
Asus RT-AC68U: 3
0

4. Has a built-in network firewall

A network firewall protects a computer network from unauthorized access.
TP-Link N900
Western Digital N600
96% have it

5. 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.
TP-Link N900
Western Digital N600
41% have it

6. 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.
TP-Link N900
Western Digital N600
34% have it

7. 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.
TP-Link N900
Western Digital N600
88% have it

8. Has a static IP address

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.
TP-Link N900
Western Digital N600
74% have it

9. Has a URL filter

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.
TP-Link N900
Western Digital N600
55% 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IPv6 is a newer version of the Internet Protocol.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.
TP-Link N900
Western Digital N600
50% have it

11. Has L2TP Passthrough

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.
TP-Link N900
Western Digital N600
80% have it

12. LAN ports

With more LAN ports you are able to connect more computers to the network directly using LAN cables.
4
Asus GX1008B V4: 8
4

13. 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.
TP-Link N900
Western Digital N600
89% have it

14. Network Time Protocol enabled

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).
TP-Link N900
Western Digital N600
40% have it

15. 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.
TP-Link N900
Western Digital N600
91% have it

16. Has a Network Services Filter

A Network Services Filter blocks the LAN - WAN packet exchanges and can prevent devices from using specific networks.
TP-Link N900
Western Digital N600
12% have it

17. Has dynamic routing

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.
TP-Link N900
Western Digital N600
56% have it

18. 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.
TP-Link N900
Western Digital N600
84% have it

19. 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.
TP-Link N900
Western Digital N600
43% have it

20. height

4mm shorter.
33mm
Edimax 3G-6218n: 16mm
29mm

21. thickness

50mm thinner.
160mm
Asus WL-330N: 12mm
210mm

22. Has Universal Plug n Play

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.
TP-Link N900
Western Digital N600
87% have it

23. Has Network Address Translation (NAT)

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.
TP-Link N900
Western Digital N600
87% have it

24. USB ports

With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
2
Trendnet TEW-714TRU: 2
1

25. 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.
1
CradlePoint CBA750B: 2
1

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