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WEP or Wired Equivalent Privacy is one of the oldest forms on WiFi security and utilizes a 26 character code as a key to securely connect computers on a home network through WiFi. Being one of the older security standards it is most prone to hacking attempts – a cursory google search would give you a list of programs which hackers typically used to hack into a WEP secured network. The best wireless routers with WEP also often support the newer generation and more secure WPA standard.

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Asus RT-AC68U

Asus RT-AC68U Wireless-AC1900 Dual-Band Gigabit Router


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Asus RT-AC68U
Netgear Nighthawk R7000
Asus DSL-N55U
Buffalo AirStation Extreme AC 1750
Amped Wireless RTA15
Asus RT-AC68U Wireless-AC1900 Dual-Band Gigabit Router
Netgear Nighthawk R7000 AC1900 Smart WiFi Router
Asus DSL-N55U Wireless Router
Buffalo AirStation Extreme AC 1750 Gigabit Dual Band Wireless Router
Amped Wireless RTA15 700mW Dual Band AC Wi-Fi Router
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Release Date
Sep 2013
Sep 2013
Mar 2013
Jul 2013
Jun 2013
Security
WPA, WEP, WPA2, 802.1x
WPA, WEP, WPA2, 802.1x
WPA, WEP, WPA2, 802.1x, Wireless MAC Address Filtering
WPA, WEP, WPA2, 802.1x
WEP, WPA, Wireless MAC Address Filtering, WPA2, 802.1x
Router Functionalities
Firewall, VPN Pass-Thru, DHCP Server, Wireless Access Point
Firewall, VPN Pass-Thru, Wireless Access Point
Firewall, Wireless Access Point, DSL Modem
VPN Pass-Thru, Wireless Access Point
Firewall, Wireless Access Point, DSL Modem
Connectivity
Wireless
Wireless
Wireless, Wired
Wireless
Wireless
Included Adapter
Power adapter - External
Power adapter - External
Power adapter - External
Power adapter - External
Power adapter - External

  • For advanced and professional users, the Asus RT-AC68U Dual-band Wireless-AC1900 Gigabit Router is worth every penny thanks to its stellar performance, solid build, and bounty of useful features.


  • With record-breaking 802.11ac results, along with the all-round quality of the RT-AC68U and advanced setup options, Asus deserves recommendation for power users. Although we wouldn't buy an Asus router just for the AiCloud feature, it's far from useless, and another string to the bow of the RT-AC68U, which is an all-round excellent networking product.


  • Recently we've seen a number of manufacturers release follow-ups to their debut 802.11ac routers, but Asus is the only one so far to make a true generational step up. Virtually everything has been upgraded and the combination of blistering speed, smart new design, masses of functionality and far greater horsepower has raised the bar for the competition. We'd still like to see AiCloud offer full remote access to router controls and the RRP is high, but right now there is no better router on the market.


  • The Netgear is expensive, but earns its $200 asking price with incredibly fast speeds and useful features.


  • Excellent throughput and range at the 5GHz band, lots of features (including full VPN)?plus a cool name?all make the Nighthawk one of the best routers we've seen from Netgear in a while, despite a few annoyances.


  • The ASUS DSL-N55U is a solid modem-router that offers dual-band Wi-Fi and excellent storage features. It has a well designed interface and it's a swift performer overall. We experienced a few frustrations with the installation of some of its apps, but it worked really well once everything was set up. We really enjoyed using it.


  • A good price and superb performance in all departments mean that Asus ADSL dual-band router clambers to the top of the pile.

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    The DSL-N55U with a retail price in the range £80 to 90 is not the cheapest ADSL2+ modem/router by a long way, and lacks some of the bells and whistles of the more expensive models, but does pack a good performance for its price.

    The price point means that you really should be sure of wanting to use the media server or the extensive QoS functionality of the router to make it worth buying. If Asus can add the Download Master functionality that its Ethernet routers support then the router would be even more desirable.


  • With the AirStation Extreme AC1750 Gigabit Dual Band Wireless Router, Buffalo steps up its game: The router offers great new management software and good performance. There's a lot to love about this router, but frustrating remote access and mobile management keep it from perfection.


  • The Amped Wireless RTA15 is a decent Wi-Fi router, but better firmware is needed for it to live up to its high cost and our expectation.


  • Amped Wireless' High Power 700mW Dual Band AC Wi-Fi Router (RTA15) is an excellent at 802.11n but disappoints in 802.11ac mode.


Top 5 wireless router with security wep:

  1. Asus RT-AC68U Wireless-AC1900 Dual-Band Gigabit Router
  2. Netgear Nighthawk R7000 AC1900 Smart WiFi Router
  3. Asus DSL-N55U Wireless Router
  4. Buffalo AirStation Extreme AC 1750 Gigabit Dual Band Wireless Router
  5. Amped Wireless RTA15 700mW Dual Band AC Wi-Fi Router