Excellent bargain router, but not without it's quirks
Bought this to replace the shockingly poor D-Link DSL-2640R which was unable to maintain a stable connection (i.e. frequent disconnects) and, more annoyingly still, would not reconnect quickly (or at all sometimes) after it had dropped the connection.
The TP-Link by contrast is a marvel, holds the connection well and - should the line have problems - reconnects quickly and without requiring a reboot.
When I first looked at the ASUS RT-15 I thought it looked a little cheap. With the complete lack of antennas I was sure that my range and performance would be terrible. However, I was more than pleasantly surprised to find out that neither was true. ASUS has packed some serious features and performance into this little white box. You certainly can expect great performance right out of the box.
Sleek silver design
While Buffalo prepares to blow the roof off of wireless throughput with their new Nfiniti series, based on 802.11n, the WHR-HP-G54 is still a stunner. Using a high-power wireless signal, this model gives you two performance options: with framebursting enabled, you can share files at 27 Mbps or more. With Turbo G, the maximum speed increases to about 35 Mbps. The intuitive AOSS security option means you can press one button to enable security.
Good value - costs about half the price of similarly featured routers
The Vizio XWR100 is a dual-band, high-definition Draft N wireless router engineered to work alongside either the VBR210, VBR220, or VBR231 Blu-ray disc player. It provides both 2.4GHz and 5GHz transmissions and has been designed specially for streaming high-definition media.
Excellent range and signal stability
The XWR100 has excellent range and signal stability. It has a steady connection for up to 30 feet. It is different from the other routers with the in built network storage function as it does not have enough storage throughput. When this function is tested with a network cable and some external hard drives, the router produced a write speed of 36 Mbps and a read speed of 60 Mbps respectively. These speeds are comparatively reasonable.
User friendly interface
The XWR100 wireless router from Vizio will no doubt satisfy users with any kind of wireless networking need. If it supported Gigabit Ethernet, in fact it would be one of the finest budget routers we have tested. Unfortunately, it does not, it also comes with Web interface that, although responsive and simple to use, fails to manage in depth all sorts of router's settings. But for the price of $80, XWR100 is worth buying. It has a great range and also good signal tactility.
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