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TP-Link AC3200 Archer C3200 Router Review


The TP-Link AC3200 is an early adopter of the Broadcom’s XStream technology, which means that we’re dealing with a 3×3 tri-band router (as opposed to the more recent AC5300 class of tri-band devices) and it’s quite clear that this is TP-Link’s response to the Linksys EA9200 and ASUS RT-AC3200. TP-Link AC3200 Archer C3200 Check … Read more

NETGEAR Nighthawk X4S R7800 AC2600 Router Review


The American networking company, Netgear Inc, isn’t one of the oldest manufacturers around, but during its two decades of existence had a lot of time to mature and deliver both consumer and enterprise-level products (including Ethernet switches, wireless routers, dual-WAN VPN routers, powerline adapters and more). Of course, Netgear is mostly known for its iconic … Read more

Afoundry EW1200 Router Review


The Afoundry EW1200 is a dual-band wireless AC1200 Gigabit router which, similarly to the Netis WF2780, TP-Link Archer C5 (V2) and ASUS RT-ACRH13, aims towards the home Internet users that aren’t interested into purchasing the more expensive routers with the latest technologies (such as MU-MIMO or the tri-band approach), but still want to have access … Read more

ASUS RT-AC55U Dual-Band Wireless AC1200 Router Review


The Asus RT-AC55U is an entry-level dual-band AC1200 wireless router and while it’s true that this isn’t a new device, it still remains relevant for a large portion of the market that doesn’t need the most powerful networking equipment in their homes and are happy with a modest, but stable router to handle their daily … Read more

LINKSYS CM3016 DOCSIS 3.0 16×4 Cable Modem Review


The Linksys CM3016 is part of the latest trio of DOCSIS 3.0 modems released by Linksys (which includes the 8×4 CM3008 and the 24×8 CM3024), it is a device worthy of consideration and it perfectly fits with the more common internet plans from most internet service providers. Linksys CM3016 Check Offer The idea of … Read more

Linksys EA6900 vs Linksys WRT1900ACS


In order to see which of the two routers is the better one, the Linksys EA6900 or the Linksys WRT1900ACS (the third revision of the WRT1900AC), it is important to first have a look at how the networking world has transformed through the years and how Linksys participated in the development of current routers. It’s clear … Read more

Tenda AC18 Wireless-AC1900 Dual Band Gigabit Router Review


The Tenda AC18 AC1900 is one of the latest wireless routers released by the Taiwanese manufacturer and it is the second AC1900 router provided by Tenda. The first attempt was with the Tenda AC15, a modest (entry-level from the performance-point-of-view) device that came with a surprisingly low price and was specifically aimed at people that … Read more

Linksys WRT1900ACS vs ASUS AC2400 RT-AC87U


Note: The review has been updated using the third version of Linksys WRT1900AC, the WRT1900ACS. Seems like yesterday that I received my first router, a Linksys WRT54G and there was this fascination with how to configure it in order to give its best, especially since the software was Open Source. Now, more than a decade later, Linksys gave … Read more

D-Link DSL-3782 ADSL/VDSL Modem Router Review


The D-Link DSL-3782 is an AC1200 wireless dual-band modem router, suitable for home networks, as well as for small offices, incorporating both the functions of an AC1200 router and the versatility of the integrated ADSL2+/VDSL2 technology (which ensures download speeds of up to 100 Mbps). D-Link is a well-known Taiwanese multinational manufacturer of networking equipment, … Read more