Once again, the Pre-N router came out on top in mixed-mode throughput, scoring Belkin Pre-N Router At the time of writing, the kit was exclusive to PC World. We wish the site also offered other helpful features, such as the ability to chat live with a tech-support rep and engage other users for help in a forum setting. The Synology RTac might be the best thing that’s ever happened to home networking It seems to suffer most in long-range throughput, which is supposed to be one of MIMO’s strengths.

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CNET Labs maximum throughput tests with mixed Belkin Pre-N Router CNET may get a commission from these offers. Once again, the Pre-N router came out on top in mixed-mode throughput, scoring And yes, it is an expensive choice. Against More expensive than standard From there, you can perform many other settings adjustments, such as filtering certain MAC addressesenabling the built-in firewall, h one of your computers in the DMZ demilitarized zone outside of the firewall, and turning on the QoS quality of service feature, should you use the router to stream VoIP or multimedia packets.

The Asus Blue Cave smart router is the whole package with style, speed, security and all And, with other manufacturers coming out with better-looking models, we’re sure it’ll only be a matter of time before Belkin does the same. We wish the site also offered other helpful mi,o, such as the ability to chat live with a tech-support rep and engage other users for help in a forum setting.

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It seems to suffer most in long-range throughput, which is supposed to be one of MIMO’s strengths. Higher-end Plud Multiple Input, Multiple Output models – such as the other Belkin router we’ve reviewed here – are designed to have better throughput as well as that allimportant boosted range.

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For hour telephone support Increased wireless range from standard It earned a mediocre The G Olus is not as good as the latest Draft-N kits hitting the market now but provides you with much of that power at a better price point. You can point the two adjustable antennas on top of the unit in the direction of your wireless device, helping to increase your signal strength the more expensive version has bflkin antennas.

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At the time of writing, the kit was exclusive to PC World. With top speeds and added features for gaming, security and network prioritization, the Also on top of the router are seven status lights that tell you when you have power, an active wireless connection, and Internet connectivity, as well as when you have devices connected to the four color-coded, well-labeled Ethernet ports on the back edge.

Review Sections Review Prices Specs. The G Plus MIMO Router also excels in other areas, including excellent documentation, an easy setup process, a wjreless configuration tool, and a lifetime warranty. Bandersnatch is here to cap a twisted After all, for most home uses it’s unlikely that you’ll need much throughput, for the simple reason that sharing an internet connection isn’t that testing for any router.

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However, it is fair to say that Belkin should have done better when it first released this model; it’s only been out for a matter of months.

On the other hand, keeping the router on your desk means you must lay it flat and consume precious desktop space, since its rounded edges and thin body prevent you from standing it wieless end.

Wall-mounting brackets underneath the router allow you to hang it on a pluss or ceiling, where it in many cases, it will deliver the greatest strength. The increased range capabilities this router gives are quite compelling, and you can get better reception out of any wireless device, even though it can’t have Belkin’s proprietary wireless card plugged into it – that’s PC-only for the moment.

On the upside, its gray-and-black color scheme blends inconspicuously into the background. The main benefit of this Belkin model is increased wireless range, so you can use devices further away from your wireless access point, for example.

Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. Our Verdict With speeds near that of Draft N it could be a cheap alternative. Don’t show this again.