D-Link DIR-655 Review

General
Screenshot : D-Link DIR-655 Extreme N Wireless Router
Manufacturer : D-Link
Model : DIR-655
Price : $94.95
Features :

• Intelligent QoS Technology for Superior VoIP and Online Gaming
• Gigabit Speed

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Wireless Standards
IEEE 802.11n : Draft 2.0
IEEE 802.11g : true
IEEE 802.11b : true
IEEE 802.11a : true
IEEE 802.3 : true
IEEE 802.3u : true
IEEE 802.3ab : true
Throughput Tests ( N standard )
Short range : 90-130 Mbps
Long range : 30-60 Mbps
Antenna
Number Of Antenna : 3
Antenna Type : External detachable
Directivity : Omni-directional
Gain :
Wi-Fi Radio Frequencies
2.4 Ghz : true
5Ghz : false
Simultaneous Dual Band : false
Encryption
WEP 128 bit : true
WEP 256 bit : false
WPA : true
WPA2 : true
FireWall
NAT : true
SPI : true
VPN Pass-through : true
Network Protocols
L2TP : true
PPTP : true
IPSec : true
Ports
Switch : true
Gigabit Speed : true
Ethernet Ports : true
USB ports : true
Other
Dimensions : 4.6 x 7.6 x 1.2 inches
Weight : 0.7 lbs ( 11.2 oz )
OS Requirements :

• Windows XP sp2
• Vista or Vista 64-bit edition
• Mac OS X 10.4 or higher

Package :

• Xtreme N Gigabit Router
• Ethernet network cable (CAT5)
• Setup software and User Guide on CD-ROM
• Power Adapter

Warranty : 1 Year Warranty

D-Link DIR-655 Review

Router Rating:

5.04

PROS:

  • 802.11n Draft Support:The D-Link Xtreme NTM Duo Gigabit Router is a draft 802.11n compliant device that delivers up to 14x faster speeds and 6x farther range than 802.11g
  • Intelligent QoS technology : With D-Link Intelligent QoS Technology, wired and wireless traffic is analyzed and separated into multiple data streams, which are then categorized by sensitivity to delay, so applications like VoIP, Video Streaming and Online Gaming are given priority over Web browsing. Therefore multiple applications are streamed smoothly to your TV or PC.
  • SharePort™ Technology : Share USB devices like printers and storage with all the users on your network with D-Link's SharePort™ Technology
  • Automatic Firmware Update Notification
  • Gigabit Network Connection

CONS:

  • Bright LED lights
  • software bugs
  • A bit hard to configure
  • No dual band support