The quality of your Internet connection not only depends on the speed you have contracted (although it is an important factor) but also depends on network devices with the connection occurs. If they have a low quality, it is likely that the connection is unstable and does not get to have a smooth sailing. Here, routers typically companies renting us are, in most cases, of questionable quality. That is why today we bring you different alternatives for both ADSL as “Cable” with which to make the most of your Internet connection. In future post we will discuss how to improve the part of “client”.
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Asus RT-AC68U Dual-Band Gigabit Router
This team is one of the most awards received throughout the year and this is a team with one of the fastest Wi-Fi connections in the world with speeds up to 1900 Mbps. It has Dual Band, including 5 GHz band that is able to deliver up to 1300 Mbps. In addition, incorporates five gigabit ports along with two USB 3.0 ports. But this is not the most important thing is that its dual-core processor will make your management as smooth as possible, eliminating performance slowdowns due to network congestion at that deliver multimedia content through streaming will not be a problem .
“With ASUS AiCloud you have the ability to access, sync and play your files via streaming and even connect other compatible routers to create a private server with your family and friends.”
So the customization that Asus has brought in its software has been created in order that you may carry out its management in a simple and, above all, clear.
Other features go through:
64-bit WEP encryption, 128-bit WEP, WPA2-PSK, WPA-PSK, WPA-Enterprise, WPA2-Enterprise, WPS compliant
Firewall and Access Control
Firewall: SPI intrusion detection, DoS protection
Access control: parental control, filtering network services, URL filtering, port filtering
Management UPnP, IGMP v1 / v2 / v3, DNS Proxy, DHCP, NTP Client, DDNS, Port Triger, Universal Repeater, System Event Log
WAN connection type
Internet connection type: Automatic IP, Static IP, PPPoE (MPPE supported), PPTP, L2TP
– Supports co BT, NZB, HTTP, ED2K
– Supports encryption, DHT, PEX and magnet link
– Bandwidth control of uploads and downloads
– Scheduled downloads
– Picture: JPEG
– Audio: MP3, WMA, WAV, PCM, MP4, lpcm, ogg
– Video: asf, avi, divx, mpeg, mpg, ts, vob, wmv, mkv, mov
– Customized by the user IP / MAC / Port Rules. Bandwidth management of uploads and downloads.
– ACK / SYN / FIN / RST / ICMP priority.
Network invited to 2.4GHz, 3x Red invited to 5GHz.
Print Server: Supports multifunction imprsoras (Windows only), supports LPR protocol
File server and FTP server Samba account management
PPTP VPN server
4 x RJ45 10/100/1000 / BaseT Gigabit LAN, 1 x RJ45 10/100/1000 / Gigabit BaseT for WAN
No doubt that this router is one of the best today but you must not forget that this is only for cable connections and not ADSL, if you are looking for one, then I recommend the following equipment.
Archer D2 TP-Link Wireless Router
TP-Link has been a gap in the market between giants like Asus, Dlink or Linksys and done through routers like this Archer D2 AC750, a team designed for Dual Band Gigabit ADSL connections. With this equipment you can improve network connections at home and even in a small office if you need one. You can not miss the AC standard and, as a bonus, has Dual Band so much better with wireless connectivity. In addition to the above, also it incorporates a USB port with which you can install a network printer or hard disk. But what are its salient specifications?
3 Port LAN RJ45 10/100 / 1000Mbps
USB 2.0 port
ADSL2 ITU-T G.992.3 (G.DMT.bis)
ADSL2 + ITU-T G.992.5
3 removable external dual-band antennas
5GHz: Climb to 433Mbps
2.4GHz: Rise 300Mbps
Wireless Security WEP 64/128-bit, WPA / WPA2, WPA-PSK / WPA2-PSK0020 and filtering by MAC
ATM QoS Quality of Service, Traffic Control (IP QoS)
Port Forwarding Virtual Server, Port Trigger, DMZ, ALG, UPnP
Dynamic DNS DynDNS, No-IP
VPN Pass-Through PPTP, L2TP, IPSec Passthrough
Firewall security NAT, access control, filter by MAC / IP / URL,
Denial of Service (DoS), SYN Flooding, Ping of Death
Advanced Parental Control functions
Network Address Translation (NAT);
Port mapping (Groups), static routes, RIP v1 / v2 (optional);
DNS Relay, DDNS, IGMP V1 / V2 / V3
Samba shared Supports USB (Storage) / FTP Server / Media Server / Print Server
And here you have two very complete options that will be able to improve much the network connections of your home. Prices may not be very content but must consider each and every one of the benefits that both offer. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to consult us in the comments of this post.