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D-Link DIR-868L Dual Band AC1750 Wireless Router Review - Benchmarks - Test System Setup

D-Link DIR-868L Dual Band AC1750 Wireless Router Review

Today we take a close look at the new uniquely-shaped D-Link DIR-868L Dual Band AC1750 wireless router. Let's see how it performs. (TPE:2332)

| Routers & Access Points in Networking | Posted: Nov 25, 2013 8:01 pm
TweakTown Rating: 89%      Manufacturer: D-Link

Test System Setup

 

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As wireless networking has proliferated in homes and offices around the world, and network vendors keep releasing new devices on a regular basis, you now have so many options that it's hard to make a choice. The truth of the matter is, regardless of how many features a wireless router or access point has, the two most important things about it are its speed and its range.

 

We test throughput and range in a dual-node network environment consisting of a Custom PC with a GIGABYTE Z77UP5 TH, Intel Core i5 3570K Processor operating at 3.3GHz with 16GB of DDR3 featuring the Startech.com ST1000SPEX42 quad port gigabit network adapter and a single HP ProLiant DL380 G5 Server with Windows Server 2012 R2 and a second Startech.com ST1000SPEX42.

 

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Wireless throughput is tested using the ASUS PCE-AC68 PCI Express Network Adapter. Range is tested with a HP ProBook installed with an ASUS USB-AC56 adapter through USB 3.0.

 

We perform all tests in a real-world environment. You may get better range and throughput results in a spacious facility with few internal walls or outdoors. Our tests provide a benchmark for estimating the range and throughput of wireless networking devices in an indoor setting, with some obstacles.

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