D-Link DIR-645 Amplifi Whole Home Router 1000
Why settle for slow, spotty Wi-Fi? Upgrade the network to the 802.11n wireless standard with the D-Link DIR-645 Amplifi Whole Home Router 1000. It features Gigabit Ethernet, OpenDNS-based parental control, IPv6, guest networking, and USB SharePort Plus technology -- all for under $50.
- Overall score: 7.5 (3.5 stars)
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out of 3 user reviews
Starting at: $48.25
The good: The D-Link Amplifi Whole Home Router 1000 DIR-645 offers long range, built-in media streaming, and decent throughput performance. The router comes in a sleek, compact design and includes a nice set of features, such as Gigabit Ethernet, OpenDNS-based parental control, IPv6, guest networking, and USB SharePort Plus technology.
The bad: The DIR-645 doesn't support dual-band or the 450Mbps Wi-Fi standard. When set in N-only mode, the router's signal stabililty could use some improvement.
The bottom line: The unique-looking and compact D-Link Amplifi Whole Home Router 1000 (DIR-645) makes a very good investment for homes that need a fast wired network and good Wi-Fi signal coverage.
February 14, 2014 2:48 PM PST
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