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D-Link DIR-826L
8.3 out of 10

D-Link DIR-826L

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Reviews and Problems with D-Link DIR-826L

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Overall 6
6.0

Works Great, if you don't smash it while setting it up!

Clearline, Amazon
6 August 2014
  • Summary: When it comes to routers, I Always buy D-Link, especially as they are the only brand that has LAN IP address reservations, in most of their models. Once in operation and set-up, this models daily useage would qualify for 5 Stars: * No overheating, or too warm problems (constantly running for about 8...
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Overall 6
6.0

Typical Feature Set of Lower Priced Routers

Jesse H., Newegg
15 March 2013
  • Summary: -I didn't test the performance of the Cloud feature on this router, but can confirm it works and accepts downloads. -The reason I gave this router 3 eggs is because there's nothing here to really justify the price. $110 (regular price) is more than double the price of routers with comparable specs.
  • Pros: As far as a dual-band wireless-N router goes, this device does what is expected. -Both the 2.4 and 5gh/z bands work seamlessly and flawlessly. I can connect to both with acceptable bars from a room roughly 3 walls away (maybe 20ft). -The design is minimalistic yet stylish, and should fit in with ...
  • Cons: -The MyDLink App, while being user friendly, doesn't allow a lot of customization. I tested it by downloading the app on my phone and seeing if I could see the websites visited on my computer. While the service allows you to block devices, it doesn't allow you to block webpages, or have any real ...
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Overall 6
6.0

Terrible wireless performance

Nathan E., Newegg
13 March 2013
  • Summary: The router does its job and easily allows access to files while "on the go", but falls on it's face in terms of wireless performance. So if you're looking for cheap, easy access to your files this might just be the router for you.
  • Pros: I've had this product for about a month now which gave me adequate time to put it through it's paces. In some areas it shines and in others it falls flat on its face. The design is nice and provides a small footprint, so it won't take up a lot of space on your desk. It is a dual band (2.4GHz / 5G...
  • Cons: Unfortunately, I think there are more cons than pros with this router and I wouldn't recommend it to my clients. The wireless performance is terrible and doesn't get anywhere close to the "600Mbps" DLink claims. I was only able to achieve speeds of around 125Mbps standing right next to the router...
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Overall 6
6.0

its alright

john m., Newegg
7 March 2013
  • Summary: within most of my home i have full signal strength, if i am far enough away to where there is more than 3 walls between the router and my laptop i will loose a bar, but that's not out of the ordinary. its a acceptable router if you dont intend on any online gaming.
  • Pros: The Dlink DIR-826l Has a interesting shape, it looks more like a drinking glass rather than a router. it ships inside a box with licensing information, a quick install guide, a single 3 foot Ethernet cable, and power adapter and a convenient little card with router configuration information. info...
  • Cons: I have been using this router for the last few days while playing starcraft2. i get disconnected too often when using the wifi, i am the lagger now. this never happened with either of the other two routers i used. For this price i think you should get more. the router should be USB3.0 or at least...
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Overall 6
6.0

good connection, bad storage

Anonymous, Newegg
18 August 2012
  • Summary: I have contacted Dlink about this and they just said to update the firmware which did no good at all.
  • Pros: The router is great, I noticed a increase in speed in all but one computer but that one was already maxed out. I have a greater range with this router and it was easy to set up.
  • Cons: The part of this router that I cant get to work is the storage. I have a external hard drive connected to it and it just will not work right. It displays some movie files, the others don't show up or show up as garbage. If I can get a movie to start to download it will only download about 20% and...
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Overall 6
6.0

Funcional mas com desempenho médio

e-bit, Bondfaro
25 February 2014
  • Summary: O roteador é fácil de configurar, mas você tem de escolher qual rede usar entre as duas redes wireless geradas pelo roteador e a rede de maior velocidade não funcionou muito bem...
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Баркунов Юрий, Yandex
20 October 2013
  • Excerpt: В соседней комнате даже не через бетонную стену а гипсовую 5 ГГц уже не берёт! Подходишь к роутеру связь есть!
  • Pros: Внешний вид! Стабильная связь!
  • Cons: Плохая связь 5 ГГц!
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