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D-Link DIR-857
7.5 out of 10

D-Link DIR-857

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Reviews and Problems with D-Link DIR-857

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Overall 6
6.0

Its an ok router.

Ryan R., Newegg
21 March 2015
  • Pros: It was cheap when I bought it. It was selling for 179.99. Not sure why its not considered an over 289.00 dollar router. I dont get it. Why did this thing jump over 100.00 in price? It is a fairly fast router Ill give it that. Design isnt too bad either. Dlink setup is its usual easy to handle aff...
  • Cons: expensive. There are much better options out there for the money. It runs HOT. I added a retired pc case fan that I spliced into a former AC adaptor outlet plug. It would get hot enough that the wifi would just flat out die. Adding the fan helped. If you are having issues. It may be getting too h...
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Overall 6
6.0

An average router at a not so average price.

Evan Dingman, Amazon
7 August 2013
  • Summary: Pros: I've had this router for a few months now and for the most part it does what it's supposed to. The speeds are blazing and I consider it fairly reliable. All the extra features I've tested are working as intended and it's yet to break so that counts for something.
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Overall 6
6.0

Tough call for the money

beccamae "beccamae", Amazon
20 June 2013
  • Summary: I bought this DIR-857 router after reading a lot of reviews. It seemed during my research that no router is perfect, so I was going with what ones had the least chance of sucking. Well, I guess if that is the bar that I set for myself for my new router, then it met the expectation.
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Overall 6
6.0

Runs hot

JJM, Amazon
6 December 2012
  • Summary: I use and recommend D-Link products for everyone. They have good quality and excellent tech support. This unit has a heat problem in that it runs very hot. Coverage is decent but every once in awhile it drops off and heat is usually the problem. I wish I still had my old Dir-655.
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Overall 6
6.0

Just Not For Me

USMC Combat Vet, Amazon
6 November 2012
  • Summary: This is my 5TH new router in 18 months. I Always buy the best, most highly rated routers I can find based upon Amazon reviews since I am a disabled Veteran on a very modest income. I open my front door to see my mailman TOSS this over my 7 foot high security gate onto the concrete.
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Overall 6
6.0

very good router

phoenix "only left handed people are in their right minds!!", Amazon
8 June 2012
  • Summary: I bought this and updated the firmware though the spot i had set up for it was a "mounted" location while this is more of a flat desk/counrer top router and unlike past dlink routers can't be mounted. Like others i am suprised that it runs warm/hot when compaired to other routers.
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Overall 6
6.0

Poor network transfer speed

Marc B., Newegg
25 May 2012
  • Pros: Very good signal strength, and good network features.
  • Cons: very low network transfer speeds. Wireless to lan and lan to external storage max transfer rate of 5 mb/s.
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Overall 6
6.0

Fast speeds, Weak range

Matthew M., Newegg
9 May 2012
  • Summary: The speeds are consistently higher than my 4 year old D-Link router. However, I might be returning the router because the range is far inferior. The 2.4 GHz band is 1-2 bars weaker across the house than the prior router. The 5GHz band does not even get all bars in the same room as the router.
  • Pros: Fast speeds. Easy setup.
  • Cons: Range of 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Хвостенков Сергей, Yandex
16 May 2013
  • Pros: Резвый роутер, Быстро грузится полно всяких интересных настроек.
  • Cons: Сырая прошивка и не понятно когда появится нормальная
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Yandex
4 June 2012
  • Excerpt: В целом роутером доволен (получил желаемое - скорость в интернете после перехода с NetGear JWNR2000). В нетерпении от скорого тестирования USB 3.0. Хочется провести испытание передачи файлов по линии 900Mbit/s (пока нет подобных устройств на проверку).
  • Pros: Сказать, что быстрый - значит ничего не сказать. Аппарат просто молниеностный. Куча разных и очень полезных настроек (к сожалению пока не во всех разобрался).
  • Cons: Тяжело настраивается (так как через определённые интервалы времени просто вываливается из режима настроек, поэтому то и дело надо каждую манипуляцию сохранять). Нет русифицированный прошивки на данный момент. Исходная прошивка - тормознута. Сразу перепрошил её с v.1.0 на 1.01 (благо заранее скача...
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