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Linksys Cisco EA6500
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Linksys Cisco EA6500

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Linksys EA6700 review: dual-core high-end ac router

23 July 2013
  • Excerpt: Linksys has decided to replace its 802.11n products as fast as possible with 802.11ac models, the new WiFi standard that's supposed to be ratified by the end of this year. The router manufacturer recently came with three new products at the same time, the EA6300, EA6400 and the EA6700.
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Overall 8

Linksys EA6500 HD Video Pro AC1750 SMART Wi-Fi Wireless Router

15 July 2013
  • Excerpt: While the name may be a mouthful this router does pack a lot of features and easy to use settings along with a complete app list for Apple devices but it lacks android apps. Ease of Use, Performance: 4/5 Look & Feel: 4/5 Features: 5/5 How much I enjoy: 4/5 Recommendation: 4/5 Stars The Linksys...
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Overall 8

Linksys Smart Wi-Fi AC 1750HD Video Pro EA6500

PC Magazine
24 November 2012
  • Conclusion: The cloud as management console with Connect Cloud raises the bar for router management and that capability coupled with fine performance makes the Linksys EA6500 a top choice.
  • Pros: Simple setup. Can be managed locally or remotely. Apps extend feature set. Supports 11ac. Two USB ports for storage and printers.
  • Cons: Less than expected performance at 2.4 GHz band. Simple Tap feature did not work.
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Cisco Linksys EA6500 Smart Wi-Fi Router Review

Legit Reviews
23 November 2012
  • Excerpt: With the holidays fast approaching, many users are looking for gear that will update their current network infrastructure. Older routers just do not have the throughput to keep up with much of the modern technology that is showing up more and more in the home.
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Linksys EA6500 review: 802.11ac in the cloud

8 November 2012
  • Excerpt: The number of 802.11ac routers is steadily increasing. The latest one we got our hands on comes from Cisco, in the form of the Linksys EA6500. It's supposed to become the new router for the consumer market.
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Overall 9

Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router EA6500 Review

26 August 2013
  • Excerpt: 1 Flares 1 Flares × Routers are the life and soul of the media party in many modern households. They are also under an ever increasing demand to deliver high definition media content to multiple devices simultaneously.
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Overall 9

Linksys EA6500 802.11ac router

Trusted Reviews
22 March 2013
  • Summary: The Linksys EA6500 is simply the best 802.11ac router currently on the market.
  • Pros: Unparalleled wireless range, Class leading 802.11n 5GHz performance, A slick & intuitive Cloud platform, Two USB ports, Stylish, subtle design
  • Cons: Expensive, Still only 4 Ethernet ports
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Expert Review

22 February 2013
  • Summary: The is the successor to the and is now available in stores and retailing for . It utilizes the new wireless technology (which is still under development) that allows you to have gigabit wireless speed. Most AC routers in the market right now is capable of a theoretical maximum speed of .
  • Pros: Good 5.0GHz coverage, Decent AC wireless speed
  • Cons: Expensive, Not many network devices support 802.11ac yet, Still using USB 2.0 ports
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Overall 7

The Linksys EA6500 is a solid router that's consumer friendly, but it didn't supply the speed we were after

Good Gear Guide.au
4 February 2013
  • Summary: The Linksys EA6500 offers 802.11ac support, a clean and easy interface, simple FTP access to attached USB drives, and it even ships with an NFC card containing its pre-determined wireless settings.
  • Pros: Reliable performance, Good interface and easy remote access, Supports 802.11ac
  • Cons: Performance was slower than we expected, Keyword filters didn't work for us, Expensive
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Overall 8

Linksys EA6500 review

TechRadar UK
8 December 2012
  • Summary: Impressive, but ahead of its time
  • Pros: Easy to use, Fast performance
  • Cons: 802.11ac not ratified yet, Pricey
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