Conclusion: The Cisco Linksys E4200 is positioned as a wireless router for today's "multi-use, multimedia" home networks. Innovative in both design and technology, it sets the standard for the next wave of Wi-Fi router technology, experts say, and it's highly reviewed by many.The Linksys E4200 has a sleek,...
Pros: Simultaneous dual-band, Fast 450 Mbps throughput, Easy to set up, Compact design
Techbargains Review - Linksys E4200 Maximum Performance Wireless-N Router
17 April 2014
Summary: All in all, the Cisco Linksys E4200 represents the current state of the art for high-speed wireless routers. With its simultaneous dual band multi-antenna transmission scheme, it offers excellent coverage and high-speed operation.
Pros: Fast Fast Fast, Uptime, NAS Functionality, Great Range, Guest Access Mode
Cons: No Alternate Firmware Available...Yet, No Connection For External Antenna(s), Expensive
450mbps routers reviewed: 14 of the fastest models
28 May 2012
Excerpt: After the 150N and 300N models, now so-called 450 Mbps routers are entering the market. Supposedly they can achieve theoretical speeds of 450Mbps. How do these routers measure up in reality? We tested 14 different models to find out.
Summary: The Linksys E4200 Maximum Performance Dual-Band Wireless-N Router is the first advanced router from Cisco that will make both novice and savvy users happy, thanks to its easy-to-use desktop application, comprehensive Web interface, great design, and stellar performance.
Pros: The Linksys E4200 Maximum Performance Dual-Band Wireless-N Router offers true dual-band with 450Mbps on the 5GHz band; Gigabit Ethernet; fast throughput; a long range; NAS functionality; a nice set of networking features; and a good Web interface. The router also comes in a nice and compact desig...
Cons: The Linksys E4200 doesn't offer 450Mbps throughput on the 2.4GHz band; its guest networking feature is limited to only 10 clients; the included desktop application doesn't allow for managing all of the router's settings, doesn't work well with the Web interface, and requires a live Internet conne...
Summary: For reference we have compared the E4200 to the Trendnet TEW-691GR & TEW-672GT as well as the Linksys WRT610N and D-Link DGL-4500 & DIR-655 . While some of the wireless adapters have changed over the years, we have been using the current equivalents throughout these tests to keep everything as...
Pros: Excellent software for fast, easy setup, Simultaneous dual-band wireless with separate configuration, FTP, UPnP, Media and more through the USB port, Excellent performance on wired network, QoS Features seems to work well
Cons: Mediocre wireless performance for the money, There are other faster products for less money
Excerpt: Wireless router. Now that’s a pair of words completely devoid of sex appeal. Still, that hasn’t stopped Linksys from pushing the design envelope with its dual-band E4200 ($180) wireless router. In fact, on looks alone we’d expect its slick black silhouette to blast out beats from our iPhone.