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Linksys E900 Wireless-N300 Router
9.1 out of 10

Linksys E900 Wireless-N300 Router

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Reviews and Problems with Linksys E900 Wireless-N300 Router

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Overall 6
6.0

Failed after a month

Troy, Amazon
15 June 2014
  • Summary: It was working fine for a month and then all the sudden it broke down. Had to have it replaced, I may have just gotten a lemon
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Overall 6
6.0

Mac users running Mavericks, OS 10.9.2, Beware!!

Heim, Amazon
27 April 2014
  • Summary: If you're buying this to set up a wi-fi network for Mac's running the newest version of OS X (as of April 2014), Mavericks, v.10.9.2, don't buy it unless you're supremely confident you can manually set everything up with the settings yourself!
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Overall 6
6.0

Nothing special

Christopher H., Newegg
21 March 2014
  • Summary: The very best thing about this router is that it was easy to set it up. Out of the box and operational took about 10 minutes. However, once it was online I found that the performance with a 50mbit down and 5mbit up connection was about a tenth of the rated capacity.
  • Pros: Quick to setup. Easy to use interface. Consistent performance.
  • Cons: Unremarkable in every way. Trouble keeping up with higher bandwidth connections. Not for power users.
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Overall 6
6.0

Great for Basic Networks

David K., Newegg
19 March 2014
  • Summary: Unfortunately there are a lot of cons, but, you also have to take into consideration on some points that I am used to a much better Linksys Smart Router that is sensational and also way more exspensive. I actually really like this router.
  • Pros: The Linksys E900 is a great router for anybody who is looking for a router for a simple network. If you're looking to upgrade to wi-fi from a wired configuration, then this is a great start point. The E900 has 2 internal antennas and 4 ethernet ports. The range is decent, not fantastic. It is act...
  • Cons: The 4 ethernet ports aren't gigabit. They're limited to 100 Mb/sec bandwidth. Which really is enough for most people. There is no USB port, so no file sharing via USB. The wireless network is 2.4 Ghz band only, which isn't really a problem. However, when you start connecting multiple devices to t...
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Overall 6
6.0

Lackluster

david m., Newegg
13 March 2014
  • Summary: After about 2 weeks of using this, I ended up loading it with DD-WRT since it is compatible. I tried to set it up as a wireless repeater. This seemed to work for about a week, then all of the sudden my wireless signal dropped off.
  • Pros: As an Eggxpert reviewer, I was a little surprised to see them doling out cheaper, low-to-mid range routers. In the past, they've had nice wireless AC routers. I'll do my best to not compare this router to those. This router comes packaged in a pretty attractive package. It has advertised 300 mbps...
  • Cons: Unfortunately, I've got more negative to report than positive. Previously, I said that setup was easy enough... if you read the instructions. Every other router I've used in the past 2 years worked as soon as it was plugged in with default SSID and password settings. However, this router requires...
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Overall 6
6.0

An okay router

Doug O., Newegg
8 March 2014
  • Summary: The market is crowded with entry-level routers such as this, some for half the price, so I was looking for some benefit to buying this unit aside from brand recognition. Couldn't really see one.
  • Pros: I suppose Cisco considers this a successor to the venerable WRT54; time will tell. In the few weeks I've used it, it's given me cause for neither grief nor celebration. It seems to be a capable entry-level router, running stably in my installation, and smoothly streaming video. The included Cisco...
  • Cons: I wanted to set this up as an access point, so couldn't use the Cisco Connect software. That's when things started getting rough. Cisco really wants you to use that software, and after you finally figure out how to bypass it, you'll find yourself staring at the ancient interface from the WRT54. T...
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Overall 6
6.0

Good router for the price

Ali Khan, Amazon
7 March 2014
  • Summary: Pros: light weight. Easy to assemble, cheap, good for small house or an apartment Con's: very slow, easy to crack, network not very reliable or if you go outside into your backyard, no signal.
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Overall 6
6.0

Decent entry level router

Daniel C., Newegg
2 March 2014
  • Summary: I haven't had any major issues with this device failing, nor have I been required to reboot the device to restore connectivity, but that appears to be a recurring theme with other reviewers. I will have to post another review in a month or two if this device manages to fail.
  • Pros: The Linksys E900 wireless router is a solid entry level router with a decent build quality and stable speeds. The unit itself feels solid and looks good, it's low powered and simple to set up and operate. There is little jitter over wireless, and the range is quite good for such an inexpensive de...
  • Cons: Being a low priced, low powered device, it has a lot of shortcomings that must be considered. For starters, even if the wireless maxes out at a theoretical 300 Mbps, both the WAN and LAN ports are 10/100 Mbps ports. The connection on this device appeared to slow down drastically at times, particu...
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Overall 6
6.0

Basic Router with Basic Performance

Dominic J., Newegg
23 February 2014
  • Summary: While this router (at close range) performed better running at 300 Mbps the interference generated is horrid. In order for this to work you must set the router under wireless settings to manual and then change the channel width to Auto (20 or 40 MHz).
  • Pros: Has an option to turn off the port lights. Has rubber feet to help prevent it from sliding. Decent performance while within close range as seen below: Wired Connection (100 Mbps) • Server (100MB File Transfer): Read = 11.16 MB/s, Write = 10.78 MB/s • Internet Speed Test: Ping = 11 ms, Read = 95.1...
  • Cons: Power brick emanates a small amount of coil whine No traffic meter for monitoring usage statistics No holes to mount it on the wall User interface looks old and outdated Poor performance at greater distances (Granted this is a budget router) as seen below: Wireless-N (300 Mbps) (50 Feet) • Signal...
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Overall 6
6.0

Keeps slowing down

Jeff Brannick, Amazon
4 August 2013
  • Summary: Overtime my inet connection drops to 1Mb from 35. Google search shows its the router problem. not my favorite router
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