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Vizio-xwr100.33284620
8.3 out of 10

Vizio XWR100

Vizio XWR100 The Vizio XWR100 is a Wi-Fi 802.11n, Dual-Band Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Vizio XWR100

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Overall 10
10

Fantastic

Daniel R., Newegg
4 weeks ago
  • Pros: Seems to work right out of the box..My old router would always drop and lose connection. Once I ran the Quick Start wizard, it did everything for me..No need to do anything, just write down the security key and go. Plus, it looks like a well designed product - nice and glossy plus the USB 2.0 looks cool. Will try that someday
  • Cons: Nothing yet..I just opened it and installed it.
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Overall 2
2.0

This had an internal hardware failure within 2 days of ...

Mary Jane Carpenter, Amazon
6 December 2014
  • Summary: This had an internal hardware failure within 2 days of installing. I spent4 hours on the phone with 2 help desks before being told the router had an internal hardware failure and sent it back for a refund.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Patric A., Newegg
28 November 2014
  • Pros: Decent router for the price, easy set up
  • Cons: Not sure why, but when my 2 laptops go to sleep, I loose wireless connections, and I have to reboot the router. No big deal, but I've yet to find the cause ... Perhaps a download of the latest firmware might help.
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Overall 6
6.0

Simple Device (Good or Bad Depending on Where You Stand)

Anderson P., Newegg
6 November 2014
  • Summary: I guess you do get what you pay for, as this device is truly for quick-and-dirty setups. However, I got what I wanted with the wireless traffic operating at 5Ghz while not hogging up performance on my Bluetooth devices. The device has been on the market for a little while and there appears to be an OpenWRT firmware platform out there - which might solve the limited settings problem. I've yet to try it as of this writing.
  • Pros: - Low cost - Simple setup - Separate SSIDs for each band range (2.4Ghz and 5Ghz) I got this refurb'd and on sale. For what it provided, it was a pretty good deal and would likely not have wanted to pay more for it. Set up is simple for someone who doesn't know or care for the inner workings of setting up a wireless network. A nice feature (which is probably standard on other routers, but I'm not sure) is that the two different wireless bands are kept separate from a w...
  • Cons: - Unstable web interface - Few advanced features - NO firewall settings customization Impressions on the web interface is mixed. While parts of the web interface look pretty and simple, it does not hold up well. Issues range from the web interface crashing and causing it to be inaccessible without a router reboot, to some settings like the router's internal IP to be reset when certain settings are changed. I wanted to use this device as a simple wireless access point ...
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Overall 10
10

Wireless Router

Laurence M., Newegg
6 November 2014
  • Pros: Works great. Easy installation. Happy Camper
  • Cons: none
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Overall 10
10

Simple dual band wireless

RAYMOND B., Newegg
3 November 2014
  • Summary: This one is configured and kickin' like chicken. I will get a spare before they're gone.
  • Pros: This is a fine router, with all the power needed to fill my 2500 sq ft. It literally took longer to unwrap it (dual bubble wrapped express mailers) than it did to receive a signal. Quick set up guild it too easy. Simply change any settings and passwords, and turn on guest network (if needed) done. It comes with 3 ssid's defined, & preset. passwords are not on the router, so keep the quick start guild.
  • Cons: friggin' ~mylar~ bubble wrap..... hand grenade.......
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Overall 10
10

Awesome

Bruce Y., Newegg
14 October 2014
  • Pros: Gone thru numerous router made by Belkin, Netgear and others; by far this Vizio outperformed all at great price. I have full wireless access throughout my 3 bedroom house without having to use repeater. The connection is perfect, install was super simple and manual is easy to follow. Highly recommend this product.
  • Cons: None
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Overall 10
10

Perfect

Bruce Y., Newegg
12 October 2014
  • Pros: Easy setup. Love how easy the interface is..user friendly. I'd had multiple brand of routers and by far this is the best I've used. I have great connectivity throughout my home with this router.
  • Cons: None so far.
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Overall 10
10

User Review

Ronnie C., Newegg
19 September 2014
  • Summary: It performs flawlessly right now will see how it does for the long run.
  • Pros: Router is refurbished but looked like new. Easiest set up I have ever done. Fast as hell and wireless distance is quite a bit further than the dlink i replaced. I only wish i had order 2 or 3 more. Lightening hit my last 2.
  • Cons: None so far
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Overall 10
10

Best wireless router I've ever used.

J.Lee, Amazon
10 September 2014
  • Summary: This router was a pure joy to install. I simply unhooked my modem and old router, then connected this router. When my laptop found the wireless router I used the supplied key to connect the two. Then under the routers IP address I simply changed the WAP password and made some personal changes. PS3 and 360 (both wired) worked with no changes in settings, which was great not to have to reconfigure them both.
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