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Apple AirPort Extreme V5 (MD031)
7.1 out of 10

Apple AirPort Extreme V5 (MD031)

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Overall 6
6.0

Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station

PC Magazine
31 July 2009
  • Conclusion: This router, though pricey, has some unique features and is an obvious choice for Mac networks.
  • Pros: Can operate at 5 GHz. USB port for sharing a printer or storage device.
  • Cons: Expensive. No Web-based administration interface. Lacks Gigabit LAN ports.
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Overall 6
6.0

Apple Airport Extreme Base Station with Gigabit Ethernet

PC Magazine
17 July 2009
  • Conclusion: This is a solid draft-n router choice for Apple users, who get the usual sleek Apple design and easy setup, along with dual-band capability, but Windows users will largely be left out in the cold.
  • Pros: Good performer. No appreciable throughput drop with WPA2/AES security. Easy Mac-based setup. Can share a USB hard drive over an Apple network.
  • Cons: Apple-centric—not much thought given to Windows users. No firewall, even though this is intended as a home Internet gateway. Awful performance with security other than WPA2.
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Overall 6
6.0

Apple AirPort Extreme router

MacWorld
15 June 2009
  • Conclusion: The Airport Extreme is a good product but there are other options with more ports and functionality. It was a leader but is now back in the pack.
  • Pros: Easy USB sharing; integration with Apple services
  • Cons: Only three Ethernet ports
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Overall 7
6.5

Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station (2009)

ZDNet
18 March 2009
  • Summary: The AirPort Extreme Base Station is a great wireless router for Mac or novice users who need something that's simple, nice-looking and works well for their homes. Savvy and Windows users will find many other alternatives that offer a lot more features for their money.
  • Pros: Fast throughput, Easy to use, True dual-band, Guest networking, Printer and network storage support, Aesthetically pleasing design
  • Cons: Limited networking features, Picky support for USB external hard drive, Only three Ethernet ports, No web interface, No remote access for Windows users, Supports only 50 clients, Only OS X 10.4 or later can access storage feature
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Overall 7
6.5

Expert Review

AppleSource
18 March 2009
  • Conclusion: Like with the previous model, Apple backs the new AirPort Extreme Base Station with one year of support, which, albeit short, is standard for wireless routers. You can, however, purchase an extended AppleCare coverage plan.
  • Pros: Limited networking features, Picky support for USB external hard drive, Only three Ethernet ports, No web interface, No remote access for Windows users, Supports only 50 clients, Only OS X 10.4 or later can access storage feature
  • Cons: Fast throughput, Easy to use, True dual-band, Guest networking, Printer and network storage support, Aesthetically pleasing design
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Overall 6
6.0

Apple Airport Extreme N

pcmag.ru
16 April 2008
  • Summary: Для сетей, состоящих только из компьютеров Apple, этот продукт подходит прекрасно, но для сетей, содержащих и PC, он мало пригоден.
  • Pros: Хорошая производительность при использовании алгоритмов шифрования WPA2/AES. Простота установки. Обеспечивает совместное использование жесткого диска USB.
  • Cons: Малопригоден для машин с Windows. Нет брандмауэра. Очень низкая производительность при использовании алгоритмов, отличных от WPA2.
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Overall 6
6.0

Apple Airport Extreme N

pcmag.ru
16 April 2008
  • Summary: Для сетей, состоящих только из компьютеров Apple, этот продукт подходит прекрасно, но для сетей, содержащих и PC, он мало пригоден.
  • Pros: Хорошая производительность при использовании алгоритмов шифрования WPA2/AES. Простота установки. Обеспечивает совместное использование жесткого диска USB.
  • Cons: Малопригоден для машин с Windows. Нет брандмауэра. Очень низкая производительность при использовании алгоритмов, отличных от WPA2.
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