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D-Link DGL-4500
6.6 out of 10

D-Link DGL-4500

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D-Link DGL-4500 Xtreme N Gaming Router

maximum pc
13 April 2009
  • Excerpt: Looking for a dual-band router so you can run two independent Wi-Fi networks, using one frequency band for data and the second for streaming media? Scratch the DGL-4500 off your list, because D-Link’s definition of “dual-band” means operating on either the 2.4GHz band or the 5.0GHz band—not both at...
  • Pros: Excellent range, useful gaming-oriented QoS settings, informative display.
  • Cons: Not a true dual-band router, display automatically shuts off.
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D-Link Dual-band 802.11n for the impatient: DGL-4500 Reviewed

5 November 2008
  • Conclusion: Dual-band single radio Wi-Fi Certified 802.11n Draft 2.0 router based on Atheros XSPAN silicon
  • Pros: Gigabit WAN and LAN with excellent routing speed, High simultaneous sessions, Automatic QoS for Internet uplink and WLAN, Useful front panel
  • Cons: No matching dual band cards available from D-Link, Couldn't get WPS to work
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D-Link DGL-4500 Xtreme N Gaming Router

Game Boyz
29 September 2008
  • Excerpt: At one time or another PC gaming was the only way to go when it came to playing games over the internet. During my younger years I remember watching a friend of mine playing his first game of Doom online in his basement, he was immediately hooked and I was kind of amazed.
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D-Link DGL-4500 Xtreme N Gaming Router

27 July 2008
  • Summary: Although many people, especially enthusiasts will never admit that they had to have help setting up a router or figuring out what certain features do, the Help section of the DGL-4500 is quite amazing.
  • Pros: Nice 10/100/1000 4-port router, 10/100/1000 base WAN port, Port masking / forwarding is a great feature, Stealthy firewall (according to GRC), QoS engine (Gamefuel) gives your gaming packets priority and lowers ping and lag., Network Activity Display is slick.
  • Cons: Wireless performance mediocre when compared to rated speed., A bit pricey at this point.
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Overall 8

Expert Review

Good Gear Guide.au
21 November 2008
  • Summary: For users who want a fast wireless N router, this D-Link is a worthy choice. It produced very fast results in our tests, it's versatile, and it has some nifty interface features. But its physical design could be better.
  • Pros: Dual-band, fast performance, good security features
  • Cons: LCD screen sits at a fixed angle, pricey
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