Belkin Advanced N900 DB Wireless Dual-Band N+ Router
After the excellent N+ router that came out a few years ago, Belkin has been on a streak of rather mediocre routers, such as the Play or Play Max. But the Advance N900 DB Wireless Dual-Band N+ router is a bit different.
This is the latest router from the company and also its first one that supports the 3 by 3 450Mbps standard on both 2.4GHz and 5GHz simultaneously. This is the reason for the N900 designation, which shows that the router supports the 802.11n specification and provides up to 900Mbps.
The new router from Belkin share the UFO shape as the previous model.
In my testing, the N900 DB lived up to expectations, offering top performance when used with 450Mbps clients. When used with regular 300Mbps, the most popular on the market, it was just about average.
The router's two USB 2.0 ports now can host two portable drives at a time to offer decent network storage performance. Its file sharing and media-streaming features are very limited... [Read more]