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D-Link Xtreme N Dual-Band Gigabit Router (DIR-825) Wireless N600

  • 802.11a/b/g/n 600Mbps
  • 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Port x4
  • 2.4/5GHz Simultaneous Dual Band
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The router's MIMO (Multiple Input, Multiple Output) technology also makes it a natural choice for multimedia fanatics, minimizing errors and optimizing data speed through the use of multiple antennas for both sending and receiving.

Need to give voice, gaming, or media streaming priority? The DIR-825 has integrated Intelligent QoS (quality of service) technology to do just that. The router analyzes wired and wireless traffic and separates it into multiple data streams. These streams are prioritized by sensitivity to delay, so applications like VoIP (voice over Internet protocol), video and music streaming and online gaming are given priority over Web browsing.

  • newegg Xtreme N Dual Band Technology With Xtreme N Dual Band wireless technology, the D-Link DIR-825 delivers ultra-fast wireless data transfer rates of up to 300Mbps and offers the ability to operate on the 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz at the same time for twice the bandwidth.
  • newegg Gigabit Network Connection The D-Link DIR-825 features 1 Gigabit WAN port and 4 Gigabit LAN ports that provide up to 10x faster speeds than most 100M network connections for the ultimate performance when used as a wired router.
  • newegg High-level Security The D-Link DIR-825 supports the latest wireless networking security standards including WPA and WPA2 and features a built-in firewall to prevent potential attacks from the Internet.
  • newegg HD Fuel Priority Technology The D-Link DIR-825 features HD Fuel Priority Technology to boost network efficiency and performance for uninterrupted online gaming and HD video streaming.
  • newegg SharePort Technology SharePort technology turns the local USB port located on the D-Link DIR-825 into a fast and responsive virtual network port, so you can easily share USB devices such as printers, multi-function printers and storage devices on your network.
  • newegg Green Ethernet Technology With Green Ethernet technology, the D-Link DIR-825 automatically adjusts power usage according to link status and cable length, greatly reducing power consumption and operational costs while generates less heat for reliable operation.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • Michael M.
  • 8/7/2014 8:34:31 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

3 out of 5 eggsProbably not worth the money

Pros: Lots of features: dual band, IPV6, gigabit wired.

- Easy setup
- Supposedly can be flashed with DD-WRT but I was unable to do so.
- Most of the time it works pretty good.

Cons: I've had this router for several years now. It's an older revision B1 model. As the number of wireless devices that needed to use this router increased I started noticing more and more problems. I'd have devices lose connections spontaneously, my Squeezebox started buffering Pandora, I even had instances where a wired machine would sporadically be unable to ping the router (and Internet) but would still be able to ping internal hosts. (fixed with a router reboot). Perhaps some problems were caused by physical failures, but some certainly were present from the start. All connectivity issues were resolved when I replaced it with an ASUS RT-AC66W. ...and the ASUS was cheaper. It can not compare to the quality of the ASUS web interface software.

Other Thoughts: I tried flashing this router with replacement firmware (dd-wrt & open-wrt) but it simply refused to accept the new firmware. Others have had success with this B1 model, but I did not.

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  • Gary M.
  • 6/27/2014 5:11:18 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

3 out of 5 eggsOnce very good

Pros: I had this over 4 years, it even ran dd-wrt fine.

Cons: After 4 years the 5GHz radio died.

Other Thoughts: 4 years ago this was a real nice dual-band gigabit AP. Time has moved on, many better a/b/g/n ones now for a lot less money.

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  • Raymond R.
  • 12/7/2013 3:12:56 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsNot recomended

Pros: Easy setup, Works really good at 2.4Ghz

Cons: It has NEVER worked at all on 5Ghz. I have tried EVERYTHING d-ling support suggested but nothing worked.
I'm NOT happy because I really need the 5Ghz speed.

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  • Brett B.
  • 11/12/2013 8:42:45 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsStay away

Pros: Well when it works its ok but really for 169 dollars its really bad went from a dlink 655 to this and now im done with dlink.

Cons: everything, signal is awful and it needs to be reset every hour or else the bandwidth falls off the end of the world. Then to make matters worse ive done everything to make it better added dd wrt to it port forwarding, dns google, and got all my devices there own static ip. still drops the bandwidth after an hour. start downloading steam games and it works for two minutes then drops my 20 mbps connection which should giver me 1Mb download to 150kbps. dlink stop useing cheap parts in your routers. im done maybe ill come back when you pull your heads out of your a**.

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  • Luke W.
  • 11/5/2013 6:34:39 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAwesome router

Pros: It's been working for a year now, never needs rebooted. Rock solid

Cons: It was a great router when it was on half price special. Not the best bang for buck at 170

Other Thoughts: I only use this to distribute internet, not local file sharing so I haven't tested the speed limit, nor have I experimented with the dual band technology.

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  • John O.
  • 11/4/2013 6:49:37 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsMediocre at best

Pros: 2.4 ghz band is usually reliable

Cons: 5ghz band is awful. General range mediocre.

Other Thoughts: I live in a 3-story house. My router is on the ground floor but centrally located. Even on the second floor 5ghz reception is terrible; I've long since abandoned 5ghz. 2.4 ghz band usually works fine but why did I pay for a dual-band??

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  • Robert L.
  • 10/30/2013 12:25:39 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFantastic router

Pros: Excellent router once flashed with OpenWRT. I have 3 of these in a WDS setup, giving me a full wifi signal everywhere in my house, as well as my garage and backyard.

Cons: Factory firmware is not good. This may be the reason for so many negative reviews. Factory firmware is flaky, my primary router needed a reboot every so often. OpenWRT and DD-WRT will alleviate any bad taste the factory firmware left behind.

Other Thoughts: This router is hardware limited to a 19dBm signal, while some others using the exact same Atheros chipset are capable of signals near the 30dBm range. Do not waste your money on larger antennas, since they will not offer any benefit with the hardware limiting the signal strength. Revisions B1, B2, and C1 are ripe for OpenWRT and DD-WRT. Revision A1 is not supported.

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  • Korey R.
  • 8/1/2013 4:36:10 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

1 out of 5 eggsAvoid. Avoid. Avoid.

Pros: I honestly can't think of one.

Cons: Customer Service is an atrocity against man.
Reliability is shorter than ownership of product.

Other Thoughts: This isn't my first tragic rodeo with D-Link devices. This is now the third router I've had to replace for someone. I don't even want to imagine they spent $100+ on this junk.

Worked for all of a week before I receive a call stating that it wouldn't work anymore. After arriving at the location to inspect the device, the familiar scent of burning electronics was in the air.

A week.

That is shorter than the two months the previous router I serviced from D-Link lasted.

And you know what, I could accept manufacturing defects in a product--it happens--but completely ignoring your customer's requests for assistance?

I submitted a ticket to D-Link, and only receive a half-a---d reply on it. When I requested further support from that reply--they never bothered. I submitted an additional ticket when no one assisted me, just to have them completely ignore that one.

Just stay away from 'em. I would have to say pretty much any other company is probably going to be better than D-Link. Save yourself from a headache now, get your wireless from someone else.

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  • Anonymous
  • 7/15/2013 8:22:25 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsC6304705

Pros: Helped me re-configure my router quickly.

Cons: It's a bummer that I had to do it in the first place

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  • Daniel C.
  • 7/13/2013 11:13:04 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

5 out of 5 eggsAwesome Router

Pros: Easy Setup, Works Perfect, Stable for a year now at full speeds! No signal degradation or problems.

I couldn't stand the stock firmware so I flashed the latest DD-WRT and it works perfectly stable! No issues whatsoever. I've had it on DD-WRT for a year now and it's a great router. Upgraded from two linksys - WRT54GS and a WRT120N

Cons: 5Ghz signal strength is weak in a two-story home, but still works perfect.

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