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D-Link Xtreme Gigabit Router (DIR-655/RE) Wireless N300, USB SharePort, Gigabit

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The D-Link Xtreme N Gigabit Router (DIR-655) comes highlighted with 4 Gigabit ports, Wireless N 300 technology, multiple antennas, and a built in QoS engine to provide maximized speed and coverage for a smooth networking, video streaming, gaming, and VoIP calling experience. The built-in USB port with SharePort lets users share a USB printer or storage device.

  • newegg Wi-Fi Coverage for Your Entire Home at Incredible Speeds The D-Link Xtreme N Gigabit Router delivers up to 14x faster speeds and 6x farther range than 802.11g and is completely compatible with wireless 802.11g devices. Connect the Xtreme N Gigabit Router to a cable or DSL modem and provide high-speed Internet access to multiple computers, game consoles, and media players or create a secure wireless network to share photos, files, music, videos, printers, and network storage. With wireless prioritization technology and D-Link’s award-winning intelligent QoS engine, jitter-free Internet phone calls (VoIP), high-definition video streaming and Web gaming are achievable on your wired and wireless networks.
  • newegg Easily Connect Computers, Game Consoles & Media Players Powered by Xtreme N technology and equipped with three external antennas, this router provides superior wireless coverage for larger homes and offices, or for users running bandwidth-intensive applications. The DIR-655 also includes 4 Gigabit ports that connect to Gigabit wired devices for enjoying lag-free network gaming and faster file transfers.
  • newegg Shareport-equipped D-Link has created SharePort technology to bring more flexibility to your network. With SharePort technology you can connect a USB printer or storage device to your router and allow users to access them from anywhere on the network. Conveniently turn your existing USB printers and storage devices into network devices for everyone to share.
  • newegg Easy to Set Up The D-Link Quick Router Setup Wizard quickly configures your new DIR 655 Router to get you up and running in minutes. D-Link‘s Setup Wizard walks you step-by-step through the installation process to configure your Internet connection, wireless network settings, security, and everything else you need to get your network up and running so you do not have to be a networking expert to get it set up.
  • newegg Advanced Network Security The Xtreme N Gigabit Router supports the latest wireless security features to help prevent unauthorized access, be it from over a wireless network or from the Internet. Support for WPA and WPA2 standards ensure that you will be able to use the best possible encryption regardless of your client devices. In addition, this Xtreme N router utilizes Dual Active Firewalls (SPI and NAT) to prevent.
  • newegg Think Green D-Link Green devices are about providing eco-friendly alternatives without compromising performance. They are designed to help conserve energy, protect our environment from harmful substances, and reduce waste by using recyclable packaging.

Learn more about the D-Link DIR-655/RE




IEEE 802.3/3u, IEEE 802.11 n/g
Device Management
Internet Explorer v6 or Later; Mozilla Firefox v1.5 or Later; or other Java-enabled Browsers
1 x 10/100/1000M WAN; 4 x 10/100/1000M LAN
WLAN (Wireless Connection)
LAN (10/100/1000)
3 x External Antenna
USB Port (for SharePort & Windows Connect Now)
VPN support
VPN Pass-through / Multi-sessions PPTP / L2TP / IPSec
Wireless Adapter included
System Requirements
Minimum System Requirements:
Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2 or Mac OS X (v10.4)
Internet Explorer v6 or Mozilla Firefox v1.5
CD-ROM Drive
Network Interface Card

For Internet Access:
Cable or DSL Modem
Subscription with an Internet Service Provider (ISP)
7.6" x 4.6" x 1.2"
0.7 lbs.


Advanced Firewall Features:
Network Address Translation (NAT)
Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI)

Speeds Up to 14x Faster than Wireless G

Intelligent QoS Technology for Superior VoIP and Online Gaming

D-Link Green Product (hardware version A3 or later)

Includes SharePort technology for Sharing USB Devices like Printers and Storage over Your Network

Note: The software included with this product is not Mac-compatible.


Windows Vista
Works with Windows Vista

Manufacturer Warranty

30 days limited
30 days limited

Quick Info


  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 30 days
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 30 days

Customer Reviews of the D-Link DIR-655/RE

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  • Paul M.
  • 2/14/2014 3:49:16 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

4 out of 5 eggsGreat for Access point

Pros: This unit is great when used as a cheap access point and print server. Basically 2 in 1 for cheap.

Cons: I had this unit for about 2 yrs and used as a router performed ok but quit doing routing job.

Other Thoughts: After routing took a dump decided to use it as an access point on my network to increase my wireless range. Also works great as a usb print server for my MFP.

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  • Charles B.
  • 2/13/2014 6:06:56 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsWorst router I have ever owned

Pros: Gigabit ethernet, price point.

Cons: Router would throttle bandwidth about once a day requiring a reboot sometimes needed resetting to factory defaults. Constantly getting slow speeds, lockups, and terrible signal as well. Streaming was impossible.

Other Thoughts: Save yourself the money and buy a non d-link router becasue this thing is a huge piece of junk. I used to be a loyal d-link buyer but this experience coupled with the fact that I can not find a router with good ratings has changed me. Best $30 paperweight I've bought. Bought an identically spec'd TP-Link router NEW for a similar price and it has been a tank.

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  • VULAM N.
  • 2/2/2014 10:04:13 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsd-link dir-655 REFURBISHED


Cons: d-link's configuration is kinda messy and slow but you just gotta play with the settings to get it right. as for n300 speeds

Other Thoughts: Bought this super cheap so didnt expect anything extreme to come out of it but so far the experience has been pleasant. Got this to replace my old linksys wrt54g with dd-wrt. Was a bit buggy at first trying to set this up as an wireless accesspoint. This is a secondary router used at the garage and my main router is the linksys ea2700. Make sure to update to latest firmware right away. Router kept locking up but after the firmware flash everything is pretty smooth. Haven't used a d-link for a long time. last one was the gamer lounge dgl-4300. haven't tested n300 speeds yet because i still have a wireless g adapter. but getting capped 54mbps connection. 30 day refurb warranty, but if it passes a couple of weeks its already worth its cheap price. electronics these days are disposable anyways. don't expect much, but you will be surprised by the results =)

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  • Brian J.
  • 2/1/2014 8:48:04 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsAwful wireless performance

Pros: Gigabit wireless ports.

Cons: The router constantly looses connection. It does not drop the wireless or wired signal but will not allow traffic to pass through. The only solution is to restart the router. This usually fixes the issue. I am wondering if the firmware has a DNS cashe issue? This does not appear to be an isolated issue as I own 3 of these (2 different hardware versions) and they all suffer from the same issue. I have also tried updating to the most recent firmware with no improvement. The wireless signal strength is also disappointing. I purchased this router to replace a 10 year old D-Link DI-624 with the hopes of an improvement in speed and signal strength but speed remained the same with a decrease in signal strength.

Other Thoughts: I have always had good luck with D-Link products in the past but I will probably look to another brand for my next purchase. This unit has been nothing but headaches since installed. If you are not familiar with trouble shooting I would strongly suggest looking at other products.

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  • amber b.
  • 1/12/2014 10:25:20 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year

1 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Cheap

Cons: These routers may have a nice cheap price point but the connectivity is spotty and the router has to be restarted very often. I updated the firmware on the three i purchased and still the routers have connection issues i do not recommend these regardless of price and specs. These devices are extremely unreliable.

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5 out of 5 eggs4 Years and going strong

Pros: I've had this router for 4+ years and it has been working perfectly. This is hardware version A3.

Cons: The only issue I've had was that when running version 1.21 firmware, the check for updates would never find anything beyond 1.21. I just manually updated to version 1.37NA.

Other Thoughts: Has been a solid performer both wired and wireless since it was installed.

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  • Russell S.
  • 8/8/2013 4:17:41 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggsLifespan 6 Months

Pros: Small, runs cool, good WIFI range

Cons: Router should last more than 6 months...

Other Thoughts: Worked fine for 6 months and now it cannot resolve a URL about 20% of the time. The symptom occurs wired and wireless on every computer. A router replacement resolved the issue.

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  • Anjan R.
  • 7/3/2013 4:53:07 PM
  • Tech Level: Low
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsWorst Product

Pros: N/A

Cons: All......

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  • Kathleen M.
  • 6/17/2013 3:53:00 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsdon't waste your money!

Pros: It worked for 7 months.

Cons: It only worked for 7 months, which is kind of expensive for the $30 I paid for it.

Other Thoughts: After 7 months it began to fail, and now it needs rebooting on a daily basis. Since this refurbed unit only has a 30 day warranty, I'm out of luck on an RMA and out of $30 for only 7 months of wifi routing. Apparently refurb means temporary...

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  • Carolyn H.
  • 6/16/2013 4:17:17 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAWESOME!

Pros: Four of these running as WAP w/ DHCP turned off in all but one & the wifi channels offset by 2 channels ea. Awesome coverage thru out 5k sq ft. building with brick, glass & other normal problems. Super easy to configure and the up time can't be beat. Best router we have ever used. Devices do a great job channel hoping as you move from room to room. zero complaints.

Cons: none. Perfect price point for an awesome product.

Other Thoughts: If you have a large or problematic space you need WIFI, grab these up, lots of articles out there how to make these all work together & they work well.

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