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This review is from: ASUS RT-N56U Wireless Router Dual Band N600 Multimedia Ultra Slim Gigabit 802.11a/b/g/n support USB Storage, Print and Media Server (top performance review at smallnetbuilder.com)
Pros: Bought as the far side of a wireless bridge on the 5GHz band. Required community-enhanced firmware, but then works great, even when the wired end of the bridge is a different brand. This one sits int he living room about 30' from the other, and the PS4 plugged into it can now download at my full 15Mbps speed, rather than an awful 20kbps using the PS4's built-in 2.4GHz wireless.
As a bonus, the USB port onboard can charge the PS4 controller, when oddly enough a USB-AC adapter can't.
Cons: in-box firmware didn't have the right options for bridging and securityREAD FULL REVIEW
Pros: Quiet, cool
Cons: Bought two and immediately ran Bitlocker on both to force a write to the whole drive. One worked fine, and the other reported some bad sectors. Following up on the bad one with chkdsk caught a huge number and the scan virtually stopped making progress.
Other Thoughts: Newegg is accepting it for refund without a restocking fee, and at least I caught it before there was data to be lost. Remember to do a full write to new HDDs to catch these things before it matters.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Good price/density
works well so far
Cons: auto-detected speed - as a previous reviewer noted, the motherboard detected 1333 RAM, but is still running fine when manually set to 1600. I'm using an Asus P8Z77-V. Shouldn't be a problem as long as you remember to make this change anytime you reset the BIOS settingsREAD FULL REVIEW