DIR-665 D-Link Xtreme N450 is the first D-Link router with N450 logo which means the router delivers the speeds of up to 450Mbps (in ideal conditions) by adopting the 3×3 MIMO technology which uses three distinct data streams to enable extremely fast data transfer rates. Computers with 450Mbps wireless adapter enabled, such as the one integrated in notebooks powered by the Intel® Centrino® 2 processor, can experience faster wireless speed and greater network mobility.
The DIR-665 is powered by the latest wireless technology 802.11n. The router includes 4-port Gigabit Switch you can use for connecting the computers with Gigabit NIC adapter enabled using UTP Cat5e standards. High speed wired connection is ideal for high-intensive bandwidth applications such as multiplayer gaming, large file transfer and video applications.
Selectable Dual-Band and HD Fuel Technology
Unlike its competitor TEW691 wireless 450Mbps gigabit router which uses single 2.4 GHz frequency band, DIR-665 D-Link Xtreme N450 is powered by dual-band (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz) you can select. The drawback with the selectable dual-band over simultaneous dual-band is that you cannot work with multiple wireless devices which operate in mixed frequency bands (both 2.4 and 5 GHz) in a time. But with single 5 GHz band in a time, the router provides much clearer band and less interference.
For gaming experiences and HD video streaming, you can select the 5 GHz radio band for cleaner band and less interference (from other wireless devices which operated in 2.4 GHz band). And with the additions of superior HD Fuel and Intelligent QoS Prioritization technologies, make your gaming and HD media streaming more enjoyable. You can provide prioritization for time-sensitive online traffic, such as smooth streaming videos, responsive gaming, and smooth VoIP calls with this Intelligent QoS technology.
Advanced Network Security
DIR-665 D-Link Xtreme N450 router supports the dual firewall feature (Network address translation and Stateful packet inspection) to help prevent any types of internet threats such as hackers. And to allow traveler users create secure tunneling to your network, the router supports VPN Pass-through / Multi-sessions PPTP / L2TP / IPSec. For wireless connection security, the DIR-665 supports the latest industrial wireless security WPA/WPA2 to helps protect the un-authorized access.
DIR-665 D-Link Xtreme N450 is an eco-friendly router which is designed to help conserve energy, protect our environment from harmful substances, and reduce waste by using recyclable packaging and other green technology features including:
Ports with no links will be down automatically. This will save the power.
Each different Ethernet cable lengths consume different power output. Traditionally the system supply the same power to different cable length
Energy star compliant
Each of the client computers connecting to the network must be configured with a unique private IP address to allow them communicate each other and to access the internet. Configuring manually each of the computers with a static IP address is prone to the mistyping that can cause the connection problem. However, the router supports the DHCP server feature that takes care of the complexity of providing the IP address automatically to all the client computers in the network. This reduces the administration overhead in providing the IP address configuration to all the computers in the network.
One of the advantages of having the wireless network in home is apparent, no wires needed. With your XBOX console, you can install a wireless XBOX adapter to allow you play games at the comfort of your living room without the clutter of the wires. With your laptop, you can surf the internet and read the email messages by your poolside. With DIR-665 Xtreme N450, you can build your high-performance network in homes easily.
Supporting mostly OS including Windows® 7, Windows Vista®, Windows® XP SP2, or Mac OS® X (v10.4), DIR-665 is an ideal solution for high-performance home networking or small business environments.
By Ki Grinsing
Ki Grinsing was graduated from ITS-Surabaya, electrical engineering – faculty of industrial technology and with the additions of MCSE and CCNA professional certifications. He has prolonged years of working experiences in IT projects. Please visit the articles: Dir 665 N450 router and Belkin new wireless routers