While Linksys continues to reinvent the way we are all online while remaining true to what fans of their routers love, the company has since slowed his "revolutionary" designs for more "evolutionary" choices instead. The WRT3200ACM is another to become a series of routers that depend on nostalgia to hook old users and performance to integrate new ones. But will these two factors be enough to recapture some of the magic lost in the router market in recent years?
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Summary: The Linksys WRT3200ACM is another step in the right direction for a company that seems to do nothing wrong with the production of rugged and reliable routers in the second half of 2016.
Price: $ 249.99
CE that we liked
Friendly, nostalgic design Good performance at short rangeLinksys Smart WiFi] What we did not do
Can use more wired ports Performance report and reliabili ty obstacleHigh price for average internet users
Specification Linksys WRT3200ACM router
If you have already purchased a Linksys router in the past, the design of the WRT3200ACM will be familiar to you.
While router manufacturers around the world continue to revolutionize routers were designed in by adding foolish color combinations by changing the positioning of the antenna or in 1945]. Linksys and its new router WRT3200ACM go in exactly the opposite direction, and the choice pays off.
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Longing for nostalgia, the WRT3200ACM brings back everything we loved about the original WRT54G and updates them for the 21st century. If all this sounds vaguely familiar to you, you'll remember that we looked at the same design choices when the WRT1900ACS came out earlier this year and the WRT3200ACM still has classic blue-on-black chassis, as well as slightly lighter ground space of 1.76 lbs (compared to 1.77 lbs. of the WRT1900ACS).
This router is not designed to want something that will blend in with their decor. It is par excellence, shamelessly, the router of a router enthusiast … and we are in agreement.
We would have liked to see some other ports wired to the back, but it is a small complaint for a router designed for wireless connections primarily
The Linksys WRT3200ACM includes a dual-core processor to 1 , 8 GHz, tri-band AC3200 wireless antennas, 2.4Ghz / 5GHz 802.11ac / n / d antennas with MU-MIMO beamforming capability, four powerful antennas and five Gigabit Ethernet 1 Internet ports), one USB port 3.0 and a USB 2.0 / eSATA port for external storage configuration or the addition of integrated media servers dashboard that we have not said a dozen times before
Linksys continues to update the WiFi Smart System here and there with minor changes to the mobile application and from the desktop platform, but overall, it's already as well thanks to an intuitive user interface, a very simple configuration and easy access to all the proprietary configuration settings would need.
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Manufacturers of competing routers take note: the dashboard make the settings of the router correctly, completely stopped.
Tests of Speed and Distance
Despite its AC3200 ranking, the Linksys WRT3200ACM performance suffered only slight declines at distances 30 feet or more. On the frequency of 2.4 GHz to 5 feet, we recorded a score of 73.26 Mbit / s, or 102.65 Mbit / s, which is not the fastest speed we've seen .
Unfortunately, the WRT3200ACM did not really stand up well when we jumped at a distance of 30 feet, with 48.68 Mbps and 43.52 Mbps. Fortunately, it was quickly redeemed (no pun intended) by its performance of 5 GHz with a score of 449.84 Mbps / 475.24 Mbps from a distance of five feet and 311.96 Mbps / 276.98 Mbps at a distance of 30 feet.
The Linksys WRT3200ACM takes many of the concepts and features that we originally liked in the WRT1900ACS and slightly improves performance at all levels. That said, there is not much left to turn your head (and out your wallet) if you do not have MU-MIMO compatible devices or a connection that pumps only 120 Mbps or less.
If you are looking for a new router, at $ 249.99 the WRT3200ACM may be a little pricey for some, but it's also fast and good enough to justify the high cost.
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