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Asus GX-D1081 8-Port Power-Saving Gigabit Switch Reviews

shinigamibob

Excellent switch

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Pros: 8 ports, cheap, power-saving design, gigabit routing, VIP port, sleek looking

Cons: none

I was contemplating whether to buy this or its 5 port sister, but I decided to spring for this one because of the low additional cost and flexibility. The port design on the back is well layed out with plenty of space between each port. Ports that are not in use will be turned off automatically in order to conserve power. Furthermore, the cable length of each port will be detected in order to determine the amount of power to be used. Shorter cables can be used with less power thereby decreasing power consumption. The front led lights indicate the link speed of each port - green for gigabit and amber for 100Mbps. The VIP port is useful to connect to a internet router which allows all the...
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