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D-Link DGL4300 vs. MS MN700

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I’ve had the Microsoft MN-700 for many years and it’s served me exceptionally well. But I’ve decided to make the switch to D-Link for hopefully better speeds. Its gigabit ports are enough for me to think it’s worth the money, but we’ll find out in just a moment.

The below averages are based on me running www.SpeedTest.net three sequential times and averaging all the numbers. My SigRig is the hardwired PC running XP. My laptop is wireless and running Vista Ultimate 64-Bit. I have the best available internet package from Cox Communications - 12 mbps up / 1 mbps up.

Scottsdale, Az SpeedTest Server was used for each run-through.

MS MN-700 Wireless Router

Hardwire:
Average Download – 6459.kb/s
Average Upload – 1089 kb/s
Average Ping – 49.3 ms

Wireless:
Average Download – 2589 kb/s
Average Upload – 1083 kb/s
Average Ping – 70 ms


D-Link DGL-4300

Hardwire:
Average Download – 16414 kb/s
Average Upload – 1085 kb/s
Average Ping – 51.3 ms

And just so you don’t think I’m cheating:



Wireless:
Average Download – 12193 kb/s
Average Upload – 1082 kb/s
Average Ping – 55 ms




The D-Link router lambasted the MN-700. I didn't run any games to check for pings, but I think it's safe to assume the D-Link would win in this department.

D-Link DGL4300 FTW!
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LOL, that's a crazy difference!
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i used to have the mn 700

now i have the dlink 4300

the difference is like night and day
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LOL, that's a crazy difference!
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i used to have the mn 700

now i have the dlink 4300

the difference is like night and day
Yea it's clearly a staggering difference in performance.
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Now do a ping test while downloading
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wow hot damn that is impressive. 150mi from scottsdale, eh - you wouldnt happen to be in flagstaff or prescott, would ya ^.^b
    
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