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The Asus RT-N16 is a decent quality router and has some interesting features which help to set it apart from the competition. ... The ‘Download Master’ function will appeal to users who use torrents as it can save them from leaving a computer on for an extended period of time when downloading. The print server function should also prove useful for a number of users. quote


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Critic reviews

7.9
5 reviews
  • Ease of use
    8.4
  • Speed / throughput
    7.7
  • Configurability / networking features
    7.3
  • Reliability
    6.0
  • Range
    7.7
  • Durability
    8.5

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8.7
11 reviews
7.0
CNET Aug 30, 2010

The Asus RT-N16 is a great, fun router for networking enthusiasts who want to use it with third-party, open-source firmware, such as Tomato or DD-WRT. However, everyone else should wait until Asus provides a more stable version of the firmware.

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9.0
TweakTown Jul 30, 2010

ASUS is certainly coming along with their home networking products. We are very impressed with how they have improved both their UI and the overall performance. There are still some items that need to be addressed, though.

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8.0
KitGuru Sep 24, 2010

The Asus RT-N16 is a decent quality router and has some interesting features which help to set it apart from the competition... Unfortunately there is one significant drawback to the RT-N16; the price.

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9.0
Benchmark Reviews May 2, 2010

After all said and done, There are features of this router that I may not use, so if you only need to distribute your Internet connection to one or two computers then this may be too advanced for your needs. Whereas, if what you have read today about the RT-N16 has you interested then I would...

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7.0
Digital Trends Nov 15, 2009

The Asus RT-N16 has some great features, including one of the best user interfaces we’ve seen in a wireless router. It’s a speed demon at close range, too...Once we moved the client further from the router, though, it proved to be much slower than several competing routers we’ve tested.

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8.0
offback offback

This router has loads of features and it's price was right at less then $65 for it on an OpenBox special. I later figured out why it was an open box, it had a bad power supply which made it unusable. After a little research I see this has been an issue for more then a few people. I replaced the...

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8.0
jordankizer jordankizer

The default firmware blows chunks. Install DD-WRT and it will be the best router you've ever seen. Not for the faint of heart, though. Getting those USB ports to work is a pain.

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9.0
ariaxu ariaxu

Don't buy this router unless you intend to replace the firmware! If you were installing TomatoUSB or DD-WRT, this used to be the best router money could buy. It has now been superseded by the RT-N56U. It lacks dual-band N, but the processor is fast and there is a full 32MB of flash on...

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