June 14th 2012 8:41 am

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Western Digital’s well-designed user interface and its free software utilities make the My Net N900 a good consumer router. Its wireless performance, on the other hand, falls far short of the fastest router we tested, and it lacks the advanced features that you’d want. quote


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Critic reviews

7.8
11 reviews
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    9.0
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    8.2
  • Configurability / networking features
    7.5
  • Reliability
    8.0
  • Range
    6.4
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User reviews

7.5
2 reviews
  • Ease of use
    7.0
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    9.0
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    6.0
  • Reliability
    8.0
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    8.0
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    8.0
8.0
PC Mag Jun 14, 2012

Western Digital's MyNet N900 is a delightful surprise from a vendor not known for making wireless routers with a nice, simple, easy-to-remember product name.

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8.0
Gizmodo Jun 15, 2012

What if a router could make sure streaming movies and online games always get the bulk of your bandwidth, even if everyone else in your house is downloading a zillion porn movies? That's exactly what hard drive kingpin Western Digital claims to have done with its first router, the My Net N900 HD.

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8.0
New York Times Jul 6, 2012

The Western Digital My Net N900 was about the easiest I’ve experienced, a refreshing turn of events that I was not expecting after having trouble installing a Western Digital external hard drive ... the engineers at Western Digital must have been working overtime to assure a smooth setup.

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7.0
Laptop Magazine Jun 29, 2012

One of Western Digital's first routers, the My Net N900 HD Dual-Band Router combines an intuitive interface and smooth multimedia streaming.

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7.0
PC World Feb 14, 2013

Western Digital’s well-designed user interface and its free software utilities make the My Net N900 a good consumer router. Its wireless performance, on the other hand, falls far short of the fastest router we tested, and it lacks the advanced features that you’d want.

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9.0
StorageReview Jun 14, 2012

Western Digital has brought some of its storage proficiencies and familiarity with the consumer storage market to bear with these new My Net devices, including a QoS service that prioritizes video streaming services.

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8.0
Electronista Jul 13, 2012

The Western Digital N900 may not be the most sensible purchase for households or small businesses ... buyers that require extended range, heavy usage across multiple devices, or a straightforward-yet-advanced setup wizard, however, may find the router to be worth every penny.

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8.0
Gear Live Jul 5, 2012

The Western Digital My Net N900 HD is a great router, even with the $180 price tag. It's a quality piece of hardware with the pricetag to match, and it most certainly gets the job done as advertised and expected.

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9.0
Legit Reviews Jun 15, 2012

As a debut product for Western Digital, we have to give the My Net N900 high marks. The functionality and the GUI make this a perfect purchase for the beginner as well as the network engineer.

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8.0
HotHardware Jul 24, 2012

The My Net N900 is a solid first effort by Western Digital as it forges a path in the home consumer wireless networking market.

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7.0
SmallNetBuilder Jul 12, 2012

It's too bad that WD's entry into the consumer wireless router market is marred by a performance problem on the N900's 5 GHz side. It's otherwise not a bad first effort.

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8.0
mrobo mrobo

-2x usb 2.0 ports supports only WD external drives -2x usb 2.0 troughput slow speeds -no more support from WD for new firmware and functions (missing sending logs trough email) -no option to use another 3rd party firmware +7x LAN 1Gbps ports +1x WAN 1Gbps port +good LAN+WAN troughput speed

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