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D-Link's new dual-mode 802.11n wireless router

updated 10:05 pm EDT, Mon June 23, 2008

D-Link wireless DIR-628

D-Link on Monday unveiled a new dual-band RangeBooster N router that offers 802.11n WiFi on both 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands. The DIR-628 features D-Link's Quality of Service management engine to improve performance, while being able to switch to either 2.4GHz signals for low-intensity network throughput, or 5.4GHz for intensive file sharing and media distribution. D-Link is currently selling the DIR-628 through select retailers for $120.

"With its switchable 802.11n dual band technology, this new 11n router is a powerful solution for building out a digital home capable of driving a wide range of applications," said A.J. Wang, Chief Technology Officer for D-Link. "It offers superb range and performance for anyone seeking to enhance network access at an extremely affordable price."



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  1. Clowree

    Fresh-Faced Recruit

    Joined: Jun 2008

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    Makes Me Wonder..

    How much benefit exactly does the 5Ghz really give you besides being on a less crowded channel? This is after I just purchased a D-Link Range-Booster N router 2 months ago, so maybe I'm just feeling a little left out..

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