Asus WL-500W 802.11n Multi-Functional Wireless Router
Networking and Wi-Fi
Great range and signal penetration; integrated print, media, FTP, and Webcam servers; can support multiple USB devices simultaneously.
Bulky and impractical design; buggy Web interface; confusing instruction if you're trying to figure out the special USB features; throughput at close range could better; no Gigabit Ethernet.
We like the Asus WL-500W for its wealth of unique features and its strong signal at long range, but its short-range throughput is substandard and there's no Gigabit Ethernet support. This is a good choice only for advanced users who will take advantage of some of router's USB features and aren't afraid to wade into those waters without help.
18-Mar-2008 10:14 AM PDT