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Linksys AC3200 Dual Band WiFi Gaming Router with Killer Prioritization Engine WRT32X Certified Refurbished

Last Updated: 30 Jan 2019 (Refresh Now)
6.2
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
38
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Review Summary - 37 recent, verified reviews

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Network
 18
internet, bandwidth, 5ghz, wrt1900ac, wifi
+83%
-17%
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" ...  Router looks great btw, which is why I gave it 2 stars.  ...  "
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" ...  Our router was dying so I bought this one.  ...  "
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" ...  I got this router recently and it's amazing! ... I was using a 5 year old Asus router that had seen better days. ... The router is sexy as all heck too. ... On 5Ghz, I get the same up and down speeds that I get from wired connection. ... This router is the truth!!  ...  "
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" ...  That being said, at the price point I was able to purchase this router there isn't much to complain about.  ...  "
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" ...  Even tho this is a AC newer router, my old n router was faster and stronger.  ...  "
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" ...  Every previous router I have had connects without a single issue.  ...  "
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" ...  Best router I've had to date .  ...  "
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" ...  We run many devices off this router and I have not had any instances of buffering.  ...  "
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Wifi
 13
wifi, went, test, received, options
+77%
-23%
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" ...  I was looking for a new router in order to take advantage of the full bandwidth that I'm paying for and also capable to reduce the lag and ping numbers. ... At the end I went with the trusty 192.168.1.1 address and I found the router and was able to set the router and install new updates to it. ... I'm very happy with the router, it was a great upgrade to my home network.  ...  "
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" ...  Much better WiFi in the house, everything works much faster and I can stream anything to the chrome cast without buffering like crazy.  ...  "
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" ...  Best router I've had to date .  ...  "
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" ...  The wifi on this thing is incredible. ... This router is the truth!!  ...  "
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" ...  A great router for a very very good price!  ...  "
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" ...  -Probably the best looking router. ... -This is a great router.  ...  "
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" ...  Router is working fine so far, very easy to setup.  ...  "
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" ...  It worked just fine on my 1900ac, but then that router had a lot more options.  ...  "
Setup
 8
router, setup, simple, set, really
+88%
-13%
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" ...  All the settings in the menu are easy to follow, the only drawback is that I can't set Parental Control, the menu or the router does not have that option.  ...  "
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" ...  Quite an easy device to connect and configure.  ...  "
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" ...  It's really easy to setup.  ...  "
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" ...  It was also simple to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  Router is working fine so far, very easy to setup.  ...  "
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" ...  If you're looking for a simple solution for your home network that allows for easy customization and security it doesn't get much easier than this router.  ...  "
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" ...  Initial setup is easy, actually there really isn't much to setup which I'll get to in a minute. ... It worked just fine on my 1900ac, but then that router had a lot more options.  ...  "
ISP
 8
linksys, internet, getting, connection, best
+75%
-25%
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" ...  This Linksys got my attention and decide to buy it.  ...  "
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" ...  I have a 1gb connection and this Router delivers 1gb speed.  ...  "
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" ...  Best router I've had to date .  ...  "
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" ...  I'm getting 345 down and 32 up with this new router connected to my modem. ... On 5Ghz, I get the same up and down speeds that I get from wired connection. ... This router is the truth!!  ...  "
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" ...  -Probably the best looking router. ... -This is a great router.  ...  "
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" ...  Router is working fine so far, very easy to setup.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 7
device, wrt3200acm, network, gateway, gaming
+43%
-57%
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" ...  At home I am connecting 13 different devices and with that speed you can tell what is my problem.  ...  "
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" ...  But once you connect your devices (I have 5) it will tank!  ...  "
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" ...  I'm returning it to and getting a WRT3200ACM or WRT32X again I only have 1 Killer device )  ...  "
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" ...  The hard drive showed up in the configuration page but I could never get it to show up in windows. ... Update 5/12/18: So it turns out that the NAS issue was with my computer.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 6
setup, set, router, really, simple
+100%
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" ...  All the settings in the menu are easy to follow, the only drawback is that I can't set Parental Control, the menu or the router does not have that option.  ...  "
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" ...  Quite an easy device to connect and configure.  ...  "
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" ...  It's really easy to setup.  ...  "
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" ...  It was also simple to set up.  ...  "
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" ...  Router is working fine so far, very easy to setup.  ...  "
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" ...  Initial setup is easy, actually there really isn't much to setup which I'll get to in a minute.  ...  "
Software Platform
 6
windows, web, outdated, network, nas
+83%
-17%
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" ...  However, I can tell it is a clear hardware deficiency.  ...  "
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" ...  I decide to try it with the same app but in my iPhone but I found the same results.  ...  "
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" ...  Much better WiFi in the house, everything works much faster and I can stream anything to the chrome cast without buffering like crazy.  ...  "
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" ...  I can check how it’s running online and change prioritization that way but an app would have been more convenient.  ...  "
Firmware
 6
firmware, openwrt, latest firmware, dd wrt firmware, updated
+50%
-50%
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" ...  The first unit I received did NOT have this problem - so I believe Linksys has fixed most of the WIFI issues with their latest firmware. ... Re-flashed the original linksys firmware and sent it back.  ...  "
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" ...  Came with issues with the firmware installation.  ...  "
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" ...  however, the half baked Linksys firmware as well as the fact the there is no working DD-WRT firmware for this router as of yet are an issue.  ...  "
Price
 4
product, best
+100%
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" ...  This is a great device and certified pre-owned really made it worth the cost.  ...  "
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" ...  Best on the market, value for money best price  ...  "
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" ...  Great product at a great price.  ...  "
Returns
 4
+50%
-50%
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" ...  I did not bother testing the second replacement unit. ... Returned for a replacement.  ...  "
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" ...  Will be returning this one.  ...  "
Apps
 3
looks
+100%
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" ...  I decide to try it with the same app but in my iPhone but I found the same results.  ...  "
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" ...  I can check how it’s running online and change prioritization that way but an app would have been more convenient.  ...  "
Product Reliability
 3
-100%
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" ...  It worked great until it didn't. ... At least it happened before the 90 days was up!  ...  "
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" ...  Left overnight and came back to a bricked unit that was unresponsive.  ...  "
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" ...  This review only applies to Certified Refurbished version:  ...  "
Overall performance
 3
+100%
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" ...  I see pics posted of individuals getting true 1GB speed through the LAN.  ...  "
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" ...  And on the “speed test” the website you have to use to set this up it looks super fast and powerful.  ...  "
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" ...  Gets the job done though, and for the price, it can't be beat.  ...  "
Ports
 3
router, hard drive, speeds, performance, across
+67%
-33%
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" ...  Also I attached some external drives and had access to them very easily (you can even password protect the access to external drives connected to the router).  ...  "
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" ...  -Fast performance across many benchmarks including LAN-LAN, LAN-WAN, Wi-Fi, USB, etc. ... -Excellent USB 3.0/eSATA hard drive performance.  ...  "
Design
 3
new, like
+100%
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" ...  It looks sleek and cool.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks like new, works like new, just not very good range.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks like new.  ...  "

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