Product Comparison: Linksys EA8300 vs Linksys MR9000


General Specifications
Brand
Linksys
Linksys
Model
EA8300
MR9000
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Upgrade your home Wi-Fi and enjoy exceptional wireless speeds with the Linksys Max-Stream AC2200 MU-MIMO WiFi Tri-Band Router. Ideal for households with heavy WiFi use, this tri-band router delivers combined speeds of up to 2.2 Gbps for lag-free entertainment and productivity.
The MR9000 mega-performance Tri-Band router with Mesh WiFi delivers extreme speeds and coverage, so you can stream, game, and push your entertainment consumption to the max.
Key Specs
Wi-Fi Speed
2200 Mbps
3000 Mbps
Number Of LAN Ports
4
4
Frequency Band
2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Linksys EA8300 MU-MIMO Tri-band Wireless Router
  • The speed is crazy fast. I used to have to use a wifi extender for the second floor of our house and with this router that is not a problem anymore.
  • Download speed was at 67 Mbps and upload speeds where at 54 mbps. Nice Router, I like it.
  • Download speeds are a little faster than Apple Timecapsule and the range is moderately better.
  • The speeds have been great, signal strength has been great.
  • The max speed I get with this band is around 35 mbps.
Linksys MR9000 Tri-Band Mesh Router
  • Great speeds for 4K HD TV and mesh technology.
  • The setup was very quick and simple. Great speed.
  • Speeds are amazing throughout the entire 2500 Sq Ft house.
  • The Wi-Fi speeds are fast. Great router.
  • Losing connection and very slow speeds off and on drove me crazy.
Size & Weight
Color
Black
Black
Height
2.15 in.
2.16 in.
Width
8.41 in.
8.41 in.
Depth
6.37 in.
6.37 in.
Weight
1.34 lbs.
1.31 lbs.
Network
QoS Traffic Prioritization
Yes
Yes
Auto Speed Sensing
Yes
Yes
Number Of WAN Ports
1
1
Wireless Standard
Wireless - AC
Wireless - AC
Ethernet Standard
10/100/1000
10/100/1000
Number of Antennas
4
4
Ethernet Switch
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Network"
Linksys EA8300 MU-MIMO Tri-band Wireless Router
  • This thing doubled if not tripled my 5ghz range and speeds tremendously.
  • Good Router with a decent range!
  • The range on 2.4ghz is great. Good router.
  • Very good signal strength and range.
  • I tested WiFi range around the apartment, and found that there was almost no improvement.
Linksys MR9000 Tri-Band Mesh Router
  • First of all the router was easy to set up and good signal strength and very fast.
  • I recommend this for the good signal.
  • We get a very strong signal all through the house.
  • The router was easy to set up. Did not have issues with dropped signal.
  • Set up was easy and straightforward. Interface is easy to use.
Security
Data Encryption
Yes
Yes
Encryption Type
WPA/WPA2, 64/128-bit WEP, WPA2-Personal, WPA2-Enterprise
64/128-bit WEP, WPA/WPA2
Parental Controls
Yes
Yes
Security Features
Auto Firmware Update, SPI, DoS protection, Advanced Beamforming+ Technology, Airtime Fairness, Smart Wi-Fi Cloud Management
Auto Firmware Update, Advanced Beamforming+ Technology, Smart Connect Band Steering, 128 bit AES link encryption, DHCP, Guest Access
What customers say about "Security"
Linksys EA8300 MU-MIMO Tri-band Wireless Router
  • This works great, there are some great options for security.
  • Love the quick and secure set-up.
  • Packed very secure and everything worked great.
  • Security options are turned on by default, which is a good thing.
  • The guest account is setup and turned on by default during installation. This is a security issue for me.
Linksys MR9000 Tri-Band Mesh Router
  • All the security features it has that are more user friendly.
  • Speaking of security, one very nice feature is that when firmware updates become available from Linksys, the MR9000 will download them and install them automatically.
  • It has all the advanced features of security necessary to keep our network protected.
  • This is a very good router. With a nice app, easy access to security features.
  • The network is very easy to protect.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
229.99 $
249.99 $


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