Product Comparison: Linksys XAC1900 vs TP-LINK Archer VR900

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General Specifications
Archer VR900
About the Product
Featuring wireless-AC technology and a DSL modem, the Linksys AC1900 Smart Wi-Fi Modem Router (XAC1900) delivers speeds up to 4.3x faster than conventional wireless. Three adjustable antennas help extend the Wi-Fi range throughout your home.
The Archer VR900 makes full use of its dual band Wi-Fi abilities, reaching speeds of up to 600Mbps on the 2.4GHz band and 1300Mbps on the 5GHz band. Enjoy a total speed of up to 1.9Gbps to eliminate buffering from your HD streams and lag from online games.
Key Specs
Wi-Fi Speed
1900 Mbps
1900 Mbps
Number Of LAN Ports
Frequency Band
2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
What customers say about "Key Specs"
Linksys XAC1900 Dual Band Smart Wi-Fi Modem Router
  • Speed is consistent and the wifi signal throughout the house is strong.
  • Fast router. Exactly what was needed.
  • This modem/router increased my internet speed.
  • Decent routing speed when connected to PC by wire.
  • Excellent but with very slow broadband speed.
TP-LINK Archer VR900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit VDSL/ADSL Modem Router
  • I can finally get my full Internet speed with 2.4 Ghz (and 5 Ghz obviously).
  • It's a great router, rock-solid connection and very good speed.
  • I bought this as we need every bit of wifi speed in our office, and no dropouts. I like this router.
  • It imediately gave a good download speed.
  • Fantastic AC Wi-Fi speeds and doesn't disconnect any of my devices.
Size & Weight
1.58 in.
6.45 in.
7.25 in.
8.5 in.
10.8 in.
1.44 in.
1.17 lbs.
3.35 lbs.
QoS Traffic Prioritization
Auto Speed Sensing
Number Of WAN Ports
Wireless Standard
Wireless - AC
Wireless - AC
Ethernet Standard
Number of Antennas
Ethernet Switch
What customers say about "Network"
Linksys XAC1900 Dual Band Smart Wi-Fi Modem Router
  • Definitely would recommend, great range and fast, very happy.
  • Works well, good range with IPV6 support as standard.
  • The WiFi range/signal strength was a lot better than my previous Netgear devices.
  • Build quality very good, Wi-Fi range is excellent.
  • Has a fantastic range. This is the first router I have tried that I can actually get internet in my large back garden!
TP-LINK Archer VR900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit VDSL/ADSL Modem Router
  • Very easy to setup, not only has the range of my wifi improved, the speed has also increased over the originally provided modem.
  • Excellent range and strength, using WPS button easy to connect Sky box, audio player, TV etc.
  • Excellent product - works flawlessly with Plusnet. Wireless range and speeds are fantastic.
  • It's signal range and strength has been excellent for over 10 devices connected and running at the same time.
  • Faster download speeds, nearly 1.5mb faster that the BT home hub4 it replaced. Good Wifi range.
Data Encryption
Encryption Type
WPA/WPA2, RADIUS, 64/128-bit WEP
64/128-bit WEP, WPA/WPA2, WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK
Parental Controls
Security Features
Smart Wi-Fi, Guest Access, Device Prioritization, SPI, VPN support, MAC Address Filtering
NAT support, Access control, MAC / IP / URL Filtering, DHCP, ALG, UPnP, DMZ, Dynamic DNS, NOIP, PPTP, L2TP, IPsec, RIP-1, RIP-2
What customers say about "Security"
Linksys XAC1900 Dual Band Smart Wi-Fi Modem Router
  • This router is up to date with all the latest protocols and I haven't dropped a connection yet. Recommended. Very secure.
  • Great replacement router for better coverage and easy to install. Good secure features.
  • Very secure, has a lot of seruce features. I like this and recommend.
  • Has some bugs and security vulnerabilities.
  • A security-bypass vulnerability. Multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities. Multiple command-execution vulnerabilities.
TP-LINK Archer VR900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit VDSL/ADSL Modem Router
  • I just wanted a safe, secure device that could punch a signal through the walls of my house - which it does fine and out into the garden! Great!
  • Safe, Secure, Simple - even I could set it up!
  • Guest network allocates a separate and secure network for guests on both 2.4GHz and 5GHz.
  • Then it just sits there and does a brilliant discrete job. Very secure.
  • Secure wifi didn't work. No matter what I tried could not get the secured wifi to connect to anything it would not accept the password.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
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