Product Comparison: TP-LINK Archer C4000 vs TP-LINK Archer C5400


General Specifications
Brand
TP-Link
TP-Link
Model
Archer C4000
Archer C5400
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Archer C4000 delivers combined tri-band WiFi speeds of up to 4,000 Mbps to satisfy your diverse WiFi demands and keep your network operating at top speed. NitroQAM™ boosts speeds on all bands while Smart Connect and Airtime Fairness work together to provide smoother Wi-Fi experience without lag.
The Archer C5400 Tri-band Router sends more Wi-Fi to more devices and intelligently connects faster Wi-Fi to every device for smoother gaming and 4K streaming. Groundbreaking 4-stream and NitroQAM sends up to 5400Mbps of total Wi-Fi throughput over one 2.4GHz (1000Mbps) and two 5GHz (2167Mbps) bands.
Key Specs
Wi-Fi Speed
4000 Mbps
5400 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"
TP-LINK Archer C4000 Router
  • Very quick and easy. Super Cool! Love this router!
  • I am very happy with this routers speed.
  • I found good to great internet speed and connectivity with my phone and tablet throughout my 2700 square foot home.
  • This TP-Link gives me the same speed wireless as my wired connection (350meg).
  • Reliable for more than 5 devices and and awesome speed.
TP-LINK Archer C5400 MU-MIMO Tri-Band Wireless Gigabit Cable Gaming Router
  • Wi-Fi reliability, speed and range; wired streaming never buffers, etc. Good purchase!
  • Once I got everything set up like I like it and did a speed test and immediately seen a difference in internet speeds which was a plus. My previous router was much worse.
  • This router is amazing. I switched from a dead Nighthawk to this and it blew my mind. Fast speeds, very very fast speeds guys!
  • The coverage was mediocre and the speeds didn't seem to be much faster than the Decos I was comparing it to.
  • While this system is supposed to be faster than the Deco M5s I found it only to be 10-20% faster on the 5Hz channels.
Size & Weight
Color
Black
Black
Height
1.5 in.
1.7 in.
Width
7.9 in.
9.1 in.
Depth
7.9 in.
9.1 in.
Weight
1.79 lbs.
2.75 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
6
8
Ethernet Switch
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Network"
TP-LINK Archer C4000 Router
  • It was fairly easy to set up and the range is great.
  • Both the speed (I have 100 Mbps service) and range of are exceptional.
  • The range is excellent and the speed of our WiFi is great!
  • This is great and I would highly recommend it to anyone. Great range.
  • Great router for the price. Good range of this one.
TP-LINK Archer C5400 MU-MIMO Tri-Band Wireless Gigabit Cable Gaming Router
  • The range from the apartment to the outside is amazing (got a good signal 10 stories down).
  • I like how the non-removable antennas fold down and lay flat on top of the square chassis of the WIFI router.
  • The coverage of the router antennas were enough for me to stream without an issue at large distances and obviously through walls and floors as well.
  • Well thought out and detailed QoS, decent quality!
  • The antenna are plentiful and flimsy, in my short time owning this router one of them as broke and no longer stays up.
Security
Data Encryption
Yes
Yes
Encryption Type
64/128-bit WEP, WPA/WPA2, WPA/WPA2—PSK
64/128-bit WEP, WPA/WPA2, WPA-PSK/WPA2-PSK
Parental Controls
Yes
Yes
Security Features
Dynamic IP, Dynamic DNS, Static IP, PPPoE, PPTP, L2TP, Bigpond, Access control, DHCP, UPnP, DMZ, PPTP Pass-Through, VPN server, SPI
Access control, Guest network, Homecare, VPN server
What customers say about "Security"
TP-LINK Archer C4000 Router
  • Works better to provide quality signal to our home devices & security than anything we'r have had in the past.
  • The set of security protection, controls and logging is also pretty good.
  • Overall I am very happy with this router and will recommend it to others. Very secure.
  • 6 Antennas that are high performing that give me the speed and secure internet i need and want for my family and myself.
  • Same password for all 3 guest connections. I wanted to have a normal guest and a VIP guest connection.
TP-LINK Archer C5400 MU-MIMO Tri-Band Wireless Gigabit Cable Gaming Router
  • It has amazing security, so it would seem by the activity log of all the prevented attacks from unknown ip adx.
  • Excellent signal strength and great security, recommended!
  • It gives me better security than many of the basic routers out there.
  • Great range. Good security features. Easy setup. Just buy this!
  • Excellent speed and lots of options for settings to spread out the devices and channels, security etc.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
FCC, CE
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