Product Comparison: TP-LINK Archer C7 vs NETGEAR R6700-100NAS


General Specifications
Brand
TP-Link
Netgear
Model
Archer C7
R6700-100NAS
Origin
China
China
About the Product
TP-Link’s Archer C7 comes with the next generation Wi-Fi standard – 802.11ac, 3 times faster than wireless N speeds and delivering a combined wireless data transfer rate of up to 1.75Gbps.
The NETGEAR Nighthawk AC1750 Smart Wi-Fi Router delivers extreme Wi-Fi speed for gaming up to 1750Mbps. The Dual Core 1GHz processor boosts wireless & wired performance. High-powered amplifiers and external antennas increase range for whole-home mobility.
Key Specs
Wi-Fi Speed
1750 Mbps
1750 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 C7 Dual Band Gigabit Wireless Router
  • The 2.4Ghz band is very strong. Holding a signal as strong as my other router.
  • Great all-rounder for everyone looking for both great speeds and coverage.
  • Replaced sky hub wifi and it’s amazing. Decent speeds on 2.4Ghz at much better range inc upstairs and in backyard, and 5Ghz is amazing.
  • Very fast download speeds over WiFi and ethernet maxes out my 300mbps connection.
  • The signal was actually weaker! The speeds were also slower, it was very disappointing.
NETGEAR R6700-100NAS Smart Dual Band WiFi Router
  • Coverage and speed has been fantastic.
  • Great speed. Priced right. Nuff said.
  • Works great on laptop. Great Speeds.
  • The new router my speed was fast!
  • This increased my wireless speed by 10x.
Size & Weight
Color
Black
Black
Height
1.3 in.
2.44 in.
Width
9.6 in.
11.22 in.
Depth
6.4 in.
7.2 in.
Weight
1.15 lbs.
1.58 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
3
3
Ethernet Switch
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Network"
TP-LINK Archer C7 Dual Band Gigabit Wireless Router
  • The setup is easy enough for everyone to handle.
  • My desktop PC is plugged in via ethernet. And it provide decent speed.
  • Great WiFi signal throughout house - no longer need WiFi extender in conservatory on far side of house from router.
  • The main reason I bought this router was because of the external antennas. My WiFi signal strength was going to increase dramatically over the Plusnet Technicolor.
  • The units multiple antennas and dual band support mean it is very strong on giving good wireless performance.
NETGEAR R6700-100NAS Smart Dual Band WiFi Router
  • The range on this router is great and it has plenty of ports.
  • Great range of our WiFi connection and it definitely does the job!
  • Fantastic range and easy to setup.
  • Has incredible range and consistent speeds among multiple devices.
  • The range on this router is amazing. Awesome!
Security
Data Encryption
Yes
Yes
Encryption Type
64/128-bit WEP, WPA/WPA2—PSK, WPA/WPA2 Enterprise
WPA-PSK, WPA2-PSK, WPA/WPA2
Parental Controls
Yes
Yes
Security Features
Dynamic DNS, PPTP, Access control, DHCP, UPnP, DMZ, VPN support, DoS protection, SPI, MAC Address Filtering, IP Address Filter, Domain Filter
TCP/IP, RIP-1, RIP-2, DHCP, PPPoE, PPTP, Bigpond, Dynamic DNS, UPnP, SMB
What customers say about "Security"
TP-LINK Archer C7 Dual Band Gigabit Wireless Router
  • Good router with good WiFi strength. Lots of useful features and security.
  • Simple to change password, SSID (WiFI name), and all security settings.
  • It's easy to setup and has a lot of good security and customized software functionality.
  • Easy configuration for lay man, plenty of advanced configuration options for additional security.
  • It will not sustain a 5Ghz connection when set for WPA2/AES security.
NETGEAR R6700-100NAS Smart Dual Band WiFi Router
  • Router works very well. Armor security is extremely effective.
  • I love all the security features and real time notifications!
  • The added security is a bonus to this fast dependable router.
  • Great security and blazing speed. Good router.
  • Speed, range, security. This router does it all and at a great cost!
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
129.99 $


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