Product Comparison: TP-LINK Talon AD7200 vs ASUS RT-AC5300


General Specifications
Brand
TP-Link
ASUS
Model
Talon AD7200
RT-AC5300
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Game, share, and stream in 4K on Wi-Fi faster than Gigabit Ethernet with the Talon AD7200. The Wireless AD router runs multiple bands to reach speeds up to 7200Mbps while providing whole-home coverage.
Network speed impacts every device you game with on every platform you game on. The ASUS RT-AC5300 delivers bandwidth and coverage for all your gaming devices, from consoles to PCs to mobile devices, and supports every operating system, including Windows, Mac OS and Linux.
Key Specs
Wi-Fi Speed
7200 Mbps
5300 Mbps
Number Of LAN Ports
4
4
Frequency Band
2.4 GHz, 5 GHz, 60 GHz
2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
What customers say about "Key Specs"
TP-LINK Talon AD7200 Multi-Band Wireless MU-MIMO Gigabit Cable Gaming Router
  • Fast speeds when downloading and no lag.
  • This router is great. Speeds are fast and it covers my entire house.
  • I have full internet speed on WiFi throughout my house. Set up was quick & easy.
  • Great coverage. Great speeds. Best home router money will buy.
  • Really like having more wireless channels available for PC and other devices.
ASUS RT-AC5300 AiMesh Tri-band 4 x 4 Gigabit Wireless Gaming Router
  • Streaming was flawless and internet speeds was fast.
  • I got good speeds and great coverage from the WiFi.
  • Speeds are very good. Very pleased with this router.
  • I have multiple wired and WiFi connections and all work fine, and streaming speeds very good.
  • Easy setup, great improvement in speed and coverage on what I had previously, and a nice secure router.
Size & Weight
Color
Black
Black
Height
1.7 in.
2.56 in.
Width
9 in.
9.65 in.
Depth
9 in.
9.65 in.
Weight
2.14 lbs.
4.14 lbs.
Network
QoS Traffic Prioritization
Yes
Yes
Auto Speed Sensing
Yes
Yes
Number Of WAN Ports
1
1
Wireless Standard
Wireless - AD
Wireless - AC
Ethernet Standard
10/100/1000
10/100/1000
Number of Antennas
9
8
Ethernet Switch
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Network"
TP-LINK Talon AD7200 Multi-Band Wireless MU-MIMO Gigabit Cable Gaming Router
  • Reliable, high speed performance. Has way more features than I need for my home network.
  • Solid router with great coverage and performance.
  • The router was easy to set up and install. Speeds were very good and constant.
  • The Wi-Fi speeds are very fast. The QoS setup was great as it allows you to set a percentage of bandwidth to be used for each level.
  • Router management software needs improvement, not many options.
ASUS RT-AC5300 AiMesh Tri-band 4 x 4 Gigabit Wireless Gaming Router
  • The range is excellent and the data transfer speed is without compromise.
  • Easy to setup, asus UI one of the better ones I've tried.
  • Wi-Fi performance excellent and reaches every room.
  • Easy configuration. Smart Connect technology is great.
  • The Adaptive QOS works great on my fibre line.
Security
Data Encryption
Yes
Yes
Encryption Type
64/128-bit WEP, WPA/WPA2, WPA/WPA2—PSK
64/128-bit WEP, WPA/WPA2, WPA/WPA2 Enterprise, Radius with 802.1x, WPS support
Parental Controls
Yes
Yes
Security Features
Dynamic IP, Static IP, PPPoE, PPTP, Access control, DHCP, VPN support, UPnP, DMZ, Dynamic DNS
SPI Firewall, DoS protection, URL filter, Port filter, UPnP, DNS Proxy, DHCP, Dynamic DNS, DMZ, Static IP, PPTP, PPPoE, VPN support
What customers say about "Security"
TP-LINK Talon AD7200 Multi-Band Wireless MU-MIMO Gigabit Cable Gaming Router
  • I like the security features, like being able to not broadcast our network name.
  • Router comes with a full set of features, some of which are Guest Network, Parental control, dynamic DNS support, and OpenVPN support for secure access from outside my house.
  • The menu interface is straightforward and easy to use. Great security.
  • I appreciate the flexibility to set up guest networks while keeping my network secure, and the diversity of limiting content to other devices.
  • The router supports two types of VPN setup, PPTP and OpenVPN. OpenVPN is much more secure and is still very simple to set up on this router.
ASUS RT-AC5300 AiMesh Tri-band 4 x 4 Gigabit Wireless Gaming Router
  • The software is easy to use and you can do everything you need to with it, it even comes with its own protection, which does have a slight performance impact on the 2.4GHz network.
  • The VPN feature works a treat and i can usually max out remote connections into it.
  • Very easy to set up and there is a lot of other settings within the hub that you can set up, such as add a VPN client, security controls and parental controls.
  • I use the merlin firmware build which is very stable and secure.
  • Great router. Added security features are great.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
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