Ubicom QoS engin.
SD card slot.
Good throughput performance.
Stable wireless signal, and an Internet-based Parental Control feature.
Intuitive and responsive Web interface.
Unique features such as IPV6 firewall and CAPTCHA login.
USB printer and device sharing.
Fairly easy setup.
Doesn't feature dual-band and has a short wireless range.
Doesn't offer WEP encryption to support legacy clients.
Too few LEDs.
By itreviews.com on March 28, 2012
Its performance is solid rather than stellar, although the DIR-657 does have some useful advanced features for those with more complex networking needs. But in the end, the price is just a little too high for what’s on offer....60
By Maximum CPU on January 16, 2012
D-Link has always been a top competitor in the consumer router market, they offer great products that range from “average Joe” models to high end power user models, the DIR-657 is another introduction to D-Link’s high end router line. ...-
By Maximum PC on November 08, 2011
D-Link markets this single-band (2.4GHz) router as particularly well suited for gaming and media streaming, and it is endowed with very good quality-of-service features, but QoS can’t magically render the 2.4GHz frequency band any less crowded....60
By ITP.net on October 30, 2011
While the DIR-657 offers enough performance for HD streaming, it struggles when it comes to range....80
By Trusted Reviews on October 20, 2011
In an age of HD video and Cloud computing, the limitations of 802.11n continue to haunt all manufacturers of home wireless equipment. D-Link has attempted to teach the old dog new tricks, but unfortunately with the DIR-657 it has chosen the wrong...60
By PC Advisor on September 15, 2011
While the DIR-657 is a solid router, with a well-designed interface and most technology and settings you’d need, its performance is slightly below par. There’s no possibility of using a 5GHz wireless network for a possible speed boost...70
By cnet on July 21, 2011
The good-looking D-Link HD Media Router 1000 DIR-657 is a very good router, though it doesn't offer much over the company's previous model, the...75
By PC Mag on July 21, 2011
D-Link's DIR-657 HD Media Router 1000 is marketed as a router built for multimedia streaming, but lower-than-average throughput will disqualify it for high-definition streaming for many users....50
By pcactual.com on April 12, 2012
Los parámetros asociados a este tipo de aplicaciones, como QoS (Calidad de Servicio), están optimizados en el dispositivo de D-Link para mejorar la transmisión de voz o vídeo. Además, junto con un puerto USB, integra una ranura...87
By computertotaal.nl on January 18, 2012
IPv6 Snel internet komt tegenwoordig in allerlei soorten en maten. Snelheden rond zo'n 20 Mbit/s zijn bij veel providers normaal en behoren tot de onderkant van de markt. Een beetje kabelverbinding kan tegenwoordig al 120...80