D-Link DIR-855 Xtreme N Duo Dualband Draft 802.11n Media Router
Dual guest networks.
Can use USB port for networked storage.
Gigabit WAN and LAN with > 300 Mbps routing speed.
High simultaneous sessions.
Automatic QoS for Internet uplink and WLAN.
Great wireless-n performance.
Absurd price/performance ratio.
No DLNAcompliant media server.
NAS feature requires client utility.
Relatively slow performance.
Lacks of matching adapter holds back performance
Buggy installation wizard.
By Maximum PC on September 15, 2010
Does 'Xtreme' refer to the price tag? In terms of features, D-Link’s DIR-855 came the closest to matching Netgear’s routerlicious WNDR3700. It’s a simultaneous dual-band model that allows you to run guest networks on either the...60
By PC Authority on May 26, 2010
Poor range and a high price tag put paid to this router’s chances...50
By PC Authority on February 12, 2009
The DIR-855 is among the fastest wireless routers in our tests and would be particularly attractive to all-Windows networks....83
By LaptopMag on February 09, 2009
Sure, the D-Link DIR-855 has an OLED display, green tech, a USB port, and decent performance. But we’re not convinced that all of this router’s extra features are worth twice the price of competing dual-band models. The Linksys WRT610N, at...60
By Computeractive on February 04, 2009
Does almost everything you could possibly want, but at a...80
By Expert Reviews on December 01, 2008
A dual band model with fair performance and a handy screen. The first aspect of the DIR-855 youll notice is the bright OLED screen built into the front. This shows you the status of your network at a glance, without having to going into the web...60
By Trusted Reviews on October 27, 2008
Despite being announced ages ago its been a long wait for D-Links latest wireless broadband router and this was no doubt due to a recall the company issued in January after assembly errors were discovered in a small number of units. Well, the...70
By Techworld on October 22, 2008
The D-Link DIR-855 is a fast, well-specified and well-built device. It's also expensive and, good though it is, this Wi-Fi router is only truly essential if you absolutely must have the dual-band capability or the USB...-
By Good Gear Guide on October 01, 2008
There are better 802.11n 2.4GHz routers, but where 5GHz is a viable option the DIR-855 is an excellent device. The ability to use both bands simultaneously without consequence is valuable for a media-heavy home....80
By Computeractive on September 23, 2008
A powerful, feature-packed router ideal for the technically minded, but too complicated and expensive for most...80