There’s re­ally noth­ing much to dis­like about the D-Link DSL-2877AL, con­sid­er­ing that it works as it should, and comes with a rel­a­tively af­ford­able RM299 price tag.

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SPEC­I­FI­CA­TIONS

Sig­nal Rate 5GHz: Up to 433Mbps, 2.4GHz: Up to 300Mbps // An­tenna 3x Ex­ter­nal // RJ11 ADSL Port Yes // Wi-Fi Guest Net­work Yes // Mo­bile App Sup­port my­dlink Lite, D-Link One Touch Mo­bile // Se­cu­rity 64/128-bit WEP, WPA, WPA2 (Wi-Fi Pro­tected Ac­cess), WPS (Wi-Fi Pro­tected Setup) // Di­men­sions 198 (L) x 146 (W) x 54 (H) mm // War­ranty 2-years // Con­tact Ad­vanceNet Tech­nol­ogy Sdn Bhd / In­gram Mi­cro Malaysia Sdn Bhd / Lab Seven (M) Sdn Bhd // Tele­phone (03) 8070 3633 / (03) 7952 8188 / (03) 8075 8811 // URL www.dlink.com.my Al­though routers have grown to be­come an in­dis­pens­able tool in the mod­ern day house­hold, it would still, nev­er­the­less, be safe to say that not ev­ery­one re­quires a top-of-the-line model that boasts break­neck speeds and fancy fea­tures. For the av­er­age folks, a good router is de­fined sim­ply by whether it al­lows them to surf the In­ter­net smoothly, pe­riod. Is the D-Link DSL-2877AL able to meet that all-im­por­tant cri­te­rion? Let’s find out.

Be­fore we get into test­ing the DSL-2877AL, let’s first take a look at its on-pa­per cre­den­tials. The DSL-2877AL is an AC750 router, which es­sen­tially means that its 5GHz fre­quency band is able to achieve a max­i­mum the­o­ret­i­cal speed of 433Mbps, while its

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