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Belkin AC 1200 DB 802.11ac router review: A model that's not quite ready for prime time

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  • Belkin AC 1200 DB 802.11ac Router
    2.5/5
    $90.00 (When Rated) via Target.com
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    Belkin's AC 1200 router costs less than many 802.11ac routers, but it delivers a whole lot less, too.

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At a Glance

Belkin's AC 1200 router costs less than many 802.11ac routers, but it delivers a whole lot less, too.

Price when rated: $160
Lowest price: $90.00 via Target.com
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Pros

  • Maintains channel bonding on the 2.4GHz frequency band
  • Dual USB ports to support storage and a printer
  • DLNA media server

Cons

  • Supports only two spatial streams on both the 2.4- and 5GHz frequency bands
  • Pitifully slow file-transfer speed over USB port
  • Last-place finishes on most benchmarks
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