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D-Link DIR-865L router review: Thumbs up for cloud integration; thumbs sideways for performance

At a Glance

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At a Glance

D-Link's is on the right path with its cloud initiative, but the DIR-865L isn't the best 802.11ac router we've tested.

Price when rated: $189.99
Lowest price: $156.00 via Amazon.com

Pros

  • Very good cloud integration with mobile apps to support the initiative
  • DLNA media server
  • Better than average TCP throughput with 2.4GHz 802.11n

Cons

  • Fewer features than similarly priced 802.11ac routers
  • Only one USB port to support storage or a printer--not both
  • Very slow performance writing large files to an attached USB hard drive
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