D-Link DIR-645 SmartBeam reviews

18 customer reviews

+ This router has no outstanding positive points. - It scores very poorly on how easy to set-up.

£67 – £210 at 7 retailers out of 422 retailers checked

7.3 out of 10 based on 18 reviews.
802.11b, 802.11b See full product description

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Most helpful reviews

Ashley, LEICS

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
easy set up
Bad points:
none yet
Overall rating 8.0
Compatibility 7.0
Performance 7.0
Reliability 7.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 28 Nov 2013

Stephen, Welwyn Garden City

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Good router, totally reliable.
Bad points:
A bit of a faff to set up. I needed hlp from a friend.
Overall rating 10.0
Compatibility 7.0
Performance 10.0
Reliability 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 17 Sep 2012

Dennis, Lincoln

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Looks different & is not obvious what it is.
Much better than the 'Virgin Super Hub' on board router.
Works everywhere in the house.
Comprehensive setup from the built in firmware.
Bad points:
Maybe a matt finish would have stopped stray light reflection.
Overall rating 9.0
Compatibility 10.0
Performance 9.0
Reliability 10.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 15 Aug 2012

Gareth, Wigan

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
USB socket allows connection of printer in addition to external disks etc. Use the D-Link Shareport application for connecting the printer.
Bad points:
Not and ADSL Router - purchased by mistake thinking I could connect to ADSL broadband line!
Overall rating 8.0
Value for money 8.0
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0 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 13 Jul 2012

Omar, Tech savvy buyer

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Simple to use, efective bandwidth
Bad points:
Overall rating 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 12 Feb 2012


Score 7.0/10
Good points:
Unusual shape which I quite like
Bad points:
Quite chunky and hollow - seems more like form over substance
Overall rating 7.0
Compatibility 8.0
Performance 8.0
Reliability 8.0
Value for money 6.0
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Confirmed purchase: 10 Jun 2013

Hugh, Cumbria

Score 4.0/10
Good points:
Low cost
Bad points:
WiFi range claimed is not achieved and worse than the Belkin N1 Vision Modem/Router that it was replacing.
Overall rating 4.0
Compatibility 7.0
Performance 3.0
Reliability 5.0
Value for money 5.0
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Confirmed purchase: 09 Oct 2012

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Product Features

Connections 802.11n
Connections 802.11b
Connections 802.11g
USB Hub No
Release date 2011-10-18

Manufacturer's Description

D-Link’s Wireless N Home Router with SmartBeam technology extends the coverage of your wireless network, giving you a strong and stable Internet connection where concrete walls, successive floors in multi-storied buildings, or other architectural impediments can weaken a wireless signal.

With Wireless N technology, this router gives you the very best in speed and coverage around your home.

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