TP-Link Archer C5

Archer C5

AC1200 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router

TP-LINK’s Archer C5 comes with the next generation WiFi standard – 802.11ac, backward compatible with 802.11n and 3 times faster than wireless N speeds. With higher power efficiency and robust security, the Archer C5 is the perfect way to accelerate a home multimedia network. Can be used as a router, WAN router and a wireless access point.

Cost: R899 (incl.)

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Details TP-Link Archer C2 (v3) TP-Link Archer C5 Tenda AC10U RB750 RB760iGS hAP AC2 RB3011 RB4011 CCR1009 SFP+
aka AC900 AC1200 AC10U hEX hEX S RB-HAPAC2 Business Business Business Pro
CPU Qualcomm Atheros QCA9563 MediaTek MT7620A Realtek RTL8197FS MMIPS MT7621A MMIPS MT7621A IPQ-4018 IPQ-8064-0-519FCBGA-TR-01-0 AL21400 TLR4-00980CG-10CE
CPU nominal frequency 750 MHz 580 MHz 1.0 GHz 880 MHz 880 MHz 716 MHz 1.4 GHz 1.4 GHz 1.2 GHz
CPU core count 1 1 1 2 2 4 2 4 9
Size of RAM 128 MB 8 MB + 64 MB 128 MB 256 MB 256 MB 128 MB 1 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Ethernet ports 10/100/1000 4 4 3 5 5 5 10 10 8
SFP ports No No No No 1 No 1 1 2
PoE In No No No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
PoE Out No No No No Yes No Yes Yes No
Wifi Yes Yes Yes No No Yes No No No
Observed max speed 800 - 900 Mbps 800 - 900 Mbps 800 - 900 Mbps 500 - 900 Mbps 500 - 900 Mbps 500 - 900 Mbps 600 - 700 Mbps 800 - 1000 Mbps 1,000 Mbps
Model Archer C2 (v3) Archer C5 (v4) Tenda AC10U RB750Gr3 RB760iGS RBD52G-5HacD2HnD-TC RB3011UiAS-RM RB4011iGS+RM CCR1009
Cost (±) R899 (incl.) R899 (incl.) R899 (incl.) R855 (incl.) R1,099 (incl.) R999 (incl.) R2,799 (incl.) R3,299 (incl.) R7,250 (incl.)