D-Link DAP-1860 vs. tp-link RE305

A comparative test report
WiFi range extender
tp-link RE305
AC1200 Wi-Fi Range Extender
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tp-link RE305
AC867 (SU-MIMO 2x2:2)
in 5GHz

N300 (SU-MIMO 2x2:2)
in 2.4GHz

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WiFi range extender
D-Link DAP-1860
AC2600 Wi-Fi Extender
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D-Link DAP-1860
AC1733 (MU-MIMO 4x4:4)
in 5GHz

N600 (SU-MIMO 4x4:4)
in 2.4GHz

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Internet Speed Download

The speed of download from the Internet
in Mbps or
% of subscribed
ISP download speed
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
tp-link RE305: 56.2%
tp-link RE305: 56.2%
D-Link DAP-1860: 56.6%
D-Link DAP-1860: 56.6%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
tp-link RE305: 86.2%
tp-link RE305: 86.2%
D-Link DAP-1860: 83.1%
D-Link DAP-1860: 83.1%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
tp-link RE305: 26.3%
tp-link RE305: 26.3%
D-Link DAP-1860: 30.1%
D-Link DAP-1860: 30.1%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
tp-link RE305: 83.3%
tp-link RE305: 83.3%
D-Link DAP-1860: 88.0%
D-Link DAP-1860: 88.0%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
tp-link RE305: 86.4%
tp-link RE305: 86.4%
D-Link DAP-1860: 76.9%
D-Link DAP-1860: 76.9%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
tp-link RE305: 89.0%
tp-link RE305: 89.0%
D-Link DAP-1860: 84.5%
D-Link DAP-1860: 84.5%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
tp-link RE305: 6.2%
tp-link RE305: 6.2%
D-Link DAP-1860: 30.1%
D-Link DAP-1860: 30.1%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
tp-link RE305: 0.2%
tp-link RE305: 0.2%
D-Link DAP-1860: 7.3%
D-Link DAP-1860: 7.3%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
tp-link RE305: 72.3%
tp-link RE305: 72.3%
D-Link DAP-1860: 52.8%
D-Link DAP-1860: 52.8%

Internet Speed Upload

The speed of upload to the Internet
in Mbps or
% of subscribed
ISP upload speed
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
tp-link RE305: 73.0%
tp-link RE305: 73.0%
D-Link DAP-1860: 83.1%
D-Link DAP-1860: 83.1%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
tp-link RE305: 99.0%
tp-link RE305: 99.0%
D-Link DAP-1860: 96.2%
D-Link DAP-1860: 96.2%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
tp-link RE305: 47.0%
tp-link RE305: 47.0%
D-Link DAP-1860: 70.0%
D-Link DAP-1860: 70.0%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
tp-link RE305: 99.1%
tp-link RE305: 99.1%
D-Link DAP-1860: 99.1%
D-Link DAP-1860: 99.1%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
Best Possible (for this analysis): 100%
tp-link RE305: 99.1%
tp-link RE305: 99.1%
D-Link DAP-1860: 90.7%
D-Link DAP-1860: 90.7%