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TP-Link Archer C5 vs TP-Link Archer C60

9.57 in
1.28 in
TP-Link Archer C5 Router
TP-Link Archer C5
9.06 in
1.46 in
TP-Link Archer C60 Router
TP-Link Archer C60
Available colors
User rating
88
3.7 out of 5
88 user ratings
5 stars
42 %
4 stars
18 %
3 stars
22 %
2 stars
5 %
1 stars
11 %
118
3.7 out of 5
118 user ratings
5 stars
41 %
4 stars
19 %
3 stars
17 %
2 stars
6 %
1 stars
14 %

Full Comparison

Connectivity

TP-Link Archer C5TP-Link Archer C5
TP-Link Archer C60TP-Link Archer C60
Connectivity technology
  • Wireless
  • Wired
N/A
Number of LAN ports44
Number of WAN ports11
USByesno
Total USB ports2
N/A
Number of USB 2.0 ports2
N/A
Number of USB 3.0/3.1 ports0
N/A
Number of USB 3.1 ports0
N/A
Communication mode
N/A
Full-Duplex

Design

TP-Link Archer C5TP-Link Archer C5
TP-Link Archer C60TP-Link Archer C60
Colour of productBlackWhite
Active cooling (fan)nono

Dimensions

TP-Link Archer C5TP-Link Archer C5
TP-Link Archer C60TP-Link Archer C60
Width9.57 in9.06 in
Height1.28 in1.46 in
Depth6.32 in1.46 in
Weight1.12 lb0.68 lb
Number of units11
Rack-mount designnono

Features

TP-Link Archer C5TP-Link Archer C5
TP-Link Archer C60TP-Link Archer C60
Built-in DSL modemnono
File serverVia USBNo
Battery operatedyes
N/A
Built-in printer serveryes
N/A
Designed for wall mountingyes
N/A
Mobile app for controlling featuresyesyes

Communication

TP-Link Archer C5TP-Link Archer C5
TP-Link Archer C60TP-Link Archer C60
Frequency band
  • 2.4 GHz
  • 5 GHz
N/A
Management interfaceWeb/network
  • Telnet
  • Web/network
6to4nono
Communication protocol
  • IPv6
  • Quality of Service
  • Wireless Multimedia Extensions
  • IPv6
  • Wireless Multimedia Extensions
Network / transport Protocol
  • TCP/IP
  • PPTP
  • L2TP
  • IPSec
  • PPPoE
  • FTP
  • DHCP
  • DDNS
N/A
Data link layer
  • Ethernet
  • Fast Ethernet
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • IEEE 802.11a
  • IEEE 802.11ac
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.11n
  • Ethernet
  • Fast Ethernet
  • IEEE 802.11a
  • IEEE 802.11ac
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.11n
Wireless standards
  • IEEE 802.11a
  • IEEE 802.11ac
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.3
  • IEEE 802.3ab
  • IEEE 802.3u
  • IEEE 802.3x
  • IEEE 802.11n
  • IEEE 802.11a
  • IEEE 802.11ac
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.3u
  • IEEE 802.11n
Jumbo frames supportnoyes
Mobile broadband supportnono
Throughput WAN-LAN841.0 Mbps
N/A
VoIP (SIP)noyes
Wireless networkyesyes
2.4GHz wireless networkyesyes
2.4GHz data transfer rate300.0 Mbps450.0 Mbps
5GHz wireless networkyesyes
5GHz data transfer rate867.0 Mbps867.0 Mbps
External antennayesyes
Detachable antennayesno
MIMOyesyes
Beamformingno
N/A
MU-MIMOno
N/A
Number of antennas25
Total wireless data transfer rate1200.0 Mbps
N/A
Wireless security
  • WEP
  • WPA-PSK
  • WPA
  • WPA2-PSK
  • WPA2
  • WPS
  • WEP
  • WPA-PSK
  • WPA
  • WPA2-PSK
  • WPA2
  • WPS

Compatibility

TP-Link Archer C5TP-Link Archer C5
TP-Link Archer C60TP-Link Archer C60
DynDNSyesno
Support for alternative firmware
  • DD-Wrt
  • OpenWrt
N/A
Target audienceHome users
  • Smaller offices
  • Home users

Power

TP-Link Archer C5TP-Link Archer C5
TP-Link Archer C60TP-Link Archer C60
Min operating temperature0 °C
N/A
Max operating temperature40 °C
N/A
Power over Ethernet (PoE)noyes

Security

TP-Link Archer C5TP-Link Archer C5
TP-Link Archer C60TP-Link Archer C60
DMZyesyes
VPN protocol
  • IPSec
  • L2TP
  • PPTP
  • L2TP
  • PPTP
VPN clientnono
Encryption Algorithm
  • 128-bit WEP
  • 64-bit WEP
  • WPA
  • WPA2
  • WPA-PSK
  • WPA2-PSK
N/A
Number of DMZ ports
N/A
1

Pros & Cons

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