DIFFERENCES BETWEEN A USB MODEM AND ROUTER.WHICH IS BETTER?
When we carry out the activation of an ADSL service must often decide which device ADSL use, if you use a USB modem or a router , which device click Help. In this article we explain the main differences you.
The USB modem than the router have at least one and perhaps an easier installation that is less Veneda with the new setup wizzard or present in the GUI configuration of the router.
Among other differences are:
- With a router can have a greater network security because you can configure and filtered ports, with a USB modem that is not possible, therefore you are more espostiad external attacks.
- The USB modem consume a lot of computer resources, slowing down the processes on the PC and at the same time the connection can be slower especially if you use other USB devices connected to the PC over the modem, such as the keyboard, mouse, webcam.
- The router can be configured in two different modes, single user (with all doors open) or multi-user. With a USB modem this is not possible unless you are using and install a proxy as Wingate , Sygate .
- The USB modem is no longer developed for this also drivers for newer operating systems are not present such as windows seven and windows vista.
From all these features so if you is beyond the price difference routers are certainly more expensive, it is advisable to buy a router.
guides to support the ADSL modem and router, you can visit the section Modems & Routers ADSL.