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Introducing The New SNB Charts And Product Finders

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It's been a long time coming, but we're finally unveiling our completely redesigned Performance Charts and brand new Product Finders.

Introducing Product Finders

Our Router, NAS and Wireless Performance Charts have long set the standard for product performance comparison tools. And with the launch of our complete redesign, we're moving the bar even higher.

The old Charts were great for comparing product performance. But they were not a lot of help if you were trying to find products with specific features, like routers with Dual WAN ports or NASes that support backup to eSATA drives, for example

So we're introducing SNB Product Finders. You can think of Product Finders like the old Chart Features button on steroids. A glance at the Router Finder partial screenshot below will show you why. This top section contains key information for each product.

Mousing over product images pops up a larger view and you can filter the view by company (or multiple companies by shift-clicking) in the Company box. Reviews are a Read button click away. To keep things clean, we've hidden general information behind the How To Use This Finder and General Router Information links, which expand and hide with a click.

SNB Router Finder top

Router Finder - top section

Scrolling down a bit shows website, date and price lookup links and current lowest price (updated nightly). You also start to see the wealth of feature information that the Finders hold.

Anything with a dropdown or checkbox can be used to filter the view. Most Feature names will sort the view by clicking on them, once for ascending and again for descending sorts.

Also note the collapsed WAN section in the screenshot below. This can be done on any section by clicking on the section bar to collapse and expand.

SNB Router Finder more

Router Finder - lower section

A major change that you'll note is that we have combined wireless and wired features into the Router Finder, which is reflection of how most consumer and pro-sumer routers are built today. But if you want to see only wired routers, just pop down to the Wireless section, select Type = None, click Filter and you're in business.

We also have a Wireless Finder, but it's only for wireless products without routing features, such as access points and bridges. And, of course, life would not be complete without a NAS Finder!