While Netgear makes frustrating choices with set-up, and imposes ridiculous restarts when you apply settings, the sheer wireless performance of the WNDR4500 cannot be denied.
Typical price: $249.00
The top routers that support the new 802.11ac standard on the market. Since there are not many of them, all of those on this list are the best of their kind.
The Netgear WNDR4500 N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router makes a very good investment for those who want to get the most out of a wireless network, especially when they have clients that support the 5GHz band.
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CNET editor Dong Ngo picks his top five wireless routers for 2011 that are still relevant for 2012.
CNET editor Dong Ngo picks his top five wireless routers for 2011.