CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.
Want people to know that you're rich? Go and buy the Linksys AC3200 Tri-Band Smart Wi-Fi EA9200 Router. CNET editor Dong Ngo didn't buy it, but that's only because he's better than rich. Really!
The Linksys EA9200 is the second tri-band Wi-Fi router on the market, but it's very expensive at $300.
CNET editor Dong Ngo explains why he believes the useful Asus RT-AC87U Wi-Fi router is a great -- even romantic -- gift for anyone, thanks to its powerful hardware and ace features.
The SkyDog router combines near-obsolete hardware, and state-of-the-art firmware into a box that's destined to dig a hole your pocket. Good thing we have CNET editor Dong Ngo who says "not so fast!" to it!
The Linksys E8350 quad-stream Wi-Fi router might have the most powerful processor on the market currently, but CNET editor Dong Ngo can't even tell if it's powered on or not. Find out why!
The Viper was released before its web UI was ready, and lacks features for its asking price.
D-Link's DSL-2890AL hits the absolute sweet spot between price and performance for 802.11ac modem-routers.
While a future firmware update could address most of the problems, for now there are better options out there.
For the price, there are better modem-router options available.
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CNET editor Dong Ngo shows you how to spy on your loved ones with Asus' new Wi-Fi router. It's fun!