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Best wireless routers of 2014

CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.

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Netgear Nighthawk X4 AC2350 Smart Wi-Fi R7500 router

Despite its powerful hardware, the R7500 doesn't have the performance and features to justify its premium price tag.

September 5, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating September 5, 2014

MSRP: $279.99

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D-Link DIR-865L Wireless AC 1750 Dual Band Cloud Router

The D-Link DIR-865L Wireless AC 1750 Dual Band Cloud Router makes a decent investment thanks to its cloud-based features, support for 802.11ac, and good performance on the 5GHz band.

July 31, 2012

3 stars Editors' rating July 31, 2012
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Buffalo AirStation AC1300 / N900 Gigabit Dual Band Wireless Router WZR-D1800H

The Buffalo AirStation AC1300 / N900 Gigabit Dual Band Wireless Router WZR-D1800H offers great value by adding support for 802.11ac on top of a high-end N900 router without increasing the price. However, the router doesn't have enough appeal for those who just need simple, low-budget wireless home networking.

May 23, 2012

3.5 stars Editors' rating May 23, 2012
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Netgear Nighthawk AC1900 Smart Wi-Fi Router (R7000)

The Netgear is expensive, but earns its $200 asking price with incredibly fast speeds and useful features.

October 1, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating October 1, 2013
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Google Nexus 5

Strong performance, high-end specs, and an ultra-affordable price make the Google Nexus 5 not just the best unlocked phone on the market, but the best Nexus phone by far.

November 1, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating November 1, 2013
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Linksys EA6500 Smart Wi-Fi Router AC 1750 HD Video Pro

With the latest firmware, the Linksys EA6500 makes a decent contender among the handful of its peers.

October 15, 2012

3 stars Editors' rating October 15, 2012
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Broadcom unveils new 5G Wi-Fi chips for PCs, tablets, phones

Designed for 802.11ac wireless, the new 5G chips are being targeted for entry-level devices.

By May 23, 2013

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25 tips for the Google Nexus 5

Google's Nexus 5 is here, and it's pre-loaded with Android 4.4 KitKat. Take a look at our best tips, hints and tricks.

By November 14, 2013

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5G Wi-Fi (802.11ac) explained: It's cool

CNET editor Dong Ngo spills the beans on what you should know about the next generation of Wi-Fi standard, 802.11ac, and how it would change your wireless network.

By May 18, 2012

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Broadcom unveils new 802.11ac chips designed for significantly better Wi-Fi experiece

At CES 2014, Broadcom announces two new 5G WiFi system-on-a-chips (SoCs) designed to deliver range and speed while using less power from the host device's CPU.

By January 6, 2014