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

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Asus RT-AC66U 802.11ac router

The Asus RT-AC66U is an excellent router and is currently one of the best options among those that support the latest 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard.

By Aug. 1, 2012

4 stars Editor's rating Aug. 1, 2012
Editors' Take

D-Link Wi-Fi AC750 Portable Router and Charger (DIR-510L)

D-Link announces at CES 2014 the first 802.11ac-capable portable router that can also work as a juice pack, the $99 Wi-Fi AC750 Portable Router and Charger.

By Jan. 7, 2014

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Netgear R6100 WiFi Router

The lack of Gigabit Ethernet in many ways cancels out the Netgear R6100's support for the fast 802.11ac standard and makes it just an average Wi-Fi router.

By Sep. 16, 2013

3 stars Editor's rating Sep. 16, 2013
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NetGear R6300 WiFi Router

The Netgear R6300 WiFi Router is for a high-standards, low-ego type of user: it's not something you can show off aesthetically, but it's a powerhouse for a robust, fast home network, both for now and tomorrow.

By Jun. 27, 2012

4 stars Editor's rating Jun. 27, 2012
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Buffalo unveils a range of 802.11ac routers at CES 2014

Buffalo brings to CES 2014 three new 802.11ac-based Wi-Fi AirStation routers including a top-tier WXR-1900DHP, a dual-stream WHR-1166D, and mobile router AirStation AC433. All of them will be available later this year.

By Jan. 7, 2014

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Trendnet TEW-812DRU AC1750 Dual Band Wireless Router

The Trendnet TEW-812DRU is the most affordable 802.11ac-enabled router on the market, and it offers excellent performance.

By Jan. 7, 2013

4 stars Editor's rating Jan. 7, 2013
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Broadcom aims to double Wi-Fi speeds with new 802.11ac chip

The mobile chipmaker expects to be moving to double-antenna 2x2 MIMO technology for mobile phones. Also: a new GPS chip for wearable devices.

By Feb. 24, 2014

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Fast 802.11ac-based Wi-Fi goes boom at CES 2014 (pictures)

The 802.11ac standard has been on the market for about three years. At CES 2014, it's become the most popular Wi-Fi standard with all vendors introducing new routers, including some with never-before-seen specs and cap speeds. All of these are going to be available for purchase very soon, if they're not already on the market.

11 Images By Jan. 6, 2014

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Top 5 home routers of 2013: It's a win for 802.11ac

CNET editor Dong Ngo picks the five best Wi-Fi routers of 2013.

By Dec. 31, 2013

Review

Apple AirPort Time Capsule

As long as you don't need expert-level features, the 2013 AirPort Time Capsule is an excellent backup/file server for Apple fans -- especially for those with 802.11ac-enabled Macs.

By Jun. 10, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Jun. 10, 2013