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You'll pay a lot for the Asus RT-AC88U, but it has everything you'd want in a router. If you have the money, this is the router to get.
The Asus RT-AC3100 is essentially a stripped-down version of the RT-AC88U. It has only four LAN ports compared with eight on its big brother.
You'll pay a premium for this smart alarm that just isn't very smart. HomeKit's first smoke detector is one to avoid until it gets a few major software updates.
Only savvy users with a high-end server in their network should consider the Netgear R8500; for everyone else, there are many other router options that deliver as good or better performance for less.
The Almond 3 from Securifi is a wireless AC router that doubles as a smart home hub with a built-in security siren.
D-Link announces at CES 2016 its latest family of home router, the EXO, which includes two stylish AC1900 and AC1750 routers, the DIR-876 and DIR-869, that will cost $150 and $130, respectively, when available later this year.
At CES 2016, Linksys announces its first AC5400 (also known as AC5300) router, the EA9500 and a few other networking products that support the latest MU-MIMO technology.
D-Link announces the availability of the DIR-885L/R which intends to be its answer to Asus' RT-AC88U. The new router boasts radical design and advanced features for the cost of $280.
The new Google Asus OnHub is a reliable, fun-to-use router that's grossly overpriced for its limited in functionality.
Though pricey, the WRT1900ACS' long range and rapid Wi-Fi will deliver fast Internet to places in your home that other routers might struggle to reach.