The WRT1200AC is just way too expensive for a second-tier 802.11ac router.
CNET editor Dong Ngo shows off his skills in stacking things up with the retro WRT1200AC router from Linksys.
Only those who do a lot of local intensive tasks via Wi-Fi, or who can appreciate the Asus RT-AC3200's excellent feature set, will find this router worth the investment.
The hefty price aside, the Asus AC2400 RT-AC87U is the most complete 802.11ac router to date, capable of satisfying all your home networking needs.
The Asus RT-AC3200 Tri-Band Wireless Gigabit Router is currently the top AC3200 router on the market.
CNET editor Dong Ngo explains AC3200 and the reason why he'd pick the Asus RT-AC3200 over others. That is if he had to pick at all.
Unless you love the radical design, the D-Link DIR-890L/R doesn't have enough to justify its hefty cost.
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.
Though it's easy to use and having an extra band can result in higher speeds, the Linksys EA9200 doesn't have enough to justify its over-the-top price tag.