CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.
CNET editor Dong Ngo is totally serious when he says he likes this D-Link DIR-880L AC1900 Wi-Fi router.
With top performance and friendly pricing, the Trendnet TEW-818DRU is a excellent choice for those wanting a robust home network.
CNET editor Dong Ngo shows you how to spy on your loved ones with Asus' new Wi-Fi router. It's fun!
CNET editor Dong Ngo finds the Netgear R8000 Nighthawk X6 Wi-Fi router a hefty investment that doesn't return much, yet he gets one anyway.
For advanced and professional users, the Asus RT-AC68U Dual-band Wireless-AC1900 Gigabit Router is worth every penny thanks to its stellar performance, solid build, and bounty of useful features.
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.
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Home users, especially Apple fans who own 802.11ac-enabled devices, will love the new AirPort Extreme for its all-new elegant design, ease of use, and great performance; advanced users should look elsewhere for more features and customization.
Need to upgrade your home Wi-Fi router? Here are five options that are an exceptional value at less than $100.
Despite a few minor shortcomings, the DIR-880L is still one of the best 802.11ac routers on the market.
The Netgear is expensive, but earns its $200 asking price with incredibly fast speeds and useful features.