The RTA2600 is a solid router that excels with multiple connected devices, but its competitors are faster and less expensive.
The top routers that support the new 802.11ac standard on the market. Since there are not many of them, all of those on this list are the best of their kind.
Running Cisco Connect Cloud firmware, the Linksys Smart Wi-Fi Router EA4500 makes an excellent router for those who want a fast and advanced home network that's easily manageable from anywhere.
The WRT1200AC is just way too expensive for a second-tier 802.11ac router.
Unless you love the radical design, the D-Link DIR-890L/R doesn't have enough to justify its hefty cost.
The Linksys EA6400 is a good router, but for its current price, its Wi-Fi performance is rather disappointing.
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.
Though not as innovative as it should be, the Linksys AC2400 Dual Band Wi-Fi Router E8350 is still a very good router thanks to its fast 5Ghz Wi-Fi performance and comparatively friendly pricing.
Despite its powerful hardware, the R7500 doesn't have the performance and features to justify its premium price tag.
Netgear announces its latest Wi-Fi router, the Nighthawk X8 R8500 that has a total bandwidth of up to 5300Mbps and six Gigabit LAN ports. The router is slated to cost $400.
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.