Though inconsistent, the D-Link N 650 router performed admirably overall compared to its Draft N competition. Still, we are unimpressed with how it measures up to the promise of 802.11n. Pass on this for now; in fact, pass on all Draft N routers until the spec is finalized.
The top routers that support the new 802.11ac standard on the market. Since there aren't that many of them, all of those on this list are the best of their kind.
At a very affordable price, the D-Link Wireless N Router DIR-615 makes a great entry-level Wireless-N router and would satisfy most situations where a wireless network is needed.
Supporting Wireless-N and HomePlug AV, the D-Link DHP-1320 Wireless N PowerLine Router is an ideal router for a home network that favors flexibility over performance. Its lack of support for Gigabit Ethernet, dual-band wireless, and the 500Mbps power-line standard, however, makes it less suitable for those who need to share or stream a large amount of data.
With the latest firmware update, the D-Link DIR-655 is arguably one of the best among single-band Wireless-N routers on the market.
Despite a few minor shortcomings, the DIR-880L is still one of the best 802.11ac routers on the market.
Unless you live in a very small home and need a color router to match, skip D-Link's latest DIR-818LW in favor of more powerful options.
D-Link's latest family of home routers, the EXO, includes two stylish AC1900 and AC1750 routers, the DIR-876 and DIR-869, coming later this year.
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 D-Link DIR-605L Cloud Router makes a great solution for those who just need a simple wireless network to share the Internet access among devices. Its cloud-based management feature also proves to be a helpful and practical bonus.
The D-Link Xtreme N Storage Router DIR-685 is a very good single-band Wireless-N router; however, its extra features hardly justify the price.