CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.
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.
The D-Link Xtreme N Duo Media Router DIR-855 is a stable performer with excellent Web interface. But because it comes in a bulky, old-school design, has a relatively short range, and carries a hefty price tag, consider waiting for the price to drop before investing in this router.
The DIR-855 is the first true dual-band wireless router from D-Link, and it won't disappoint in performance the way it might do with its bulky old-school design.
The D-Link DIR-868L delivers as an advanced 802.11ac-enabled home router despite its underwhelming mobile apps and usage inflexibility.
The D-Link DIR-865L Wireless AC 1750 Dual Band Cloud Router makes a decent investment thanks to its cloud-based features, support for 802.11ac, and good performance on the 5GHz band.
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.
Though not perfect, the D-Link DIR-857 HD Media Router 3000 makes a great router for homes thanks to its top-notch performance on the 5GHz band and a nice set of features.
The D-Link DIR-827 is a very good true dual-band router that needs a firmware upgrade so it can live up to its potential.
D-Link release its first true dual-band wireless router, the DIR-855
CNET Editor Dong Ngo show off his skills on dealing with long names and battle scars with the D-Link DIR-868L router.