CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.
Despite a few minor shortcomings, the DIR-880L is still one of the best 802.11ac routers on the market.
The Netgear ReadyNAS NV+ v2 makes a decent NAS server for homes and small offices that need lots of storage space.
Given its relatively low price, the Seagate Business Storage 4-Bay NAS is worth the investment.
With stellar performance and support for the new HomePlug AV2 standard, the PLEK500 is an easy recommendation.
The Netgear is expensive, but earns its $200 asking price with incredibly fast speeds and useful features.
For a low-cost entry-level network storage device, the WD My Cloud is very impressive both in performance and features, making it one of the best deals for home users.
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.
The lack of Gigabit Ethernet in many ways cancels out the Netgear R6100's support for the fast 802.11ac standard and makes it just an average Wi-Fi router.
The Netgear WNDR3800 N600 Wireless Dual-Band Gigabit Router makes an excellent router for any home.
The Actiontec gets the job done for those who want to quickly extend their home network without much concern about performance.