CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.
The WGR614 is a good choice for those unfazed by the bleeding-edge nature of 802.11g.
The WGR101 has a couple of nice touches you won't find in other travel routers. Unfortunately, it's neither as elegantly designed nor as full featured as Apple's more expensive AirPort Express.
The Netgear Wireless-N Router WNR2000 is a no-frills budget wireless-N router, with excellent range and a handy and comprehensive Parental Control feature. It's a good fit for those who just need a simple wireless network and the ability to control access to the Internet.
The Netgear N600 Wireless Dual Band Router WNDR3400 is a great dual-band router for any home at an affordable price. Its lack of Gigabit Ethernet might steer enthusiasts away, however.
Netgear's WGT634U provides a fair storage solution for some home and small-office networks, but product limitations detract from its usefulness.
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Netgear's WGT624 is a good choice for advanced users but may be too complicated for those new to networking.
The extremely affordable MR814 gives families with limited networking experience an easy way to build a wireless home network.
If you need a way to connect your 802.11a, 802.11b, and 802.11g adapters with Ethernet, the Linksys WRT55AG is the best solution to date.
Even when it's working well, the Netgear R8000 Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Tri-Band Gigabit Wireless Router has nothing to justify its expensive price tag.