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Best wireless routers of 2014

CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.

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Asus AC2400 RT-AC87U Dual-band Wireless Gigabit Router

The hefty price aside, the Asus AC2400 RT-AC87U is the most complete 802.11ac router to date, capable of satisfying all your home networking needs.

August 1, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating August 1, 2014
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T-Mobile Personal CellSpot

The Personal CellSpot is an all-around excellent home Wi-Fi router with no monthly fees that also works very well with Wi-Fi calling.

September 17, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating September 17, 2014

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Netgear Nighthawk X4 AC2350 Smart Wi-Fi R7500 router

Despite its powerful hardware, the R7500 doesn't have the performance and features to justify its premium price tag.

September 5, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating September 5, 2014

MSRP: $279.99

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Asus RT-AC68U Dual-band Wireless-AC1900 Gigabit Router

For advanced and professional users, the Asus RT-AC68U Dual-band Wireless-AC1900 Gigabit Router is worth every penny thanks to its stellar performance, solid build, and bounty of useful features.

September 26, 2013

4.5 stars Editors' rating September 26, 2013
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D-Link Wi-Fi AC750 Portable Router and Charger (DIR-510L)

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.

January 7, 2014

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Skydog Web App and Smart Family Wi-Fi Router w/Cloud Service Subscription

Though feature-rich, the Skydog's hardware is too slow and limited to justify its high cost and ongoing subscription pricing.

January 27, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating January 27, 2014

MSRP: $149.00

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Linksys EA6400 Smart Wi-Fi router

The Linksys EA6400 is a good router, but for its current price, its Wi-Fi performance is rather disappointing.

July 12, 2013

3.5 stars Editors' rating July 12, 2013
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Netgear Nighthawk AC1900 Smart Wi-Fi Router (R7000)

The Netgear is expensive, but earns its $200 asking price with incredibly fast speeds and useful features.

October 1, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating October 1, 2013
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Linksys EA6900 Smart WiFi Wireless AC Router AC1900

Plagued by issues, the Linksys EA6900 Smart WiFi Wireless AC Router AC1900 is only as good as a single-band router and hence not worth its premium price.

October 30, 2013

3 stars Editors' rating October 30, 2013
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Totolink A2004NS AC1200 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router

So long as you're not a networking newbie, the Totolink A2004NS AC1200 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router is a good deal for those living in a small or medium home.

August 6, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating August 6, 2014