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Best wireless routers

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

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NETGEAR Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Tri-Band WiFi Router

This router packs six antennas and can handle an industry-first combined bandwidth of 3,200Mbps (that's insane).

Jun. 25, 2014

MSRP: $299.99

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D-Link DIR-818LW Wireless AC750 Dual Band Gigabit Cloud Router

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.

Jun. 27, 2014

2.5 stars Editors' rating Jun. 27, 2014
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AirStation AC 1750 DD-WRT Router

The AirStation AC 1750 DD-WRT Router is an excellent choice for savvy users who want deep levels of customization.

May. 15, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating May. 15, 2014
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Linksys WRT1900AC Wireless Router

If you can afford the hefty price tag, the Linksys WRT1900AC Wi-Fi router is easily one of the best home routers on the market.

Apr. 16, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating Apr. 16, 2014
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Trendnet TEW-818DRU Dual Band Wireless Router

With top performance and friendly pricing, the Trendnet TEW-818DRU is a excellent choice for those wanting a robust home network.

Mar. 19, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating Mar. 19, 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.

Jan. 27, 2014

3 stars Editors' rating Jan. 27, 2014

MSRP: $149.00

Editors' Take

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.

Jan. 7, 2014

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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.

Oct. 30, 2013

3 stars Editors' rating Oct. 30, 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.

Oct. 1, 2013

4 stars Editors' rating Oct. 1, 2013
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The SkyDog router is an interesting home router

The SkyDog router combines near-obsolete hardware, and state-of-the-art firmware into a box that's destined to dig a hole your pocket. Good thing we have CNET editor Dong Ngo who says "not so fast!" to it!

By Jan. 28, 2014