CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.
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.
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.
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.
Want people to know that you're rich? Go and buy the Linksys AC3200 Tri-Band Smart Wi-Fi EA9200 Router. CNET editor Dong Ngo didn't buy it, but that's only because he's better than rich. Really!
The Linksys EA9200 is the second tri-band Wi-Fi router on the market, but it's very expensive at $300.
The Linksys E8350 quad-stream Wi-Fi router might have the most powerful processor on the market currently, but CNET editor Dong Ngo can't even tell if it's powered on or not. Find out why!
Though it's easy to use and having an extra band can result in higher speeds, the Linksys EA9200 doesn't have enough to justify its over-the-top price tag.
CNET editor Dong Ngo explains how Wi-Fi calling works with the latest smartphones, including the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, and picks the top five routers that are best for this technology.
CNET editor Dong Ngo tried and failed miserably to sound better using the T-Mobile Personal CellSpot with Wi-Fi calling, but he found it an outstanding deal anyway.
Though not as innovative as it should be, the Linksys AC2400 Dual Band Wi-Fi Router E8350 is still a very good router thanks to its fast 5Ghz Wi-Fi performance and comparatively friendly pricing.