CNET editors choose the best 802.11ac networking devices, including wireless routers.
Despite its powerful hardware, the R7500 doesn't have the performance and features to justify its premium price tag.
The Netgear is expensive, but earns its $200 asking price with incredibly fast speeds and useful features.
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.
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.
Though feature-rich, the Skydog's hardware is too slow and limited to justify its high cost and ongoing subscription pricing.
Linksys announces its next router in the Smart Wi-Fi EA series, the true dual-band EA6900, which offers a top combined speed of up to 1,900Mbps.
D-Link's latest Wi-Fi Smart Plug delivers Belkin WeMo Switch functionality for less.
The Linksys EA6400 is a good router, but for its current price, its Wi-Fi performance is rather disappointing.
Just because CNET editor Dong Ngo isn't too impressed by the Linksys EA6400 Smart Wi-Fi router doesn't mean he's an alien. Or maybe he is... (pause)... NOT.
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