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

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.

By Jan. 7, 2014

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Netgear R6100 WiFi Router

The lack of Gigabit Ethernet in many ways cancels out the Netgear R6100's support for the fast 802.11ac standard and makes it just an average Wi-Fi router.

By Sep. 16, 2013

3 stars Editor's rating Sep. 16, 2013
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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.

By Jul. 12, 2013

3.5 stars Editor's rating Jul. 12, 2013
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Trendnet TEW-812DRU AC1750 Dual Band Wireless Router

The Trendnet TEW-812DRU is the most affordable 802.11ac-enabled router on the market, and it offers excellent performance.

By Jan. 7, 2013

4 stars Editor's rating Jan. 7, 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.

By Oct. 1, 2013

4 stars Editor's rating Oct. 1, 2013
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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.

By Jan. 27, 2014

3 stars Editor's rating Jan. 27, 2014
Article

Broadcom aims to double Wi-Fi speeds with new 802.11ac chip

The mobile chipmaker expects to be moving to double-antenna 2x2 MIMO technology for mobile phones. Also: a new GPS chip for wearable devices.

By Feb. 24, 2014

Review

Asus RT-AC66U 802.11ac router

The Asus RT-AC66U is an excellent router and is currently one of the best options among those that support the latest 802.11ac Wi-Fi standard.

By Aug. 1, 2012

4 stars Editor's rating Aug. 1, 2012
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Fast 802.11ac-based Wi-Fi goes boom at CES 2014 (pictures)

The 802.11ac standard has been on the market for about three years. At CES 2014, it's become the most popular Wi-Fi standard with all vendors introducing new routers, including some with never-before-seen specs and cap speeds. All of these are going to be available for purchase very soon, if they're not already on the market.

11 Images By Jan. 6, 2014

Editors' Take

TP-Link TL-WDR7500 AC1750 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router

TP-Link's first 802.11ac router, the TL-WDR7500, supports a combined wireless speed of 1,750Mbps.

By Jan. 8, 2013

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