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.
For less than $35, this SD-card-size adapter lets you connect mobile devices and computers to your camera for wireless viewing and transferring of pictures and videos.
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.
With top performance and friendly pricing, the Trendnet TEW-818DRU is a excellent choice for those wanting a robust home network.
Don't expect Piper's slight build to mean that it's short on performance. This $239 all-in-one security system offers a great value for smaller homes and budding DIYers.
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.
The Linksys EA6400 is a good router, but for its current price, its Wi-Fi performance is rather disappointing.
The Netgear is expensive, but earns its $200 asking price with incredibly fast speeds and useful features.
Though feature-rich, the Skydog's hardware is too slow and limited to justify its high cost and ongoing subscription pricing.
The Netgear X6100's awkward design and frustrating performance make it suitable only for casual networking tasks.