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Amped Wireless Ally Plus Whole Home Smart Wi-Fi System
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Amped Wireless Ally Plus Whole Home Smart Wi-Fi System

The new Amped Wireless Ally Plus claims to cover up to 15,000 square feet of space and has built-in protection against online phishing scams and malware.

MSRP: $379.99

Visit manufacturer site for details.

Netgear Orbi WiFi System
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Netgear Orbi WiFi System

The system includes two tri-band devices, one router and one satellite unit, that connect to each other using a dedicated Wi-Fi band.

MSRP: $399.99

Visit manufacturer site for details.

Ooma Telo
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Ooma Telo

Ooma one-ups cable company internet phone plans with better call quality and a basic calling plan that starts at free (before taxes).

4 stars Editors' rating on August 13, 2016
4.7 stars User rating out of 3 votes
D-Link DIR-879 AC1900 EXO Wi-Fi Router
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D-Link DIR-879 AC1900 EXO Wi-Fi Router

Though not a perfect router, the DIR-879 performs well and will fit most homes' needs and budget.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on June 3, 2016
Linksys EA9500 AC5400 Tri-Band Wi-Fi Router with Mu-MIMO router
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Linksys EA9500 AC5400 Tri-Band Wi-Fi Router with Mu-MIMO router

If you have an extremely fast broadband connection and want an all-powerful home network, the Linksys EA9500 fits the bill. But a different router with more modest specs will satisfy most.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on May 25, 2016
5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Arris SURFboard SBR-AC3200P Wi-Fi Router
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Arris SURFboard SBR-AC3200P Wi-Fi Router

The SBR-AC3200P, when coupled with the SBX-AC1200 power line Wi-Fi extender, is a sure way to cover your residential home with Wi-Fi, if you can stomach their combined high cost.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on May 16, 2016
Starry Wi-Fi Station
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Starry Wi-Fi Station

Though super user-friendly, the Starry Wi-Fi Station is an overpriced router that, for now, doesn't have much more to offer than those that cost less than half its price.

Synology RT1900ac
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Synology RT1900ac

The RT1900ac is an excellent router by itself and a stellar one for those wanting to try out the world of network storage.

4 stars Editors' rating on April 6, 2016
Nighthawk X4S AC2600 Smart WiFi Router
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Nighthawk X4S AC2600 Smart WiFi Router

If you need a powerful Wi-Fi solution for a large home, the X4S is a great choice.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on March 27, 2016
5 stars User rating out of 2 votes
Eero Wi-Fi System
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Eero Wi-Fi System

While super convenient and reliable for Internet sharing, you're better off going with a more powerful and less expensive single router.

3 stars Editors' rating on February 23, 2016
3.8 stars User rating out of 4 votes
Asus RT-AC3100 Wireless Router
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Asus RT-AC3100 Wireless Router

The Asus RT-AC3100 is essentially a stripped-down version of the RT-AC88U. It has only four LAN ports compared with eight on its big brother.

4.8 stars User rating out of 2 votes
TP-Link SR20 Smart Home Router
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TP-Link SR20 Smart Home Router

TP-Link's first Wi-Fi router, the SR20 Smart Home Router, has a touchscreen and features built-in support for Internet of Things (IoT) wireless protocols.

Pricing not available

D-Link Home Wi-Fi Network Kit
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D-Link Home Wi-Fi Network Kit

D-Link is at CES 2016 with its first Unified Wi-Fi Home Network Kit, which includes a AC4200 router and a AC1300 extender. It's expected to cost $370.

MSRP: $369.99

Visit manufacturer site for details.

Asus RT-AC88U Router
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Asus RT-AC88U Router

You'll pay a lot for the Asus RT-AC88U, but it has everything you'd want in a router. If you have the money, this is the router to get.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on December 15, 2015
2.8 stars User rating out of 2 votes
D-Link DIR-885L/R AC3150 Ultra Wi-Fi Router
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D-Link DIR-885L/R AC3150 Ultra Wi-Fi Router

D-Link announces the availability of the DIR-885L/R which intends to be its answer to Asus' RT-AC88U. The new router boasts radical design and advanced features for the cost of $280.

Google Asus OnHub
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Google Asus OnHub

The new Google Asus OnHub is a reliable, fun-to-use router that's grossly overpriced for its limited in functionality.

3 stars Editors' rating on November 13, 2015
0 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Steam Link
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Steam Link

The Steam Link is a tiny device that makes it easy to stream PC games to your TV.

Netgear R8500 Nighthawk X8 AC5300 Smart WiFi Router
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Netgear R8500 Nighthawk X8 AC5300 Smart WiFi Router

Only savvy users with a high-end server in their network should consider the Netgear R8500; for everyone else, there are many other router options that deliver as good or better performance for less.

3 stars Editors' rating on November 3, 2015
TP-Link TL-WR841N Wireless N Router
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TP-Link TL-WR841N Wireless N Router

Considering its insanely cheap price, the TP-Link TL-WR841N is a great buy for a small home with modest Wi-Fi needs.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on October 14, 2015
3.1 stars User rating out of 4 votes
Linksys WRT1900ACS Dual-Band Gigabit Wi-Fi Router
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Linksys WRT1900ACS Dual-Band Gigabit Wi-Fi Router

Though pricey, the WRT1900ACS' long range and rapid Wi-Fi will deliver fast Internet to places in your home that other routers might struggle to reach.

4 stars Editors' rating on October 7, 2015
0 stars User rating out of 4 votes