The RT1900ac is an excellent router by itself and a stellar one for those wanting to try out the world of network storage.
Nighthawk X4S AC2600 Smart WiFi Router
If you need a powerful Wi-Fi solution for a large home, the X4S is a great choice.
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.
For $350, how good can a touchscreen smart router be? Some of what it offers actually sounds pretty good. Our quick hands-on look.
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.
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.
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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.
Visit manufacturer site for details.
D-Link DIR-879 AC1900 Wi-Fi Router
D-Link announces at CES 2016 its latest family of home router, the EXO, which includes two stylish AC1900 and AC1750 routers, the DIR-876 and DIR-869, that will cost $150 and $130, respectively, when available later this year.
Linksys EA9500 AC5400 Tri-Band Wi-Fi Router with Mu-MIMO router
At CES 2016, Linksys announces its first AC5400 (also known as AC5300) router, the EA9500 and a few other networking products that support the latest MU-MIMO technology.
Visit manufacturer site for details.
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.
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
The new Google Asus OnHub is a reliable, fun-to-use router that's grossly overpriced for its limited in functionality.
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
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.
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.
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.
Asus RT-AC5300U Router
At the IFA electronic trade show, Asus unveiled its latest Wi-Fi router, the RT-AC5300. It has two 5GHz bands that each can deliver up to a 2,167Mbps data rate and one 2.4GHz band with up to 1,000Mbps, by far the most powerful specs on the market.
Google TP-Link OnHub ( Blue)
The cool design and easy setup of Google's OnHub router can't make up for its lack of features and average performance out of the box -- though the promise of future software updates offer the potential for big improvements.
Amped Wireless RTA2600 Athena AC2600 WiFi Router w/MU-MIMO
The RTA2600 is a solid router that excels with multiple connected devices, but its competitors are faster and less expensive.
$50 a month gets you 10GB of data through this no-contract carrier; $25 a month gets you only 1.5GB.
Buffalo AirStation Extreme AC1900 DD-WRT NXT Wireless Router
The Buffalo WXR-1900DHPD router is too expensive for what it has to offer. Skip it and pick one of many better options out there.
Extollo LANSocket 1500 Powerline Adapter Kit
The Extollo delivers everything you'd want in a power-line adapter, and its pass-through feature makes the somewhat awkward beefy body easily forgivable.
D-Link PowerLine AV2 2000 Gigabit Network Extender Kit ( DHP-701AV)
Though fast, the D-Link DHP-701AV power-line adapter kit is only slightly faster than less-expensive alternatives. Skip it for now and go with something cheaper.
Linksys EA8500 Max-Stream AC2600 MU-MIMO Gigabit Router
Homes with lots of devices will benefit from the Linksys EA8500's speedy Wi-Fi and storage performance, but those with modest needs should look for something cheaper.
Netgear Powerline 1200
The Netgear Powerline 1200 kit is the affordable answer to those needing a reliable, fast and convenient solution to extend their wired home network.
Linksys WRT1200AC Dual Band Gigabit Wi-Fi Router
The WRT1200AC is just way too expensive for a second-tier 802.11ac router.
Securifi Almond 2015
A new, icon-driven smart home programming interface brings some user-friendliness to Securifi's newer Almond router/smart-home hub hybrid boxes
D-Link AC3200 Ultra Wi-Fi DIR-890L/R Router
Unless you love the radical design, the D-Link DIR-890L/R doesn't have enough to justify its hefty cost.
Alcatel One Touch Wi-Fi Link
With support for 3G, 4G and 4G+ networks, these affordable mobile hotspots let up to 32 devices connect at the same time.
Asus RT-AC3200 Tri-Band Wireless Gigabit Router
Only those who do a lot of local intensive tasks via Wi-Fi, or who can appreciate the Asus RT-AC3200's excellent feature set, will find this router worth the investment.