Router Networking

Linksys WRT1200AC Dual Band Gigabit Wi-Fi Router
REVIEW

Linksys WRT1200AC Dual Band Gigabit Wi-Fi Router

The WRT1200AC is just way too expensive for a second-tier 802.11ac router.

3 stars Editors' rating on April 30, 2015
Linksys AC3200 Tri-Band Smart Wi-Fi EA9200 Router
REVIEW

Linksys AC3200 Tri-Band Smart Wi-Fi EA9200 Router

Though it's easy to use and having an extra band can result in higher speeds, the Linksys EA9200 doesn't have enough to justify its over-the-top price tag.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on November 7, 2014
2 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Asus AC2400 RT-AC87U Dual-band Wireless Gigabit Router
REVIEW

Asus AC2400 RT-AC87U Dual-band Wireless Gigabit Router

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.

4.5 stars Editors' rating on August 1, 2014
4.3 stars User rating out of 4 votes
D-Link DIR-880L AC1900 Wireless Router
REVIEW

D-Link DIR-880L AC1900 Wireless Router

Despite a few minor shortcomings, the DIR-880L is still one of the best 802.11ac routers on the market.

4 stars Editors' rating on July 17, 2014
D-Link Wireless AC750 Dual Band Gigabit Cloud Router
REVIEW

D-Link Wireless AC750 Dual Band Gigabit Cloud Router ( Red)

Unless you live in a very small home and need a color router to match, skip D-Link's latest DIR-818LW in favor of more powerful options.

2.5 stars Editors' rating on June 27, 2014
Trendnet TEW-812DRU AC1750 Dual Band Wireless Router
REVIEW

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.

4 stars Editors' rating on January 7, 2013
0 stars User rating out of 2 votes
WD My Net AC1300 HD
REVIEW

WD My Net AC1300 HD

The Western Digital My Net AC13900 HD is a good router but not good enough for it to stand out among the crowd of a handful 802.11ac networking devices on the market.

3 stars Editors' rating on November 29, 2012
5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
Linksys EA6500 HD Video Pro AC1750 Smart Wi-Fi Router
REVIEW

Linksys EA6500 HD Video Pro AC1750 Smart Wi-Fi Router

With the latest firmware, the Linksys EA6500 makes a decent contender among the handful of its peers.

3 stars Editors' rating on October 15, 2012
1 star User rating out of 16 votes
NetGear R6300 WiFi Router
REVIEW

NetGear R6300 WiFi Router

The Netgear R6300 WiFi Router is for a high-standards, low-ego type of user: it's not something you can show off aesthetically, but it's a powerhouse for a robust, fast home network, both for now and tomorrow.

4 stars Editors' rating on June 27, 2012
3.2 stars User rating out of 26 votes
D-Link DIR-857 HD Media Router 3000
REVIEW

D-Link DIR-857 HD Media Router 3000

Though not perfect, the D-Link DIR-857 HD Media Router 3000 makes a great router for homes thanks to its top-notch performance on the 5GHz band and a nice set of features.

4 stars Editors' rating on June 22, 2012
3.5 stars User rating out of 5 votes