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
D-Link AC3200 Ultra Wi-Fi DIR-890L/R Router
REVIEW

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.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on March 10, 2015
Asus RT-AC3200 Tri-Band Wireless Gigabit Router
REVIEW

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.

4 stars Editors' rating on February 15, 2015
0 stars User rating out of 1 vote
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
NetGear Nighthawk X4 AC2350 Smart WiFi R7500 Router
REVIEW

NetGear Nighthawk X4 AC2350 Smart WiFi R7500 Router

Despite its powerful hardware, the R7500 doesn't have the performance and features to justify its premium price tag.

3 stars Editors' rating on September 5, 2014
3.8 stars User rating out of 2 votes
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
4.4 stars User rating out of 5 votes
NetGear R8000 Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Tri-Band Gigabit Wireless Router
REVIEW

NetGear R8000 Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Tri-Band Gigabit Wireless Router

Even when it's working well, the Netgear R8000 Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Tri-Band Gigabit Wireless Router has nothing to justify its expensive price tag.

3 stars Editors' rating on July 23, 2014
2.8 stars User rating out of 2 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 ( White)

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
AirStation Extreme AC 1750 Gigabit Dual Band DD-WRT Router
REVIEW

AirStation Extreme AC 1750 Gigabit Dual Band DD-WRT Router

The AirStation AC 1750 DD-WRT Router is an excellent choice for savvy users who want deep levels of customization.

4 stars Editors' rating on May 15, 2014