D-Link Wireless AC750 Dual Band Gigabit Cloud Router ( Teal)
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.
NetGear AC750 WiFi Range Extender EX6100
The Netgear X6100's awkward design and frustrating performance make it suitable only for casual networking tasks.
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.
Samsung LTE Mobile HotSpot Pro
The Samsung LTE Mobile HotSpot Pro's superfast 4G LTE speed and exceptionally long battery life make it a great buy on its own, but its juice pack feature sweetens the deal that much more.
Netgear Nighthawk AC1900 Smart Wi-Fi Router ( R7000)
The Netgear is expensive, but earns its $200 asking price with incredibly fast speeds and useful features.
Netgear R6100 WiFi Router
The lack of Gigabit Ethernet in many ways cancels out the Netgear R6100's support for the fast 802.11ac standard and makes it just an average Wi-Fi router.
Amped Wireless RTA15 High Power Dual Band AC 700mW Wi-Fi Router
The Amped Wireless RTA15 is a decent Wi-Fi router, but better firmware is needed for it to live up to its high cost and our expectation.
Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station ( 802.11ac)
Home users, especially Apple fans who own 802.11ac-enabled devices, will love the new AirPort Extreme for its all-new elegant design, ease of use, and great performance; advanced users should look elsewhere for more features and customization.
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.
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.