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.
Best N900 router
ASUS RT-N66U - wireless router - 802.11a/b/g/n - desktop
Asus RT-N66U Dark Knight Double 450Mbps N Router
Best N600 router
ASUS RT-N56U - wireless router - 802.11a/b/g/n - desktop
Asus RT-N56U Dual-Band Gigabit Wireless-N Router
Wi-Fi and storage powerhouse
Linksys WRT1900AC Wireless Router
If you can afford the hefty price tag, the Linksys WRT1900AC Wi-Fi router is easily one of the best home routers on the market.
Performance meet affordability
TRENDnet TEW-818DRU - wireless router - 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (draft 2.0) - desktop
Trendnet's TEW-818DRU is a straightforward high-end AC1900 router with great performance, and its friendly pricing is a welcome bonus. Check out CNET's full review.
Fast and beautiful
Apple AirPort Extreme Base Station (802.11ac)
What it lacks in functions and features, the new AirPort Extreme more than makes up for that in its great new look and fast performance.
DD-WRT firmware is a game changer
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.