Networking

Buffalo AirStation Extreme AC1900 DD-WRT NXT Wireless Router
REVIEW

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.

3 stars Editors' rating on 19 June 2015

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Linksys EA8500 Max-Stream AC2600 MU-MIMO Gigabit Router
REVIEW

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.

4 stars Editors' rating on 15 May 2015
5 stars User rating out of 1 vote
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 1 May 2015

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Comtrend PG-9172 G.hn Powerline Adapter
REVIEW

Comtrend PG-9172 G.hn Powerline Adapter

The Comtrend PG-9172 G.hn Powerline Adapter has near-Gigabit performance but the suggested price is too high for what it has to offer.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on 11 April 2015

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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 10 March 2015

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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 15 February 2015
0 stars User rating out of 1 vote
AVM Fritz!Box 7490
REVIEW

AVM Fritz!Box 7490

The Fritz!Box 7490 is a hugely-featured, well-performing box.

4 stars Editors' rating on 15 December 2014
Linksys XAC1900 Smart Dual-Band Modem Router
REVIEW

Linksys XAC1900 Smart Dual-Band Modem Router

While a future firmware update could address most of the problems, for now there are better options out there.

3 stars Editors' rating on 10 December 2014
TP-Link Archer D7 AC1750
REVIEW

TP-Link Archer D7 AC1750

If you're budget-conscious, the D7 could be the modem/router you're looking for. Then again, if you're budget conscious, why are you looking at 802.11ac routers?

3.5 stars Editors' rating on 5 December 2014
TP-Link Archer D9 AC1900
REVIEW

TP-Link Archer D9 AC1900

If you don't need the extra features from competitors, TP-Link's Archer D9 is a compelling option.

3.5 stars Editors' rating on 3 December 2014