Netgear's fastest mesh router sets the bar for the category, but it's overkill for almost everyone.
If you already make regular use of Google's products and services, then the Nest Wifi is a worthy splurge for a seamless and speedy connected home.
The Netgear is expensive, but earns its $200 asking price with incredibly fast speeds and useful features.
If you're looking for dependable whole-home Wi-Fi that you don't need to think about too much, take a good look at Eero.
Google Wifi is the best Wi-Fi system on the market.
It's nothing fancy, but the newest Netgear Orbi is a fine mesh router system at a terrific price.
For advanced and professional users, the Asus RT-AC68U Dual-band Wireless-AC1900 Gigabit Router is worth every penny thanks to its stellar performance, solid build, and bounty of useful features.
At $200, the Asus RT-AC86U is one of the best all-around routers. It has all the latest features, including extra security for all of your devices. This router should maximize your bandwidth and keep your home network running smoothly.
You'll pay a lot for the Asus RT-AC88U, but it has everything you'd want in a router. If you have the money, this is the router to get.
The Eero is super convenient and reliable for internet sharing, but you're better off going for a competing system that's cheaper and faster.
With support for new 802.11ax features, including 8x8 MU-MIMO connections, this is Ubiquiti's fastest AmpliFi router yet.
The high cost aside, the Orbi System is a sure and easy way to cover a relatively large home with high-speed Wi-Fi coverage.
Ooma one-ups cable company internet phone plans with better call quality and a basic calling plan that starts at free (before taxes).
Xfinity Gigabit Internet subscribers can now rent the xFi Advanced Gateway to achieve full gigabit speeds and connect their smart devices.
You can't beat what you get for the price with the DIR-867. It has lots of the top 802.11ac features and it performed well during testing. I'm not sure it will stand up to years of use, but you'll probably be looking to upgrade your network by then anyway.
The Netgear Powerline 1200 kit is the affordable answer to those needing a reliable, fast and convenient solution to extend their wired home network.
If you're looking to create a fast and highly customizable home network with advanced features, look no further than the RT2600AC.
The Velop is an effective mesh Wi-Fi router, but it doesn't have a competitive edge due to its high cost and limited feature set.