If you have the money to spend, and already have an Orbi router, the Orbi Outdoor Satellite will give you great coverage outdoors and speeds as fast as you get inside. Make sure you mount it somewhere safe if you plan to leave it outdoors.
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.
Unless you need the second-gen Eero’s enhanced range, we’d still recommend a competing mesh system or a standalone router instead.
This is a worthy Wi-Fi 6 upgrade for power users, but it's more than most people need from a router.
With full support for the latest-gen Wi-Fi connections, this router looks like a steal. But how fast is it?
Ooma one-ups cable company internet phone plans with better call quality and a basic calling plan that starts at free (before taxes).
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.
The D-Link DIR-882 dual-band router gives solid Wi-Fi coverage and lightning fast internet speed throughout your home, at a highly competitive price.
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.
If you need a powerful Wi-Fi solution for a large home, the X4S is a great choice.
If you want great coverage for your medium-size home, lots of customization options and top speeds on your router – all for around $200 – the Linksys EA8300 is the one you want.
The Asus GT-AC5300 is the ultimate Wi-Fi router for hardcore gamers and geeks.
The Linksys Velop MX10 is too basic and its speed gains too mediocre to justify the budget-busting asking price.
Xfinity Gigabit Internet subscribers can now rent the xFi Advanced Gateway to achieve full gigabit speeds and connect their smart devices.
The Netgear N600 Wireless Dual Band Router WNDR3400 is a great dual-band router for any home at an affordable price. Its lack of Gigabit Ethernet might steer enthusiasts away, however.
Considering its insanely cheap price, the TP-Link TL-WR841N is a great buy for a small home with modest Wi-Fi needs.
The D-Link Xtreme N Dual Band Gigabit Router DIR-825 is a stable performer with great features and an excellent Web interface. The outdated and bulky design, relatively short range, and merely average throughput, however, lessen its appeal.
TP-Link created a router that's the complete package for an affordable price. The hardware performed really well and its range was surprising. With the Archer C3150 V2, you get all the bells and whistles, plus an easy-to-use web interface.