With full support for the latest-gen Wi-Fi connections, this router looks like a steal. But how fast is it?
This is a worthy Wi-Fi 6 upgrade for power users, but it's more than most people need from a router.
With strong performance and sneaky value, the Asus ZenWiFi AX is an absolute standout among high-end mesh routers.
This is a speedy mesh router at a tempting price, but the spotty, inconsistent mesh performance is a deal-breaker.
There's a lot to like about this router, but the equally expensive Netgear Orbi 6 is a more future-proofed alternative at this price.
The Linksys Velop MX10 is too basic and its speed gains too mediocre to justify the budget-busting asking price.
Netgear's fastest mesh router sets the bar for the category, but it's overkill for almost everyone.
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.
It's nothing fancy, but the newest Netgear Orbi is a fine mesh router system at a terrific price.
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.
No scary spider router here -- all the antennas are on the inside.
See ya later, latency.
The affordable dual-band AC2600 router is designed to cut through congested networks in modern apartments.
Throw your other hubs to the curb. You'll be able to center your smart home around TP-Link's Mesh Wi-Fi system.
It's a cool looking router with a big, blue-rimmed hole in the middle. It has lots of speed, features and security for an affordable price. The menu and app give you as much control over your network as you want.
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 Multy X provides reliable Wi-Fi coverage and average speeds for a large home. The price is on point at $300, and it's very easy to set up.
The overall performance of this router was good, but it probably won't hold up to lots of devices in a large home. It does have bonus features, including link aggregation and security powered by Trend Micro, so you will get a lot of bang for your buck.