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.
The Netgear is expensive, but earns its $200 asking price with incredibly fast speeds and useful features.
The Netgear Powerline 1200 kit is the affordable answer to those needing a reliable, fast and convenient solution to extend their wired home network.
Netgear and NetDuma teamed up to create a gamer's delight inside a futuristic-looking router. The XR500's speed and range are more than enough for a medium-to-large home. The DumaOS interface has lots of customization options and helpful hints for even novice router users.
If you need a powerful Wi-Fi solution for a large home, the X4S is a great choice.
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 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.
Though not perfect, the Orbi RBK40 is an excellent buy for those living in a large home, thanks to its great performance and full feature set.
The Netgear X6100's awkward design and frustrating performance make it suitable only for casual networking tasks.
The Netgear R6300 WiFi Router is for a high-standards, low-ego type of user: it's not something you can show off aesthetically, but it's a powerhouse for a robust, fast home network, both for now and tomorrow.
Geeks with deep pockets might love the X10, but the majority of home users will find it too expensive for their daily networking needs.
If you live in a relatively large home with plenty of available wall plugs, the Orbi RBK30 makes a great Wi-Fi system, though not necessarily the best.
If you want to get the best data throughput speeds out of your home electrical wiring and don't mind the oversize design, the Netgear Powerline AV+ 500 Adapter XAV5501 would make an excellent buy.
The Netgear WNDR3700 RangeMax Dual Band Wireless-N Gigabit Router is a great dual-band router for networking enthusiasts who also want a quick and easy network storage solution.
Netgear's WGT634U provides a fair storage solution for some home and small-office networks, but product limitations detract from its usefulness.
$50 a month gets you 10GB of data through this no-contract carrier; $25 a month gets you only 1.5GB.
The Netgear SPH200D enables phone calls on Skype and traditional landlines--but it falls a bit short of competing models on design and features.
The Netgear Powerline Av 200 Wireless-N Extender Kit XAVNB2001 extends both your wired and wireless networks to the far corners of the house, making it an excellent product for any large property. Get ready to fiddle a little with the setup process in some cases, as its included instructions aren't clear.