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.
Hard-core gamers will get their money's worth if they have a Killer PC, but everyone else should find a less expensive option.
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.
Featuring RDK-B and fast broadband speed, the new SurfBoard SVG2482AC Voice Gateway promises to take the Comcast experience to a new level.
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're looking to create a fast and highly customizable home network with advanced features, look no further than the RT2600AC.
You now can get your own internet equipment even if you use telephone service from Comcast.
Though fast, the Portal has too many niggling issues that prevent it from being a seamless experience. Go with the Google Wifi or the Netgear Orbi instead.
The Almond 3 is a good router and smart-home hub, but we couldn't get our unit to work as a mesh network solution. We recommend the Eero or Netgear Orbi instead.
Though not a perfect router, the DIR-879 performs well and will fit most homes' needs and budget.
The SBR-AC3200P, when coupled with the SBX-AC1200 power line Wi-Fi extender, is a sure way to cover your residential home with Wi-Fi, if you can stomach their combined high cost.
The RT1900ac is an excellent router by itself and a stellar one for those wanting to try out the world of network storage.
If you need a powerful Wi-Fi solution for a large home, the X4S is a great choice.
The Asus RT-AC3100 is essentially a stripped-down version of the RT-AC88U. It has only four LAN ports compared with eight on its big brother.
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.
D-Link announces the availability of the DIR-885L/R which intends to be its answer to Asus' RT-AC88U. The new router boasts radical design and advanced features for the cost of $280.
The new Google Asus OnHub is a reliable, fun-to-use router that's grossly overpriced for its limited in functionality.
Only savvy users with a high-end server in their network should consider the Netgear R8500; for everyone else, there are many other router options that deliver as good or better performance for less.