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.
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.
If you're looking to create a fast and highly customizable home network with advanced features, look no further than the RT2600AC.
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.
The Netgear is expensive, but earns its $200 asking price with incredibly fast speeds and useful features.
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.
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.
Asus brings its A-game with plenty of options and performance.
If you don't need the extra features from competitors, TP-Link's Archer D9 is a compelling option.
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're budget-conscious, the D7 could be the modem/router you're looking for. Then again, if you're budget conscious, why are you looking at 802.11ac routers?
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 RT1900ac is an excellent router by itself and a stellar one for those wanting to try out the world of network storage.
The new Apple AirPort Express Base Station is a decent upgrade to the previous generation, but it doesn't have much beyond its supersleek looks to impress us when compared with its peers.
If you need a powerful Wi-Fi solution for a large home, the X4S is a great choice.
Geeks with deep pockets might love the X10, but the majority of home users will find it too expensive for their daily networking needs.
Only those who do a lot of local intensive tasks via Wi-Fi, or who can appreciate the Asus RT-AC3200's excellent feature set, will find this router worth the investment.
The AirPort Extreme Base Station is a great wireless router for Mac or novice users who need something that's simple, nice-looking, and works well for their homes. Savvy Windows users will find many other alternatives that offer a lot more features for their bucks.