Router Reviews

D-Link Wireless AC1900 Dual-Band Gigabit Cloud Router (DIR-880L)

  PROS User-friendly setup and management. Revamped, well-designed UI. Very good performance in 802.11n and legacy wireless modes. Excellent USB drive-sharing and remote-access capabilities. CONS

Totolink A2004NS AC1200 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router With USB Port

  PROS Very advanced feature set. Affordable for dual-band 802.11ac technology. CONS Poor performance and range. Some features require technical know-how. BOTTOM LINE The Totolink

Linksys AC3200 Tri-Band Gigabit Smart Wi-Fi Router (EA9200)

  PROS Excellent 5GHz 802.11n and 5GHz 802.11ac throughput. Solid 2.4GHz performance. Well-designed user interface. CONS Expensive. No LED indicators on front panel. Range performance

D-Link AC3200 Ultra Wi-Fi Router (DIR-890L/R)

  PROS Blazing throughput speeds. Good range performance. Edgy design. User-friendly management interface. CONS Expensive. Large footprint. So-so file transfer performance. BOTTOM LINE The D-Link

Asus RT-AC3200 Tri-Band Router

  PROS Good 5GHz throughput. Plenty of advanced features. Multiple low-profile LED indicators. CONS Expensive. Huge footprint. Middling file-transfer performance. BOTTOM LINE The Asus RT-AC3200

Amped High Power 800mW Dual Band AC750 Wi-Fi Router (TAP-R2)

  PROS Simple setup. Lots of configuration options. Small footprint. Handy color touch screen. CONS Subpar range performance. Two wired ports do not support Gigabit