Top Wi-Fi Routers- Updated September 2016

What device do you need to connect to your home or business premises? Our extensive analysis gives you the best wireless router.

Best of the Best
Netgear AC1750 Smart Wi-Fi Router 1GHz Dual Core Processor - Router Only (R6400-100NAS)
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NETGEAR Nighthawk AC1900 Dual Band Wi-Fi Gigabit Router (R7000)
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Best Bang for your Buck
NETGEAR Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Tri-Band Gigabit WiFi Router (R8000)
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TP-LINK AC1900 Wireless Wi-Fi Dual Band AC Router (Archer C9)
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TP-LINK N300 Wireless Wi-Fi Router, Up to 300Mbps (TL-WR841N)
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The Good
Being one of the easiest routers to install and use, it has solid reliability and the wireless N at 5 Ghz reduces interference in heavy wifi saturated areas.
Has full VPN capability with wonderful QoS and excellent network with class leading USB network performance range besides its sleek design.
With simple set up, it has many features, and it's upgradable besides the excellent performance on multiple devices.
Has Up and downlink bandwidth control, easy to set up and use with rock solid reliability and good Wi-Fi speed.
Easy to set up this solid wi-Fi router with GIU which is simple, clean, and easy to maneuver.
The Bad
It's pricey and big with an average NAS performance making it not the fastest Wi-Fi performer in its class.
High initial cost incurred, Asus & Linksys rivals offer easier setup and its USB 3.0 performance not much better than USB 2.0
Requires that you update the most recent firmware, and it's big and lacks enhanced QoS feature.
Low storage performance and can't be mounted or laid flat on walls beside it.
Develops weak signal after some time and frequently drops connection with a definite lag in speed according to some users.
The Bottom line
We ranked it the best having the best performance even in heavy wifi saturated areas.
It's one of the fastest routers currently available in with sharp shape and router stability that goes for long range.
Despite being pricey, it¡¯s tri-band operation makes it one of the best wi-Fi routers for home use.
To save internet expenses, this router is the most recommended and reliable despite low storage performance.
It's a high-quality router with superior performance that you can go for in the market.