The Amped Wireless RTA1750 router offers superior range, thanks to its 12 amplifiers, but its overall performance isn't as fast as competing routers.
The Belkin F9K1118 is budget priced and easy to set up, and sports a slick design, but it fails to deliver high-speed access on both 2.4- and 5GHz bands.
The inexpensive D-Link DGL-5500 looks cool and has powerful networking software, but it falls flat on speed and range.
The Trendnet TEW-812 802.11ac delivers excellent dual-band performance on the cheap and is easy to hide, but it falls a bit short on range.
It's not the fastest, but the Asus RT-AC87U 802.11 ac router delivers good performance and unique features the competition lacks.
Buffalo's AirStation Extreme N600 router delivers fast speeds and effective Web filtering for parents, at a low price.