5 Ghz Routers
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Browse the top-ranked list of 5 Ghz Routers below along with associated reviews and opinions.
- Model: EA9500
- SKU: 5171100
No lags...love it...I maintain a solid 150+ mbps connection anywhere in the home on a 5ghz connection....As a Best Buy employee I've tried a couple of router but the Linksys EA9500 is hands down theeee best router I've ever had...the range on the router is more than enough for any home and the speed is great even if you have a lot of devices especially if your a gamer or own a 4K TV...all and all this is one of the best Tri-Band Routers on the marketYour household is busy streaming media, working online, and playing games every day. This Linksys Wi-Fi Router will expand your network coverage, send signals directly to your devices, and deliver a lag-free connection, even when you’re all online at the same time.
- Model: EA6350-4A
- SKU: 5124122
Nice Ap...Wow !!!...It has very fast wifi including 5Ghz....Great speed in the 5 Ghz link, however the one drawback I encounter frequently is the shared external drive becomes inaccessible at times and requires a reboot of the router to regain access.Linksys EA6350-4A AC1200+ Dual-Band Smart Router: This router offers wireless speeds of up to 867Mbps so it can handle demanding tasks like video streaming and online gaming. The USB 3.0 port lets you connect a USB storage device and share files across your network.
- Model: RT-AC3100
- SKU: 4465000
Wow -...It's ok...Best 5Ghz Signal I have ever had....Only tried the router out for a day then had to return, nothing about the router was wrong, I really liked all the aspects of the router but running Verizon in bridge mode I could not watch tv, so until Verizon steps up in the gaming world or another fiber company shows up I'm stuck with a non gaming routerTake your smart home to the next level with this ASUS router. Boosted Wi-Fi speeds and intelligent signals streaming directly to each of your devices will keep your busy wireless network running smoothly, just the way you want.
- Model: C3700-100NAS
- SKU: 3707003
I love...Great !...Works well with 5ghz band slows on 2.4gHz...The Netgear N600 dual-band wireless-N router works great by combining a wireless router and a cable modem into one device which clears up desk space, especially with it standing on edge instead of lying flat on the desk.The NETGEAR N600 WiFi DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem Router with N600 simultaneous dual band WiFi router and integrated DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem, provides 8x faster download speeds, up to 340 Mbps. It's CableLabs DOCSIS 3.0 Certified to work with U.S. cable Internet providers.
- Model: C7000-100NAS
- SKU: 4403100
I win....Fast ....This product produce a great speed on 5GHZ....So far NETGEAR - Nighthawk Dual-Band AC1900 Router been working very good, by the way I have spectrum internet 100mbps and with this Netgear Nighthawk router I did 2 test 1 test is with my ether net wire and it tested at 100mbps and 2nd test was with my wifi adapter which is the N network and it also tested at 100mbps.The Nighthawk AC1900 Cable Modem Router delivers WiFi speeds of up to 1.9Gbps. It ensures uninterrupted HD video streaming with 24x8 channel bonding. Save up to $120 a year by eliminating Internet service provider rental fees. This cable modem router supports XFINITY from Comcast, Spectrum, Cox, Cablevision & more.
- Model: C6300-100NAS
- SKU: 4483016
Fast !...I love...The 5Ghz connection is super super fast....Just bought this router I have time warner internet 300mps it works fine love the neat gear genie app you have total control over your router unlike other routers... called time warner activated router within minThe NETGEAR AC1750 WiFi DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem Router provides very fast cable speeds with an AC1750 WiFi router and integrated DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem, up to 680 Mbps. Compatible with cable Internet providers such as XFINITY from Comcast, Spectrum, Cox, Cablevision, and more.
- Model: SBG6700AC
- SKU: 9584145
Good ....Love it...Easy to setup, has both 2.4 and 5Ghz bands so works for whatever you may want to use it with....I got this router because Spectrum wanted to give me a free router, but charge me $5 a month for wifi...it doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that in 15 months this router pays for itself.Enjoy rapid downstream and upstream data with this ARRIS SURFboard SBG6700AC wireless gateway, which features up to 1600 Mbps throughput and front-panel LED lights for simple troubleshooting. The Wi-Fi pairing button makes it easy to connect.
- Model: C6250-100NAS
- SKU: 4562303
Love it...It's ok...Great antenna, superfast 5ghz speeds, everything I own has faster wifi than my hardwired desktop....The Genie app that comes with the router is great, you have almost all the same features available on your phone app as you do when you go into the router's settings via the IP address.The NETGEAR AC1600 WiFi DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem Router provides the fastest cable speed available with an AC1600 WiFi router and integrated DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem, with up to 680 Mbps. It compatible with cable Internet provider Comcast XFINITY, Time Warner Cable, and more.
- Model: R7000-100NAS
- SKU: 1754208
4 star...FAST !...I purchased this router to upgrade my G type router this was a ac router dual band 2.4 and 5 gig running at same time which is nice my speed test with the g router was running at 20 meg download 3 meg upload with the new ac router I'm getting 65 meg download 5.5 meg upload that is with....This product works great with time warners high speed top internet and net gear night hawk router no disconect issues we run 5 samsung galaxy phones two smart tvs one pluged into the router one wireless and three laptops 2 on 24 gig band 1 on 5 gig band and one desk top on the 5 gig band with mo slow downs or hicupsAccelerate your WiFi with NETGEAR Nighthawk! Enjoy fast WiFi speeds up to 1900 Mbps and a powerful dual core 1GHz processor for extreme performance. High-powered amplifiers, external antennas and Beamforming improve range and reliability for up to 100% more wireless coverage. Features like downstream and upstream QoS prioritize streaming and gaming, creating a blazing-fast, lag-free WiFi experience.
- Model: R6400-100NAS
- SKU: 9054017
FAST !...I like...The setup was easy since I was coming from another Netgear router I just plugged my laptop to the router for the initial set up went to the router page and change the factory password and a few settings and everything was fine....On the 2.4 gHz channel I have been able to get a stronger connection on all of my "plug in" electronics and the 5 gHz channel has been phenomenal on my Galaxy S7 to help free up some bandwidth and also give me internet speeds higher than my home internet provider guaranteed.The NETGEAR AC1750 Smart WiFi Router with external antennas delivers extremely fast WiFi. With AC1750 WiFi, Gigabit Ethernet speeds, and high-powered external antennas, this router offers ultimate performance in wireless coverage for large homes with 12 or more wireless devices. It gets 3x faster access than similar 802.11n.
- Model: NLS-1304-25 1-PACK
- SKU: 5706129
It's OK...Spot on...So each Google Wi-Fi in the 3 pack is it's own dual band ac-1200 access point, technically if u break it down there are 6 separate Wi-Fi signals that Google manages for u, these guys do what we call smart connect meaning that when u look in ur Wi-Fi list you'll only see one wifi network....My only complaint is that each router only has two LAN ports, and one has to connect to the modem (leaving 5 available for connecting other devices), so now my various smart home hubs are scattered throughout my house instead of grouped by the modem.Enjoy a consistent connection to the web with this Google Wi-Fi setup. The single access point is ideal for use in smaller homes of less than 1,500 square feet, giving you the ability to connect your tablets, laptops or phones. This Google Wi-Fi system provides a reliable signal that can be shared by multiple devices at once.
- Model: ME918LL/A
- SKU: 6943097
My Fav...No lag....While it does not have the same range as some of the latest AC routers on the market, the ease of use and configuration of this router definitely makes it a worthwhile competitor and to answer a lot of the questions concerning this router, yes, this router is easily configurable and use no matter what platform you are using; OS X, Windows, etc....Speed over wifi on 2.4 Ghz channel is still what you would expect with older routers, but the 5.4 Ghz channel which is the channel that allows for AC wireless speeds tops out around 325Mbps on wifi on an IPhone, even through one wall.The intelligent, easy-to-use AirPort Extreme Base Station with simultaneous dual-band support is the perfect wireless access point for home, school or office. It offers next-generation 802.11ac Wi-Fi technology and delivers high-performance wireless access for Mac computers, PCs and Wi-Fi devices such as iPhone®, iPad®, iPod® touch and Apple TV.
- Model: R8000-100NAS
- SKU: 7201035
Fast !...no lag...This worked great right out of the box-I gave it 5 stars however to use the extra 2 fastest "channels" of this router,you will have to look it up on the net, as the instructions are not that good You will get the regular "channel" "netgear89" right out of the box (by the way they say the password at unboxing is "admin" for user and the password is "password" This is the password for the router but not wifi....It turns out that Smart Connect not only manages this transparently behind the scenes but it does it dynamically, so if the kids are gaming on multiple PCs and I'm not watching movies, the traffic gets parsed between the two 5 Ghz channels with no effort on my part.The NETGEAR Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Router, with breakthrough Tri-Band WiFi delivers multiple bands for homes with many WiFi devices. WiFi speed up to 3.2Gbps and 6 high performance antennas provide maximum speed and range. Smart Connect allows you to game, stream, and download mega-sized files without lags.
- Model: R6220-100NAS
- SKU: 8827854
A plus...Love it...I burn through routers about every 2 years or the router isn't strong enough for my streaming need( all SmartCast tvs)... this router puts out enough juice for everyone to stream at once with no lags....Strong network connection with a Computer in the garage and one in the front of the house the router that we use is centrally located so all networks are strong it's great to walk in and have good Wi-Fi and a good connection I really like this router it's easy to hook up easy to connect and our household enjoys it so I would recommend this router it's a strong connected device and it's priced reasonablyKeep your many WiFi devices streaming effortlessly with AC WiFi technology that delivers the speed, range, and reliability you need. The AC1200 Smart WiFi Router with External Antennas is an incredibly fast router delivering 1200Mbps WiFi and Gigabit Ethernet speeds.
- Model: R6250-100NAS
- SKU: 8449041
5 star...love it...This router was not strong enough to handle our needs, so I returned this router and upgraded to the NETGEAR R7000 Nighthawk Dual Band Wireless AC Router which can now handle our needs....However I can't judge this router yet in the long term, but I think overheating may have been an issue with previous routers and the vertical orientation of this router seems like it may be more efficient at staying cool and venting heat.The NETGEAR R6250 Smart WiFi Router with AC dual band Gigabit delivers AC1600 WiFi speeds. It offers the best wireless coverage for large homes and is ideal for homes with 8 or more wireless devices. It also provides the best connectivity for dual band wireless devices.