Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for 5 ghz wireless routers.
Routers are the unsung heroes of the home network. They connect your devices to the internet and they make it possible for you to stream video, play online games and do all sorts of other things that would otherwise be impossible without them. Browse the top-ranked list of 5 GHz wireless routers below along with associated reviews and opinions.
- Model: Archer AX20SKU: 6442841Top comment
"A wonderful wifi 6 router. It automatically switches from 5 GHz to 2.4 GHz networks depending on the capabilities and the distance of the connected equipment. ...I don't know of any other manufacturers in this space that offer an AP Isolation option. The range for the 5 GHz band far surpasses other routers I have used....Powerful router with firewall"See all customer reviewsSee all Wi-Fi Routers
Product DescriptionWi-Fi 6 technology has redefined home WiFi. Experience faster speeds, higher capacity, and reduced congestion overall compared to the previous AC Wi-Fi 5 standard. The Archer AX20 dual-band router reaches speeds of up to 1.8 Gbps, for a buffer-free 4K/HD streaming and gaming experience. With more and more devices in your home, your current router will likely begin to slow down. Archer AX20 uses Beamforming technology and 4 antennas to adapt and focus WiFi signals to your devices far away for stronger, more reliable coverage. Using Target Wake Time (TWT), your router talks to your devices and negotiates when and how frequently they should transfer data to increase device sleep time, extending battery life. The Archer AX20 works with all previous WiFi standards and all WiFi-enabled devices. Setup in minutes with Tether app.
- Model: RT-AX88U ProSKU: 6535034Top comment
"Both the 2.4 and 5 GHz provide smooth streaming....Getting 900-1600mbs download on 5ghz after firmware update."See all customer reviewsSee all Wi-Fi Routers
Product DescriptionGet fast, interruption-free Wi-Fi capabilities with this ASUS dual-band router. Speeds of up to 6000 Mbps mean less waiting for games and videos to load, and the Trend Micro security technology shields your devices from potential breaches. This ASUS dual-band router is compatible with Amazon Alexa, making it easy to integrate your network connection into your smart home setup.
- Model: Deco BE95 (2-Pack)SKU: 6533024Top comment
"I have bought a competitor mesh wifi6E router, it uses the same SSID for 2.4ghz, 5ghz, 6ghz, 50% of the times, my wifi6E devices connected to regular wifi6 5ghz on this competitor mesh, why am i paying extra for wifi6E when it connected to regular wifi6 most of the time? ...The signal is so strong (5/5 on the small wifi radar symbol) that it allowed the Intel WiFi 6E internal network adapter (card) in my computer to find the 6 Ghz band. "See all customer reviewsSee all Mesh Wi-Fi
Product DescriptionDeco BE95 is the next-gen Wi-Fi 7 whole home multi-gig mesh Wi-Fi system. The powerful BE33000 Wi-Fi 7 with TP-Link Mesh technology delivers strong Wi-Fi signal throughout your home and even connects up to 200 devices. Quad-Band technology reduces lag that originates from congestion with massive 6 GHz bandwidth along with the new 320 MHz channel. The Mesh system automatically connects your devices to the least crowded Wi-Fi band depending on the devices' data usage. Multi-Link Operation allows for devices to simultaneously tap into Quad Band and Multi-RUs further enhancing lag reduction technology of OFDMA. Achieve all the performance benefits with peace of mind with TP-Link's HomeShield protection. Stay secure with WPA3 encryption and provide a safe online playground for your kids with parental controls.
- Model: XT9SKU: 6530182Top comment
"Good Solid WiFi Router...Replaced a Xfinity wireless router because its range was limited. Put Xfinity into bridge mode and after fanagling with manually IP'ing a desktop to communicate with the Asus router was able to get it going. ...One of the best, if not best routers I have ever purchased. I covers our entire 3,700 sqft house. "See all customer reviewsSee all Mesh Wi-Fi
Product DescriptionThe ASUS ZenWiFi XT9 mesh system consists of a pair of ASUS AX7800 tri-band WiFi 6 mesh routers, featuring unique technologies that give you superfast, reliable and secure WiFi connections for your streaming videos, gaming and all other smart IoT gadgets.
- Model: G54SKU: 6561663Top comment
"I separated all my wifi channels from 2.4ghz, 5ghz, 5ghz high and 6ghz. Through speed tests, im getting 1200 to 1300 mb/s speed tests. ...The Wifi coverage is great even setting the transmit oower to only 25% for 5Ghz and 6Ghz, and 12% for 2.4Ghz. Awesome gateway so far, this is definitely the one to get, still playing around with settings and learning this one but it is definitely a beast and top of the line and DEPENDABLE. "See all customer reviewsSee all Cable Modems
Product DescriptionThe SURFboard G54 WiFi-7 D3.1 Cable Modem Router uses Wi-Fi 7 and DOCSIS 3.1 technology to deliver peak performance to your home network
- Model: RT-BE96USKU: 6559036Top comment
"I set this router up with 3 separate networks -- 2.4, 5, and 6 and the 2 older ASUS routers as AI Mesh nodes. ...WiFi 7 hasn’t been finalized yet, but despite that this router incredibly fast, with our iPhone 15 Pro’s getting 1.4-.1.6 Gbps on the 6 GHz radio, while our iPads and MacBook Pro’s hitting 940 Mbps on the 5 GHz radio even while streaming 4K video and doing backups to a network drive. "See all customer reviewsSee all Wi-Fi Routers
Product DescriptionThe RT-BE96U’s dual 10 Gbps ports make it a great choice for servers or NAS devices. These are more convenient than simply combining multiple gigabit Ethernet ports, and they help increase your available bandwidth to avoid data bottlenecks throughout your whole network. Users are also empowered to leverage multiple high-speed internet service providers.
- Model: MG7700SKU: 6298663Top comment
"Even able to connect Xfinity home security touch screen to wifi. 5ghz wifi is fast....5...Great Router no problem found work great this is what I need"See all customer reviewsSee all Modem & Router Combos
Product DescriptionThe Motorola MG7700 24x8 DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem + AC1900 dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz) Wi-Fi Gigabit router with four Gigabit (GigE) Ethernet ports, power boost Wi-Fi amplifiers, firewall security, and more. Power Boost technology amplifies the wireless signal to the limit set by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to deliver higher WiFi speeds and extend the WiFi range. AnyBeam WiFi beamforming at 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz focuses the wireless signal on your wireless devices to further enhance wireless performance.
- Model: RT-AX86U ProSKU: 6535035Top comment
"Our Cable Plan is 500 M-bits, and on the 5-GHz band we reach 525 M-bits at 10 Ft. from the router on Wi-Fi 6 devices. ...This router has a strong enough 5 ghz signal to easily cover the second floor of my house, and my basement, from the first floor. "See all customer reviewsSee all Wi-Fi Routers
Product DescriptionThe dedicated gaming port on RT-AX86U Pro automatically prioritizes any wired device connected to it. No complex configuration is needed, just connect your gaming PC or console to the special LAN port to give you a fast, stable connection that's always at the head of the queue.
- Model: GT-AX11000 ProSKU: 6531152Top comment
"Good router...Ended up going with separate 2.4 and 5 ghz SSIDs because a couple of old devices didn’t like a single channel with “auto” directing by the router (Smart Connect), and a guest network for some old WiFi thermostats. ...This thing is a beast! I've had other routers and this one made me go WoW! Great performance and distance for both 2.4 and 5 Ghz. "See all customer reviewsSee all Wi-Fi Routers
Product DescriptionThe ROG Rapture GT-AX11000 Pro is designed for gamers who want to keep multiple devices connected and still get incredible gaming performance. Enjoy up to eight simultaneous WiFi streams for more video streaming, gaming and browsing for everyone in your home.
- Model: Archer C59SKU: 5689635Top comment
"Quality Router At An Affordable price...Archer C59 AC1350 Wireless Dual Band Router Version 2 *My Test Setup Desktop PC Windows 10 Pro AC1900 Wireless Dual Band PCI Express Adapter (Archer T9E) *Setting Up Setting up the router for the first time is quite simple to do. ...Great wireless router!...Range is great, 5ghz wireless speed is well within the internet speed of about 150 Mbps."See all customer reviewsSee all Wi-Fi Routers
Product DescriptionCreate aWireless AC network with the Archer C59. Experience smoother HD streaming and online gaming with AC1200 Wi-Fi over dual 5GHz (867Mbps) and 2.4GHz (450Mbps) bands. Quickly set up the router and manage network settings from your mobile device with the free TP-Link Tether app (Android, iOS), or with the updated Web UI.