Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for 5ghz Routers.
Browse the top-ranked list of 5ghz 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....So far 3 days into it, i'm impressed, 5g is stronger than on the previous Linksys Router, I have yet to drop a connection, AND the UI is a lot better than the WRT32X or the wireless N router ( which looks like it has come out of the 80's ) This router is set up in my laundry room and has several walls for the 5ghz signal to pass through but so far it's doing the job and doing it pretty well.Your 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: R7000-100NAS
- SKU: 1754208
4 star...FAST !...Love the dual frequencies this router offers....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.Accelerate 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: WRT3200ACM
- SKU: 5601000
Fast !...Love it...With 2.4ghz and 5ghz this is awesome!...A normal traditional router uses single-useer MIMO tech which means Wi-Fi to one device at a time, while this router uses the Next-Gen Multi-User MIMO tech which means WiFi to multiple devices at once, at the same speed... It is also open source ready and for those of you who get a dreaded port issue playing an online PS4 game and need to go into settings to allow ports this router will be a Godsent as it is very easy to manipulate networking functions.Connect your external wireless devices to the internet with this Linksys dual-band router. Two 5Ghz bands support both high-end gaming and low-end applications without compromising speed, and remote management lets you make adjustments from any location. This Linksys dual-band router has a sleek design that integrates easily into most workspaces.
- Model: EA7500
- SKU: 4830200
nice ....it's ok...Great wifi speeds on 5ghz, easy setup...The setup wizard is very beginner friendly and was enormously helpful in getting everything going without much interaction from me except for assigning SSID names and passwords for the two wireless channels (2.4 GHz and 5 GHz) and assigning a password for the router's Admin user.Your household wants to play, stream and work online all at once. With this Linksys router, you can do it all without buffering or other interruptions. Use the Smart Wi-Fi app to get started, control, and monitor your home network from anywhere.
- Model: R6400-100NAS
- SKU: 9054017
FAST !...I like...The 2.4 ghz channel is great....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: R8000-100NAS
- SKU: 7201035
Fast !...no lag...It has a much stronger 5 Ghz signal and great speeds in my basement, which is where the majority of my connected devices are....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.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: EA6350-4A
- SKU: 5124122
is good...Not Bad...Love the 5GHz....While checking out several different brands of routers and reading specs on the boxes, one of your sales persons came over and was very helpful in helping me to choose the right and best router for my needs.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: WNDR3400-100NAS
- SKU: 1208844
I like...Not Bad...5 ghz channel is super fast...Unless you are in the same unusual situation that I'm in with the house literally causing range and connectivity issues, this seems to be a quality router and the specs were better than a router advertised at nearly double the price which had won an award for 2012 router of the year from some PC Magazine.Choose this NETGEAR router and receive high level wireless security, the ability to share photos, music and more, and a way to keep track of your kids’ activity online. Plus, with easy installation for tablets, smartphones and computers, you’ll be able to start enjoying Wi-Fi throughout your home right away.
- Model: EA8300
- SKU: 5788100
I love...Love it...The 5Ghz band is very fast and reliable....setup was v easy and straight forward, love the mobile app, I like the fact that I can keep the same wireless name for both 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz Network Signal strength is fairly good at almost all corners of my home unlike other reviews, there is no need to create linksys account for setup, there is an option to directly login to the router.Satisfy bandwidth-hungry gaming and streaming demands with this Linksys Max-Stream Wi-Fi router. Its next-generation multiuser MIMO technology works four times faster than conventional routers, letting multiple users enjoy low-latency VR gaming and glitch-free 4K simulcasting. This tri-band Linksys Max-Stream Wi-Fi router provides wired network sharing with its four Gigabit Ethernet ports and a USB 3.0 connector.
- Model: RT-AC3100
- SKU: 4465000
Wow -...Not bad...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: EA7300
- SKU: 5604102
Great !...Love it...I do not have the capability to scan 5GHz networks, so I can't report to what degree overlap from a neighbor's overlapping channel might be a factor....Would have given 5 stars but the router wouldn't connect to a few of my devices even after spending 3 hours with technical support...the router worked great and fast with the devices that did connectSurf the web faster with this Linksys Mu-Mimo wireless router. Its next-gen Wi-Fi technology lets you connect multiple devices at speeds of up to 1.7 Gbps, and the included extender providers a stronger signal for uninterrupted video streaming and chat. Enable parental controls with the smart Wi-Fi app of this Linksys Mu-Mimo wireless router.
- Model: ME918LL/A
- SKU: 6943097
My Fav...Not Bad...Capable of providing 2.4 and 5GHz networks....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.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: R6250-100NAS
- SKU: 8449041
5 star...Not bad...Works well adds 5GHz band...The NETGEAR - Wireless-AC Dual-Band Gigabit Router with 4-Port Ethernet Switch was just the ticket for getting all of our devices 5 Android smartphones, 5 PCs, 1 Mac, 2 Chromecasts all up and running at amazing speeds.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.
- Model: WRT32X
- SKU: 5882521
No lag....Worth it...You can also name your 2.4 and 5.0GHz WIFI bands with different names, or you can use a single name - I find the two names is helpful, so if I've a device like my Iphone with an Apple Watch and am supposed to connect at 2.4, I can without fail....It was a really fast router did well for the 1st couple days but then had issue with both 2.4ghz and 5ghz channels burning out which im surprised because when I think linksys I think reliability but all new technology has its flaws hopefully they will get an update to fix this problemEnjoy lag-free gaming with this Linksys dual-band Wi-Fi router. Its Killer prioritization engine works with Killer-enabled computers to minimize peak ping by up to 77 percent, and the 1.8GHz CPU delivers super-fast speeds with wired and wireless connections. This Linksys dual-band Wi-Fi router has a custom-built user interface that lets you manage your gaming network performance.
- Model: EA9300
- SKU: 5844817
Love it...It's ok...Handles 2.5 and 5Ghz with ease....I have purchased many routers over the years, by far this Linksys beats them all in coverage area and WiFi stability, I have purchased many high end routers but none provided WiFi coverage to my entire home until I purchased this router.Meet your large household’s high-bandwidth requirements with this tri-band Linksys Max-Stream Wi-Fi router. It performs at up to 4 Gbps for high-speed Internet access, and its MU-MIMO technology lets everyone at home enjoy smooth, simultaneous gaming and media streaming on multiple devices. This Linksys Max-Stream Wi-Fi router has six adjustable external antennas for maximum area coverage.