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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for base routers.

A router is the workhorse of any network, and a good one can last for years. But as your network grows, and you find yourself wanting to use Wi-Fi in more rooms, you might want to consider upgrading your base router. Here are our picks for some of the best.

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  1. eero - Max 7 BE20800 Tri-Band Mesh Wi-Fi 7 System (3-pack) - White - Front_Zoom
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    "You can have the satellite units (which are technically identical to the main router) wired or wireless. If you use wired ethernet to connect the other units, make sure you wire the other two units "downstream" of the main router unit. ...The best router I have used. Very fast and easy to set up on eero's app. "

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    With two 10 GbE ports and Wi-Fi 7 technology, eero max 7 can provide more than twice the speed of Wi-Fi 6. This isn't a minor upgrade, this is a whole new level of fast.
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    "You can have the satellite units (which are technically identical to the main router) wired or wireless. If you use wired ethernet to connect the other units, make sure you wire the other two units "downstream" of the main router unit. ...The best router I have used. Very fast and easy to set up on eero's app. "

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    Product Description

    With two 10 GbE ports and Wi-Fi 7 technology, eero max 7 can provide more than twice the speed of Wi-Fi 6. This isn't a minor upgrade, this is a whole new level of fast.
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  2. ASUS - BE96U Tri-Band Wifi 7 Router - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "So far ASUS router are my prefer router because of the Open VPN service and also for free aiprotection, web filters all the wifi options available on a router in another routers this servie is around 99 dollars per year or 49.99 for vpn (not OVPN)....Excellent router that doesn't disappoint!...Asus routers have always been excellent and the RT-BE96 does not disappoint. "

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    Product Description

    The 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.
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    "So far ASUS router are my prefer router because of the Open VPN service and also for free aiprotection, web filters all the wifi options available on a router in another routers this servie is around 99 dollars per year or 49.99 for vpn (not OVPN)....Excellent router that doesn't disappoint!...Asus routers have always been excellent and the RT-BE96 does not disappoint. "

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    Product Description

    The 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.
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  3. eero - Max 7 BE20800 Tri-Band Mesh Wi-Fi 7 Router - White - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "A single router covers 2,500 sq. ft. and additional routers can be added to cover up to 7,500 sq. ft. spaces. ...Lastly the subscription does give you insight into the network traffic and activities of the routers which sadly should be included for free with every router."

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    Product Description

    With two 10 GbE ports and Wi-Fi 7 technology, eero max 7 can provide more than twice the speed of Wi-Fi 6. This isn't a minor upgrade, this is a whole new level of fast.
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    Top comment

    "A single router covers 2,500 sq. ft. and additional routers can be added to cover up to 7,500 sq. ft. spaces. ...Lastly the subscription does give you insight into the network traffic and activities of the routers which sadly should be included for free with every router."

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    Product Description

    With two 10 GbE ports and Wi-Fi 7 technology, eero max 7 can provide more than twice the speed of Wi-Fi 6. This isn't a minor upgrade, this is a whole new level of fast.
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  4. TP-Link - BE11000 Multi-Gig Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi 7 System (3-Pack) - White - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Our two story home had weak/dead zones upstairs, away from the router, from some time. However, the cost of mesh networks made me hesitate a lot. ...You set up the first "tower" and that becomes the "router" or base station. Then you set up the "node" station at a different location in the house. "

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    Supercharged by the latest Wi-Fi 7 technology, the Deco BE65 Pro mesh system takes the power and efficiency of your Wi-Fi network to new heights. It delivers combined speeds of up to 11 Gbps on three bands through 6 steams, thanks to Wi-Fi 7 features such as MLO, 320 MHz channel, and 4K-QAM.1,4 Two 5 Gig ports and one USB 2.0 port allow for maximum expandability.With built-in AI-Roaming technology, it creates the ideal Wi-Fi solution with its advanced algorithms and selflearning. Walk through your home and enjoy seamless streaming at the fastest possible speeds‡. TP-Link HomeShield keeps your home network safe with cutting-edge network and IoT protection.5
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    Top comment

    "Our two story home had weak/dead zones upstairs, away from the router, from some time. However, the cost of mesh networks made me hesitate a lot. ...You set up the first "tower" and that becomes the "router" or base station. Then you set up the "node" station at a different location in the house. "

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    Product Description

    Supercharged by the latest Wi-Fi 7 technology, the Deco BE65 Pro mesh system takes the power and efficiency of your Wi-Fi network to new heights. It delivers combined speeds of up to 11 Gbps on three bands through 6 steams, thanks to Wi-Fi 7 features such as MLO, 320 MHz channel, and 4K-QAM.1,4 Two 5 Gig ports and one USB 2.0 port allow for maximum expandability.With built-in AI-Roaming technology, it creates the ideal Wi-Fi solution with its advanced algorithms and selflearning. Walk through your home and enjoy seamless streaming at the fastest possible speeds‡. TP-Link HomeShield keeps your home network safe with cutting-edge network and IoT protection.5
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  5. STARLINK - Standard Kit AX Tri Band Wi-Fi System - White - Front_Zoom
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    "The included ethernet port on the router is the one thing that was missing from the Gen 2 mesh routers. ...Would be nice if it included brackets to mount the wifi base."

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    Product Description

    Engineered by SpaceX, Starlink is designed to deliver high-speed, low-latency internet to the most rural and remote locations around the world. Starlink enables activities that historically have not been possible with satellite internet, including streaming, online gaming, video calls, and more. Your Starlink Kit is designed for self-install and arrives with everything you need to get online within minutes.
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    "The included ethernet port on the router is the one thing that was missing from the Gen 2 mesh routers. ...Would be nice if it included brackets to mount the wifi base."

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    Product Description

    Engineered by SpaceX, Starlink is designed to deliver high-speed, low-latency internet to the most rural and remote locations around the world. Starlink enables activities that historically have not been possible with satellite internet, including streaming, online gaming, video calls, and more. Your Starlink Kit is designed for self-install and arrives with everything you need to get online within minutes.
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  6. ASUS - ZenWiFi BE30000 WiFi 7 Quad-band Mesh Router (3-Pack) - White - Front_Zoom
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    "I was looking through various options for routers and came across this one. I’ve always been a fan of Asus products. ...Great WifI 7 router, but expensive...Finally, I would wait for the prices to drop, these routers are expensive, but when compared to the other WiFi 7 mesh router setups, they're actually cheaper and better featured. "

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    Product Description

    Award-winning meshes bring next-gen WiFi 7 speeds of up to 30 Gbps, extendable coverage of up to 8000 sq. ft. (3pk) for your worry-free smart home.
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    "I was looking through various options for routers and came across this one. I’ve always been a fan of Asus products. ...Great WifI 7 router, but expensive...Finally, I would wait for the prices to drop, these routers are expensive, but when compared to the other WiFi 7 mesh router setups, they're actually cheaper and better featured. "

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    Product Description

    Award-winning meshes bring next-gen WiFi 7 speeds of up to 30 Gbps, extendable coverage of up to 8000 sq. ft. (3pk) for your worry-free smart home.
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  7. NETGEAR - Nighthawk BE19000 Tri-Band Wi-Fi Router - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Sweet Router and Very Powerful...Very Fast and Powerful, Usually i recommend or use Asus Routers but couldn't find anything that could handle 200 + users. ...Excellent Router with Future Proof WiFi 7...I have found this router to equal or be better in many areas. The router is easy to set up. "

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    Product Description

    Spearheading the Wi-Fi 7 revolution with cutting-edge technology and unimaginable power, the NETGEAR Nighthawk RS700 harnesses the power of Wi-Fi 7 to unleash speeds up to 19 Gbps. With 320MHz channels and multi-link operation, experience lower latency and dramatically enhanced Wi-Fi performance. Leveraging NETGEAR's over 25 years of Wi-Fi expertise, the RS700 features a sleek body with high-performance antennas and a significantly smaller footprint. A 10 Gigabit Ethernet port unlocks fast speeds of today and tomorrow. Experience the next-generation gaming, AR/VR, and 8K video - all streaming flawlessly in your home.
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    "Sweet Router and Very Powerful...Very Fast and Powerful, Usually i recommend or use Asus Routers but couldn't find anything that could handle 200 + users. ...Excellent Router with Future Proof WiFi 7...I have found this router to equal or be better in many areas. The router is easy to set up. "

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    Product Description

    Spearheading the Wi-Fi 7 revolution with cutting-edge technology and unimaginable power, the NETGEAR Nighthawk RS700 harnesses the power of Wi-Fi 7 to unleash speeds up to 19 Gbps. With 320MHz channels and multi-link operation, experience lower latency and dramatically enhanced Wi-Fi performance. Leveraging NETGEAR's over 25 years of Wi-Fi expertise, the RS700 features a sleek body with high-performance antennas and a significantly smaller footprint. A 10 Gigabit Ethernet port unlocks fast speeds of today and tomorrow. Experience the next-generation gaming, AR/VR, and 8K video - all streaming flawlessly in your home.
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  8. STARLINK - High Performance Kit AC Dual Band Wi-Fi System - White - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Better speed/relability than base model...The system comes with a Starlink router but the mesh extender makes a big difference especially for larger homes. 4) Check out the mounting accessories on the Starlink website, if you can't find them on BestBuy.com. "

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    Product Description

    Engineered by SpaceX, Starlink is designed to deliver high-speed, low-latency internet to the most rural and remote locations around the world. With a higher gain antenna, additional throughput allocation, and better extreme weather performance, Starlink’s High Performance Kit helps ensure bandwidth for critical operations 24/7. Your Starlink Kit is designed for self-install and arrives with everything you need to get online within minutes.
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    "Better speed/relability than base model...The system comes with a Starlink router but the mesh extender makes a big difference especially for larger homes. 4) Check out the mounting accessories on the Starlink website, if you can't find them on BestBuy.com. "

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    Product Description

    Engineered by SpaceX, Starlink is designed to deliver high-speed, low-latency internet to the most rural and remote locations around the world. With a higher gain antenna, additional throughput allocation, and better extreme weather performance, Starlink’s High Performance Kit helps ensure bandwidth for critical operations 24/7. Your Starlink Kit is designed for self-install and arrives with everything you need to get online within minutes.
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  9. ASUS - AX6000 Dual Band Wi-Fi 6 Router - Black - Front_Zoom

    Model: RT-AX88U Pro
    SKU: 6535034
    Top comment

    "Routers...I only use ASUS routers, VPN included, great range...Kinda pricey but this one router covers my entire house, basement to the 2nd floor easily. "

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    Product Description

    Get 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.
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    "Routers...I only use ASUS routers, VPN included, great range...Kinda pricey but this one router covers my entire house, basement to the 2nd floor easily. "

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    Product Description

    Get 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.
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  10. TP-Link - Deco X25 AX1800 Dual-Band Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi 6 System (3-Pack) - White - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Works perfectly does exactly what I need it to do my Internet is so much more faster the two additional routers it comes with are small and fit anywhere...Easy to set up and integrated well with my router and network switch."

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    Product Description

    How many devices are connected to your Wi-Fi? Your router may slow down as you add more and more devices to your Wi-Fi network. Upgrade to the latest Wi-Fi 6 Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi System to experience faster speeds, greater capacity, and expanded coverage for homes – all shapes and sizes. Three Deco units work together to provide dual-band speeds up to 1800 Mbps and coverage up to 5,800 sq. ft. reaching every corner of your home. Connect up to 150 devices and seamlessly move from room to room without changing your Wi-Fi network, or experiencing buffering or lag. Use parental controls to limit, monitor and manage Wi-Fi use for the whole family. Built-in antivirus protects your network and all connected devices. In addition, assign your favorite devices to have the fastest connections with QoS. Decos are easy to set up with the TP-Link Deco app which guides you through the setup process and work with all Internet Service Providers.
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    "Works perfectly does exactly what I need it to do my Internet is so much more faster the two additional routers it comes with are small and fit anywhere...Easy to set up and integrated well with my router and network switch."

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    Product Description

    How many devices are connected to your Wi-Fi? Your router may slow down as you add more and more devices to your Wi-Fi network. Upgrade to the latest Wi-Fi 6 Whole Home Mesh Wi-Fi System to experience faster speeds, greater capacity, and expanded coverage for homes – all shapes and sizes. Three Deco units work together to provide dual-band speeds up to 1800 Mbps and coverage up to 5,800 sq. ft. reaching every corner of your home. Connect up to 150 devices and seamlessly move from room to room without changing your Wi-Fi network, or experiencing buffering or lag. Use parental controls to limit, monitor and manage Wi-Fi use for the whole family. Built-in antivirus protects your network and all connected devices. In addition, assign your favorite devices to have the fastest connections with QoS. Decos are easy to set up with the TP-Link Deco app which guides you through the setup process and work with all Internet Service Providers.
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