Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for best cable modems.
A cable modem is a device that allows you to access the Internet by connecting your computer to your cable TV service. Cable modems are typically installed by your Internet service provider (ISP), but you can also buy one and install it yourself. Browse the top-ranked list of best cable modems below along with associated reviews and opinions.
- Model: MB8611SKU: 6451964Top comment
"Possibly the best cable modem out there...Best cable modem"See all customer reviewsSee all Cable Modems
Product DescriptionThe Motorola MB8611 Ultra-fast DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem supports true Gigabit speed tiers with a 2.5 GB Ethernet port. Approved for Comcast Xfinity, Cox, and Charter Spectrum services only. This cable modem is backwards compatible with 32x8 DOCSIS 3.0.
- Model: CAX30S-100NASSKU: 6462332Top comment
"Best cable modem router...Excellent cable modem router, all in one very recommended for gamers...Best Modem/Router Combo...Best cable modem/router combo on the market at a reasonable price. "See all customer reviewsSee all Modem & Router Combos
Product DescriptionInterconnect your smart devices at home with this NETGEAR Nighthawk AX6 cable modem router. The NETGEAR Armor protection keeps your data secure, while the six-stream dual-band Wi-Fi 6 offers speeds of up to 2.7 Gbps to deliver smooth streaming on multiple devices. This NETGEAR Nighthawk AX6 cable modem router features a built-in DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem to support ultra-fast multi-Gigabit internet, and the Smart Connect feature enables seamless setup.
- Model: SB6190SKU: 4600801Top comment
"Best cable modem...This is the best cable modem that will work with Spectrum....Very good quality cable modem faster downloads for games & movies"See all customer reviewsSee all Cable Modems
Product DescriptionThe ARRIS SURFboard SB6190 is a DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem with 32 downstream x 8 upstream bonded channels, making it a perfect addition to your home network. The SB6190 is best for cable internet speed plans up to 800 Mbps.
- Model: G34SKU: 6480358Top comment
"best...ARRIS G34 DOCSIS Cable Modem"See all customer reviewsSee all Cable Modems
Product DescriptionUpgrade your home network with the ARRIS SURFboard G34. It's a DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem & Wi-Fi 6 Router combo. Wi-Fi 6 supports smooth 4K video streaming and low latency online gaming. This ARRIS SURFboard cable modem router features four 1-Gigabit Ethernet ports to connect your wired devices, and the compatible SURFboard Central mobile app allows for quick and secure setup. The G34 is best for gig-speed cable internet plans and compatible with major U.S. cable internet providers including Cox, Spectrum, Xfinity and others.
- Model: SB6183SKU: 9082019Top comment
"Great cable modem...This has been one of the best cable modems I've had....Great cable modem....One of the best cable modems I have owned. Highly recommend."See all customer reviewsSee all Modems
Product DescriptionThe SURFboard SB8163 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem features 16 downstream x 4 upstream channels for high-speed internet access. It is compatible with major US Cable Internet providers and is best for cable internet speed plans up to 400 Mbps.
- Model: G36SKU: 6480359Top comment
"Best Deal on WiFi 6/ Multi-Gig Speed Cable Modem...Easy to install - works with Xfinity at Gig speeds. Send back your 'cable provided' modem and get this one NOW!...This is the best router versus renting from your cable company."See all customer reviewsSee all Cable Modems
Product DescriptionMulti-gigabit speeds for your home network. The SURFboard G36 is a DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem & Wi-Fi 6 Router combo. Stream 4K content smoothly, game without interruptions or slowdowns. It features a 2.5 Gbps Ethernt port for multi-gig networking PLUS four 1-Gigabit Ethernet ports to connect all your devices. The SURFboard G36 is compatible with major U.S. cable internet service providers and is best for speed plans up to 2.5 Gbps. The compatible SURFboard Central app simplifies setup and management of your network.
- Model: SBG7600SKU: 6320553Top comment
"Best Cable Modem on the Market...Love the speed on this cable modem. Waiting for 5G to come to town. For now I this is the best modem on the market....great cable wifi modem...ARRIS under the Motorola name was the first and still the best cable modem ever made simple pnp set up"See all customer reviewsSee all Modem & Router Combos
Product DescriptionThe SURFboard SBG7600AC2 is a DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem with a built-in AC2350 Wi-Fi Router. The SBG7600AC2 is equipped with four 1-Gigabit Ethernet ports and provides Wi-Fi speeds up to 2350 Mbps. It is compatible with major US Cable Internet providers including Cox, Spectrum, Xfinity and others. It's best for cable internet speed plans up to 800 Mbps. Setup is quick and easy with the SURFboard Central app.
- Model: S33SKU: 6425831Top comment
"ARRIS Cable Modem...Great for Comcast cable internet best for 1GBS speeds or faster....older 6183 worked intermittently. upgraded to S33. so far it offers solid performance. little pricey but couldn't wait till black friday."See all customer reviewsSee all Cable Modems
Product DescriptionThe ARRIS SURFboard S33 is a DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem that delivers the fastest speeds and the latest technology. With a 2.5 Gigabit and a 1 Gigabit Ethernet port, the S33 enables a multi-gig experience for things like online gaming, 4K video streaming and more. It’s best for cable internet speed plans up to 2.5 Gbps and setup is simple with an easy-to-use app. It's compatible with any Wi-Fi router and saves you money on monthly rental fees. Upgrade your home network with an SURFboard S33 DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem.
- Model: MB7621SKU: 6251683Top comment
"Best modem and router combo I have ever owned never a outage like with cable company easy set up...Best Router...Faster than the ones cable company's rent to you. It is the best router for the money,"See all customer reviewsSee all Cable Modems
Product DescriptionThe Motorola MB7420 high-speed 24x8 DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem supports speeds up to 1029 Mbps, twenty-four times faster than DOCSIS 2.0. A Full-Band Capture digital tuner ensures a faster, more reliable Internet. This attractive, compact design minimizes shelf space, improves cooling, and extends product life while looking great in any home or office. Connects to a computer, HDTV, game station, or wireless router. (This cable modem does not have a built-in wireless router or VoIP telephone adapter.)
- Model: CM500-100NASSKU: 6794125Top comment
"Best Ever...This is the best cable modem by far. Easy setup, works great....Great cable modem...One of the best cable modem I ever had it improved my internet"See all customer reviewsSee all Cable Modems
Product DescriptionThe NETGEAR 16 x 4 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem provides a connection to high-speed cable Internet, up to 680Mbps - 16 downstream & 4 upstream channels. It's CableLabs DOCSIS 3.0 Certified to work with cable Internet providers XFINITY from Comcast, Spectrum, Cox, Cablevision and more.