Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for best router for gaming and streaming.
If you're looking to improve your internet connection for gaming and movie streaming, a good router is essential. It can provide fast speeds and strong Wi-Fi coverage, all while handling multiple connections at the same time. Browse the top-ranked list of best routers for gaming and streaming below along with associated reviews and opinions.
- Model: SBG10SKU: 6290772Top comment
"this wifi modem is great for gaming and better than the ones for rent from cable company...Good device for gaming and basic internet usages for home"See all customer reviewsSee all Modem & Router Combos
Product DescriptionAn affordable upgrade for low-bandwidth households. The SURFboard SBG10 is a DOCSIS Cable Modem with built-in Wi-Fi Router. It's approved for cable internet speed plans up to 400 Mbps and features Wi-Fi speeds up to 1600 Mbps. Quick and easy setup with the SURFboard Central App.
- Model: Archer C59SKU: 5689635Top comment
"Fast internet and streaming with this Wi-Fi router....Great for browsing and streaming...I bought this for my mother-in-law. Plenty of good signal and enough speed for her normal internet browsing and streaming. "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.
- Model: GT-AX6000SKU: 6501381Top comment
"Awesome router for gaming and WFH...Super solid piece of kit. Connectivity is fast and easy and the signal strength is superb across a 2000sq ft apartment with many structural walls in between the various rooms. ...Trial gaming, software very unfortunate great prod...Good product wish the gaming software wasn’t trail"See all customer reviewsSee all Wi-Fi Routers
Product DescriptionMake sure your wireless connection reaches every room in your home with this ASUS ROG Rapture gaming router. Speeds of up to 11000 Mbps deliver interruption-free connectivity throughout intense games and binge-watching sessions. Built-in network security defends against potential breaches, and the 4X capacity makes this ASUS ROG Rapture gaming router ideal for households running multiple devices.
- Model: ZenWiFiProET12SKU: 6501438Top comment
"Great Coverage, Great speed with Gig connection from the provider. Use one in my gaming room and one in my living room. Makes the wifi go brrrrr...I was having issues with my smart devices and streaming HDTV. My wireless system was only giving me about 100 Mbps even though my cable internet was 800 Mbps. "See all customer reviewsSee all Mesh Wi-Fi
Product DescriptionZenWiFi Pro AXE1100 Tri-Band WiFi 6E Mesh System (ET12 2PK) is the new paradigm for whole home mesh Wi-Fi, combining performance and beauty in a perfectly balanced package. Working with the ASUS Wi-Fi 6E ecosystem, it takes the productivity and entertainment capabilities of your whole-home network to the next level. Features include whole room coverage up to 6000 sq. ft. and 6+ rooms, dual 2.5G ports, 6GHz Band, AiMesh, with included lifetime internet security.
- Model: RAX50-100NASSKU: 6398063Top comment
"This router is exactly what we needed for gaming and streaming on multiple devices....Great for gaming and streaming but fair for range."See all customer reviewsSee all Wi-Fi Routers
Product DescriptionConnect your electronic devices with this NETGEAR Nighthawk Wi-Fi 6 router. Combined speeds of up to 5.4 Gbps support fast Internet connectivity, while the six-stream dual-band Wi-Fi supports fluid streaming and online gameplay. This NETGEAR Nighthawk Wi-Fi 6 router includes a 1-year NETGEAR Armor all-in-one internet security subscription.
- Model: RBS850-100NASSKU: 6446706Top comment
"Great speed and performance...Great speed and performance for our heavy internet and streaming family....The very best for connected devices . My Orbi does a very good job."See all customer reviewsSee all Wi-Fi Extenders
Product DescriptionExtend the reach of the network in your home with this NETGEAR Orbi add-on satellite. The 2500 sq. ft. coverage is ideal for large homes, while compatibility with Orbi WiFi 6 routers ensures smooth integration. This NETGEAR Orbi add-on satellite supports speeds of up to 6 Gbps for fast connectivity and works with the Orbi app for fast setup and control.
- Model: W121SKU: 6443774Top comment
"It was very easy to set up and works like magic. We need faster internet because of a teenage boy playing video games in upstairs room while we are streaming tv and younger kids playing on their ipads, all at the same time. ...Great speed and reliability...This system has completely changed the internet for me and my family. The set up process is very simple and done through an app which is nice. "See all customer reviewsSee all Mesh Wi-Fi
Product DescriptionThe ARRIS SURFboard mAX AX6600 Tri-band Wi-Fi 6 Mesh System (Model W121) delivers faster speeds, greater coverage, and expanded capacity to your home network. With speeds up to 6,600 Mbps per unit and coverage up to 5,500 square feet per system, it provides more speed and coverage then most 3-unit systems. mAXimize your Wi-Fi with the ARRIS SURFboard mAX Wi-Fi 6 Mesh System.
- Model: RS700S-100NASSKU: 6554318See all Wi-Fi Routers
Product DescriptionSpearheading 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 very best of next-generation gaming, AR/VR, and 8K video - all streaming flawlessly in your home.
- Model: MR20ECSKU: 6509901Top comment
"This router gets the job done for a small space. It is easy to setup and works best for single level spaces. ...It’s great for gaming because there is no lag time when playing! "See all customer reviewsSee all Routers
Product DescriptionLinksys Hydra 6 with Intelligent Mesh delivers the speed of Wi-Fi 6. From next-level gaming to streaming your favorite content, get the fastest connection to everything you do.
- Model: HS600000SKU: 6491688Top comment
"Better than your phone's hotspot *probably* Can handle streaming & downloading media pretty good. Best for travelers. ...Used for gaming...Travelinv around hotel wifi sucks i mainly use this for online gaming woth frienfs and it gives me consistent download and upload speeds as low as 3mbs which is eboigh for it to run smoothly. "See all customer reviewsSee all Mobile Hotspots
Product DescriptionIf you’re a globetrotting business traveler, the “family travel agent” for the holidays, or even a remote worker in 2021, you’ve faced the challenge of finding reliable, secure WiFi when you need it most. The Solis Lite is a premium, go-anywhere 4G WiFi Hotspot that combines on-demand, global internet connection with portable charging solutions for travelers, digital nomads, remote workers, students, and global businesspeople. Operating on a network of over 200 local carriers, Solis Lite provides a pocket-sized, personal 4G LTE connection that boots up in minutes, internet access in 130+ countries, a built-in 4700 mAh Powerbank for portable charging, and shareable connection on up to 10 devices – so you can send that client email or entertain the kids on the way to grandma’s beach house. Control with Solis WiFi App (iOS or Android). No SIMs, no contracts. WiFi by the day, month or GB.