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- Model: ME918LL/A
- SKU: 6943097
My Fav...Love it...Apple really knows software AND hardware....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: WHW0302
- SKU: 5709448
5 star...It's ok...The hardware itself is very well designed....If you are looking to purchase all new devices that support 5GHz bands or are just adding new devices to the network (versus resetting old devices and updating the Wi-Fi network) this might work for you, but if you are like me and have a working network with a large number of devices, I wouldn't bother as it will cause many unwanted headaches.Connect every corner of your home to the internet with this Linksys Velop wireless Wi-Fi system. Each formidable tri-band dual-stream AC2200 router has two 5GHz bands and a 2.4GHz band for a blazing fast experience. This modular Linksys Velop wireless Wi-Fi system includes two identical units, which you can distribute evenly to ensure your wireless signal always stays strong.
- Model: WHW0303
- SKU: 5709451
5 star...It's ok...Hardware looks very clean....If you are looking to purchase all new devices that support 5GHz bands or are just adding new devices to the network (versus resetting old devices and updating the Wi-Fi network) this might work for you, but if you are like me and have a working network with a large number of devices, I wouldn't bother as it will cause many unwanted headaches.Make your home an internet haven with this versatile Linksys Velop wireless Wi-Fi system. Three identical tri-band dual-stream AC2200 routers, each equipped with a quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 processor, deliver lightning-fast internet. Equipped with Bluetooth 4.0/LE, this Linksys Velop wireless Wi-Fi system is simple to set up and pairs easily with computers, tablets and smart devices.
- Model: WRT3200ACM
- SKU: 5601000
Fast !...Love it...Inside the attention grabbing and well designed outer retail display box - the hardware was well protected....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: R7000-100NAS
- SKU: 1754208
FAST !...4 star...It really is a great piece of hardware....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: WRT32X
- SKU: 5882521
No lag....Worth it...Overall a good piece of hardware....This router appears to be the same as the WRT3200ACM that Linksys already released and is a fairly solid router, however on top of the router they added a network prioritization engine that is aimed at gamers and I think they did a good job, at least with the tests I've been able to do.Enjoy 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: NLS-1304-25 1-PACK
- SKU: 5706129
5 stars...Spot on...Great piece of hardware...The hubs are not like your traditional router, they are not big, bulky with a plethora of flashing lights, they are small white units with a soft white glow to let you know its working, that soft white will change to orange if no connection is found from your modem.Enjoy a consistent connection to the web with this Google Wi-Fi setup. The single access point is ideal for use in smaller homes of less than 1,500 square feet, giving you the ability to connect your tablets, laptops or phones. This Google Wi-Fi system provides a reliable signal that can be shared by multiple devices at once.
- Model: NLS-1304-25 3-PACK
- SKU: 5706130
Spot on...It's OK...The hardware is also relatively small and elegant....The hubs are not like your traditional router, they are not big, bulky with a plethora of flashing lights, they are small white units with a soft white glow to let you know its working, that soft white will change to orange if no connection is found from your modem.Create a reliable internet connection throughout your home with this Google Wi-Fi system. The convenient package of three connectivity points effortlessly covers even large homes up to 4,500 square feet. This Google Wi-Fi system eliminates uneven bandwidth usage among multiple devices, including cellphones and tablets, for an unimpeded connection that doesn't lag behind.
- Model: EA7500
- SKU: 4830200
nice ....love it...The hardware is very solid and the extra upper vents dissipates heat properly....For connectivity on the router itself, it marks off the important checkboxes - USB 3 connection for a hard drive or flash drive, USB 2 for a printer or another flash or hard drive that doesn't need to transfer data as fast, a gigabit ethernet connection to whatever your internet connection is brought into your home with, and a 4 port gigabit ethernet switch.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: R8000-100NAS
- SKU: 7201035
no lag...Fast !...Awesome piece of hardware....So, imagine a router that has to get a signal to 5 iPads, 3 iPhones, 2 laptops, 1 desktop, a wifi camera, wifi printer, 2 wifi sound systems, 5 Directtv boxes, a Roku stick, Xbox One, 3 Nintendo 3DS's, Wii, smart bluray player, and various other asundery items such as Fitbits that are all off of Wifi typically half of those at a time.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: R9000-100NAS
- SKU: 5610805
5 STARS...it good...Hardware is 5 star, software 3 star....OMG is all I can say it is laughing at what we are throwing at it,wireless speeds are great from basement to second floor and signals strong everywhere even out side in driveway and back deck.The kids are gaming happy and all devices are doing great,yes I am very pleased with this router, complaints only that its 500 bucks oh well guess you get what you pay for and this so far seems to be worth every penny it better be for the price!!The Nighthawk X10 AD7200 Smart WiFi Router is industry's fastest router for media streaming with Plex media server. The X10 delivers 802.11ac/ad WiFi for ultra-smooth 4K streaming, VR gaming and instant downloads. With a powerful 1.7GHz quad core processor and Quad-Stream architecture, you can enjoy combined wireless speeds of up to 7.2Gbps.
- Model: RBK50-100NAS
- SKU: 5577333
WOW !!!...Love it...Just amazing piece of hardware...The Orbi is a great product, it has a nice unassuming look compared to the jutting (spider) antenna design employed by a lot of routers in it's class, and the only lights - the green power indicator and the status lights are positioned in a way that doesn't cause unnecessary light pollution.Orbi Whole Home WiFi System delivers up to 3.0Gbps high-performance WiFi. Sleek, modern design with high-gain internal antennas for up to 5,000 square feet of coverage. FastLane3 Technology creates a dedicated Tri-Band WiFi for seamless 4K streaming and gaming everywhere in your home. Keep a single WiFi name for uninterrupted connections as you move from room-to-room. Circle with Disney runs on Orbi Routers for a smart way for families to manage content and time online, on any connected device. Provide internet access to guests without sharing your personal network password. Orbi is ready right out of the box and compatible with your ISP. Just use the Orbi app to get started with better WiFi, everywhere in minutes.
- Model: C6300-100NAS
- SKU: 4483016
Good !...I love...This is a great piece of hardware!...Price - for the combination of what you are getting in Router and modem capabilities coupled with saving the high monthly rental fee I think this item offers a very good value Overall this has proved to be a great two-in-one solution as both a cable modem and router with the added benefit of saving me from a monthly charge for lesser equipment.The NETGEAR AC1750 WiFi DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem Router provides very fast cable speeds with an AC1750 WiFi router and integrated DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem, up to 680 Mbps. Compatible with cable Internet providers such as XFINITY from Comcast, Spectrum, Cox, Cablevision, and more.
- Model: ALLY-0091K
- SKU: 5651002
I liked it...Better Wifi...Great Hardware, Terrible iPhone App...Amped Ally wireless router Overview: The amped ally wireless router is a whole house AC band router that promises to deliver coverage up to 15,000 square feet home.ALLY is a Whole Home Wi-Fi System that delivers smart, safe, secure Wi-Fi controlled from your phone. The ALLY mobile app is equipped with advanced parental controls, including an online activity log, and alerts that can be sent when someone attempts to access a blocked site. ALLY also comes with built-in AVG security to protect your network devices from malware and harmful websites.
- Model: C7000-100NAS
- SKU: 4403100
I win....Fast ....This is a great Piece of Hardware....This products works great except for the fact it appears to drop the WiFi signal for a few seconds on a continuous basis, maybe a firmware update issue but after reading others reviews this is a common problem, That is the only issue that I have had.The Nighthawk AC1900 Cable Modem Router delivers WiFi speeds of up to 1.9Gbps. It ensures uninterrupted HD video streaming with 24x8 channel bonding. Save up to $120 a year by eliminating Internet service provider rental fees. This cable modem router supports XFINITY from Comcast, Spectrum, Cox, Cablevision & more.