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Routers are the unsung heroes of home networking. They're basically high-powered switches that connect your home network to the rest of the world. Browse the top-ranked list of most popular routers below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Linksys - Hydra Pro 6 WiFi 6 Router AX5400 Dual-Band WiFi Mesh Wireless Router - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Great router with ability to expand with nodes...To connect to the router, the password is on the bottom of the router. ...this router is replacing an old linksys.. bought it because it is wifi 6 router and more secure. "

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    Linksys Hydra Pro 6 with Intelligent Mesh is a dual-band Wi-Fi 6 router that delivers next-level streaming and gaming to more than 30 devices per node. Access to 160 MHz channel unleashes the true power of Wi-Fi 6 technology with incredibly fast connectivity. Intelligent Mesh technology offers whole home mesh Wi-Fi coverage that’s easily expandable by adding additional nodes. With easy setup, advanced security and parental controls, Linksys Hydra Pro 6 is an essential upgrade to any home.
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    "Great router with ability to expand with nodes...To connect to the router, the password is on the bottom of the router. ...this router is replacing an old linksys.. bought it because it is wifi 6 router and more secure. "

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    Linksys Hydra Pro 6 with Intelligent Mesh is a dual-band Wi-Fi 6 router that delivers next-level streaming and gaming to more than 30 devices per node. Access to 160 MHz channel unleashes the true power of Wi-Fi 6 technology with incredibly fast connectivity. Intelligent Mesh technology offers whole home mesh Wi-Fi coverage that’s easily expandable by adding additional nodes. With easy setup, advanced security and parental controls, Linksys Hydra Pro 6 is an essential upgrade to any home.
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  2. TP-Link - Archer AXE7800 Tri-Band Wi-Fi 6E Router - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "I’ve been a user of another popular brand and found myself always having issues so, I decided to try this TP-Link unit and love it. ...New router...My old router was good but kept dropping the wifi signal. "

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    Embrace lightning-fast 7.8 Gbps speeds and experience 6GHz band with Archer AXE7800 Tri-Band WiFi 6E router. With eight WiFi streams combined with three separate bands, the Archer AXE95 achieves unbeatable performance to boost capacity and reduces congestion for smoother 8K streaming and AR/VR intensive gaming. Premium 2.5 Gbps and 1 Gbps WAN/LAN ports support flexibility for the peak performance, transmitting maximum fiber internet speeds to fill every corner of your house. Protect your IoT devices with TP-Link HomeShield.
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    "I’ve been a user of another popular brand and found myself always having issues so, I decided to try this TP-Link unit and love it. ...New router...My old router was good but kept dropping the wifi signal. "

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    Embrace lightning-fast 7.8 Gbps speeds and experience 6GHz band with Archer AXE7800 Tri-Band WiFi 6E router. With eight WiFi streams combined with three separate bands, the Archer AXE95 achieves unbeatable performance to boost capacity and reduces congestion for smoother 8K streaming and AR/VR intensive gaming. Premium 2.5 Gbps and 1 Gbps WAN/LAN ports support flexibility for the peak performance, transmitting maximum fiber internet speeds to fill every corner of your house. Protect your IoT devices with TP-Link HomeShield.
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  3. ASUS - ROG Rapture GT-AX11000 Pro Tri-band WiFi 6  Gaming Router, 2.5G Port - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Amazing router...Amazing router. Solved our homenetworking needs. Asus routers can be linked together in a mesh network...I was having problems with a very popular and similarly priced gaming router, and everything was fixed by this. "

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    Product Description

    The ROG Rapture GT-AX11000 Pro is designed for gamers who want to keep multiple devices connected and still get incredible gaming performance. Enjoy up to eight simultaneous WiFi streams for more video streaming, gaming and browsing for everyone in your home.
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    "Amazing router...Amazing router. Solved our homenetworking needs. Asus routers can be linked together in a mesh network...I was having problems with a very popular and similarly priced gaming router, and everything was fixed by this. "

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    The ROG Rapture GT-AX11000 Pro is designed for gamers who want to keep multiple devices connected and still get incredible gaming performance. Enjoy up to eight simultaneous WiFi streams for more video streaming, gaming and browsing for everyone in your home.
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  4. ASUS - AX3000 Dual-Band WiFi 6 Wireless Router with Life time internet Security - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Router...I only use ASUS routers. I like the built free VPN setups included with these routers...Great router...Great router. Really awesome router. Everyone thinks this router is the best. "

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    Product Description

    Keep your home or office connected with this ASUS Wi-Fi 6 router. The 2x2 antenna configuration offers fast networking speeds of up to 3 Gbps, while the 4Gb LAN ports, 2Gb Ethernet ports and a USB 3.1 port make sharing with other devices easy. This ASUS Wi-Fi 6 router is compatible with 802.11ax technology for better wall penetration and less bandwidth issues.
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    "Router...I only use ASUS routers. I like the built free VPN setups included with these routers...Great router...Great router. Really awesome router. Everyone thinks this router is the best. "

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    Product Description

    Keep your home or office connected with this ASUS Wi-Fi 6 router. The 2x2 antenna configuration offers fast networking speeds of up to 3 Gbps, while the 4Gb LAN ports, 2Gb Ethernet ports and a USB 3.1 port make sharing with other devices easy. This ASUS Wi-Fi 6 router is compatible with 802.11ax technology for better wall penetration and less bandwidth issues.
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  5. Solis - Lite 4G LTE Global Wi-Fi Hotspot + PowerBank - Mobile Router, Lifetime Data Plan - Orange - Angle_Zoom
    Top comment

    "My travel companions (3) can connect and as long as they are close to my Solis they get their WhatsApp and email. I’ve never been so popular!! This is my second (upgraded) hotspot from this company and I have been totally satisfied with both. "

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    Product Description

    If you’re a globetrotting business traveler, the “family travel agent” for the holidays, or even a remote worker, 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. Getting started is a breeze with our included Lifetime Data. Use your Lifetime Data before considering additional data purchases, allowing you to comfortably handle emails, web browsing, and low-bandwidth activities at no extra cost. And if you do find yourself in need of more data, your hotspot seamlessly transitions to any purchased plan, ensuring you're never left without connectivity when you need it most. We offer a range of data plans to cater to all users—global or local, subscription or pay-as-you-go, 1GB or Unlimited data. The best part? No contracts, and you can cancel anytime.
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    "My travel companions (3) can connect and as long as they are close to my Solis they get their WhatsApp and email. I’ve never been so popular!! This is my second (upgraded) hotspot from this company and I have been totally satisfied with both. "

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    Product Description

    If you’re a globetrotting business traveler, the “family travel agent” for the holidays, or even a remote worker, 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. Getting started is a breeze with our included Lifetime Data. Use your Lifetime Data before considering additional data purchases, allowing you to comfortably handle emails, web browsing, and low-bandwidth activities at no extra cost. And if you do find yourself in need of more data, your hotspot seamlessly transitions to any purchased plan, ensuring you're never left without connectivity when you need it most. We offer a range of data plans to cater to all users—global or local, subscription or pay-as-you-go, 1GB or Unlimited data. The best part? No contracts, and you can cancel anytime.
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  6. NETGEAR - Nighthawk AX6000 Wi-Fi 6 Router with DOCIS 3.1 Cable Modem - Black - Left_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Best Cable Modem Routers...Most reliable Cable Modem Router which works very well for Xfinity....Nighthawk Ax12 RAX 120 Router...This router is by far superior to other brands and older versions of Netgear routers."

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    Product Description

    Experience a new-generation Wi-Fi 6 router with a built-in DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem that delivers blazing-fast multi gigabit Internet. With link aggregation and enhanced capacity to handle more Wi-Fi devices, the Nighthawk multi gigabit speed cable modem router delivers a truly impressive experience. Enjoy an improved Internet experience with a built-in cable modem that supports 1 Gbps+ Internet speed and Next-Gen Wi-Fi 6 technology that is ideal for the speeds you and your family want for lag-free gaming, 4K HD streaming, and Internet browsing coupled with improved indoor and outdoor coverage. Stream, game, and browse even more with 2.5 Gbps Multi-Gig Ethernet ports and 4 Gigabit Ethernet ports for wired connectivity support with endless options for fast Internet. Compatible with XFINITY from Comcast and Cox. Contact your Internet service provider for additional compatibility information.
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    "Best Cable Modem Routers...Most reliable Cable Modem Router which works very well for Xfinity....Nighthawk Ax12 RAX 120 Router...This router is by far superior to other brands and older versions of Netgear routers."

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    Product Description

    Experience a new-generation Wi-Fi 6 router with a built-in DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem that delivers blazing-fast multi gigabit Internet. With link aggregation and enhanced capacity to handle more Wi-Fi devices, the Nighthawk multi gigabit speed cable modem router delivers a truly impressive experience. Enjoy an improved Internet experience with a built-in cable modem that supports 1 Gbps+ Internet speed and Next-Gen Wi-Fi 6 technology that is ideal for the speeds you and your family want for lag-free gaming, 4K HD streaming, and Internet browsing coupled with improved indoor and outdoor coverage. Stream, game, and browse even more with 2.5 Gbps Multi-Gig Ethernet ports and 4 Gigabit Ethernet ports for wired connectivity support with endless options for fast Internet. Compatible with XFINITY from Comcast and Cox. Contact your Internet service provider for additional compatibility information.
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  7. AmpliFi - Alien WiFi 6 Mesh Router - Front_Zoom

    Model: AFi-ALN-R-US
    SKU: 6412189
    Top comment

    "I did a lot of research and while not the most popular, the Amplifi Alien (made by Ubiquiti) was rated by many testers as just behind the Orbi's as far as speed but otherwise pretty equal. ...Such a great router...This router solved all the problems I was having with my Nest mesh routers. "

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    Product Description

    AmpliFi Alien wifi 6 Router by Ubiquiti Labs, seamless whole home wireless internet coverage, wifi router with touchscreen display, 5 gigabit ethernet ports, ethernet cable, and expandable mesh system. Whole home wifi system: Not Just a wifi router, it's a wifi system. The AmpliFi Alien Router features an easy-to-use touchscreen display, four Gigabit Ethernet ports, a WAN port, and an Ethernet cable. The AmpliFi Alien Router provides excellent coverage for standard-sized homes of approx. 6000 sq ft. Expand as needed by adding MeshPoints or additional Routers to your mesh wifi system. Including WI-FI 6 802.11AX technology for faster speeds and better coverage: AmpliFi Alien is more than a wireless router: it’s the ultimate WiFi system. Using the latest 802.11ax wi-fi, AmpliFi utilizes multiple self-configuring radios and advanced wifi antenna technology to bring ubiquitous secure WiFi coverage to any home network. Ensure that your Smart TV, digital downloads, and streaming devices have the connectivity demanded in today's modern home. Wifi range extender replacement: AmpliFi Routers feature mesh technology, allowing you to expand your wifi network as needed with additional Routers used as MeshPoints. Instant setup: The intuitive, easy to use AmpliFi app allows you to set up your system in mere minutes. It also features configuration options, powerful reporting metrics, parental controls, remote access, and easy guest access. The mobile app is available for download on Android and iOS smartphones. Wifi technology expertise: The AmpliFi home wireless system is designed by Ubiquiti Labs, a division of Ubiquiti Inc, a global leader in developing wifi access points, wifi antennas, network switches, internet gateways, security cameras, VoIP phones, smart home and outdoor wifi solutions.
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    "I did a lot of research and while not the most popular, the Amplifi Alien (made by Ubiquiti) was rated by many testers as just behind the Orbi's as far as speed but otherwise pretty equal. ...Such a great router...This router solved all the problems I was having with my Nest mesh routers. "

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    Product Description

    AmpliFi Alien wifi 6 Router by Ubiquiti Labs, seamless whole home wireless internet coverage, wifi router with touchscreen display, 5 gigabit ethernet ports, ethernet cable, and expandable mesh system. Whole home wifi system: Not Just a wifi router, it's a wifi system. The AmpliFi Alien Router features an easy-to-use touchscreen display, four Gigabit Ethernet ports, a WAN port, and an Ethernet cable. The AmpliFi Alien Router provides excellent coverage for standard-sized homes of approx. 6000 sq ft. Expand as needed by adding MeshPoints or additional Routers to your mesh wifi system. Including WI-FI 6 802.11AX technology for faster speeds and better coverage: AmpliFi Alien is more than a wireless router: it’s the ultimate WiFi system. Using the latest 802.11ax wi-fi, AmpliFi utilizes multiple self-configuring radios and advanced wifi antenna technology to bring ubiquitous secure WiFi coverage to any home network. Ensure that your Smart TV, digital downloads, and streaming devices have the connectivity demanded in today's modern home. Wifi range extender replacement: AmpliFi Routers feature mesh technology, allowing you to expand your wifi network as needed with additional Routers used as MeshPoints. Instant setup: The intuitive, easy to use AmpliFi app allows you to set up your system in mere minutes. It also features configuration options, powerful reporting metrics, parental controls, remote access, and easy guest access. The mobile app is available for download on Android and iOS smartphones. Wifi technology expertise: The AmpliFi home wireless system is designed by Ubiquiti Labs, a division of Ubiquiti Inc, a global leader in developing wifi access points, wifi antennas, network switches, internet gateways, security cameras, VoIP phones, smart home and outdoor wifi solutions.
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  8. NETGEAR - Orbi 850 Series AX6000 Tri-Band Mesh Wi-Fi 6 System (3-pack) - White - Front_Zoom
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    "Orbi wifi router...Great set of wifi6 routers. Its a bit pricey. The reason for 4 stars. ...Orbi is ahead of the pack when it comes to mesh routers. Easily the best mesh router on the market!"

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    Product Description

    Orbi Wi-Fi 6 is a tri-band Wi-Fi system built with the fast Wi-Fi 6 technology to provide an ultimate smart home experience with Wi-Fi coverage and connection capacity beyond belief. Keep all your Wi-Fi connections strong, in every room, all the time with enough bandwidth for all your devices, multiple 4K or 8K UHD streaming video, music for your Wi-Fi-connected speakers, fast online gameplay, smart lights, Wi-Fi security devices and more.
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    "Orbi wifi router...Great set of wifi6 routers. Its a bit pricey. The reason for 4 stars. ...Orbi is ahead of the pack when it comes to mesh routers. Easily the best mesh router on the market!"

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    Orbi Wi-Fi 6 is a tri-band Wi-Fi system built with the fast Wi-Fi 6 technology to provide an ultimate smart home experience with Wi-Fi coverage and connection capacity beyond belief. Keep all your Wi-Fi connections strong, in every room, all the time with enough bandwidth for all your devices, multiple 4K or 8K UHD streaming video, music for your Wi-Fi-connected speakers, fast online gameplay, smart lights, Wi-Fi security devices and more.
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  9. STARLINK - Standard Kit AX Tri Band Wi-Fi System - White - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "The included ethernet port on the router is the one thing that was missing from the Gen 2 mesh routers. ...I have used this in Mexico while traveling and I have seen speeds over 220MB. You can use your router if you feel the need for it and it will disable the internal router."

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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. ...I have used this in Mexico while traveling and I have seen speeds over 220MB. You can use your router if you feel the need for it and it will disable the internal router."

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    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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  10. NETGEAR - Nighthawk AX5300 Dual-Band Wi-Fi 6 Router - Black - Front_Zoom
    Top comment

    "Best router so far...Ive bought many different routers before but this one is the best one so far. ...Great router...Great router with terrific range. Have not had any issues with it like I did with other routers"

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    Product Description

    Experience ultra-fast streaming or downloads with this NETGEAR Nighthawk AX5300 Wi-Fi router. Wi-Fi 6 technology provides expanded network capacity and extended coverage of up to 2,500 sq. ft., while the triple-core processor and 512MB of RAM provide powerful performance. This NETGEAR Nighthawk AX5300 Wi-Fi router has five Gigabit Ethernet ports to effortlessly handle multiple devices.
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    "Best router so far...Ive bought many different routers before but this one is the best one so far. ...Great router...Great router with terrific range. Have not had any issues with it like I did with other routers"

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    Experience ultra-fast streaming or downloads with this NETGEAR Nighthawk AX5300 Wi-Fi router. Wi-Fi 6 technology provides expanded network capacity and extended coverage of up to 2,500 sq. ft., while the triple-core processor and 512MB of RAM provide powerful performance. This NETGEAR Nighthawk AX5300 Wi-Fi router has five Gigabit Ethernet ports to effortlessly handle multiple devices.
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