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

If you're a gamer, you know that a good router can make all the difference. You need one that can handle the graphics-intensive games you play and one that has enough ports to keep all your devices connected. Browse the top-ranked list of routers for online gaming below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. ASUS - ROG Rapture GT-AX6000 Dual-Band Wi-Fi 6  Router - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Super Fast Router...Can also mesh this router with additional asus routers. A++++...Great router, highly recommended....Excellent router, with no change in service provider, this router removed our online gaming issues and remote work (lag with remote desktop application). "

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    Make 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.
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    "Super Fast Router...Can also mesh this router with additional asus routers. A++++...Great router, highly recommended....Excellent router, with no change in service provider, this router removed our online gaming issues and remote work (lag with remote desktop application). "

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    Make 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.
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  2. ASUS - ZenWiFi Pro AXE11000 Tri-Band WiFi 6E Mesh Wi-Fi System (2-pack) - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Fastest routers iv owned...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...Great app and router...I tried many routers and many of them offer subscriptions with paid protection amongst other things.. but asus router has most of that for free!!! "

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    ZenWiFi 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.
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    "Fastest routers iv owned...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...Great app and router...I tried many routers and many of them offer subscriptions with paid protection amongst other things.. but asus router has most of that for free!!! "

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    ZenWiFi 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.
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  3. STARLINK - Standard Kit AX Tri Band Wi-Fi System (latest generation) - White - Front_Zoom
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    "The flat feature allows for a variety of expanded mounting options, such as roof mounting flat on an RV. The new router seamlessly works for streaming, gaming, and everything in between. ...It does serve its purpose pretty well for the most part. We use it for gaming, streaming, smart appliances, home security, online college classes, etc. & have no issues typically unless it’s storming really badly. "

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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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    "The flat feature allows for a variety of expanded mounting options, such as roof mounting flat on an RV. The new router seamlessly works for streaming, gaming, and everything in between. ...It does serve its purpose pretty well for the most part. We use it for gaming, streaming, smart appliances, home security, online college classes, etc. & have no issues typically unless it’s storming really badly. "

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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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  4. NETGEAR - Orbi 850 Series AX6000 Tri-Band Mesh Wi-Fi 6 Satellite - White - Front_Zoom
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    "We needed to be able to get more computers and gadgets online than a household router could handle. We have a very small budget. ...Before I had a 5-20 second lag, especially if my one of my kids was online gaming while the other was streaming Netflix, so answering the doorbell ringer was too slow to be practical. "

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    Extend 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.
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    "We needed to be able to get more computers and gadgets online than a household router could handle. We have a very small budget. ...Before I had a 5-20 second lag, especially if my one of my kids was online gaming while the other was streaming Netflix, so answering the doorbell ringer was too slow to be practical. "

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    Extend 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.
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  5. NETGEAR - Nighthawk AX5400 Dual-Band Wi-Fi 6 Router - Black - Left_Zoom
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    "This router has been great for online schooling for 4 kids plus working from home... very fast!...Best Online Gaming...I read a long list of reviews before I finally landed on the AX5400 and it has not disappointed. My online gaming is flawless. My connection while working from home has not dropped once since upgrading. "

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    Connect 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.
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    "This router has been great for online schooling for 4 kids plus working from home... very fast!...Best Online Gaming...I read a long list of reviews before I finally landed on the AX5400 and it has not disappointed. My online gaming is flawless. My connection while working from home has not dropped once since upgrading. "

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    Connect 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.
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  6. eero - Max 7 BE20800 Tri-Band Mesh Wi-Fi 7 System (3-pack) - White - Front_Zoom
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    "We ugraded from eero pro 6 to eero max 7 and the results are incredible. We have 115 online devices and my son likes to play games on play station, xbox, and gaming pc. ...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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    "We ugraded from eero pro 6 to eero max 7 and the results are incredible. We have 115 online devices and my son likes to play games on play station, xbox, and gaming pc. ...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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  7. eero - Max 7 BE20800 Tri-Band Mesh Wi-Fi 7 Router - White - Front_Zoom
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    "A single router covers 2,500 sq. ft. and additional routers can be added to cover up to 7,500 sq. ft. spaces. ...I have 1 gig internet and my wifi 6e s23 ultra shows over a gig download speed. One of the best routers I have ever used. Simple setup and one is online."

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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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    "A single router covers 2,500 sq. ft. and additional routers can be added to cover up to 7,500 sq. ft. spaces. ...I have 1 gig internet and my wifi 6e s23 ultra shows over a gig download speed. One of the best routers I have ever used. Simple setup and one is online."

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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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  8. NETGEAR - Nighthawk BE19000 Tri-Band Wi-Fi Router - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "The speeds are consistently fast, which has been a boon for streaming 4K videos, online gaming, and handling multiple devices at once. ...Great gaming router...Great router for gaming no more promises with internet"

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    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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    "The speeds are consistently fast, which has been a boon for streaming 4K videos, online gaming, and handling multiple devices at once. ...Great gaming router...Great router for gaming no more promises with internet"

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    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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  9. NETGEAR - Nighthawk AX5300 Dual-Band Wi-Fi 6 Router - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Netgear router...Gaming wifi router. very good for gaming. Got it for apartment and it works great...The very best router out there for gaming. No lag at all."

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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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    "Netgear router...Gaming wifi router. very good for gaming. Got it for apartment and it works great...The very best router out there for gaming. No lag at all."

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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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  10. Linksys - Velop Pro 6E AXE5400 Tri-Band Mesh Wi-Fi 6E System - White - Front_Zoom
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    "Works very well, and it fixed all of the problems I had with my previous router....We experienced lag free streaming and gaming regardless where we are in the home. The WIFI was easy to install for a novice. "

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    Experience WiFi 6E performance perfected with Linksys Velop® Pro 6E and unlock a new level of ultra-fast, seamless WiFi coverage throughout your entire home, from the living room to the backyard. Benefit from the latest 6 GHz WiFi band, providing future-proofed performance and wider channels to support more devices without congestion. With a coverage of 3000 sq. ft. and combined WiFi speeds of up to 5.4 Gbps, you can enjoy lag-free online gaming, smooth video conferencing, and buffer-free 4K streaming, even when multiple devices are connected.
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    "Works very well, and it fixed all of the problems I had with my previous router....We experienced lag free streaming and gaming regardless where we are in the home. The WIFI was easy to install for a novice. "

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    Experience WiFi 6E performance perfected with Linksys Velop® Pro 6E and unlock a new level of ultra-fast, seamless WiFi coverage throughout your entire home, from the living room to the backyard. Benefit from the latest 6 GHz WiFi band, providing future-proofed performance and wider channels to support more devices without congestion. With a coverage of 3000 sq. ft. and combined WiFi speeds of up to 5.4 Gbps, you can enjoy lag-free online gaming, smooth video conferencing, and buffer-free 4K streaming, even when multiple devices are connected.
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