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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for Wireless Routers For Gaming.

Browse the top-ranked list of Wireless Routers For Gaming below along with associated reviews and opinions.

Browse the top-ranked list of Wireless Routers For Gaming below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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    "Fast !...4 star...Great for gamers!!...Great price for this one too at 150 bucks, I only wish I had looked more into the details when I bought the laptop a year before (been waiting for the city to get its act together with fiber for 2 years!) but its all good, the gig wifi card for the laptop is only about 11 bucks, and the cost for a new laptop with gig wifi already built in is WAY more."

    "Great for gamers!!"

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    Product Description

    Accelerate your WiFi 5 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
    $179.99
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    "Fast !...4 star...Great for gamers!!...Great price for this one too at 150 bucks, I only wish I had looked more into the details when I bought the laptop a year before (been waiting for the city to get its act together with fiber for 2 years!) but its all good, the gig wifi card for the laptop is only about 11 bucks, and the cost for a new laptop with gig wifi already built in is WAY more."

    "Great for gamers!!"

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    Accelerate your WiFi 5 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
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    "No lag....Worth it...Great Router for Gamers...The ugly: "Killer" wireless only works with client devices that have "Killer" wireless, and honestly I couldn't determine a difference in performance, as upstream/provider variations in internet access performance were larger than the variations in ping time or download speed caused by the router or other LAN devices."

    "Great Router for Gamers"

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    Product Description

    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.
    $224.99
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    "No lag....Worth it...Great Router for Gamers...The ugly: "Killer" wireless only works with client devices that have "Killer" wireless, and honestly I couldn't determine a difference in performance, as upstream/provider variations in internet access performance were larger than the variations in ping time or download speed caused by the router or other LAN devices."

    "Great Router for Gamers"

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    Product Description

    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.
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    "Fast !...no lag...Good for Online Gaming...Since I bought the router, I have seen a definite change in clarity of videos, everything is faster, I never drop wifi signal in any floor/corner of my house and I am able to get over 60MBPS download over WIFI from the First floor of my house where as the router sitting in the coat closet near the entry way on a 100MB pipe."

    "Good for Online Gaming"

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    Product Description

    The NETGEAR Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Router, with breakthrough Tri-Band WiFi 5 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.
    $249.99
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    "Fast !...no lag...Good for Online Gaming...Since I bought the router, I have seen a definite change in clarity of videos, everything is faster, I never drop wifi signal in any floor/corner of my house and I am able to get over 60MBPS download over WIFI from the First floor of my house where as the router sitting in the coat closet near the entry way on a 100MB pipe."

    "Good for Online Gaming"

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    Product Description

    The NETGEAR Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Router, with breakthrough Tri-Band WiFi 5 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.
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    "No lag...I like...Good for the average home gamer....After I changed many Routers I asked for Best buy employee help in a few questions from him he understand very well how kind a router I need and he suggest NETGEAR R6400-100NAS router, which offers Wireless-AC technology and 3 high-powered antennas for reliable performance."

    "Good for the average home gamer."

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    Product Description

    The NETGEAR AC1750 Smart WiFi 5 Router with external antennas delivers extremely fast WiFi. With AC1750 WiFi, Gigabit Ethernet speeds, and high-powered external antennas, this router offers ultimate performance in wireless coverage for large homes with 12 or more wireless devices. It gets 3x faster access than similar 802.11n.
    $109.99
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    "No lag...I like...Good for the average home gamer....After I changed many Routers I asked for Best buy employee help in a few questions from him he understand very well how kind a router I need and he suggest NETGEAR R6400-100NAS router, which offers Wireless-AC technology and 3 high-powered antennas for reliable performance."

    "Good for the average home gamer."

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    Product Description

    The NETGEAR AC1750 Smart WiFi 5 Router with external antennas delivers extremely fast WiFi. With AC1750 WiFi, Gigabit Ethernet speeds, and high-powered external antennas, this router offers ultimate performance in wireless coverage for large homes with 12 or more wireless devices. It gets 3x faster access than similar 802.11n.
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    "No lags...Love it...Good for gamers!...As a Best Buy employee I've tried a couple of router but the Linksys EA9500 is hands down theeee best router I've ever had...the range on the router is more than enough for any home and the speed is great even if you have a lot of devices especially if your a gamer or own a 4K TV...all and all this is one of the best Tri-Band Routers on the market"

    "Good for gamers!"

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    Product Description

    Your household is busy streaming media, working online, and playing games every day. This Linksys Wi-Fi Router will expand your network coverage, send signals directly to your devices, and deliver a lag-free connection, even when you’re all online at the same time.
    $399.99
    Top comment

    "No lags...Love it...Good for gamers!...As a Best Buy employee I've tried a couple of router but the Linksys EA9500 is hands down theeee best router I've ever had...the range on the router is more than enough for any home and the speed is great even if you have a lot of devices especially if your a gamer or own a 4K TV...all and all this is one of the best Tri-Band Routers on the market"

    "Good for gamers!"

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    Product Description

    Your household is busy streaming media, working online, and playing games every day. This Linksys Wi-Fi Router will expand your network coverage, send signals directly to your devices, and deliver a lag-free connection, even when you’re all online at the same time.
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    "Wow -...It's ok...Great Gaming Router....Only tried the router out for a day then had to return, nothing about the router was wrong, I really liked all the aspects of the router but running Verizon in bridge mode I could not watch tv, so until Verizon steps up in the gaming world or another fiber company shows up I'm stuck with a non gaming router"

    "Great Gaming Router."

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    Product Description

    Take your smart home to the next level with this ASUS router. Boosted Wi-Fi speeds and intelligent signals streaming directly to each of your devices will keep your busy wireless network running smoothly, just the way you want.
    $249.99
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    "Wow -...It's ok...Great Gaming Router....Only tried the router out for a day then had to return, nothing about the router was wrong, I really liked all the aspects of the router but running Verizon in bridge mode I could not watch tv, so until Verizon steps up in the gaming world or another fiber company shows up I'm stuck with a non gaming router"

    "Great Gaming Router."

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    Product Description

    Take your smart home to the next level with this ASUS router. Boosted Wi-Fi speeds and intelligent signals streaming directly to each of your devices will keep your busy wireless network running smoothly, just the way you want.
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    "nice ....it's ok...I love gaming and this is perfect....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."

    "I love gaming and this is perfect."

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    Product Description

    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.
    $159.99
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    "nice ....it's ok...I love gaming and this is perfect....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."

    "I love gaming and this is perfect."

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    Product Description

    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.
  8. Top comment

    "Not Bad...Nice Ap...Good for gaming...I bought this router for my home before I have lots problem for wifi and speed so bought this router it's work great I can use three or four computer Xbox same time and still get very good speed pulse long rang I can use on my back Gary to my home upstairs on bedroom work great I would recommend to buy it's great"

    "Good for gaming"

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    Product Description

    Linksys EA6350 AC1200+ Dual-Band Smart Router: This router offers wireless speeds of up to 867Mbps so it can handle demanding tasks like video streaming and online gaming. The USB 3.0 port lets you connect a USB storage device and share files across your network.
    $69.99
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    "Not Bad...Nice Ap...Good for gaming...I bought this router for my home before I have lots problem for wifi and speed so bought this router it's work great I can use three or four computer Xbox same time and still get very good speed pulse long rang I can use on my back Gary to my home upstairs on bedroom work great I would recommend to buy it's great"

    "Good for gaming"

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    Linksys EA6350 AC1200+ Dual-Band Smart Router: This router offers wireless speeds of up to 867Mbps so it can handle demanding tasks like video streaming and online gaming. The USB 3.0 port lets you connect a USB storage device and share files across your network.
  9. Top comment

    "No lag...Great QOS...Nighthawk Pro Gaming Router is Fast!!...I recently upgraded to Centurylinks 1 gig fiber internet and did not want to rent their router for 10 bucks a month and decided to purchase this, I am not only getting faster wifi speeds with this router but I also get prioritization with my gaming devices as the router will send them more bandwidth."

    "Nighthawk Pro Gaming Router is Fast!!"

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    Product Description

    Enjoy seamless connectivity when playing online games with this Netgear Nighthawk Pro gaming router. Local connection options and the ability to choose preferred servers help limit game lag, while the Internet utilization monitor lets you keep track of devices that might be using too much bandwidth. With a customizable dashboard, this Netgear Nighthawk Pro gaming router shows usage data and other key details so you can optimize your gaming experience.
    $252.99
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    "No lag...Great QOS...Nighthawk Pro Gaming Router is Fast!!...I recently upgraded to Centurylinks 1 gig fiber internet and did not want to rent their router for 10 bucks a month and decided to purchase this, I am not only getting faster wifi speeds with this router but I also get prioritization with my gaming devices as the router will send them more bandwidth."

    "Nighthawk Pro Gaming Router is Fast!!"

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    Enjoy seamless connectivity when playing online games with this Netgear Nighthawk Pro gaming router. Local connection options and the ability to choose preferred servers help limit game lag, while the Internet utilization monitor lets you keep track of devices that might be using too much bandwidth. With a customizable dashboard, this Netgear Nighthawk Pro gaming router shows usage data and other key details so you can optimize your gaming experience.
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    "Fast !...love it...There are two gaming PCs playing online multiplayer games along with 3 televisions streaming at the same time and the router has performed perfectly after ironing out a few kinks....very simple, very easy for a novice or pro alike The only major bug in the 9 days so far that I have encountered is really not too bad of a bug if you rely on a 3rd party site for this test, but the built in Speedtest that is internal to the router always comes back and reports my 125MB connection as only getting 40MB."

    "There are two gaming PCs playing online multiplayer games along with 3 televisions streaming at the same time and the router has performed perfectly after ironing out a few kinks."

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    Product Description

    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.
    $249.99
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    "Fast !...love it...There are two gaming PCs playing online multiplayer games along with 3 televisions streaming at the same time and the router has performed perfectly after ironing out a few kinks....very simple, very easy for a novice or pro alike The only major bug in the 9 days so far that I have encountered is really not too bad of a bug if you rely on a 3rd party site for this test, but the built in Speedtest that is internal to the router always comes back and reports my 125MB connection as only getting 40MB."

    "There are two gaming PCs playing online multiplayer games along with 3 televisions streaming at the same time and the router has performed perfectly after ironing out a few kinks."

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    Product Description

    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.
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    "A plus...5 star....Video games are the greatest thing ever!!!...Strong network connection with a Computer in the garage and one in the front of the house the router that we use is centrally located so all networks are strong it's great to walk in and have good Wi-Fi and a good connection I really like this router it's easy to hook up easy to connect and our household enjoys it so I would recommend this router it's a strong connected device and it's priced reasonably"

    "Video games are the greatest thing ever!!!"

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    Product Description

    Keep your many WiFi devices streaming effortlessly with AC WiFi technology that delivers the speed, range, and reliability you need. The AC1200 Smart WiFi 5 Router with External Antennas is an incredibly fast router delivering 1200Mbps WiFi and Gigabit Ethernet speeds.
    $69.99
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    "A plus...5 star....Video games are the greatest thing ever!!!...Strong network connection with a Computer in the garage and one in the front of the house the router that we use is centrally located so all networks are strong it's great to walk in and have good Wi-Fi and a good connection I really like this router it's easy to hook up easy to connect and our household enjoys it so I would recommend this router it's a strong connected device and it's priced reasonably"

    "Video games are the greatest thing ever!!!"

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    Product Description

    Keep your many WiFi devices streaming effortlessly with AC WiFi technology that delivers the speed, range, and reliability you need. The AC1200 Smart WiFi 5 Router with External Antennas is an incredibly fast router delivering 1200Mbps WiFi and Gigabit Ethernet speeds.
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    "5 star...not bad...Great for gaming through my laptop over wifi....I don't get a very strong signal when I am in the back part of the house but I do get a strong signal when I am in the room where the router is located hence the average rating."

    "Great for gaming through my laptop over wifi."

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    Product Description

    The NETGEAR R6250 Smart WiFi 5 Router with AC dual band Gigabit delivers AC1600 WiFi speeds. It offers the best wireless coverage for large homes and is ideal for homes with 8 or more wireless devices. It also provides the best connectivity for dual band wireless devices.
    $114.99
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    "5 star...not bad...Great for gaming through my laptop over wifi....I don't get a very strong signal when I am in the back part of the house but I do get a strong signal when I am in the room where the router is located hence the average rating."

    "Great for gaming through my laptop over wifi."

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    The NETGEAR R6250 Smart WiFi 5 Router with AC dual band Gigabit delivers AC1600 WiFi speeds. It offers the best wireless coverage for large homes and is ideal for homes with 8 or more wireless devices. It also provides the best connectivity for dual band wireless devices.
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    "I love...So good...She really likes it for gaming....I like the app, but this did what other wi fi routers do limited in ability to have a strong signal in home, so buy the new ones that have a couple of devices like google wi fi, I have full speed 175mbps in whole house!"

    "She really likes it for gaming."

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    Satisfy bandwidth-hungry gaming and streaming demands with this Linksys Max-Stream Wi-Fi router. Its next-generation multiuser MIMO technology works four times faster than conventional routers, letting multiple users enjoy low-latency VR gaming and glitch-free 4K simulcasting. This tri-band Linksys Max-Stream Wi-Fi router provides wired network sharing with its four Gigabit Ethernet ports and a USB 3.0 connector.
    $139.99
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    "I love...So good...She really likes it for gaming....I like the app, but this did what other wi fi routers do limited in ability to have a strong signal in home, so buy the new ones that have a couple of devices like google wi fi, I have full speed 175mbps in whole house!"

    "She really likes it for gaming."

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    Satisfy bandwidth-hungry gaming and streaming demands with this Linksys Max-Stream Wi-Fi router. Its next-generation multiuser MIMO technology works four times faster than conventional routers, letting multiple users enjoy low-latency VR gaming and glitch-free 4K simulcasting. This tri-band Linksys Max-Stream Wi-Fi router provides wired network sharing with its four Gigabit Ethernet ports and a USB 3.0 connector.
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    "5 STARS...love it...Great for gaming....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!!"

    "Great for gaming."

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    Product Description

    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.
    $399.99
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    "5 STARS...love it...Great for gaming....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!!"

    "Great for gaming."

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    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.
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    "It's ok...Love it...Great for gaming and streaming multiple devices!...I finally upgraded from a D-Link Gaming router, however it was outdated using wireless N technology... The biggest difference I notice is that my range is so much better on this router vs the D- Link."

    "Great for gaming and streaming multiple devices!"

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    Product Description

    Surf the web faster with this Linksys Mu-Mimo wireless router. Its next-gen Wi-Fi technology lets you connect multiple devices at speeds of up to 1.7 Gbps, and the included extender providers a stronger signal for uninterrupted video streaming and chat. Enable parental controls with the smart Wi-Fi app of this Linksys Mu-Mimo wireless router.
    $129.99
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    "It's ok...Love it...Great for gaming and streaming multiple devices!...I finally upgraded from a D-Link Gaming router, however it was outdated using wireless N technology... The biggest difference I notice is that my range is so much better on this router vs the D- Link."

    "Great for gaming and streaming multiple devices!"

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    Surf the web faster with this Linksys Mu-Mimo wireless router. Its next-gen Wi-Fi technology lets you connect multiple devices at speeds of up to 1.7 Gbps, and the included extender providers a stronger signal for uninterrupted video streaming and chat. Enable parental controls with the smart Wi-Fi app of this Linksys Mu-Mimo wireless router.