Our top pick from the lot is the TP-LINK AC1900 Archer C9 Dual-Band Wireless AC Gigabit Router for $99.99 shipped. It carries a list price of $200, but you’ll usually find it for around $125 from most major retailers. Today’s price is the best we’ve ever seen. The 3 antennas on the top of this unit are detachable and allow for “for maximum wireless coverage and reliability.” Other features include 802.11ac support, 1.9Gbps of total available bandwidth, USB 3.0/2.0 ports, and a 1GHz dual-core processor. Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars from 1,396 Amazon reviewers.
Other notable deals include:
- TP-LINK TL-PA4026 KIT AV500 2-port Powerline Starter Kit: $31.49 (Reg. $45)
- TP-LINK TL-WR802N Wireless N300 Travel Router: $20.49 (Reg. $30)
- TP-LINK N300 Wi-Fi Range Extender with Pass-Through Outlet: $16.99 (Reg. $40)
- … and everything else …
Archer C9 comes with the next generation 11ac Wi-Fi standard, offering total data transfer speeds up to 1.9Gbps. With 1.3Gbps over the clearer 5GHz frequency, and 600Mbps using two wireless chips to maximize performance over the 2.4GHz frequency, your whole home will get excellent wireless coverage. Ultra-fast 1GHz dual-core CPU function as a great ‘heart’ for fast, stable and responsive performance with Wi-Fi, Ethernet and USB devices. The outstanding Gigabit WiFi and Gigabit wired connections are ideal for bandwidth sensitive applications like streaming in HD and seamless online gaming. With Archer C9 you get a super-fast, high performance connected home.
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