wireless routers Stories May 8, 2015

Now’s the time to upgrade your home or office network. We have price drops on a bunch of top wireless routers and a couple of cable modem bundles that should speed up your laggy Wi-Fi.

The darling of our router roundup is the refurbished NETGEAR N900 Wireless Dual-Band Gigabit Router R4500. Newegg currently has it listed for $49.99, but coupon code EMCASAV29 knocks the price down to $34.99 with free shipping. Amazon is asking $94.90 for it in new condition. It features 2 USB 2.0 ports, a total of 5 (1 WAN, 4 LAN) Gigabit Ethernet ports, and speeds of up to 450+450Mbps. Over 300 Amazon reviewers rate it 4 out of 5 stars. Includes a 90-day warranty.

More router deals:

Router/modem combos:

  • TP-LINK Archer C8 AC1750 + MOTOROLA SB6141 SURFboard DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem: $169.99 (Reg. $220) | Newegg
  • NETGEAR R7500-100NAS Nighthawk X4 AC2350 + DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem: $249.87 w/ code EMCASAW49 ($350 value) | Newegg

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wireless routers Stories July 18, 2014

expiredWireless routers: Edimax Dual-Band AC1200 $58 (Reg. $120), NETGEAR AC R6100 $79 (orig. $130), more

Newegg is offering 15% off select wireless routers today from NETGEAR, TP-Link, Edimax and more using code EMCPCWB27 in the cart. You can pick up the Edimax BR-6478AC Dual-Band AC1200 Router for $57.79 using the above coupon code. That’s $62 under the original price (which some trusted retailers still charge), about $11 under Amazon’s current listing and the lowest we’ve seen this router go for.


  • Next generation fast 802.11ac AC1200 Router AC1200 Access Point AC1200 Wi-Fi Extender, Backward compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n standards
  • Concurrent dual-band wireless connectivity for 2.4GHz and 5GHz
  • Revolutionary iQoS for efficient and effective internet bandwidth management
  • 4 ports Gigabit Ethernet Switch, Wireless security with the highest grade protection

It has received a 4+ out of 5 stars from both Amazon and Newegg customers and comes with a 2 year parts and labour warranty.

Next, we also spotted a couple nice prices on NETGEAR routers like the NETGEAR AC1200 Dual Band Wi-Fi Router (R6100) for $78.48 shipped using code EMCPCWB27, about $42 under the original price, $12 under Amazon and the lowest price we can find. It has received a 3.7/5 star rating from over 100 Amazon customers and a one year limited warranty.

The 15% off also brings the popular NETGEAR Nighthawk AC1900 Dual Band WiFi Gigabit Router (R7000) down to $163.63 shipped, again using code EMCPCWB27 . That’s around $86 under the original price, $23 better than Amazon’s current price, within about $9 of the historical low and the current lowest price we can find. This AC1900 router features 600+1300 Mbps Speeds and has received a solid 4/5 star rating from nearly 1,800 Amazon customers.

Daily Steals also offers the Netgear recertified AC1450 Dual Band 802.11ac Dual Band Gigabit Smart Router for $79 shipped (Reg. $145).

wireless routers Stories February 18, 2014


Update: Newegg also has the TP-LINK Archer C7 AC1750 Dual Band Wireless AC Gigabit Router for $80 shipped (Reg. $140) using code EMCYTZT5747. 

Having a top-notch wireless router is key to building an ultra-fast network. 5th generation 802.11ac WiFi is three times faster than 802.11n, which makes streaming HD media, sharing files between devices, and backing up your computers to a NAS an absolute breeze.

Newegg is currently offering the Netgear AC1750 Dual-Band WiFi Gigabit Router (R6300 v2) bundled with a free Netgear CMD31T cable modem for $160 shipped when you enter promo code EMCPHWB67 at check-out. $160 is about the everyday street price for the router, but the modem typically sells for $70. You get both for just $160. Deal ends 2/24, limit 1 per customer.

  • AC1750 WiFi 450 + 1300 Mbps speeds
  • 800Mhz Dual Core Processor
  • 256MB RAM and 128MB Flash
  • USB2.0 and USB3.0 ports
  • Beamforming+ for more reliable connections
  • Rated 4 out of 5 stars

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