The faster processor in the ASUS RT-AC68P improves USB 3.0 storage throughput, but not much else.
TP-LINK's Archer C9 AC1900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router doesn't bring anything unique to the AC1900 class party.
Most of the networking news at CES 2015 was made by chipmakers and Things.
Updated - Broadcom announced its 4x4 AC solution at CES 2015.
The HomePlug Alliance released AV2 news at CES 2015
Linksys' EA9200 AC3200 Tri-Band Smart Wi-Fi Router is another $300 router with a tough job to convince buyers that it's worth it.
Updated - TP-LINK's Archer C8 looks nicer than the C7 but offers no great leaps forward in performance.
Updated - Linksys has announced new routers based on Quantenna four-stream and Broadcom XStream technologies.
Update - Linksys's LAPAC1750PRO AC1750 class access point focuses on features, not performance.
NETGEAR's R6300v2 delivers higher storage throughput than the original. But its wireless performance doesn't match its higher price.