Here's how to decide when an adding an access point is better than upgrading your wireless router.
When we ran our mashup tests on NETGEAR's Orbi, the winning product was very clear.
TP-LINK's AC1200 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router Archer C5 V2 is a very different router than the original.
The days of the big honkin' router are coming to an end.
D-Link's DIR-895L/R AC5300 Ultra Wi-Fi Router is late to the AC5300 party, yet still doesn't have working MU-MIMO.
TP-LINK's Talon AD7200 Multi-Band Wi-Fi Router is an AC2600 class MU-MIMO router with a side order of 60 GHz 802.11ad.
Updated - TP-LINK's AC3150 Wireless MU-MIMO Gigabit Router provides no practical benefit over its less expensive AC2600 cousins.
Arris' SBX-AC1200P SURFboard Wireless Network Extender with RipCurrent is a nice little powerline-connected Wi-Fi extender, but trapped in a G.hn world.
Arris' SBR-AC1900P SURFboard Wi-Fi Router with RipCurrent G.hn Technology combines a conventional AC1900 class design with an underdog powerline networking technology.