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This handy tool will help you find the best performing wired and wireless routers in a flash. It crunches through our deep product performance databases and sorts products into comparative rankings so that you can easily see which products perform the best without having to click through pages of charts.

Routers are ranked within class type only. Use the Class selector to change class. (Classes are explained here)

Test versions are indicated by bar color in the Router Charts. Bar color explanations can be found by clicking the Test Information button in the Charts. All test versions are selected by default. Checking box(es) sets a filter to show ranking for only products tested with that version. Rankings are renumbered based on the filter criteria used.

Important: Only products tested with the same test version are directly comparable, due to differences in test process.

The default view is Total router performance ranking sorted by Total Rank. Rank values are relative with lower = better.

Use the Rank selector to view the sub-rankings that make up the total rank. Use the [Switch To Sort By PRICE] link to sort the view by price.

Other functions available:

  • Click on the product name to see the review
  • Click on Performance to see the performance values used to calculate the rank
  • Click on Features to see a feature summary

A more complete explanation of the Router Ranker is here.

See this article for advice on choosing a wireless router.

Product Rank: Wired only Router

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#9
142.5
SafeStream Gigabit Broadband VPN Router
Performance
Features
TP-LINK TL-R600VPN SafeStream Gigabit Broadband VPN Router

Inexpensive PPTP / IPsec VPN router with Gigabit Ethernet ports

$ 53
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#10
167.5
Next-Gen Unified Security Gateway-Performance Series
Performance
Features
ZyXEL USG40 Next-Gen Unified Security Gateway-Performance Series

Dual WAN UTM router with Gigabit ports, IPsec and SSL gateways, one-to-one NAT, bandwidth management and more

$ 340
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#11
177.5
SafeStream Gigabit Dual-WAN VPN Router
Performance
Features
TP-LINK TL-ER6020 SafeStream Gigabit Dual-WAN VPN Router

Dual-WAN Gigabit PPTP / L2TP / IPSec VPN router

$ 115
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#12
205.0
Balance
Performance
Features
PepLink 20 Balance

Dual WAN router supporting link aggregation, balance and auto-failover.

$ 280
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#13
230.0
Dual WAN VPN Router
Performance
Features
Cisco RV042 v3 Dual WAN VPN Router

New version of popular Cisco small-business VPN router

$ 135
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#14
260.0
ProSafe Dual WAN Gigabit Firewall
Performance
Features
NETGEAR FVS336G ProSafe Dual WAN Gigabit Firewall

Dual gigabit WAN IPsec and SSL gateway router supporting 25 IPsec & 10 SSL concurrent tunnels with 4 port gigabit switch.

$ 243
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#15
265.0
Unified Security Gateway
Performance
Features
ZyXEL ZyWall USG 20 Unified Security Gateway

Business class router with Gigabit ports, IPsec and SSL gateways, one-to-one NAT, bandwidth management and more

$ 157
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#16
295.0
ProSafe 8-port Gigabit VPN Firewall
Performance
Features
NETGEAR FVS318G ProSafe 8-port Gigabit VPN Firewall

8 port router with Gigabit Ethernet WAN and LAN with built-in IPsec endpoint for up to 5 IPsec tunnels. Includes service QoS, up and down bandwidth limiting, session limiting and traffic metering.

$ 115
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#17
420.0
Dual WAN VPN Router
Performance
Features
Cisco RV082 v3 Dual WAN VPN Router

New version of popular Cisco eight port, dual WAN small-business VPN router

$ 256
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