EnGenius EnMesh Whole-Home Wi-Fi System (EMR3000-Kit)

With the EnMesh Whole-Home Wi-Fi System (EMR3000-Kit) ($279), EnGenius joins router manufacturers such as Linksys, Asus, Eero, and TP-Link in offering a mesh system designed to blanket your home with wireless networking coverage. This three-piece Wi-Fi system is a snap to install and comes with a user-friendly mobile app and a web-based management console. It […]

Phicomm K3C AC1900 Dual-Band MU-MIMO Gigabit Router

If you’re looking for a router that doesn’t look like every other model, check out the Phicomm K3C ($139.99). Stylishly designed and equipped with Intel’s WAV500 circuitry, the K3C is an AC1900 router that supports the latest 802.11ac technologies, including Multi-User Multiple Input Multiple Output (MU-MIMO) data streaming and beamforming. It delivered good (but not […]

Asus RT-AC86U AC2900 Router

Whether you’re into online gaming, 4K video streaming, or just want a powerful MU-MIMO-enabled router that will keep your network and clients safe, the Asus RT-AC86U ($199.99) will fit the bill. This AC2900 dual band router delivered solid throughput in our performance tests and offers embedded network protection against malware and questionable content. It also […]

Bitdefender Box 2

Just two years ago, antivirus company Bitdefender went in a new direction with a hardware solution for smart home security. Its Box device was the first to market, but not the last, and has since been joined by a burgeoning crowd of competitors. But Bitdefender maintains a competitive edge with a centralized approach to security […]

EnGenius EnMesh Whole-Home Wi-Fi System (EMR3000-Kit)

With the EnMesh Whole-Home Wi-Fi System (EMR3000-Kit) ($279), EnGenius joins router manufacturers such as Linksys, Asus, Eero, and TP-Link in offering a mesh system designed to blanket your home with wireless networking coverage. This three-piece Wi-Fi system is a snap to install and comes with a user-friendly mobile app and a web-based management console. It […]

How We Test Wireless Routers

Here at PC Labs, our mission is to deliver accurate, reproducible test results for every product we review. We use those results, along with other criteria, such as pricing, ease of use, and features, to assign an overall rating of 1 to 5 stars, with 5 being the highest rating. For wireless routers , Wi-Fi […]

Linksys EA8300 Max-Stream AC2200 Tri-Band Wi-Fi Router

Designed for homes with multiple devices vying for Wi-Fi bandwidth, the Linksys EA8300 Max-Stream AC2200 Tri-Band Wi-Fi Router ($199.99) provides three separate radio bands and user-friendly device prioritization to ensure that your clients have all the bandwidth that they need for gaming, video streaming, and web browsing. This router is easy to install and uses […]