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The Best Router Deals of 2018

The Best Router Deals of 2018
From IGN - March 21, 2018
By Eric Song

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That wireless router that came with your internet service? Take it back to the cable office. You are doing yourself a disservice if you do not have a decent wireless router as part of your networking. But routers, especially high-end ones designed with gaming in mind, are not cheap. We have got you covered. Below are the best deals and discounts on routers available anywhere online. This post will be updated regularly.

Netgear Nighthawk AC1750 Smart Dual Band WiFi Router and DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem for $89.78

The very well-reviewed Nighthawk router itself normally goes for more than the price of this bundle. If you are still renting a modem from your cable company (and thus paying unnecessary monthly fees), this is a great opportunity to save some money instantly AND repeatedly.

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Netgear Nighthawk X6 AC3000 Tri-Band Gigabit WiFi Router for $149.99

The Nighthawks are one of the most popular AC routers around, for gamers and non-gamers alike. Amazon has over 20,000 user reviews with a strong 84% rating. I have one myself (Nighthawk X4) and have never had problems.

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Netgear Nighthawk X8 AC5000 Smart Wi-Fi Router for $189.99

Boasting up to 5000Mbps speeds, the is the fastest router on this list.

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Rebranded Asus AC-1900 Dual-Band Gigabit Router (REFURB) for $60

This T-Mobile branded router is an Asus RT-AC68U, which is very well liked among the DIY community because it can be flashed to Asus stock firmware (i.e. for AiMesh functionality) or a 3rd party firmware like Merlin.You do not need T-Mobile service to use this router. Although labelled as refurb, users report getting a completely brand new, unused device.

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Netgear C6220-100NAS DOCSIS 3.0 Modem / AC1200 Router for $76

Make sure you clip the $30 coupon on the product page. If you are looking to get a modem and wireless router in one single enclosure, then this is currently the best deal out there.

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Netgear Orbi RBK30 AC2200 Tri-Band Whole House WiFi for $199

Luma Home WiFi Mesh Router 3-Pack for $139.99LinksysWRT32X AC3200 Router w/ Killer Prioritization Engine $199.99

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