Updated on 2 August 2013 by

The best priced wireless routers are largely available from Cisco, with some of the best security features and Wi-Fi protected access, and are accessible under $200. This bracket of routers is typically broadband and ideal for gaming applications.


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Apple AirPort Express (2012)
Cisco Linksys EA6500
Western Digital My Net N900
NetGear R6300
Asus RT-AC66U
Apple AirPort Express 802.11n (2nd Generation)
Cisco Linksys Wumc710 Wireless-ac Wi-fi 5ghz Universal Media Connector Adapter Router - 745883596362
Western Digital My Net N900 Wireless Router
NetGear R6300 (606449084450) Wireless Router
Asus RT-AC66U 802.11ac Dual-Band Wireless-AC1750 Gigabit Router (886227214327)
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Release Date
Jun 2012
Aug 2012
Jun 2012
May 2012
Jun 2012
Router Functionalities
NAT, DHCP Server, PPPoE, VPN Pass-Thru, DNS Proxy, SNMP, IPv6 (6to4 and manual tunnels)
Firewall, IPv6 support
Firewall, IPv6 support
Wireless Access Point, Firewall
Firewall, VPN Pass-Thru
Connectivity
Wireless
Wireless
Wireless
Wireless
Wireless
Average Rating
 4.2 stars
 4.1 stars
 3.8 stars
 4.1 stars
 4.2 stars