5 Best Tp-link Wireless Routers of 2017 | Review

TP-Link Wireless RoutersLife is becoming incredibly hard without a good internet connection. Nowadays, many routers promise good connectivity but end up falling short on their promise or even breaking down after a year.

That is why I have focused on TP-Link routers because of their reliability. Here are the 5 Best TP-Link Wireless routers of 2017

 

Tp-link Wireless Routers Comparison Guide

Router NameMax Speed StandardEthernet PortsPriceCheck Now!
#1
TP-Link Archer C7 Router
TP-Link Archer C7 Router

 
(4.2 / 5)
 
Up To 1750 Mbps
 
802.11ac
 
4x Ethernet
 
$$
 

#2
TP-Link N450 Wireless
TP-Link N450 Wireless

 
(4.1 / 5)
 
Up To 450 Mbps
 
802.11N
 
4x Ethernet
 
$$
 

#3
ASUS RT-AC87U AC2400
TP-Link AC1900 (Archer C9)

 
(4.3 / 5)
 
Up To 1900 Mbps
 
802.11ac
 
4x Ethernet
 
$$$
 

#4
Linksys AC1900 Dual Band Wireless Router
TP-Link AC2600 Router

 
(3.9 / 5)
 
Up To 2600 Mbps
 
802.11ac
 
4x Ethernet
 
$$$
 
#5
TP-Link AC2600 Wireless
TP-Link AC3150 Router

 
(4 / 5)
 
Up To 3200 Mbps
 
802.11ac
 
4x Ethernet
 
$$$
 

 

5 Best Tp-link Wireless Routers of 2017

TP-Link Archer C7 Wireless Router (AC1750)

TP-Link Archer C7 AC1750 Wireless RouterFirst on our list is the Archer C7. Do not let the price of this router fool you into thinking that it’s a low-end model. We tested it against other routers that cost significantly more, and its performance proved to be on par with those other routers if not better.

As years go by, technology improves as is the case with this C7. It features a dual band Wi-Fi signal that lets you connect various types of devices to your network. The signals are strong and can penetrate concrete walls with ease.

We found this router to be reliable in that it does not reboot itself or drop connections. It delivers a powerful signal to all devices whether wired or wireless

 

What We Liked?

  • Fast, reliable connection.
  • Dual USB ports for added connectivity.
  • Multi-language support allows hassle free installation and troubleshooting.
  • Supports 802. 11ac technology
  • WPA and WPS security encryption with guest network privacy access.

What We Didn’t?

  • Reported bugs on the version 1 of this router especially on Apple devices.

 

 

TP-Link N450 Wireless Wi-Fi Router

TP-LINK TL-WR940N V3 Wireless N450 Home Router reviewFor its price, the N450 is a good router. It is simple to set up; no configuration is needed. Once you unbox this device, simply plug in the power cord and power it then uses the SSID and password provided on the S/N label.

Once it’s up and running will provide you a good network reception at home with or without concrete walls. Its dual band network allows interconnectivity between various devices. So whether you have tablets, laptops, smartphones and other devices, you are sufficiently covered with this N450. This router also supports HD gaming and HD video streaming.

 

What We Liked?

  • Speeds of up to 450Mbps for bandwidth heavy tasks.
  •  Supports 802. 11n technology.
  • Three antennas for even distribution of signals.
  • Allows bandwidth limit to control the allocation of bandwidth per device.

What We Didn’t?

  •  Needs special instructions to set up Xbox and other gaming consoles.

 

 

TP-Link AC1900 Wireless Wi-Fi Router (Archer C9)

Tp-Link Archer C9 AC1900 WirelessThe Archer C9 is similar to the Archer C7, but our experience with both these routers revealed that the C9’s signal coverage was more superior to the C7’s. The C7 is a great device and was able to cover every room of the 4,000 square foot house and every acre of the � acre property, but the C9 edged it because its signal was much stronger.

Overall, the C9 will make its buyer extremely. You will be able to do bandwidth heavy tasks like HD streaming and HD online gaming with no connectivity issues. This Archer C9 impressed us with its reliability to handle multiple devices without buffering issues and zero network interruptions.

 

What We Liked?

  • Supports the next generation of WI-FI, 802. 11ac technology.
  •  Dual band: 5GHz for bandwidth intensive usage and 2.4GHz for everyday browsing.
  • Three detachable antennas for better network coverage.
  • 2.0 and 3.0 USB ports for added connectivity.

What We Didn’t?

  • Firmware update is a little bit complex for the average user.

 

 

TP-Link AC2600 Wireless Router (Archer C2600)

TP-Link AC2600 Wireless Wi-Fi Gigabit RouterFourth on our list is the AC2600, which is a great router for replacing old worn out routers. It ships quickly and set up is seamless. Once you connect it, you will notice an increase in speed and responsiveness of your network, and you will also be able to connect more devices.

With this router, you will enjoy a high-performance stream of 4K HD videos. Its 1.4 GHz dual core processor provides a smooth performance and ensures immediate response without lags and freezes. If you have children in the house, you can set up time limits and parental control guidance.

 

What We Liked?

  •  MU-MIMO technology supports multi-user connectivity.
  •  Gigabit Ethernet ports allow high speed wired connections.
  •  Beamforming allows sending of targeted WI-FI signals to selected devices.
  •  Dual band antennas with high-powered amplifiers to boost network coverage.

What We Didn’t?

  • Challenging firmware update.

 

 

TP-Link AC3150 Wireless Wi-Fi Router(Archer C3150)

TP-Link AC3150 Wireless Wi-FiFifth on our list is the AC3150. This router is ideal for providing high-speed bandwidth. It uses 4-stream to add data streams to each band and NitroQAM for processing data faster. These two technologies increase the router’s WI-FI speed by 25%. Its four dual band antennas deliver these strong signals up to an area of 10,000 square feet.

With those fast speeds and excellent network coverage, you can enjoy bandwidth intensive tasks from anywhere in your house. It also features 2.0 and 3.0 USB ports for sharing media across your home network. Its web interface is easy and intuitive for use.

 

What We Liked?

  •  VPN access enhances network security.
  •  Free tether app for adjusting your network settings.
  •  Powerful dual core processors.
  • Support MU-MIMO
  • Beamforming technology for sending targeted signals to individuals.

What We Didn’t?

  •  Long, complicated process of renaming your home network.

 

 

Final Words

  • TP-Link routers have proven themselves over the years. Not only are they long-lasting but they provide high-speed network coverage to go with their groundbreaking features. This list will help you filter through the over-saturated market of wireless routers to help you find the best router for your home.