In the Internet you can find a lot of questions from people, who want to buy Wi-Fi home router and can’t decide with their choose. There are a lot of forums with information, but this information isn’t systematized. That’s makes process of information searching hard. Specially for people, who have no time to find out it, we have written this article.
The best Wi-Fi router
TP-Link Archer C7 (v2) is the best Wi-Fi router for $100 price. First question, what you would ask is “Why?”. Let’s discuss why this router better than other.
We compare TP-Link Archer C7 with 12 different routers for 10 month period and it worked faster than other.
What criteria we are testing for?
All modern devices should support 802.11ac standart. This standart provides you to use wireless network connection with maximal speed. Every famous device, which has made after 2013, supports it, so it’s necessary to have router with IEEE 802.11ac.
This router is dual-band. That mean it supports 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz signals, which provide you protect from other Wi-Fi networks and increase speed of connection. The most laptops support dual-band signal and expensive laptops like latest models of MacBook Pro support three.
Okay, good router must have dual-band signal, 802.11ac standart and supports 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz signals.
Process of testing
We put routers at long and short distance from device, which we connected to router. There are some walls and rooms, which should block signal
The results of our tests
TP-Link Archer C7 (v2) proved that it’s the best buy for the most of people. This router was tried with different combinations of options and against different routers . Some routers for $200 worse than C7.
This router has all features, which we wrote above. Other routers have these features too, but them perfomance is slower than TP-Link Archer C7. That’s why it’s necessary to check articles in the Internet, before buying, because well features and high price can’t guarantee you the best quality.
You can watch Netflix in 1080p, because long range signal of this router is 22 megabits per second. Long range signal strength is 5 GHs.
Conclusion all the above
The TP-Link Archer C7 has price, that can be criticized by someone, but that price has foundation under its feet. Its perfomance is the biggest advantage from other routers, which can be more expensive. If you need really good router for reasonable price – TP-Link Archer C7 (v2) is your choice.
As a bonus, IP address of TP-Link Archer C7 web interface is 192.168.O.1.