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Networking recommendations for IT Show 2017

By Kenny Yeo - on 17 Mar 2017, 12:39pm

Networking recommendations for IT Show 2017

There's no better time to be shopping for tech gadgets and devices than at IT Show 2017. If you are thinking of upgrading your router or giving your home's Wi-Fi network a boost, here are our top recommendations!


Linksys EA9500 Max-Stream AC5400 MU-MIMO Gigabit Wi-Fi Router

The Linksys EA9500 router might be pricey, but offers great performance and a rich set of features that includes 8 Gigabit Ethernet ports, remote router management, and an easy to use setup interface. Oh, it also won our Best Wireless Router award at our recent 2017 Tech Awards. For a more detailed rundown of this product, check out our review.

Price: $399 (U.P $499)


ASUS ROG Rapture GT-AC5300 Gaming Router

The Rapture GT-AC5300 is ASUS’ first ROG router and it has been designed with gamers in mind. It comes with 8 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports of which two can be teamed together to create a single super-fast 2Gbps connection. Then there’s ROG Gaming Center an interface that allows gamers to quickly manage all aspects of their network for speedy, lag-free gaming. It's an updated version of the familiar ASUS RT-AC5300 router that was launched more than a year back, so check this article for other aspects of the predecessor.

Price: $559


Netgear Arlo

The Netgear Arlo is an easy-to-setup wireless security camera system. It is completely wireless and runs on batteries so you can position the camera wherever you want.

Price: From $299 for a single camera system (U.P $399)


TP-Link Archer C3200 Wireless Tri-band Gigabit Router

The TP-Link Archer C3200 is one of the most affordable tri-band routers you can find at IT Show 2017. It broadcasts three networks - a single 2.4GHz network and two 5GHz networks - and offers a maximum bandwidth of 3,200Mbps. It's also a decent performer in our shootout.

Price: $269


D-Link DWA-192 AC1900 Wireless Dual-band USB 3.0 Adapter

If you got an older client device, chances are you will need the D-Link DWA-192 AC1900 USB adapter to fully take advantage of your AC1900-class and above router. It features a stylish design that reminds us of the Death Star and easy WPS push-button setup. You can find out more in our review here.

Price: $59 (U.P $109)

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