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Linksys EA6900 Smart Wi-Fi Wireless AC Router AC1900 | CNet Rating 3 out of 5 stars (good)

The Good: Powerful hardware offers superfast Wi-Fi speed at close range; a compact, practical design.
The Bad: Many issues including an unstable 5-GHz band and a nonworking USB 3.0 port.
The Cost: $197.99 to $199.99
Bottom Line: Only as good as a single-band router.

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Routers that are best to avoid

The new 802.11ac (AC) wireless standard, which offers up to 1.3-gigabit per second Wi-Fi speed for compatible clients, is pretty great. The good news is that AC routers work with older Wi-Fi clients as well. The bad news: They're not all worth your hard-earned cash. These four came in below CNET's expectations. ©2014 CBS Interactive Inc., a CBS Company. All rights reserved. Used by permission.

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