Best Wifi Routers For Gaming 2017

Most broadband internet providers give low resources router. They might start to loose signal or data if few devices are connected to them.  It make your game to lag or your online game latency/ping might start to increase. If you concern much about gaming and already expend much on PC or in other hardware then you should  expend little more on WiFi for smooth gaming.

Things you consider before buying:

  • Processor: processor should be atleast 1Ghz to support maximum speed that your device required
  • Bands: Router must support 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz as some new devices only support 5Ghz band for faster speed.
  • Qos(quality of service) to give specific speed to any device.
  • Gigabit Ethernet as new gadgets need more bandwidth.
  • You could consider USB support to share file easily between networks.

5 Best Gaming Wifi Router List

 NamePrice ComparisonSpeedBands

NETGEAR R6700$$ Check Price1.75 Gbps5Ghz/2.4Ghz

ASUS AC68U$$ Check Price1.9 Gbps5Ghz/2.4Ghz

NETGEAR R8000$$$ Check Price3.2 Gbps5Ghz/2.4Ghz

TP-Link Touch P5$$ Check Price1.9 Gbps5Ghz/2.4Ghz

TP-Link C1200$ Check Price1.2 Gbps5Ghz/2.4Ghz

NETGEAR Nighthawk AC1750

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NETGEAR  AC1750 is the modern wifi router with both 2.4 and 5GHz device support.  You could buy it for home to use 10 to 12 devices simultaneously. It have 3 external antennas to boost single strength with very few loss data. It have 1 GHZ dual  processor and speed up to 1300Mbps.

NETGEAR AC1750 Unboxing Video

ASUS AC1900 WiFi Router

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This is another fast router with nice configuration to watch video or play game without any lag. It has dual core 1Ghz processor and have easy web interference to setup network easily. It have QoS feature to setup dedicated speed for any gaming device.

Asus AC1900 Review Video

NETGEAR Nighthawk X6 AC3200

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This is another beast from NETGEAR and it support speed up to 3.2 Gbps. It have 6 external antennas that could increase wireless range plus have 1Ghz dual processor and three offload processors to support many device. You could use it to play multiplayer game in LAN. It also support both 2.4 and 5Ghz devices like other routers. It might be expensive but you could use it for heavy use.

Netgear Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Unboxing Video

TP-Link AC1900 Router with Touch Screen

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TP Link have much in experience in providing network product and hardware. AC1900 is one of competitive round around the market. If like TP Link products and have experience in setting up network with them then it could be option for you. It have touch screen to setup router easily plus some important features like 5Ghz support for smooth gaming.

TP-Link Intro Video

TP-Link AC1200 Gigabit Router

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If you are looking for cheap WiFi router with all 5Ghz and 2.4Ghz support then AC1200 could be best option. It have single core processor and could support 4 to 5 devices without any Lag. You could setup QoS to give dedicated speed to any specific device.

You could suggest any router that you already tried. The router I suggested are built with good processor and decent range plus 5Ghz and 2.4Ghz support. I will suggest you to buy from Netgear or Asus as few people complain about lag in TP-Link routers.

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