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TP-Link Archer C7
Great budget router
$70 at Amazon
Cheaper than Linksys EA6900
Two-year warranty, 24/7 support
Covers an average home in Wi-Fi
Two USB-A ports for local file sharing
Easy setup and management
Lower throughput than Linksys EA6900
The Archer C7 is a popular budget router with the right all-around performance for most average homes. It costs about $90 less than the Linksys EA6900, but it doesn’t quite have the hardware to match.
From $159 at Amazon