D-Link's latest Amplifi Whole Home Router 1000 (model DIR-645) almost makes an excellent router.
For one, living up to the Whole Home notion, the router offers great Wi-Fi range, possibly the longest I've seen in a long time. Secondly, it provides a great set of features, including Gigabit Ethernet (great for a fast wired network), guest networking, parental control, QoS, support for IPv6, and a very easy-to-use yet comprehensive Web interface. And finally it won't break your bank, either, with a street price of just around $90.
Unfortunately, it also comes with one major shortcoming, according to my trials.… Read more