Looking for wifi router below 100€ to put behind shitty ISP modem

YmpkerYmpker OGContent Writer

So, for the flat I'm moving in, we will likely opt for a 250 Mbit/s DSL line which comes with a shitty modem (Fritzbox 7510; 1 Gbit port, no 5GHz wifi..).

Instead of renting a better model from the ISP, I'd rather grab some WiFi router below 100€ to put behind the modem and just own the thing. I've used an Asus RT AC58U in the past (Dualband WiFi, MuMimo, multiple Gbit ports, VPN..) and am looking for something similar again. Wireguard/VPN support would also be nice but is not mandatory.

Any recommendations?
Has anyone had experience with those Tenda wifi routers?

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  • edited August 2

    I use the wee Tenda travel routers as AP for my connected devices but never as a main router. I'm a fan of Xyzel kit these days and have picked up some at great prices.
    Why not use a replacement router as the DSL front-end too? My ISP supplies some pretty crappy stuff (Huawei at present) and I just keep it boxed, for those rare times that they screw up the line and I need to get in touch.

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  • cybertechcybertech OGBenchmark King
    edited August 2

    i would recommend TP-Link. AX50 Perhaps. iirc their OS is based on OpenWRT, but generally they are quite stable out of the box.

    https://www.amazon.de/-/en/TP-Link-Archer-AX50-HomeCare-Compatible/dp/B07Z8833C7

    https://www.nytimes.com/wirecutter/reviews/best-wi-fi-router/

    overkill for 250mbps yet future proof.

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  • Concur that TP-Link have been good for me previously.

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  • bikegremlinbikegremlin ModeratorOG

    Take this with a grain of salt, but TP-Link offerings in that price range should be good ($70+).

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    I have Asus RT AC58U at home, which you already tried, and I'm very happy with it.
    Otherwise I would recommend TP-Link AX50 or similar.

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  • cybertechcybertech OGBenchmark King

    https://www.blacktubi.com/review/tp-link-archer-ax55/

    qualcomm chipset and runs cooler than ax50

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  • edited August 2

    Why not return the Fritz!Box to your ISP and buy a better model (e.g. 7590AX)? I really like Fritz!Box, it has a nice interface and is easy to use (I don't want to spend much time with my home setup).

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  • YmpkerYmpker OGContent Writer
    edited August 2

    @webcraft said:
    Why not return the Fritz!Box to your ISP and buy a better model (e.g. 7590AX)? I really like Fritz!Box, it has a nice interface and is easy to use (I don't want to spend much time with my home setup).

    That one gets sold at like 200€ish on Amazon and since I prefer a new one rather than a used one that's an upfront cost that currently doesn't fit into our moving budget (given that we also have to buy lots of other stuff atm, and router isn't the priority here either). Ofc, after 24 months of paying 2,99€/mo we will also have paid about 71€, but that's still way below what the 200€ model would cost rn. So adding a budget router 50-100€ is just cheaper now, albeit might turn out more expensive in the long term :P

  • Hands down for a TP-Link wifi 6 router (Wireless AX). Plenty of speed, future proof, very stable and best bang for buck.

    I have advised the TP-Link Archer AX55 to a friend of mine and she's pretty happy with it. Just below 100 EUR at the lowest idealo price: https://www.coolblue.de/produkt/894187/tp-link-archer-ax55.html

    If you're happy with a speed that's a bit lower, AX10 could also be an option.

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  • bikegremlinbikegremlin ModeratorOG

    Just checked - my current low-end ISP provided me with TP-Link Archer C6 AC1200:
    https://www.tp-link.com/in/home-networking/wifi-router/archer-c6/v4/

    The older model (V2) comes with a Qualcomm chip and that would be my first pick:
    https://www.tp-link.com/in/home-networking/wifi-router/archer-c6/v2/

    Sells for about 50 euros locally.
    TP-Link in generall has served me so well on a budget that I find it hard to justify paying more.

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  • My choice for router hardware is to always look at the OpenWRT Table Of Hardware (TOH) and go from there - but I've moved on from consumer network gear - I run second hand Aruba stuff at home; their IAP series are great bang for the buck for standalone APs, or clustered setups for large coverage area; their switches have easy to learn command syntax and a nice Web UI. Very happy with my experiences with them.

    Cheap dedis are my drug, and I'm too far gone to turn back.

  • YmpkerYmpker OGContent Writer

    @bikegremlin said:
    Just checked - my current low-end ISP provided me with TP-Link Archer C6 AC1200:
    https://www.tp-link.com/in/home-networking/wifi-router/archer-c6/v4/

    The older model (V2) comes with a Qualcomm chip and that would be my first pick:
    https://www.tp-link.com/in/home-networking/wifi-router/archer-c6/v2/

    Sells for about 50 euros locally.
    TP-Link in generall has served me so well on a budget that I find it hard to justify paying more.

    Yeah, was also considering the C6 because..why not? It has multiple gbit ports, dualband wifi , good reviews and is affordable. Currently at 36,99€ on Amazon.

  • bikegremlinbikegremlin ModeratorOG

    @Ympker said:

    @bikegremlin said:
    Just checked - my current low-end ISP provided me with TP-Link Archer C6 AC1200:
    https://www.tp-link.com/in/home-networking/wifi-router/archer-c6/v4/

    The older model (V2) comes with a Qualcomm chip and that would be my first pick:
    https://www.tp-link.com/in/home-networking/wifi-router/archer-c6/v2/

    Sells for about 50 euros locally.
    TP-Link in generall has served me so well on a budget that I find it hard to justify paying more.

    Yeah, was also considering the C6 because..why not? It has multiple gbit ports, dualband wifi , good reviews and is affordable. Currently at 36,99€ on Amazon.

    I'd be fine with the newer model, but if I were shopping, I'd look for the V2 at a discount and get it over with.
    It should do the job just fine.

    We're not talking about dozens of Wi-fi users here, or huge Wi-fi bandwidth demands?
    Home use, work computer wire-connected, with a Wi-fi laptop or two?
    For that, it should be great - especially if you're on a tight budget.

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  • YmpkerYmpker OGContent Writer
    edited August 2

    @bikegremlin said:

    @Ympker said:

    @bikegremlin said:
    Just checked - my current low-end ISP provided me with TP-Link Archer C6 AC1200:
    https://www.tp-link.com/in/home-networking/wifi-router/archer-c6/v4/

    The older model (V2) comes with a Qualcomm chip and that would be my first pick:
    https://www.tp-link.com/in/home-networking/wifi-router/archer-c6/v2/

    Sells for about 50 euros locally.
    TP-Link in generall has served me so well on a budget that I find it hard to justify paying more.

    Yeah, was also considering the C6 because..why not? It has multiple gbit ports, dualband wifi , good reviews and is affordable. Currently at 36,99€ on Amazon.

    I'd be fine with the newer model, but if I were shopping, I'd look for the V2 at a discount and get it over with.
    It should do the job just fine.

    We're not talking about dozens of Wi-fi users here, or huge Wi-fi bandwidth demands?
    Home use, work computer wire-connected, with a Wi-fi laptop or two?
    For that, it should be great - especially if you're on a tight budget.

    Yup. Just the gf's Gaming PC, my Gaming PC, an Amazon Fire TV Stick and wifi for our 2 mobile phones or for when we use our Laptops (but then we wouldn't be using the PC at the same time so..).

    First time moving into my own/our own flat (only lived in a shared student flat in Valencia) and it's just crazy how many things just add up (in cost) once you think about everything you need :P Hence starting with a budget solution here and can still uprade later. I assume there will be a rather large initial investment when moving, after that it's just recurring costs for gas/water/TV/internet/rent and we can still upgrade stuff over time.

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    edited August 2

    wt> @Ympker said:

    So, for the flat I'm moving in, we will likely opt for a 250 Mbit/s DSL line which comes with a shitty modem (Fritzbox 7510; 1 Gbit port, no 5GHz wifi..).

    Instead of renting a better model from the ISP, I'd rather grab some WiFi router below 100€ to put behind the modem and just own the thing. I've used an Asus RT AC58U in the past (Dualband WiFi, MuMimo, multiple Gbit ports, VPN..) and am looking for something similar again. Wireguard/VPN support would also be nice but is not mandatory.

    Any recommendations?
    Has anyone had experience with those Tenda wifi routers?

    May i suggest an AC LITE flashed with OpenWrt? This will give you a solid range/signal. (ideally ceiling mounted). -However i would use this as a dumb AP and use the rest of the functions from your fritzbox. (because this option lacks the multiple gigabit ports requirements and has no vpn functions by default (altho you can add those)).

    German price search engine: https://www.idealo.de/preisvergleich/OffersOfProduct/5009457_-unifi-ap-ac-lite-ubiquiti.html

    Openwrt site: https://openwrt.org/toh/hwdata/ubiquiti/ubiquiti_unifi_apac_lite

    If you are on linux/a mac (with brew): https://raw.githubusercontent.com/damadmai/unifi_openwrt/main/flash_openwrt.sh

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  • YmpkerYmpker OGContent Writer
    edited August 2

    @SGraf said:
    wt> @Ympker said:

    So, for the flat I'm moving in, we will likely opt for a 250 Mbit/s DSL line which comes with a shitty modem (Fritzbox 7510; 1 Gbit port, no 5GHz wifi..).

    Instead of renting a better model from the ISP, I'd rather grab some WiFi router below 100€ to put behind the modem and just own the thing. I've used an Asus RT AC58U in the past (Dualband WiFi, MuMimo, multiple Gbit ports, VPN..) and am looking for something similar again. Wireguard/VPN support would also be nice but is not mandatory.

    Any recommendations?
    Has anyone had experience with those Tenda wifi routers?

    May i suggest an AC LITE flashed with OpenWrt? This will give you a solid range/signal. (ideally ceiling mounted). -However i would use this as a dumb AP and use the rest of the functions from your fritzbox. (because this option lacks the multiple gigabit ports requirements and has no vpn functions by default (altho you can add those)).

    German price search engine: https://www.idealo.de/preisvergleich/OffersOfProduct/5009457_-unifi-ap-ac-lite-ubiquiti.html

    Openwrt site: https://openwrt.org/toh/hwdata/ubiquiti/ubiquiti_unifi_apac_lite

    If you are on linux/a mac (with brew): https://raw.githubusercontent.com/damadmai/unifi_openwrt/main/flash_openwrt.sh

    Thanks for contributing ideas, mate :) It's good to see you around again! Haven't seen you on the forums in a while (?!).
    Will have a look at this the next couple days once I have time.
    Flat is 48m2, so not super big area to cover either.

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    @Ympker said:

    @SGraf said:
    wt> @Ympker said:

    So, for the flat I'm moving in, we will likely opt for a 250 Mbit/s DSL line which comes with a shitty modem (Fritzbox 7510; 1 Gbit port, no 5GHz wifi..).

    Instead of renting a better model from the ISP, I'd rather grab some WiFi router below 100€ to put behind the modem and just own the thing. I've used an Asus RT AC58U in the past (Dualband WiFi, MuMimo, multiple Gbit ports, VPN..) and am looking for something similar again. Wireguard/VPN support would also be nice but is not mandatory.

    Any recommendations?
    Has anyone had experience with those Tenda wifi routers?

    May i suggest an AC LITE flashed with OpenWrt? This will give you a solid range/signal. (ideally ceiling mounted). -However i would use this as a dumb AP and use the rest of the functions from your fritzbox. (because this option lacks the multiple gigabit ports requirements and has no vpn functions by default (altho you can add those)).

    German price search engine: https://www.idealo.de/preisvergleich/OffersOfProduct/5009457_-unifi-ap-ac-lite-ubiquiti.html

    Openwrt site: https://openwrt.org/toh/hwdata/ubiquiti/ubiquiti_unifi_apac_lite

    If you are on linux/a mac (with brew): https://raw.githubusercontent.com/damadmai/unifi_openwrt/main/flash_openwrt.sh

    Thanks for contributing ideas, mate :) It's good to see you around again! Haven't seen you on the forums in a while (?!).
    Will have a look at this the next couple days once I have time.
    Flat is 48m2, so not super big area to cover either.

    Yeah its true, i have been sort of inactive for the last few months. Lots of stuff going on behind the scenes tho, so stay tuned for some nice updates in the future...
    Regarding "advertising" forum posts... probably going to skip the "Lets celebrate another year on LET/LES" this year in favor of some plan upgrades or something. Currently my "free"/spare hardware inventory is too low to warrant doing a sale.

    About your Wifi Situation: Regardless of the room size, having a good, strong signal really helps improve the user experience. The openwrt flashed AP, gives you a ton of stuff thats helpful, as its essentially a small linux box that can do 2.4 and 5 ghz wireless lan.

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  • @Ympker said:

    @bikegremlin said:
    Just checked - my current low-end ISP provided me with TP-Link Archer C6 AC1200:
    https://www.tp-link.com/in/home-networking/wifi-router/archer-c6/v4/

    The older model (V2) comes with a Qualcomm chip and that would be my first pick:
    https://www.tp-link.com/in/home-networking/wifi-router/archer-c6/v2/

    Sells for about 50 euros locally.
    TP-Link in generall has served me so well on a budget that I find it hard to justify paying more.

    Yeah, was also considering the C6 because..why not? It has multiple gbit ports, dualband wifi , good reviews and is affordable. Currently at 36,99€ on Amazon.

    I would still advise to go for a WiFi 6 model. May seem overkill now, but in 2 years most devices will make use of it. Less congestion and better coverage. It works great for me. And that AX10 is just 20 EUR more expensive.

    In all fairness, that C6 (and direct predecessor C5) has been on the market for almost 10 years now.

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  • I used Tenda AC1200 previously but it is now using as repeater, it is a budget router but the performance is good enough for personal use but not home router.

    Currently using GL.iNET GL-AX1800 since they launch, things are stable now after few times of update firmware. Performance is good enough to support 15 devices concurrently - gaming, video streaming, etc.

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  • YmpkerYmpker OGContent Writer
    edited August 3

    @debaser said:

    @Ympker said:

    @bikegremlin said:
    Just checked - my current low-end ISP provided me with TP-Link Archer C6 AC1200:
    https://www.tp-link.com/in/home-networking/wifi-router/archer-c6/v4/

    The older model (V2) comes with a Qualcomm chip and that would be my first pick:
    https://www.tp-link.com/in/home-networking/wifi-router/archer-c6/v2/

    Sells for about 50 euros locally.
    TP-Link in generall has served me so well on a budget that I find it hard to justify paying more.

    Yeah, was also considering the C6 because..why not? It has multiple gbit ports, dualband wifi , good reviews and is affordable. Currently at 36,99€ on Amazon.

    I would still advise to go for a WiFi 6 model. May seem overkill now, but in 2 years most devices will make use of it. Less congestion and better coverage. It works great for me. And that AX10 is just 20 EUR more expensive.

    In all fairness, that C6 (and direct predecessor C5) has been on the market for almost 10 years now.

    What is the exact advantage of Wifi 6 now? Asus website has an animation where Wifi 5 sends a packet to one enduser-device after another, while Wifi 6 sends multiple packages to various different devices simultaneously. But yeah, the AX10 also looks good.

  • YmpkerYmpker OGContent Writer
    edited August 3

    @Jounouchi said:
    I used Tenda AC1200 previously but it is now using as repeater, it is a budget router but the performance is good enough for personal use but not home router.

    Currently using GL.iNET GL-AX1800 since they launch, things are stable now after few times of update firmware. Performance is good enough to support 15 devices concurrently - gaming, video streaming, etc.

    Isn't home router personal use, though?
    Yeah, Glinet is nice.

  • cybertechcybertech OGBenchmark King

    @Ympker said:

    @debaser said:

    @Ympker said:

    @bikegremlin said:
    Just checked - my current low-end ISP provided me with TP-Link Archer C6 AC1200:
    https://www.tp-link.com/in/home-networking/wifi-router/archer-c6/v4/

    The older model (V2) comes with a Qualcomm chip and that would be my first pick:
    https://www.tp-link.com/in/home-networking/wifi-router/archer-c6/v2/

    Sells for about 50 euros locally.
    TP-Link in generall has served me so well on a budget that I find it hard to justify paying more.

    Yeah, was also considering the C6 because..why not? It has multiple gbit ports, dualband wifi , good reviews and is affordable. Currently at 36,99€ on Amazon.

    I would still advise to go for a WiFi 6 model. May seem overkill now, but in 2 years most devices will make use of it. Less congestion and better coverage. It works great for me. And that AX10 is just 20 EUR more expensive.

    In all fairness, that C6 (and direct predecessor C5) has been on the market for almost 10 years now.

    What is the exact advantage of Wifi 6 now? Asus website has an animation where Wifi 5 sends a packet to one enduser-device after another, while Wifi 6 sends multiple packages to various different devices simultaneously.

    iirc you need the devices to support Wifi 6 as well.

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    @cybertech said:

    @Ympker said:

    @debaser said:

    @Ympker said:

    @bikegremlin said:
    Just checked - my current low-end ISP provided me with TP-Link Archer C6 AC1200:
    https://www.tp-link.com/in/home-networking/wifi-router/archer-c6/v4/

    The older model (V2) comes with a Qualcomm chip and that would be my first pick:
    https://www.tp-link.com/in/home-networking/wifi-router/archer-c6/v2/

    Sells for about 50 euros locally.
    TP-Link in generall has served me so well on a budget that I find it hard to justify paying more.

    Yeah, was also considering the C6 because..why not? It has multiple gbit ports, dualband wifi , good reviews and is affordable. Currently at 36,99€ on Amazon.

    I would still advise to go for a WiFi 6 model. May seem overkill now, but in 2 years most devices will make use of it. Less congestion and better coverage. It works great for me. And that AX10 is just 20 EUR more expensive.

    In all fairness, that C6 (and direct predecessor C5) has been on the market for almost 10 years now.

    What is the exact advantage of Wifi 6 now? Asus website has an animation where Wifi 5 sends a packet to one enduser-device after another, while Wifi 6 sends multiple packages to various different devices simultaneously.

    iirc you need the devices to support Wifi 6 as well.

    Ah, in that case I gotta check if it's even viable.
    Redmi Note 10 Pro, Redmi Note 8 Pro might already support it. Not so sure about my 1-2 year old Firetv Stick. Chromebook and the gf's laptop I'd have to check, too.

  • vyasvyas OGContent Writer

    The TPLinks are good. Have a couple of older vintage lying around- might move them to my office once we start WFO again next year.

    Every two years my ISP tries to shove down a new router (or claims my existing router cannot support their "High speed" service).
    Current one (TATA) has given a locked down Nokia router*

    My concern with "High speed wifi" is twofold- security and radiation. Last week we have converted the bedroom to a no digital device zone (except wife's phone for emergencies- ageing mother and all). Sleep quality has improved. A Lot.

    Read up on that aspect as well before deciding to buy. Cheers.


    *staying with them since customer support is good and they have ipv6.

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  • @Ympker said:

    @debaser said:

    @Ympker said:

    @bikegremlin said:
    Just checked - my current low-end ISP provided me with TP-Link Archer C6 AC1200:
    https://www.tp-link.com/in/home-networking/wifi-router/archer-c6/v4/

    The older model (V2) comes with a Qualcomm chip and that would be my first pick:
    https://www.tp-link.com/in/home-networking/wifi-router/archer-c6/v2/

    Sells for about 50 euros locally.
    TP-Link in generall has served me so well on a budget that I find it hard to justify paying more.

    Yeah, was also considering the C6 because..why not? It has multiple gbit ports, dualband wifi , good reviews and is affordable. Currently at 36,99€ on Amazon.

    I would still advise to go for a WiFi 6 model. May seem overkill now, but in 2 years most devices will make use of it. Less congestion and better coverage. It works great for me. And that AX10 is just 20 EUR more expensive.

    In all fairness, that C6 (and direct predecessor C5) has been on the market for almost 10 years now.

    What is the exact advantage of Wifi 6 now? Asus website has an animation where Wifi 5 sends a packet to one enduser-device after another, while Wifi 6 sends multiple packages to various different devices simultaneously. But yeah, the AX10 also looks good.

    Practically wifi 6 is more efficient. It uses OFDMA multiplexing. This makes for a wifi connection that's more stable and speeds that are more evenly divided over devices. Thankt to OFDMA and BSS Coloring the coverage is also better. Especially important in an apartment (less noise from your neighbours).

    Most devices support BSS Coloring, for OFDMA you need wifi 6 capable devices. Most mid-range and high-end smartphones already support this, as do most newly sold laptops. So if you don't have any capable devices now, chances are you will have these in the next years.

    I see it more as buying a future proof router now.

  • cybertechcybertech OGBenchmark King
    edited August 3

    @debaser said:

    @Ympker said:

    @debaser said:

    @Ympker said:

    @bikegremlin said:
    Just checked - my current low-end ISP provided me with TP-Link Archer C6 AC1200:
    https://www.tp-link.com/in/home-networking/wifi-router/archer-c6/v4/

    The older model (V2) comes with a Qualcomm chip and that would be my first pick:
    https://www.tp-link.com/in/home-networking/wifi-router/archer-c6/v2/

    Sells for about 50 euros locally.
    TP-Link in generall has served me so well on a budget that I find it hard to justify paying more.

    Yeah, was also considering the C6 because..why not? It has multiple gbit ports, dualband wifi , good reviews and is affordable. Currently at 36,99€ on Amazon.

    I would still advise to go for a WiFi 6 model. May seem overkill now, but in 2 years most devices will make use of it. Less congestion and better coverage. It works great for me. And that AX10 is just 20 EUR more expensive.

    In all fairness, that C6 (and direct predecessor C5) has been on the market for almost 10 years now.

    What is the exact advantage of Wifi 6 now? Asus website has an animation where Wifi 5 sends a packet to one enduser-device after another, while Wifi 6 sends multiple packages to various different devices simultaneously. But yeah, the AX10 also looks good.

    Practically wifi 6 is more efficient. It uses OFDMA multiplexing. This makes for a wifi connection that's more stable and speeds that are more evenly divided over devices. Thankt to OFDMA and BSS Coloring the coverage is also better. Especially important in an apartment (less noise from your neighbours).

    Most devices support BSS Coloring, for OFDMA you need wifi 6 capable devices. Most mid-range and high-end smartphones already support this, as do most newly sold laptops. So if you don't have any capable devices now, chances are you will have these in the next years.

    I see it more as buying a future proof router now.

    so now i have a valid excuse to change phone every year or so

    damn my current router has no Wifi 6.

    turns out i will be reading the AX55 review shared

    I bench YABS 24/7/365 unless it's a leap year.

  • bikegremlinbikegremlin ModeratorOG

    @debaser said:

    @Ympker said:

    @debaser said:

    @Ympker said:

    @bikegremlin said:
    Just checked - my current low-end ISP provided me with TP-Link Archer C6 AC1200:
    https://www.tp-link.com/in/home-networking/wifi-router/archer-c6/v4/

    The older model (V2) comes with a Qualcomm chip and that would be my first pick:
    https://www.tp-link.com/in/home-networking/wifi-router/archer-c6/v2/

    Sells for about 50 euros locally.
    TP-Link in generall has served me so well on a budget that I find it hard to justify paying more.

    Yeah, was also considering the C6 because..why not? It has multiple gbit ports, dualband wifi , good reviews and is affordable. Currently at 36,99€ on Amazon.

    I would still advise to go for a WiFi 6 model. May seem overkill now, but in 2 years most devices will make use of it. Less congestion and better coverage. It works great for me. And that AX10 is just 20 EUR more expensive.

    In all fairness, that C6 (and direct predecessor C5) has been on the market for almost 10 years now.

    What is the exact advantage of Wifi 6 now? Asus website has an animation where Wifi 5 sends a packet to one enduser-device after another, while Wifi 6 sends multiple packages to various different devices simultaneously. But yeah, the AX10 also looks good.

    Practically wifi 6 is more efficient. It uses OFDMA multiplexing. This makes for a wifi connection that's more stable and speeds that are more evenly divided over devices. Thankt to OFDMA and BSS Coloring the coverage is also better. Especially important in an apartment (less noise from your neighbours).

    Most devices support BSS Coloring, for OFDMA you need wifi 6 capable devices. Most mid-range and high-end smartphones already support this, as do most newly sold laptops. So if you don't have any capable devices now, chances are you will have these in the next years.

    I see it more as buying a future proof router now.

    Future proof hardly ever makes sense. Just burning money. Unfortunately.

    I get the idea, but when you sum up all the pros and cons, I think it's better to buy cheaper, then get a new one in 3-5 years, once most of your equipment supports the new protocol.

    Of course, if the price difference is symbolic and/or the newer model has other options you fancy (aside from future-proofing), then it makes more sense.

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    Using TP-Link Archer C60 v2.0 for a year.

    There are always around 20ish devices connected to the router (my desktop - wired, rest are wireless like cameras, mobiles, printer, etc.) and the router stays ON 24x7

    Stable AF!

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  • YmpkerYmpker OGContent Writer

    @BlaZe said:
    Using TP-Link Archer C60 v2.0 for a year.

    There are always around 20ish devices connected to the router (my desktop - wired, rest are wireless like cameras, mobiles, printer, etc.) and the router stays ON 24x7

    Stable AF!

    Sounds good! Thanks!

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