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Apple AirPort Extreme

from  $173+
78
Global
Score
A good product that falls short of greatness.
78

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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Engadget Summary

Apple's latest AirPort Extreme may look different on the outside, but it still provides the same experience with some updated speeds. The new AirPort Extreme supports the latest WiFi band, 802.11ac, and in testing CNET found speeds "very fast." CNET also says the AirPort Extreme features the same familiar setup process and that even new users to Apple's network product "shouldn't have a problem." After testing the router, SmallNetBuilder says that "in the end, it's not really a bad router ... but if you're looking for more routing features ... there are better options."

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User Reviews

100
avol
Definitely the best WiFi router that I've ever had.At this time I was unable...read more
100
TheTodd
Hands down without a doubt the finest wireless router I have ever purchased....read more
90
Willmonwah
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
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76
Average Critic Score

Ease of use

87
 

Speed / throughput

72
 

Configurability / networking features

75
 

Reliability

80
 

Range

80
 

Durability

80
 

How It Stacks Up

81

Engadget

81
 

Critic

75
 

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83

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Critic

87
 

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88
 
78

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76
 

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93
 
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74
 

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How It Stacks Up

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81
 

Critic

75
 

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Critic

87
 

User

88
 
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76
 

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93
 
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74
 

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