D-Link has a bunch of new routers on display at CES 2015, all ready to deliver serious wireless performance… although at first glance they look more like scary toys ready to turn into some of Galvatron’s minions rather than a piece of technology meant to help you surf the web at incredibly fast speeds.
The new D-Link Ultra Performance family is composed of three new devices including the AC5300, the AC3200 and the AC3100. As Engadget reports, all of them come with support for 802.11ac tri-band beamforming speeds (3.1Gbps to 5.3Gbps top performance, depending on model), gigabit ethernet, USB 3.0 connectivity and high-power antennas meant to further extend your home’s Wi-Fi network.
Additionally, all these new D-Link routers can be controlled with a smartphone and tablet, with D-Link also offering users a special USB 3.0 dongle ready to deliver 802.11ac speeds to laptops and desktops that lack such wireless connectivity capabilities.
The AC3200 model costs $310 and is available right now from NewEgg, with the AC5300 and AC3100 versions set to launch later this quarter. A video showing the capabilities of the AC3200 model follows below.
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