TP-Link Archer AC3150 wireless router goes on sale for $150

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Some of the fastest performing wireless routers can cost $300 or more these days. That's a tough pill to swallow. It's also why we're always on the lookout for router deals, and right now you can grab a TP-Link Archer AC3150 dual-band model for $150.

The Archer AC3150 offers up to 1,000Mbps on the 2.4GHz band and up to 2,167Mbps over 5GHz. That's a combined bandwidth of 3,167MHz, which Archer interestingly rounds down to advertise as AC3150 (router makers tend to round up).

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This isn't the fastest router out there, but for the money, the specs are very good. It's powered by a 1.4GHz dual-core processor with co-processors dedicated to each Wi-Fi band, a technology known as XStream processing. It also features MU-MIMO technology and dynamic Smart Connect technology that automatically selects the best band for each device.

TP-Link claims its four dual-band antennas can serve up "strong Wi-Fi" for up to 10,000 square feet. For wired connections, there's the typical built-in four-port switch. It also has a USB 2.0 port and a USB 3.0 port for connecting external storage drives, printers, and so forth.

You can grab the router on sale at Amazon or Newegg.

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