Let's face it, routers are now a big part of our daily lives. Whether for your connected home or just at the office, jumping on a Wi-Fi connection is a necessity most days, especially if you want to keep the mobile data usage on your smartphone low. Most everyone has an internet plan of some sort, and while the router that comes from your internet provider will get you online, it's not necessarily the best option overall. But just what router is the best router? We've compared the top 5 Wi-Fi routers so you can decide which one is best for your needs.

Pretty much any old router will get you cruising on Wi-Fi, but there are some great devices that will get you the best speeds and better features without having to spend a ton of cash. From the $68 Edimax BR-6478AC to the $187 Nighthawk R7000 - we give an in-depth look at 5 of the best routers to see which one is the king of them all.

So swing by Connectedly to check out the pros and cons of each, and see which of our top router picks is the one for you. Be sure to hit up the comments and let us know!