Modems, routers, and cables, oh my! There are a lot of components to your Internet connection, and it all starts with your modem. It seems that this facilitator of your network connection can never be fast enough, despite extensive advancements since their invention. Some people dream of the day they’ll have access to a 1gb cable modem, but until then we’ve got to settle for more realistic speeds. One thing you can do to maximize your modem’s capabilities is to replace your router with a newer, more up-to-date model.

The NETGEAR N750 Dual Band Wi-Fi Gigabit Router (WNDR4300) offers Wi-Fi speeds up to 750Mbps. It also allows you to monitor, manage, and repair the network through the Netgear Genie App, and increases the Wi-Fi range for larger homes that may have trouble accessing the network through a typical, less powerful router. The IPv6 compatibility allows you to future-proof your network and you’ll enjoy wireless access to your printers and USB hard drives. The N750 is compatible with Windows 8. Supercharge your modem and entire network with this powerful router.

Asus is a leader in computing devices and components, and their ASUS RT-AC66U Dual-Band Wireless-AC1750 Gigabit Router brings you up to an astonishing 1.75Gbps via the dual-band 2.4GHz/5GHz chipset. Extend your network farther than ever with detachable AiRadar antennas, and enjoy file and printer sharing with the two integrated USB ports. Gigabit Ethernet ports offer you the fastest, most dependable network you can get and the UI is simple and straightforward, allowing you easy monitoring.

The day when 1gb cable modems become a reality may or may not ever come, but in the meantime you can ramp up your network speed and optimize your Internet access with premium components. Update your router, as well as your cables, and enjoy faster browsing, gaming, and media speeds than ever before.