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Blog > February 2018 > Stay Connected: Great Networking Devices for Any Occasion
2/20/2018 12:21:39 PM | with 0 comments

There are times when your standard network options aren’t quite enough for your needs, if you’re into high-performance gaming, have a full house of internet users or just need an upgrade on your old tech you’re going to have to go out buy something. This is a list of a few different bits of kit that’ll improve your networking game, no matter what your needs are. Here at Techscheme, we’ll save you up to 12% on great tech from Currys PC World and Apple, and we’ll help you spread the cost over up to three years.

Asus RT-AC86U Wi-Fi Modem Router

If you want to enhance your internet connection the Asus RT-AC86U is a great option. It delivers 2917 Mbps of Wi-Fi speed which is perfect for ensuring lag-free online multiplayer gaming without having to worry about your connection holding you back. Also great for streaming the highest quality video, the dual-band (2.5 GHz + 5GHz) connection delivers smooth internet usage even with multiple users.

It comes equipped with AI protection to keep all your devices safe from attack and the Range Boost Technology coupled with AiRadar Beamforming technology makes sure you’ve got a great connection wherever you are in the house.

NETGEAR Nighthawk X4S EX7500-100UKS Wi-Fi Range Extender

If you’ve got a lot of online devices at home, the Netgear Nighthawk helps to keep your connection from suffering. Using Tri-band Wi-Fi, the Nighthawk solves the problem of all your devices battling for the same signal. Smart Roaming adds to the effect, automatically detecting the best Wi-Fi signal so that wherever you are, you’ve got a good connection.

Delivering speeds of up to 2.2 Gbps it also shines in helping you to shine during online gaming sessions by stripping out that awkward lag.

TP-LINK TL-SG105E Managed Network Switch

This network switch is great for people in a high internet usage household or even those with a small business. With five 1000Mbps gigabit ethernet ports, you can transfer even large files instantly, and securely over a reliable connection. You can prioritise the traffic on your network to eliminate buffering while streaming or lag while gaming. It also automatically detects the power usage of each port, reducing the power sent to those not in use to save you on your energy bills.

TP-LINK Archer T9UH USB Wireless Adapter

The Archer T9UH is designed to upgrade the efficiency of your current pc or laptop. The dual-band USB wireless adapter provides fast AC wireless speeds of up to 1300 Mbps on 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz bands using high gain antennas to deliver a wider Wi-Fi range for a more stable internet connection. It also uses beamforming technology to send a Wi-Fi connection directly to your device.

Model Listed Price Savings Techscheme Price
Asus RT-AC86U £199.99 £24.00 £175.99
NETGEAR Nighthawk £129.99 £15.60 £114.39
TP-LINK TL-SG105E £22.49 £2.70 £19.79
TP-LINK Archer T9UH £39.99 £4.80 £35.19

*based on listed price at Currys PC World at the time of writing
Hopefully, these few devices are all you need to solve your networking problems and help you stay connected. Buying through Techscheme’s employee benefits scheme can save you up to 12% on the listed price on any tech goods with our partners at Currys PC World or Apple, and we’ll help you spread the cost over three years. If you want to take advantage of those deals, talk to your employer about us today.
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