The router is marked down to $200 today, a match for the lowest price Amazon has ever offered. Of course, you get 802.11ac wireless, four antennas, USB 3.0 and eSATA for data storage, but what makes this router so special is its firmware. Everything here is open source and easily hackable,
meaning you can install DD-WRT or Tomato to tweak everything little setting exactly to your liking.
Udpate: While Linksys' marketing materials claim that you can install open source firmware, it seems there have been some technical issues since release, and most open source projects haven't been fully ported to the router yet. While they could be someday soon, you shouldn't buy this if you want to install DD-WRT or Tomato immediately. Sorry for the confusion.
Of course, it's a great router out of the box, so this is a good deal even if you don't want to bother tweaking it, but anyone with a penchant for optimization should definitely give it a long look. [ Amazon]
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