TP-LINK AC3200 Tri-Band Wireless Gigabit Wi-Fi Router (Archer C3200) Review

Wi-Fi is great, but it can be annoying when you want to do more than a few things at once. The system slows down, creating lag that can ruin your viewing or gaming experience. The TP-LINK AC3200 Tri-Band Wireless Gigabit Wi-Fi Router (Archer C3200) is the solution to the problem. This device allows you to create a wireless network with enough speed to eliminate lag, even if you are simultaneously streaming multiple sessions at the same time. With this device, you can play a game online and simultaneously stream video without having to sacrifice the quality of each.

Features and specifications

  • Comes with Tri-Band technology
  • Features Smart Connect so your devices can run faster by assigning them to the best available channel
  • The combined 3200Mbps Wi-Fi is more than enough to enjoy lag-free 4K video streaming and gaming across multiple gadgets
  • Equipped with 6 high-performance antennas with Beamforming
  • It has 1GHz dual-core CPU and 3 co-processors to manage simultaneous connections free of interruption
  • Incorporates intuitive interface and Tether app

Three Separate Bands

The Tri-Band technology creates three different bands. This router uses SmartConnect, which assigns devices to the best available channel. This helps to balance network demand and increase speeds even more. With this device, you can enjoy 3200Mbps lag-free Wi-Fi at 4K while streaming video and gaming across multiple devices. This is perfect for the family that has multiple gamers. There will be no more competition for streaming, which can create a more harmonious family environment.


The device accomplishes all of this using 6 high-performance antennas with Beamforming to maximize the coverage and stability of the signal. It uses a 1GHz dual-core CPU and 3 co-processors to handle all of the signals without interruption. This system and antenna configuration allows the system to locate wireless devices more easily, in a similar way to how cell towers overlap to provide better coverage. The router is compatible with Microsoft Windows 98SE, NT, 2000, XP, Vistaâ„¢ or Windows 7, Windows 8, MAC OS, NetWare, UNIX or Linux.

Ease of Use

The system has an intuitive interface and Tether app for easy installation and management of the network. It allows you to select your set up mode from either Quick Setup, Basic, or Advanced. Which one you choose depends on your experience and how much control you with to have over the process. Beginners and experts will be able to set up the device with ease. The system allows you to create 2 guest networks for Wi-Fi access that are separate from your main home network. The system is also equipped with four Gigabit Ethernet ports that allow you to enjoy wireless speeds of up to 10x greater than a fast Ethernet connection. It comes with a USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 port. You can interconnect your printer, Wi-Fi capable camera, music, and video to the device.

Lastly, the system is backed by industry-leading 2-year warranty and high quality unlimited 24/7 technical support for a team of professionals you can trust. It also offers the latest in advances for security using WPA/WPA2 encryption. The TP-LINK AC3200 Tri-Band Wireless Gigabit Wi-Fi Router (Archer C3200) has built-in parental controls so you can control how each user accesses the Internet. This device allows you to get more from your system. You have purchased Wi-Fi devices so that you could have speed and convenience, but the ordinary Wi-Fi set up is limited and can only handle so much. There is no reason not to go the extra mile and give your Wi-Fi network the support that it needs to get the maximum performance necessary.