After months of tests, these are currently our two favorite mesh routers. So which one should you get? A mesh router uses additional satellite devices to spread a speedy Wi-Fi signal throughout your whole house. It’s a great upgrade if you’re sick of dealing with dead zones where you can’t get a fast enough connection, and with a surge of new systems hitting the market in 2020, you’ve got plenty of options to choose from. I’ve been testing these systems for months now, and the two that have impressed me the most are the Nest Wifi and Netgear Orbi 6. Both offer a two-piece system that you set up and control from an app, and — with nearly identical CNET review scores — both performed well in our tests, too. That was particularly true with the Orbi 6, which finished as the fastest and most capable mesh router I’ve ever tested. That’s largely thanks to its dedicated backhaul band for transmissions between the router and the satellite, something the Nest Wifi lacks. It also supports Wi-Fi 6, the newest, fastest version of Wi-Fi. The Nest Wifi doesn’t. Then again, the Nest Wifi costs less than half as much as the Orbi 6, whic...