For its newsletter subscribers only, newegg offers the D-Link Amplifi HD 802.11n Dual Band Gigabit Media Router 3000
, model no. DIR-857, for $179.99. Coupon code "EMCYTZT1910" cuts it to $129.99
. With free shipping
, it's the least expensive Gigabit router we've seen with an SD card slot. (It's a current price low for this model by $36, and $19 under the next best we could find for any
dual-band Gigabit router with an SD card slot.)
Unlike most routers at this price point, the DIR-857 features up to 900Mbps wireless speeds (more than twice the rate of many similar models), plus you can connect USB 3.0 devices and access files on your iOS or Android device. Other features include HD Fuel QoS for bandwidth optimization, four Gigabit LAN ports, and more.