• Supremely easy to set up
  • Fast performance on its 5GHz network
  • Supports USB hard drives for Time Machine backups and other uses


  • Very slow performance on its 2.4GHz network
  • Only one USB port to support either a printer or a hard drive
  • No FTP file server or DLNA media server

At A Glance

The AirPort Extreme is a natural fit for Mac users, but some competing routers deliver higher performance and more features.

Manufacturer’s Description

AirPort Extreme operates in the 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands simultaneously and offers incredible performance and range for all your Wi-Fi devices.

Manufacturer’s Website

Apple AirPort Extreme