The TP-Link Archer AX90 and Deco X90 are exceptionally powerful and competitively priced tri-band WiFi 6 routers that’s set to upgrade your home Internet experience; however, one can be hesitant on which one to go for since both are AX6600 routers that can handle many connected clients and deliver excellent coverage through your home; therefore, we have decided to come up with this guide to help you make the right purchase.
What’s the biggest difference between the two?
Firstly, these two routers have very different form factors, the Archer AX90 has a pretty large form factor with eight fixed high-performance antennas, while the Deco X90 uses built-in antennas that saves a lot of space.
Wait, isn’t the Archer AX90 capable of creating a mesh WiFi too?
More information of these two mesh technologies can be read here.
Which one should you go for?
Both the Archer AX90 and Deco X90 are excellent products which can provide decent WiFi coverage on most home sizes, so the question remains whether you require to use additional ports and advanced networking features such as hosting a network storage that’s available on the Archer AX90, or make WiFi coverage a priority at your home with the Deco X90.
The cost of both routers are vastly different, the Archer AX90 retails at RM699 while the Deco X90 two pack unit retails at RM1469, hence unless you are already facing some WiFi coverage issues at your home, the Archer AX90 is a great choice to experience super fast WiFi 6 speeds for less, but otherwise the Deco X90 is a good one-time investment that you no longer need to worry about WiFi dead spots around your house.
Watch our review of the Archer AX90 and find out how well the Deco mesh system works for us.