Newegg offers the TP-Link Archer C7 AC1750 Dual-Band 802.11ac Wireless Gigabit Router bundled with the TP-Link DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem, model no. TC-7620, for $129.99. This $10 mail-in rebate cuts that to $119.99. With free shipping, that's $40 under the lowest total price we could find for these items purchased together elsewhere. The dual-band router features four Gigabit ports, USB, simultaneous 2.4GHz and 5GHz frequencies, up to 1.75Gb/s throughput, and three detachable antennae. The modem features download speeds of up to 680Mb/s and upload speeds of up to 143Mb/s; it's compatible with most major cable providers, including Comcast, Time Warner Cable, and Cablevision. Rebate expires August 10.
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