Looking for a Dual-Band Router

I'm looking for a new wireless-router.

Connected ethernet RJ-45:
Xbox 360
Marrantz NR1504 AV-Reciever
PopcornHour A-400
Samsung PS51D6910
Freecom-Media 1TB NAS
2 x Windows Desktop PC

Connected Wifi:
2 x iPhone 5
MS Surface RT
Macbook Air

iPhone 4S
iPad 2

I'm going to create a guest-network (another 2,4Ghz) with the wireless Modem/router my providers sent me. So I don't have to worry about guests. Security would be used with WPA2/PSK or maybe even with MAC-filtering.

This is going to be a home-network which will mostly be used for streaming media to my PopcornHour of Marrantz. I'm also going to be gaming a lot. Both 5Ghz and 2,4Ghz has to be in the same network as all ethernet connected devices. I'm going to control a lot with iPhone and iPad apps.

I have a Linksys 8-port gigabit switch to fit all the ehternet connected devices.

I'm using a TP-Link range extender TL-WA830RE to make the 2,4Ghz band reach my 2nd floor.

I want to know what the possibilities are for FTP-shares hosted by the router itself. I've read that it's possible, but don't know much about it. I currently use the Freecom-Media I mentioned above, but this NAS hardly reaches 5 mb/s read and write. The disk has a USB connection for faster speeds, and wondered if I could put that USB in a router for a faster share. If those routers reach higher speeds, which one would be best.

So far I've been looking at
Linksys EA6700-EW €179.90
Linksys EA4500 Dualband N900 router €129.90
TP-LINK AC1750 Dualband Wireless Router Archer C7 €119.90

I'm dutch, so I linked the sites I would buy them.
I can't really tell differences, and am not sure what I should look for. Can anyone tell me if this is suitable for my needs, and which one is best. Maybe even give new suggestions. Any help would be awesome.
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  1. Best answer
    Asus RT-AC66U, come in a variety of speeds too suit your needs.

    Dogs bollocks, Asus RT-AC68U Dual-band Wireless-AC1900 Gigabit Router, expensive yes, handle everything you will throw at it, yes !
  2. I see. Awesome router. Problem is: It will become available 9 october in the united states. I live in the Netherlands, it'll take till at least 2014 till I can buy one, I guess..

    Any other suggestions? (< €200 is considerable)
  3. I decided to wait till the ASUS RT-AC68 will be released in my country.. If I'm going to buy a new router, I better do it good.. thanks for your advices
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