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NETGEAR - Nighthawk X8 AC5300 Tri-Band Quad Stream Wi-Fi Router - Black
No matter where you are, bedroom to backyard, you’ll experience a stronger, faster connection with this tri-band NETGEAR router. Get rid of lag, freezing, and buffering while you game, stream and more on multiple devices.

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Overview

What's Included

  • Nighthawk X8 AC5300 Wireless-AC Router
  • Power adapter
  • Ethernet cable
  • Owner's manual

Ratings & Reviews

Overall Customer Rating:
4.6
91% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (1189 out of 1308)

Product Features

Tri-band Wireless-AC

Game, stream and enjoy blazing fast combined data speeds of up to 5.3 Gbps on a tri-band 2.4GHz/5.0GHz/5.0GHz frequency. Plus, Smart Connect selects which Wi-Fi bands to send to each device.

MU-MIMO technology

Work and play online simultaneously. You won’t have to worry about slowdown or interference, even when multiple devices are in use.

Beamforming technology

Get clearer coverage. Separate signals are sent to different devices for a more reliable Wi-Fi connection. 4 external active antennas expand your network’s range, even in a very large house.

DLNA® certified

Access and share videos, music, and other files on any DNLA TV, game console, or device that’s connected to your network.

QoS (Quality of Service)

Upstream and downstream QoS can optimize your Wi-Fi. Maintain a strong connection during any task by prioritizing HD streaming, gaming and more.

ReadySHARE Vault and ReadyCLOUD USB Access

Schedule automatic PC backups to ensure that your photos and files are stored safely, and share them across devices with 1 USB 3.0 port and 1 USB 2.0 port.

Built-in Ethernet connections

Connect a printer or other wired devices. This router has 6 Gigabit LAN ports and 1 Gigabit WAN port.

NETGEAR genie ® app

Make the most of your home network. Monitor, connect, and control your router from anywhere, plus share files, repair issues, and more. Download for iOS and Android devices.

Internet security

Protect your information with WPA/WPA2-PSK, Double Firewall (SPI and NAT) and DoS protection. Plus, manage parental controls, create guest networks, and securely access your Wi-Fi connection from anywhere.

System requirements

Microsoft Windows 7, 8, Vista, XP, 2000, Mac OS, UNIX, Linux, Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0, Firefox 2.0, Safari 1.4, or Google Chrome 11.0 browsers or higher.

Overall Customer Rating

4.6 (1308 Reviews)
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