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Browse the top-ranked list of 5 Ghz Routers below along with associated reviews and opinions.

Browse the top-ranked list of 5 Ghz Routers below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Top comment

    "Love it...No lags...Pros: EXCELLENT Wi-Fi speed and range on the 5GHz band, helps reduce/eliminate bottleneck for local Wi-Fi connections; 8 wired ethernet ports; 8 adjustable antennas; load-balancing on the 5GHz Wi-Fi, Smart Wi-Fi allows simple remote administration of router Cons: Nothing really other than price....As a Best Buy employee I've tried a couple of router but the Linksys EA9500 is hands down theeee best router I've ever had...the range on the router is more than enough for any home and the speed is great even if you have a lot of devices especially if your a gamer or own a 4K TV...all and all this is one of the best Tri-Band Routers on the market"

    "Pros: EXCELLENT Wi-Fi speed and range on the 5GHz band, helps reduce/eliminate bottleneck for local Wi-Fi connections; 8 wired ethernet ports; 8 adjustable antennas; load-balancing on the 5GHz Wi-Fi, Smart Wi-Fi allows simple remote administration of router Cons: Nothing really other than price."

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    Product Description

    Your household is busy streaming media, working online, and playing games every day. This Linksys Wi-Fi Router will expand your network coverage, send signals directly to your devices, and deliver a lag-free connection, even when you’re all online at the same time.
    Your price for this item is $349.99
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    "Love it...No lags...Pros: EXCELLENT Wi-Fi speed and range on the 5GHz band, helps reduce/eliminate bottleneck for local Wi-Fi connections; 8 wired ethernet ports; 8 adjustable antennas; load-balancing on the 5GHz Wi-Fi, Smart Wi-Fi allows simple remote administration of router Cons: Nothing really other than price....As a Best Buy employee I've tried a couple of router but the Linksys EA9500 is hands down theeee best router I've ever had...the range on the router is more than enough for any home and the speed is great even if you have a lot of devices especially if your a gamer or own a 4K TV...all and all this is one of the best Tri-Band Routers on the market"

    "Pros: EXCELLENT Wi-Fi speed and range on the 5GHz band, helps reduce/eliminate bottleneck for local Wi-Fi connections; 8 wired ethernet ports; 8 adjustable antennas; load-balancing on the 5GHz Wi-Fi, Smart Wi-Fi allows simple remote administration of router Cons: Nothing really other than price."

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    Product Description

    Your household is busy streaming media, working online, and playing games every day. This Linksys Wi-Fi Router will expand your network coverage, send signals directly to your devices, and deliver a lag-free connection, even when you’re all online at the same time.
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    "is good...Wow !!!...Switching to 5GHz made a world of difference....Great speed in the 5 Ghz link, however the one drawback I encounter frequently is the shared external drive becomes inaccessible at times and requires a reboot of the router to regain access."

    "Switching to 5GHz made a world of difference."

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    Linksys EA6350 AC1200+ Dual-Band Smart Router: This router offers wireless speeds of up to 867Mbps so it can handle demanding tasks like video streaming and online gaming. The USB 3.0 port lets you connect a USB storage device and share files across your network.
    Your price for this item is $69.99
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    "is good...Wow !!!...Switching to 5GHz made a world of difference....Great speed in the 5 Ghz link, however the one drawback I encounter frequently is the shared external drive becomes inaccessible at times and requires a reboot of the router to regain access."

    "Switching to 5GHz made a world of difference."

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    Linksys EA6350 AC1200+ Dual-Band Smart Router: This router offers wireless speeds of up to 867Mbps so it can handle demanding tasks like video streaming and online gaming. The USB 3.0 port lets you connect a USB storage device and share files across your network.
  3. Top comment

    "I like...not bad...works well has 5 ghz connection as well...Unless you are in the same unusual situation that I'm in with the house literally causing range and connectivity issues, this seems to be a quality router and the specs were better than a router advertised at nearly double the price which had won an award for 2012 router of the year from some PC Magazine."

    "works well has 5 ghz connection as well"

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    Product Description

    Choose this NETGEAR router and receive high level wireless security, the ability to share photos, music and more, and a way to keep track of your kids’ activity online. Plus, with easy installation for tablets, smartphones and computers, you’ll be able to start enjoying Wi-Fi throughout your home right away.
    Your price for this item is $49.99
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    "I like...not bad...works well has 5 ghz connection as well...Unless you are in the same unusual situation that I'm in with the house literally causing range and connectivity issues, this seems to be a quality router and the specs were better than a router advertised at nearly double the price which had won an award for 2012 router of the year from some PC Magazine."

    "works well has 5 ghz connection as well"

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    Product Description

    Choose this NETGEAR router and receive high level wireless security, the ability to share photos, music and more, and a way to keep track of your kids’ activity online. Plus, with easy installation for tablets, smartphones and computers, you’ll be able to start enjoying Wi-Fi throughout your home right away.
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    "Wow -...No lag!...Best 5Ghz Signal I have ever had....Only tried the router out for a day then had to return, nothing about the router was wrong, I really liked all the aspects of the router but running Verizon in bridge mode I could not watch tv, so until Verizon steps up in the gaming world or another fiber company shows up I'm stuck with a non gaming router"

    "Best 5Ghz Signal I have ever had."

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    Product Description

    Take your smart home to the next level with this ASUS router. Boosted Wi-Fi speeds and intelligent signals streaming directly to each of your devices will keep your busy wireless network running smoothly, just the way you want.
    Your price for this item is $224.99
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    "Wow -...No lag!...Best 5Ghz Signal I have ever had....Only tried the router out for a day then had to return, nothing about the router was wrong, I really liked all the aspects of the router but running Verizon in bridge mode I could not watch tv, so until Verizon steps up in the gaming world or another fiber company shows up I'm stuck with a non gaming router"

    "Best 5Ghz Signal I have ever had."

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    Product Description

    Take your smart home to the next level with this ASUS router. Boosted Wi-Fi speeds and intelligent signals streaming directly to each of your devices will keep your busy wireless network running smoothly, just the way you want.
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    "I love...Great ....The 5 Ghz reaches upstairs no problem....I love that it takes up very little space, but due to not having external antennas, it goes out a lot if being used for wifi access for smartphones, but is fine with being used for laptops and computers if you don't mind a few delays and even though it's a dual- band wireless-n router with built in cable modem, it's difficult to get the secondary band to function and wouldn't recommend it for large homes but it's rather more suitable for apts."

    "The 5 Ghz reaches upstairs no problem."

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    Product Description

    The NETGEAR N600 WiFi DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem Router with N600 simultaneous dual band WiFi router and integrated DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem, provides 8x faster download speeds, up to 340 Mbps. It's CableLabs DOCSIS 3.0 Certified to work with U.S. cable Internet providers.
    Your price for this item is $88.99
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    "I love...Great ....The 5 Ghz reaches upstairs no problem....I love that it takes up very little space, but due to not having external antennas, it goes out a lot if being used for wifi access for smartphones, but is fine with being used for laptops and computers if you don't mind a few delays and even though it's a dual- band wireless-n router with built in cable modem, it's difficult to get the secondary band to function and wouldn't recommend it for large homes but it's rather more suitable for apts."

    "The 5 Ghz reaches upstairs no problem."

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    The NETGEAR N600 WiFi DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem Router with N600 simultaneous dual band WiFi router and integrated DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem, provides 8x faster download speeds, up to 340 Mbps. It's CableLabs DOCSIS 3.0 Certified to work with U.S. cable Internet providers.
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    "I win....Fast ....This product produce a great speed on 5GHZ....This thing is great, better range than Comcast's router and it has consistent WiFi, only issue I have is I can't figure out how to connect my PS4 to it via LAN, so its running on WiFi but I really wish I could use it with the LAN because it would be able to download much quicker but that is my only complaint."

    "This product produce a great speed on 5GHZ."

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    The Nighthawk AC1900 Cable Modem Router delivers WiFi speeds of up to 1.9Gbps. It ensures uninterrupted HD video streaming with 24x8 channel bonding. Save up to $120 a year by eliminating Internet service provider rental fees. This cable modem router supports XFINITY from Comcast, Spectrum, Cox & more.
    Your price for this item is $179.99
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    "I win....Fast ....This product produce a great speed on 5GHZ....This thing is great, better range than Comcast's router and it has consistent WiFi, only issue I have is I can't figure out how to connect my PS4 to it via LAN, so its running on WiFi but I really wish I could use it with the LAN because it would be able to download much quicker but that is my only complaint."

    "This product produce a great speed on 5GHZ."

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    The Nighthawk AC1900 Cable Modem Router delivers WiFi speeds of up to 1.9Gbps. It ensures uninterrupted HD video streaming with 24x8 channel bonding. Save up to $120 a year by eliminating Internet service provider rental fees. This cable modem router supports XFINITY from Comcast, Spectrum, Cox & more.
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    "Good !...Good ....Works great in 5ghz...I was paying $11 a month for the rental router from comcast and my service was super slow, as soon as I went out a purchased this router I turned in the comcast one and my speed went up 2 times the amount I had with comcast."

    "Works great in 5ghz"

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    The NETGEAR AC1750 WiFi DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem Router provides very fast cable speeds with an AC1750 WiFi router and integrated DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem, up to 680 Mbps. Compatible with cable Internet providers such as XFINITY from Comcast, Spectrum, Cox, Cablevision, and more.
    Your price for this item is $184.99
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    "Good !...Good ....Works great in 5ghz...I was paying $11 a month for the rental router from comcast and my service was super slow, as soon as I went out a purchased this router I turned in the comcast one and my speed went up 2 times the amount I had with comcast."

    "Works great in 5ghz"

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    The NETGEAR AC1750 WiFi DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem Router provides very fast cable speeds with an AC1750 WiFi router and integrated DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem, up to 680 Mbps. Compatible with cable Internet providers such as XFINITY from Comcast, Spectrum, Cox, Cablevision, and more.
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    "Good ....It's ok...The dual speeds allow me to use 2.5 GHz for my laptop that is a couple years old and 5 GHz for my phone....I got this router because Spectrum wanted to give me a free router, but charge me $5 a month for wifi...it doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that in 15 months this router pays for itself."

    "The dual speeds allow me to use 2.5 GHz for my laptop that is a couple years old and 5 GHz for my phone."

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    Product Description

    Enjoy rapid downstream and upstream data with this ARRIS SURFboard SBG6700AC wireless gateway, which features up to 1600 Mbps throughput and front-panel LED lights for simple troubleshooting. The Wi-Fi pairing button makes it easy to connect.
    Your price for this item is $99.99
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    "Good ....It's ok...The dual speeds allow me to use 2.5 GHz for my laptop that is a couple years old and 5 GHz for my phone....I got this router because Spectrum wanted to give me a free router, but charge me $5 a month for wifi...it doesn't take a rocket scientist to figure out that in 15 months this router pays for itself."

    "The dual speeds allow me to use 2.5 GHz for my laptop that is a couple years old and 5 GHz for my phone."

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    Enjoy rapid downstream and upstream data with this ARRIS SURFboard SBG6700AC wireless gateway, which features up to 1600 Mbps throughput and front-panel LED lights for simple troubleshooting. The Wi-Fi pairing button makes it easy to connect.
  9. Top comment

    "Love it...It's ok...It can handle 16 devices at a time and has a 5Ghz channel for dedicated speed....We figured out it was the wifi router that was the issue so we replaced it with this one and now we get speeds of around 170 megabytes per second and it works very well!"

    "It can handle 16 devices at a time and has a 5Ghz channel for dedicated speed."

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    The NETGEAR AC1600 WiFi DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem Router provides the fastest cable speed available with an AC1600 WiFi router and integrated DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem, with up to 680 Mbps. It's compatible with cable internet provider Comcast XFINITY, Spectrum, Cox, Cablevision, and more.
    Your price for this item is $129.99
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    "Love it...It's ok...It can handle 16 devices at a time and has a 5Ghz channel for dedicated speed....We figured out it was the wifi router that was the issue so we replaced it with this one and now we get speeds of around 170 megabytes per second and it works very well!"

    "It can handle 16 devices at a time and has a 5Ghz channel for dedicated speed."

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    The NETGEAR AC1600 WiFi DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem Router provides the fastest cable speed available with an AC1600 WiFi router and integrated DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem, with up to 680 Mbps. It's compatible with cable internet provider Comcast XFINITY, Spectrum, Cox, Cablevision, and more.
  10. Top comment

    "Worth it...Fast wifi...5ghz super fast....The 5 MHz Wifi network is super on this one and the speed is amazing."

    "5ghz super fast."

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    Build your home network with this Arris SURFboard dual-band router. With Wi-Fi speeds up to 1600 Mbps and a 1.2 GHz processor, it has the power to support multiple devices for streaming and downloading anywhere in your home. This Arris SURFboard dual-band router comes with a mobile app for easy connection.
    Your price for this item is $119.99
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    "Worth it...Fast wifi...5ghz super fast....The 5 MHz Wifi network is super on this one and the speed is amazing."

    "5ghz super fast."

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    Build your home network with this Arris SURFboard dual-band router. With Wi-Fi speeds up to 1600 Mbps and a 1.2 GHz processor, it has the power to support multiple devices for streaming and downloading anywhere in your home. This Arris SURFboard dual-band router comes with a mobile app for easy connection.
  11. Top comment

    "Nice job!...It is fast...First of all our wifi-now extends across almost our entire house with very little degradation in signal even at 5Ghz....Note: I've reached out to Netgear's support team, and the good news, is that a new firmware just came out a couple days ago, that addresses some of these quirks."

    "First of all our wifi-now extends across almost our entire house with very little degradation in signal even at 5Ghz."

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    The NETGEAR Nighthawk AX8 8-Stream AX6000 Wi-Fi 6 Router offers improved network capacity for more Wi-Fi devices in your home and 2Gbps wired connectivity support for an incredibly faster Internet experience. It has a 64-bit 1.8GHz quad-core processor designed to transfer multi gigabits of data with almost zero CPU load. 160MHz channel support doubles the speeds as offered by 80MHz channels to provide gigabit speeds to compatible devices.
    Your price for this item is $399.99
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    "Nice job!...It is fast...First of all our wifi-now extends across almost our entire house with very little degradation in signal even at 5Ghz....Note: I've reached out to Netgear's support team, and the good news, is that a new firmware just came out a couple days ago, that addresses some of these quirks."

    "First of all our wifi-now extends across almost our entire house with very little degradation in signal even at 5Ghz."

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    The NETGEAR Nighthawk AX8 8-Stream AX6000 Wi-Fi 6 Router offers improved network capacity for more Wi-Fi devices in your home and 2Gbps wired connectivity support for an incredibly faster Internet experience. It has a 64-bit 1.8GHz quad-core processor designed to transfer multi gigabits of data with almost zero CPU load. 160MHz channel support doubles the speeds as offered by 80MHz channels to provide gigabit speeds to compatible devices.
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    "FAST !...4 star...I purchased this router to upgrade my G type router this was a ac router dual band 2.4 and 5 gig running at same time which is nice my speed test with the g router was running at 20 meg download 3 meg upload with the new ac router I'm getting 65 meg download 5.5 meg upload that is with....This product works great with time warners high speed top internet and net gear night hawk router no disconect issues we run 5 samsung galaxy phones two smart tvs one pluged into the router one wireless and three laptops 2 on 24 gig band 1 on 5 gig band and one desk top on the 5 gig band with mo slow downs or hicups"

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    Accelerate your WiFi 5 with NETGEAR Nighthawk! Enjoy fast WiFi speeds up to 1900 Mbps and a powerful dual core 1GHz processor for extreme performance. High-powered amplifiers, external antennas and Beamforming improve range and reliability for up to 100% more wireless coverage. Features like downstream and upstream QoS prioritize streaming and gaming, creating a blazing-fast, lag-free WiFi experience
    Your price for this item is $189.99
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    "FAST !...4 star...I purchased this router to upgrade my G type router this was a ac router dual band 2.4 and 5 gig running at same time which is nice my speed test with the g router was running at 20 meg download 3 meg upload with the new ac router I'm getting 65 meg download 5.5 meg upload that is with....This product works great with time warners high speed top internet and net gear night hawk router no disconect issues we run 5 samsung galaxy phones two smart tvs one pluged into the router one wireless and three laptops 2 on 24 gig band 1 on 5 gig band and one desk top on the 5 gig band with mo slow downs or hicups"

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    Accelerate your WiFi 5 with NETGEAR Nighthawk! Enjoy fast WiFi speeds up to 1900 Mbps and a powerful dual core 1GHz processor for extreme performance. High-powered amplifiers, external antennas and Beamforming improve range and reliability for up to 100% more wireless coverage. Features like downstream and upstream QoS prioritize streaming and gaming, creating a blazing-fast, lag-free WiFi experience
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    "FAST !...I like...The WiFi range easily covers a 1500 sq foot home and can also get a great signal outdoors while outdoors--2.4 ghz provides up to 70 more feet outdoors while maintaining data speeds; 5 ghz also reaches outdoors up to 70 feet but the speeds tend to degrade at that range....On the 2.4 gHz channel I have been able to get a stronger connection on all of my "plug in" electronics and the 5 gHz channel has been phenomenal on my Galaxy S7 to help free up some bandwidth and also give me internet speeds higher than my home internet provider guaranteed."

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    The NETGEAR AC1750 Smart WiFi 5 Router with external antennas delivers extremely fast WiFi. With AC1750 WiFi, Gigabit Ethernet speeds, and high-powered external antennas, this router offers ultimate performance in wireless coverage for large homes with 12 or more wireless devices. It gets 3x faster access than similar 802.11n.
    Your price for this item is $129.99
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    "FAST !...I like...The WiFi range easily covers a 1500 sq foot home and can also get a great signal outdoors while outdoors--2.4 ghz provides up to 70 more feet outdoors while maintaining data speeds; 5 ghz also reaches outdoors up to 70 feet but the speeds tend to degrade at that range....On the 2.4 gHz channel I have been able to get a stronger connection on all of my "plug in" electronics and the 5 gHz channel has been phenomenal on my Galaxy S7 to help free up some bandwidth and also give me internet speeds higher than my home internet provider guaranteed."

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    The NETGEAR AC1750 Smart WiFi 5 Router with external antennas delivers extremely fast WiFi. With AC1750 WiFi, Gigabit Ethernet speeds, and high-powered external antennas, this router offers ultimate performance in wireless coverage for large homes with 12 or more wireless devices. It gets 3x faster access than similar 802.11n.
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    "Fast !...no lag...This worked great right out of the box-I gave it 5 stars however to use the extra 2 fastest "channels" of this router,you will have to look it up on the net, as the instructions are not that good You will get the regular "channel" "netgear89" right out of the box (by the way they say the password at unboxing is "admin" for user and the password is "password" This is the password for the router but not wifi....So, imagine a router that has to get a signal to 5 iPads, 3 iPhones, 2 laptops, 1 desktop, a wifi camera, wifi printer, 2 wifi sound systems, 5 Directtv boxes, a Roku stick, Xbox One, 3 Nintendo 3DS's, Wii, smart bluray player, and various other asundery items such as Fitbits that are all off of Wifi typically half of those at a time."

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    The NETGEAR Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Router, with breakthrough Tri-Band WiFi 5 delivers multiple bands for homes with many WiFi devices. WiFi speed up to 3.2Gbps and 6 high performance antennas provide maximum speed and range. Smart Connect allows you to game, stream, and download mega-sized files without lags.
    Your price for this item is $269.99
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    "Fast !...no lag...This worked great right out of the box-I gave it 5 stars however to use the extra 2 fastest "channels" of this router,you will have to look it up on the net, as the instructions are not that good You will get the regular "channel" "netgear89" right out of the box (by the way they say the password at unboxing is "admin" for user and the password is "password" This is the password for the router but not wifi....So, imagine a router that has to get a signal to 5 iPads, 3 iPhones, 2 laptops, 1 desktop, a wifi camera, wifi printer, 2 wifi sound systems, 5 Directtv boxes, a Roku stick, Xbox One, 3 Nintendo 3DS's, Wii, smart bluray player, and various other asundery items such as Fitbits that are all off of Wifi typically half of those at a time."

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    The NETGEAR Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Router, with breakthrough Tri-Band WiFi 5 delivers multiple bands for homes with many WiFi devices. WiFi speed up to 3.2Gbps and 6 high performance antennas provide maximum speed and range. Smart Connect allows you to game, stream, and download mega-sized files without lags.
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    "A plus...5 star....I burn through routers about every 2 years or the router isn't strong enough for my streaming need( all SmartCast tvs)... this router puts out enough juice for everyone to stream at once with no lags....Strong network connection with a Computer in the garage and one in the front of the house the router that we use is centrally located so all networks are strong it's great to walk in and have good Wi-Fi and a good connection I really like this router it's easy to hook up easy to connect and our household enjoys it so I would recommend this router it's a strong connected device and it's priced reasonably"

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    Keep your many WiFi devices streaming effortlessly with AC WiFi technology that delivers the speed, range, and reliability you need. The AC1200 Smart WiFi 5 Router with External Antennas is an incredibly fast router delivering 1200Mbps WiFi and Gigabit Ethernet speeds.
    Your price for this item is $79.99
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    "A plus...5 star....I burn through routers about every 2 years or the router isn't strong enough for my streaming need( all SmartCast tvs)... this router puts out enough juice for everyone to stream at once with no lags....Strong network connection with a Computer in the garage and one in the front of the house the router that we use is centrally located so all networks are strong it's great to walk in and have good Wi-Fi and a good connection I really like this router it's easy to hook up easy to connect and our household enjoys it so I would recommend this router it's a strong connected device and it's priced reasonably"

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    Keep your many WiFi devices streaming effortlessly with AC WiFi technology that delivers the speed, range, and reliability you need. The AC1200 Smart WiFi 5 Router with External Antennas is an incredibly fast router delivering 1200Mbps WiFi and Gigabit Ethernet speeds.