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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for Gaming Wireless Routers.

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

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

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    "4 star...Fast !...Great router for streaming and gaming...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."

    "Great router for streaming and gaming"

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    Product Description

    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.
    $179.99
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    "4 star...Fast !...Great router for streaming and gaming...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."

    "Great router for streaming and gaming"

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    Product Description

    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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    "I like...love it...Great for two people; one gamer, one student...After talking with someone in the store about this item, I reconfirmed the previous information that I had gathered on the Internet and a consumer guide purchasing magazine that I subscribe to about this product, and I can say now that I have it, that I really made a great purchase;good price, great quality, ease it to set up, what else can you ask for????"

    "Great for two people; one gamer, one student"

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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.
    $49.99
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    "I like...love it...Great for two people; one gamer, one student...After talking with someone in the store about this item, I reconfirmed the previous information that I had gathered on the Internet and a consumer guide purchasing magazine that I subscribe to about this product, and I can say now that I have it, that I really made a great purchase;good price, great quality, ease it to set up, what else can you ask for????"

    "Great for two people; one gamer, one student"

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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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    "No lag....Worth it...A Gamer's New Best Friend...I was lucky enough to be able to compare the WRT32X to a WRT3200ACM, basically an identical router just without the Killer Networking Engine installed, and confirmed that I was consistently seeing an improvement in the 20% range for gaming traffic with machines using a standard NIC."

    "A Gamer's New Best Friend"

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    Product Description

    Enjoy lag-free gaming with this Linksys dual-band Wi-Fi router. Its Killer prioritization engine works with Killer-enabled computers to minimize peak ping by up to 77 percent, and the 1.8GHz CPU delivers super-fast speeds with wired and wireless connections. This Linksys dual-band Wi-Fi router has a custom-built user interface that lets you manage your gaming network performance.
    $187.99
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    Was $299.99
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    "No lag....Worth it...A Gamer's New Best Friend...I was lucky enough to be able to compare the WRT32X to a WRT3200ACM, basically an identical router just without the Killer Networking Engine installed, and confirmed that I was consistently seeing an improvement in the 20% range for gaming traffic with machines using a standard NIC."

    "A Gamer's New Best Friend"

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    Product Description

    Enjoy lag-free gaming with this Linksys dual-band Wi-Fi router. Its Killer prioritization engine works with Killer-enabled computers to minimize peak ping by up to 77 percent, and the 1.8GHz CPU delivers super-fast speeds with wired and wireless connections. This Linksys dual-band Wi-Fi router has a custom-built user interface that lets you manage your gaming network performance.
  4. Top comment

    "no lag...Fast !...Good for gaming....Since I bought the router, I have seen a definite change in clarity of videos, everything is faster, I never drop wifi signal in any floor/corner of my house and I am able to get over 60MBPS download over WIFI from the First floor of my house where as the router sitting in the coat closet near the entry way on a 100MB pipe."

    "Good for gaming."

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    Product Description

    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.
    $179.99
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    Was $259.99
    Top comment

    "no lag...Fast !...Good for gaming....Since I bought the router, I have seen a definite change in clarity of videos, everything is faster, I never drop wifi signal in any floor/corner of my house and I am able to get over 60MBPS download over WIFI from the First floor of my house where as the router sitting in the coat closet near the entry way on a 100MB pipe."

    "Good for gaming."

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    Product Description

    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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    "No lag...I like...Would recommend this for non gamers...This item is a good purchase... had one bad experience...we had a bad storm and knocked out the lights...when electric was restored...the router had a hard time hooking up ... with a few attempts it finally hooked up... all in all its a good item"

    "Would recommend this for non gamers"

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    Product Description

    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.
    $84.99
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    Was $129.99
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    "No lag...I like...Would recommend this for non gamers...This item is a good purchase... had one bad experience...we had a bad storm and knocked out the lights...when electric was restored...the router had a hard time hooking up ... with a few attempts it finally hooked up... all in all its a good item"

    "Would recommend this for non gamers"

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    Product Description

    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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    "No lags...Love it...Good for gamers!...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"

    "Good for gamers!"

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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.
    $399.99
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    "No lags...Love it...Good for gamers!...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"

    "Good for gamers!"

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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.
  7. Top comment

    "Wow -...Love it...Great Gaming Router....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"

    "Great Gaming Router."

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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.
    $249.99
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    "Wow -...Love it...Great Gaming Router....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"

    "Great Gaming Router."

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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.
  8. Top comment

    "nice ....Not bad...I love gaming and this is perfect....From a wireless perspective, everything went flawlessly, all wireless devices automatically connecting to the router at their optimum connection speeds ( i.e. - AC capable devices at 5 ghz, legacy devices at 2.4 ghz) however, I did run into a minor hick-up when trying to establish a LAN connection to my Vonage device using DHCP."

    "I love gaming and this is perfect."

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    Product Description

    Your household wants to play, stream and work online all at once. With this Linksys router, you can do it all without buffering or other interruptions. Use the Smart Wi-Fi app to get started, control, and monitor your home network from anywhere.
    $155.99
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    Was $159.99
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    "nice ....Not bad...I love gaming and this is perfect....From a wireless perspective, everything went flawlessly, all wireless devices automatically connecting to the router at their optimum connection speeds ( i.e. - AC capable devices at 5 ghz, legacy devices at 2.4 ghz) however, I did run into a minor hick-up when trying to establish a LAN connection to my Vonage device using DHCP."

    "I love gaming and this is perfect."

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    Product Description

    Your household wants to play, stream and work online all at once. With this Linksys router, you can do it all without buffering or other interruptions. Use the Smart Wi-Fi app to get started, control, and monitor your home network from anywhere.
  9. Top comment

    "A plus....Not Bad...Great router for gaming...I was using wireless n network device and it was really slow unable to get 60 speed which I was paying for As soon as I installed this separated the n from the AC Bands it made a huge difference I only use the AC bands and get 65 speed Great device easy to set up easy app to use"

    "Great router for gaming"

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    Product Description

    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.
    $89.99
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    "A plus....Not Bad...Great router for gaming...I was using wireless n network device and it was really slow unable to get 60 speed which I was paying for As soon as I installed this separated the n from the AC Bands it made a huge difference I only use the AC bands and get 65 speed Great device easy to set up easy app to use"

    "Great router for gaming"

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    Product Description

    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.
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    "No lag...Great QOS...Easy to use Gaming Router...Now to the features, love the DumasOS, the Geo-Filter I see can make a difference in gaming, but in my use I do not see a benefit, I mainly play Gears of war 4 on Xbox One which is on a server, It does a good job connecting to a close server but unfortunately we cannot control who connects to the server, so I'm stuck playing with players with high pings."

    "Easy to use Gaming Router"

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    Product Description

    Enjoy seamless connectivity when playing online games with this Netgear Nighthawk Pro gaming router. Local connection options and the ability to choose preferred servers help limit game lag, while the Internet utilization monitor lets you keep track of devices that might be using too much bandwidth. With a customizable dashboard, this Netgear Nighthawk Pro gaming router shows usage data and other key details so you can optimize your gaming experience.
    $299.99
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    "No lag...Great QOS...Easy to use Gaming Router...Now to the features, love the DumasOS, the Geo-Filter I see can make a difference in gaming, but in my use I do not see a benefit, I mainly play Gears of war 4 on Xbox One which is on a server, It does a good job connecting to a close server but unfortunately we cannot control who connects to the server, so I'm stuck playing with players with high pings."

    "Easy to use Gaming Router"

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    Product Description

    Enjoy seamless connectivity when playing online games with this Netgear Nighthawk Pro gaming router. Local connection options and the ability to choose preferred servers help limit game lag, while the Internet utilization monitor lets you keep track of devices that might be using too much bandwidth. With a customizable dashboard, this Netgear Nighthawk Pro gaming router shows usage data and other key details so you can optimize your gaming experience.
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    "A plus...Not bad...Video games are the greatest thing ever!!!...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"

    "Video games are the greatest thing ever!!!"

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    Product Description

    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.
    $79.99
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    "A plus...Not bad...Video games are the greatest thing ever!!!...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"

    "Video games are the greatest thing ever!!!"

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    Product Description

    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.
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    "Fast !...love it...Downloading digital games takes less time, and Netflix is much smoother on my Smart tv....You will have to connect with a cable to the router to finish the setup It has some nice features like multiple wifi bands as well as a guest band (for houseguest or a business) and remote access to your wifi network you can login from anywhere I did not notice a significant upgrade in speed or connection from my Verizon modem/router If you have an Ethernet cable modem only this would be a fine product to add wifi to your home."

    "Downloading digital games takes less time, and Netflix is much smoother on my Smart tv."

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    Product Description

    Connect your external wireless devices to the internet with this Linksys dual-band router. Two 5Ghz bands support both high-end gaming and low-end applications without compromising speed, and remote management lets you make adjustments from any location. This Linksys dual-band router has a sleek design that integrates easily into most workspaces.
    $187.99
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    Was $249.99
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    "Fast !...love it...Downloading digital games takes less time, and Netflix is much smoother on my Smart tv....You will have to connect with a cable to the router to finish the setup It has some nice features like multiple wifi bands as well as a guest band (for houseguest or a business) and remote access to your wifi network you can login from anywhere I did not notice a significant upgrade in speed or connection from my Verizon modem/router If you have an Ethernet cable modem only this would be a fine product to add wifi to your home."

    "Downloading digital games takes less time, and Netflix is much smoother on my Smart tv."

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    Product Description

    Connect your external wireless devices to the internet with this Linksys dual-band router. Two 5Ghz bands support both high-end gaming and low-end applications without compromising speed, and remote management lets you make adjustments from any location. This Linksys dual-band router has a sleek design that integrates easily into most workspaces.
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    "5 star...It good...Great for gaming through my laptop over wifi....I don't get a very strong signal when I am in the back part of the house but I do get a strong signal when I am in the room where the router is located hence the average rating."

    "Great for gaming through my laptop over wifi."

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    Product Description

    The NETGEAR R6250 Smart WiFi 5 Router with AC dual band Gigabit delivers AC1600 WiFi speeds. It offers the best wireless coverage for large homes and is ideal for homes with 8 or more wireless devices. It also provides the best connectivity for dual band wireless devices.
    $114.99
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    "5 star...It good...Great for gaming through my laptop over wifi....I don't get a very strong signal when I am in the back part of the house but I do get a strong signal when I am in the room where the router is located hence the average rating."

    "Great for gaming through my laptop over wifi."

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    The NETGEAR R6250 Smart WiFi 5 Router with AC dual band Gigabit delivers AC1600 WiFi speeds. It offers the best wireless coverage for large homes and is ideal for homes with 8 or more wireless devices. It also provides the best connectivity for dual band wireless devices.
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    "I love...Not bad...She really likes it for gaming....I like the app, but this did what other wi fi routers do limited in ability to have a strong signal in home, so buy the new ones that have a couple of devices like google wi fi, I have full speed 175mbps in whole house!"

    "She really likes it for gaming."

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    Satisfy bandwidth-hungry gaming and streaming demands with this Linksys Max-Stream Wi-Fi router. Its next-generation multiuser MIMO technology works four times faster than conventional routers, letting multiple users enjoy low-latency VR gaming and glitch-free 4K simulcasting. This tri-band Linksys Max-Stream Wi-Fi router provides wired network sharing with its four Gigabit Ethernet ports and a USB 3.0 connector.
    $199.99
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    "I love...Not bad...She really likes it for gaming....I like the app, but this did what other wi fi routers do limited in ability to have a strong signal in home, so buy the new ones that have a couple of devices like google wi fi, I have full speed 175mbps in whole house!"

    "She really likes it for gaming."

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    Satisfy bandwidth-hungry gaming and streaming demands with this Linksys Max-Stream Wi-Fi router. Its next-generation multiuser MIMO technology works four times faster than conventional routers, letting multiple users enjoy low-latency VR gaming and glitch-free 4K simulcasting. This tri-band Linksys Max-Stream Wi-Fi router provides wired network sharing with its four Gigabit Ethernet ports and a USB 3.0 connector.
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    "it good...5 STARS...This made my online gaming so solid....OMG is all I can say it is laughing at what we are throwing at it,wireless speeds are great from basement to second floor and signals strong everywhere even out side in driveway and back deck.The kids are gaming happy and all devices are doing great,yes I am very pleased with this router, complaints only that its 500 bucks oh well guess you get what you pay for and this so far seems to be worth every penny it better be for the price!!"

    "This made my online gaming so solid."

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    Product Description

    The Nighthawk X10 AD7200 Smart WiFi Router is industry's fastest router for media streaming with Plex media server. The X10 delivers 802.11ac/ad WiFi for ultra-smooth 4K streaming, VR gaming and instant downloads. With a powerful 1.7GHz quad core processor and Quad-Stream architecture, you can enjoy combined wireless speeds of up to 7.2Gbps.
    $349.99
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    Was $449.99
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    "it good...5 STARS...This made my online gaming so solid....OMG is all I can say it is laughing at what we are throwing at it,wireless speeds are great from basement to second floor and signals strong everywhere even out side in driveway and back deck.The kids are gaming happy and all devices are doing great,yes I am very pleased with this router, complaints only that its 500 bucks oh well guess you get what you pay for and this so far seems to be worth every penny it better be for the price!!"

    "This made my online gaming so solid."

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    The Nighthawk X10 AD7200 Smart WiFi Router is industry's fastest router for media streaming with Plex media server. The X10 delivers 802.11ac/ad WiFi for ultra-smooth 4K streaming, VR gaming and instant downloads. With a powerful 1.7GHz quad core processor and Quad-Stream architecture, you can enjoy combined wireless speeds of up to 7.2Gbps.