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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for modems for gaming.

If you're a gamer, you know the importance of a fast internet connection. You want to be able to get online and play with minimal lag. A reliable modem will provide a more enjoyable gaming experience. Browse the top-ranked list of modems for gaming below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Motorola - MB7621 24x8 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem 1029 Mbps - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Can’t really complain about anything else as it’s just been reliable for me and my family. I tend to do a lot of gaming wireless and also at the same time my family is on their phones watching videos and streaming stuff....Was time for an upgrade though! I’ll keep searching....Great modem for a good price...Didn’t work for me."

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    Product Description

    The Motorola MB7420 high-speed 24x8 DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem supports speeds up to 1029 Mbps, twenty-four times faster than DOCSIS 2.0. A Full-Band Capture digital tuner ensures a faster, more reliable Internet. This attractive, compact design minimizes shelf space, improves cooling, and extends product life while looking great in any home or office. Connects to a computer, HDTV, game station, or wireless router. (This cable modem does not have a built-in wireless router or VoIP telephone adapter.)
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    "Can’t really complain about anything else as it’s just been reliable for me and my family. I tend to do a lot of gaming wireless and also at the same time my family is on their phones watching videos and streaming stuff....Was time for an upgrade though! I’ll keep searching....Great modem for a good price...Didn’t work for me."

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    Product Description

    The Motorola MB7420 high-speed 24x8 DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem supports speeds up to 1029 Mbps, twenty-four times faster than DOCSIS 2.0. A Full-Band Capture digital tuner ensures a faster, more reliable Internet. This attractive, compact design minimizes shelf space, improves cooling, and extends product life while looking great in any home or office. Connects to a computer, HDTV, game station, or wireless router. (This cable modem does not have a built-in wireless router or VoIP telephone adapter.)
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    Your price for this item is $89.99
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  2. Motorola - MG8725 32x8 DOCSIS 3.1 Modem + AX6000 router - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "I purchase the Motorola MG8725 AX6000 cable modem router as a replacement for the Netgear CAX80-100NAS AX6000. These two devices offer similar specifications. ...You should buy it for better performance. I am very excited."

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    Product Description

    The ultra-fast MG8725 DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem with Built-in AX Router is the first CableLabs certified device supporting new low-latency features, making it perfect for precision gaming, streaming, conferencing and more.
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    "I purchase the Motorola MG8725 AX6000 cable modem router as a replacement for the Netgear CAX80-100NAS AX6000. These two devices offer similar specifications. ...You should buy it for better performance. I am very excited."

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    Product Description

    The ultra-fast MG8725 DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem with Built-in AX Router is the first CableLabs certified device supporting new low-latency features, making it perfect for precision gaming, streaming, conferencing and more.
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    Your price for this item is $399.99
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  3. NETGEAR - EAX12 AX1600 WiFi 6 Mesh Wall Plug Range Extender - Front_Zoom
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    "Product is good , super easy to install… little to no lag on gaming now.. so thanks...I was having difficulty with gaming and this helped me get a better connection to my pc!"

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    Product Description

    Expand your wireless internet coverage with this NETGEAR four-stream Wi-Fi 6 mesh extender. Speeds of up to 1.6Gbps support 4K streaming and gaming, and OFDMA technology offers enhanced data transmission across multiple devices. This WPA3-enabled NETGEAR four-stream Wi-Fi 6 mesh extender features WPS, letting you easily connect to your network.
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    Top comment

    "Product is good , super easy to install… little to no lag on gaming now.. so thanks...I was having difficulty with gaming and this helped me get a better connection to my pc!"

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    Expand your wireless internet coverage with this NETGEAR four-stream Wi-Fi 6 mesh extender. Speeds of up to 1.6Gbps support 4K streaming and gaming, and OFDMA technology offers enhanced data transmission across multiple devices. This WPA3-enabled NETGEAR four-stream Wi-Fi 6 mesh extender features WPS, letting you easily connect to your network.
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    Your price for this item is $72.99
    The previous price was $79.99
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  4. Motorola - MT8733 32x8 DOCSIS 3.1 Modem + AX6000 Router with Voice for Xfinity - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "My kids have multiple gaming systems does not slow it down. Love it!...very good speed for this modem, the only modem that comcast recommends for my area with a phone hookup."

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    Product Description

    When you’re ready to level up – the MT8733 DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem with Built-In AX Router and 2 Phone Lines is a first-of-its-kind voice-enabled modem/router with two phone lines for reliable communication. Supports the fastest internet with DOCSIS 3.1 for download speeds ten times faster than the previous DOCSIS standard.
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    Top comment

    "My kids have multiple gaming systems does not slow it down. Love it!...very good speed for this modem, the only modem that comcast recommends for my area with a phone hookup."

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    When you’re ready to level up – the MT8733 DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem with Built-In AX Router and 2 Phone Lines is a first-of-its-kind voice-enabled modem/router with two phone lines for reliable communication. Supports the fastest internet with DOCSIS 3.1 for download speeds ten times faster than the previous DOCSIS standard.
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    Your price for this item is $409.99
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  5. Motorola - MG7700 24x8 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem + AC1900 Router - Black - Left_Zoom
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    "Easty to isntall and works great for two WFH plus gaming....I have over 25 items on this unit and it provides all the streaming needs from security cameras, gaming, YouTube TV and all computers and handheld devices."

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    Product Description

    The Motorola MG7700 24x8 DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem + AC1900 dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz) Wi-Fi Gigabit router with four Gigabit (GigE) Ethernet ports, power boost Wi-Fi amplifiers, firewall security, and more. Power Boost technology amplifies the wireless signal to the limit set by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to deliver higher WiFi speeds and extend the WiFi range. AnyBeam WiFi beamforming at 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz focuses the wireless signal on your wireless devices to further enhance wireless performance.
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    "Easty to isntall and works great for two WFH plus gaming....I have over 25 items on this unit and it provides all the streaming needs from security cameras, gaming, YouTube TV and all computers and handheld devices."

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    Product Description

    The Motorola MG7700 24x8 DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem + AC1900 dual-band (2.4GHz and 5GHz) Wi-Fi Gigabit router with four Gigabit (GigE) Ethernet ports, power boost Wi-Fi amplifiers, firewall security, and more. Power Boost technology amplifies the wireless signal to the limit set by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to deliver higher WiFi speeds and extend the WiFi range. AnyBeam WiFi beamforming at 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz focuses the wireless signal on your wireless devices to further enhance wireless performance.
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    Your price for this item is $174.99
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  6. NETGEAR - 32 x 8 DOCSIS 3.0 Cable Modem - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "This modem is perfect for gaming and working. Extremely fast....The speed is blazing fast with no buffering. Excellent for gaming"

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    Product Description

    The CM700 DOCSIS 3.0 High Speed Cable Modem, with speeds up to 1.4 Gbps and 32X faster than DOCSIS 2.0 devices, is ideal for streaming or gaming. It features a Gigabit Ethernet port and it's CableLabs DOCSIS 3.0 Certified to work with cable Internet XFINITY from Comcast, Spectrum, Cox and more.
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    "This modem is perfect for gaming and working. Extremely fast....The speed is blazing fast with no buffering. Excellent for gaming"

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    Product Description

    The CM700 DOCSIS 3.0 High Speed Cable Modem, with speeds up to 1.4 Gbps and 32X faster than DOCSIS 2.0 devices, is ideal for streaming or gaming. It features a Gigabit Ethernet port and it's CableLabs DOCSIS 3.0 Certified to work with cable Internet XFINITY from Comcast, Spectrum, Cox and more.
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    Your price for this item is $119.99
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  7. ARRIS - SURFboard  24 x 8 DOCSIS 3.0 Voice Cable Modem with AC1750 Dual-Band Wi-Fi Router for Xfinity - White - Front_Zoom
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    "Work really fast for gaming and it’s very secure....seems plenty strong enough for what we do at a not so far distance, we are not using it for gaming"

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    Product Description

    Create an efficient home or office network with this ARRIS SURFboard router. This device supports multiple simultaneous 4K streams and channels data at up to 1Gbps for ultra-fast file downloads and an enhanced gaming experience. Connect tablets and laptops via Wi-Fi or plug devices into this four-port ARRIS SURFboard router directly.
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    "Work really fast for gaming and it’s very secure....seems plenty strong enough for what we do at a not so far distance, we are not using it for gaming"

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    Product Description

    Create an efficient home or office network with this ARRIS SURFboard router. This device supports multiple simultaneous 4K streams and channels data at up to 1Gbps for ultra-fast file downloads and an enhanced gaming experience. Connect tablets and laptops via Wi-Fi or plug devices into this four-port ARRIS SURFboard router directly.
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    Your price for this item is $199.00
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  8. Motorola - MT7711 24x8 DOCSIS 3.0 Modem + AC1900 Router for Xfinity Internet & Voice - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Good for gaming...I used the ethernet connection for my ps5 and I get about 500mbps...It’s good internet. I use my internet for gaming.."

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    Product Description

    The Motorola MT7711 combines an ultra-fast DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem + AC1900 WiFi router + 2 phones lines for use with Xfinity Voice service only. Certified for Comcast Xfinity Internet and Voice service and recommended for cable internet plans with speeds up to 600 Mbps. Features 4 Gigabit Ethernet ports for wired connections. Delivers up to 1900 Mbps wireless speed. Power Boost, Range Boost, and AnyBeam WiFi beamforming enable quality streaming, gaming, and connecting throughout the home. Enjoy crystal-clear calling and enhanced features like caller ID, call forwarding, conference calling, and more. Save up to $168 per year on cable modem rental fees (savings described is for Comcast Xfinity service). Comes with a 2-year warranty and free support from our USA team of connectivity technicians. NOT compatible with Verizon, AT&T, CenturyLink, DSL providers, DirecTV, DISH and non-Xfinity voice services.
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    "Good for gaming...I used the ethernet connection for my ps5 and I get about 500mbps...It’s good internet. I use my internet for gaming.."

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    Product Description

    The Motorola MT7711 combines an ultra-fast DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem + AC1900 WiFi router + 2 phones lines for use with Xfinity Voice service only. Certified for Comcast Xfinity Internet and Voice service and recommended for cable internet plans with speeds up to 600 Mbps. Features 4 Gigabit Ethernet ports for wired connections. Delivers up to 1900 Mbps wireless speed. Power Boost, Range Boost, and AnyBeam WiFi beamforming enable quality streaming, gaming, and connecting throughout the home. Enjoy crystal-clear calling and enhanced features like caller ID, call forwarding, conference calling, and more. Save up to $168 per year on cable modem rental fees (savings described is for Comcast Xfinity service). Comes with a 2-year warranty and free support from our USA team of connectivity technicians. NOT compatible with Verizon, AT&T, CenturyLink, DSL providers, DirecTV, DISH and non-Xfinity voice services.
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    Your price for this item is $199.99
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  9. ARRIS - SURFboard S33 32 x 8 DOCSIS 3.1 Multi-Gig Cable Modem with 2.5 Gbps Ethernet Port - White - Front_Zoom
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    "Easy set up way faster then the old modem. Good for gaming and steaming....Small, powerful and well the worth money. I use it for gaming"

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    Product Description

    The ARRIS SURFboard S33 is a DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem that delivers the fastest speeds and the latest technology. With a 2.5 Gigabit and a 1 Gigabit Ethernet port, the S33 enables a multi-gig experience for things like online gaming, 4K video streaming and more. It’s best for cable internet speed plans up to 2.5 Gbps and setup is simple with an easy-to-use app. It's compatible with any Wi-Fi router and saves you money on monthly rental fees. Upgrade your home network with an SURFboard S33 DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem.
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    "Easy set up way faster then the old modem. Good for gaming and steaming....Small, powerful and well the worth money. I use it for gaming"

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    The ARRIS SURFboard S33 is a DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem that delivers the fastest speeds and the latest technology. With a 2.5 Gigabit and a 1 Gigabit Ethernet port, the S33 enables a multi-gig experience for things like online gaming, 4K video streaming and more. It’s best for cable internet speed plans up to 2.5 Gbps and setup is simple with an easy-to-use app. It's compatible with any Wi-Fi router and saves you money on monthly rental fees. Upgrade your home network with an SURFboard S33 DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem.
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    Your price for this item is $159.99
    The previous price was $199.00
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  10. NETGEAR - Nighthawk AC3200 Wi-Fi Router with DOCSIS 3.1 Cable Modem - Front_Zoom
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    "Easy to set up parental’ controls. Great for gaming!...Good for gaming"

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    Product Description

    This NETGEAR® Nighthawk® X4S AC3200 Wi-Fi DOCSIS® 3.1 ultra-high-speed cable modem router works with the fast DOCSIS® 3.0 and is ready for new DOCSIS® 3.1 Gigabit Internet speeds. The NETGEAR X4S DOCSIS® 3.1 cable modem router with 32 x 8 channel bonding (in DOCSIS® 3.0 mode) offers fast Internet speeds that rival the speed of fiber. Enjoy a quality experience for streaming multiple HD-quality videos to multiple devices, VR gaming and more. Ideal for fast Internet cable services, such as XFINITY® from Comcast and Cox Internet plans.
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    "Easy to set up parental’ controls. Great for gaming!...Good for gaming"

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    This NETGEAR® Nighthawk® X4S AC3200 Wi-Fi DOCSIS® 3.1 ultra-high-speed cable modem router works with the fast DOCSIS® 3.0 and is ready for new DOCSIS® 3.1 Gigabit Internet speeds. The NETGEAR X4S DOCSIS® 3.1 cable modem router with 32 x 8 channel bonding (in DOCSIS® 3.0 mode) offers fast Internet speeds that rival the speed of fiber. Enjoy a quality experience for streaming multiple HD-quality videos to multiple devices, VR gaming and more. Ideal for fast Internet cable services, such as XFINITY® from Comcast and Cox Internet plans.
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    Your price for this item is $343.99
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    The regular price is $429.99
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