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- Model: EA6400
- SKU: 5015153
LOVE IT...Works OK...I set up a plex media server and use it with multiple phones and tablets, a couple smart TV's and a smart DVD player....smart router give you easy to control every thing, you can enter the router remotely, and control you children use internet.Enjoy blazing-fast Internet connection with this Linksys AC1600 EA6400 802.11ac router, which features 2.4GHz and 5.0GHz wireless frequencies for smooth streaming of files. The Smart Wi-Fi technology enables remote access and control of your network.
- Model: R7000-100NAS
- SKU: 1754208
4 star...FAST !...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 router is amazing, it's single handedly capable of running all of my wifi enabled items, in a 3500 square foot home, that accounts for an iMac, Mac Book Pro, Apple TV, three iPads, two iPhone 5's, two smart tv's, a PS4, XBox 360, and two smart blue ray players.Accelerate your WiFi 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.
- Model: R6400-100NAS
- SKU: 9054017
FAST !...Love it...It's downstairs in a corner of a two-story townhouse wirelessly feeding two smart phones, a tablet, a laptop, a smart TV, Chromecast on another TV, and upstairs in the opposite corner of the townhouse, a desktop computer/DAW....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 itemThe NETGEAR AC1750 Smart WiFi 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.
- Model: EA6350-4A
- SKU: 5124122
Love it...A plus....I've had it for a little over a month now and has been working well, except that a couple of times there was a lag in connecting to internet on laptop and had to unplug/plug the router to get a stronger, faster connection, however, this could be due to laptop being old and slow....During a recent move I upgraded from a standard Time Warner Cable wireless wifi modem/router to this Linksys 802.11ac Smart WI-FI Gigabit Router with a Motorola SURFboard DOCSIS 3.0 Modem.Linksys EA6350-4A 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.
- Model: R6220-100NAS
- SKU: 8827854
A plus...Love it...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...This is a powerful enough router to handle for devices including a MacPro computer ( the big one affectionately called "the beast"), a Sony 4K television, AppleTV, and a wireless Blu-ray player.Keep your many WiFi devices streaming effortlessly with AC WiFi technology that delivers the speed, range, and reliability you need. The AC1200 Smart WiFi Router with External Antennas is an incredibly fast router delivering 1200Mbps WiFi and Gigabit Ethernet speeds.
- Model: R6250-100NAS
- SKU: 8449041
5 star...love it...However, since switching out the previous Netgear wireless router, our Samsung Smart TV (which I thought is even hard wired into this new router/the modem) no longer works with the internet and can't find this wireless router during a search......im not a techy & I changed routers with my service so who knows whats better,but my internet went up from 1mbps to 30 mbps so that is a huge difference not sure what the big deal with the router is but hey it could be great , I have no idea.The NETGEAR R6250 Smart WiFi 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.
- Model: R9000-100NAS
- SKU: 5610805
5 STARS...it good...NETGEAR Nighthawk X10 AD7200 Smart WiFi Router (R9000) Review I was lucky enough to receive a test unit from Netgear to try out the features and functionality of this router....Bottom line: Do yourself a favor and purchase this router that will not only serve your current networking needs, but includes forward-looking technology insuring your investment will keep you on the cutting edge of router/WiFi tech for years to come.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.
- Model: R7000P-100NAS
- SKU: 5712201
It's ok...love it...I've been using the Netgear Nighthawk R7000P for a few weeks and it is doing well for my home network where it manages up to 15 or so wired and wireless devices i.e. smart TVs, Kindles, PCs, phones, security cams etc....There is almost no drop off in signal whether I am in the same room as the router or the opposite side of the house on a floor above or below the router.The NETGEAR Nighthawk AC2300 Smart WiFi Router provides up to 1625 + 600 Mbps WiFi and MU-MIMO for lag-free gaming, better video streaming and multiple mobile devices. With Gigabit WiFi, Beamforming, and built-in high-powered amplifiers and external antennas, get ready for extreme performance! Manage it from anywhere with NETGEAR genie remote access.
- Model: WNDR3400-100NAS
- SKU: 1208844
I like...No fuss...I personally think it is an excellent product, good support when you need it, gives you more control over security settings than most wireless routers do that for me was a plus and the price is a bit more than you would pay for say a Belkin Router but it to me is worth every penny....So we looked into a dual band to help out and might I add we're able to access with this router with no issues at all, it has 3 ssid's you can set up, 1 for a 2.4 ghz, 1 for 5 ghz, and even a guest set up so you don't have to worry about guest coming over and asking for passwords and what have you.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.
- Model: ME918LL/A
- SKU: 6943097
My Fav...Love if...While it does not have the same range as some of the latest AC routers on the market, the ease of use and configuration of this router definitely makes it a worthwhile competitor and to answer a lot of the questions concerning this router, yes, this router is easily configurable and use no matter what platform you are using; OS X, Windows, etc....After MS Windows 8.1 continually degraded its performance on my high-powered HP i7 to barely crawling speed, and after a multitude of time-wasting hours trying to "fix" it, I finally bit the Apple and transferred to a Mac mini with an i7 a year and a half ago and couldn't be happier.The intelligent, easy-to-use AirPort Extreme Base Station with simultaneous dual-band support is the perfect wireless access point for home, school or office. It offers next-generation 802.11ac Wi-Fi technology and delivers high-performance wireless access for Mac computers, PCs and Wi-Fi devices such as iPhone®, iPad®, iPod® touch and Apple TV.
- Model: NLS-1304-25 1-PACK
- SKU: 5706129
5 Star....Not bad...Now the asus router is quite fantastic for a stand alone router, but when you have multiple 4k streams of Netflix happening at the same time as well as multiple smartphones/tablets, laptops/wireless desktops, and other various electronics connected all at once a single high powered router just can't cut it....I purchased the Google mesh WiFi home system a little over a month ago, and I purchased it to go along with my Ring Pro doorbell, because something they don't tell you about the Ring doorbell is that it needs a substantial amount of WiFi in order to work properly, so I had to purchase an additional single satellite and put it on the back side of the wall where my ring Pro doorbell is located in order to get a better wifi connection to the doorbell.Enjoy a consistent connection to the web with this Google Wi-Fi setup. The single access point is ideal for use in smaller homes of less than 1,500 square feet, giving you the ability to connect your tablets, laptops or phones. This Google Wi-Fi system provides a reliable signal that can be shared by multiple devices at once.
- Model: R8000-100NAS
- SKU: 7201035
no lag...Fast !...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....Bought this router to supplement the one that the cable company provided after reading the reviews... It is indeed faster and has a better range but the access control feature is terrible... Even though the router is password protected, the access feature allows you to block any unknown devices seen on the network... It only works once in a couple months... Apart from that I would still recommend it...The NETGEAR Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Router, with breakthrough Tri-Band WiFi 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.
- Model: C6300-100NAS
- SKU: 4483016
Fast !...Good !...Price - for the combination of what you are getting in Router and modem capabilities coupled with saving the high monthly rental fee I think this item offers a very good value Overall this has proved to be a great two-in-one solution as both a cable modem and router with the added benefit of saving me from a monthly charge for lesser equipment....Comcast says it is not there problem because I am not leasing a modem from them any more so they are un willing to investigate if there is a line problem with out me paying a ransom for them to come out for a service visit.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.
- Model: C7000-100NAS
- SKU: 4403100
I win....Fast ....This products works great except for the fact it appears to drop the WiFi signal for a few seconds on a continuous basis, maybe a firmware update issue but after reading others reviews this is a common problem, That is the only issue that I have had....Setting up the Wi-Fi for this modem is easy too thanks to the NETGEAR Genie, I've had pass experience with NETGEAR Routers so using the NETGEAR Genie was a breeze and almost any user that's new with any product that NETGEAR produces will have a very fast setup process.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, Cablevision & more.
- Model: C3700-100NAS
- SKU: 3707003
I love...Great !...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 Netgear N600 dual-band wireless-N router works great by combining a wireless router and a cable modem into one device which clears up desk space, especially with it standing on edge instead of lying flat on the desk.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.