NETGEAR Nighthawk X6 High Speed Tri-Band Router for Gaming Review
What is the maximum number of antennas you have ever seen on a Wi-Fi router? NETGEAR Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Router has six of them which act as high-performance antennas and power amplifiers to deliver maximum range throughout your place. So, it does not matter wherever you are in your home; you will have a top-notch Wi-Fi signal on your device. It delivers one of the fastest combined Wi-Fi speeds, 3.2 Gbps for uninterrupted streaming and nearly zero lag in the gaming experience.
NETGEAR Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Router packs a 1GHz dual-core processor and three offload processors that include 256MB of RAM and another 128MB of flash storage space for passwords, settings, and firmware. It does not even need an annoying cooling fan because it never gets more than warm to touch. Also, the ports on R800 include the expected quartet of gigabit Ethernet ports for wired connections and as a bonus, the USB 2.0 and 3.0 ports that can work with a printer and an external hard drive. It provides you with a blazing fast and lag-free Wi-Fi experience.
Netgear, the manufacturer of networking equipment and the company to introduce the fastest ever modem to the world has done it again. The NETGEAR Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Router is packed with excellent capabilities to satisfy all kind of needs of the customers. This fantastic modem makes use of a breakthrough Tri-Band Wi-Fi technology to connect all the devices at your home including your laptops, mobiles, tablets, cameras, TVs, game consoles, music streamers and what not.
It makes you feel like you have it all by providing you with the fastest possible Wi-Fi connection and an optimal maximum speed. It can do all of this because of the Smart Connect Intelligence feature that allots slower and faster devices to work on separate Wi-Fi bands.
- Stunning all black design that gives this modem a stylish look
- Blazing high speed for a stable, responsive gaming experience
- Tri-Band Technology
- Extra Ports
The R800 is manageable by the Netgear Genie app, so you will have easy access to control the router at your ease. You can change its configuration according to your personal preference from your phone itself. It shows a beautiful dashboard with all the lists of connected devices. There’s even an option for guest network access where you get to decide whom you want to grant access and whom you want to keep away from your network. All of this, you can use secure access to your home network even when you are away from home.
Bearing in mind that older devices use 2.4GHz band and newer devices are 5GHz capable, you get to select from the two options of 2.4ghz or 5ghz connection on the modem to achieve maximised speed capability. So, get ready to shoot all the zombies down without getting hurt because of some internet glitch and be aware in milliseconds of every single move your opponent takes as soon as he takes it.
An all black design look and a patterned grill which is sharply angular make it more than being just a router. Unlike all others, this stylish modem needs to be screwed into the wall or set up horizontally. Down from the middle 13 in-line fancy LEDs which show what bands and ports are active, and whether it is turned on or not adds to the lavish look that gives you another thing to flaunt about other than the high-performance capability. The six antennas can be folded onto the device. Being at 11.5 x 8.8 x 2.2 inches, Nighthawk X6 might be one of the biggest modems available in the market.
The Dynamic QoS present on the R800 delivers bandwidth prioritisation by application and device which is much needed for a great experience. The R800 is a very secure router and uses up to date security protocols, right up to WPA2/Enterprise encryption to protect the network. It also has support for Virtual Private Network (VPN) and includes both Network Address Translation (NAT) and the Stateful Packet Inspection (SPI) firewalls for better protection.
On the whole, if you are looking for a router that is never the reason you missed a shot, the R800 will serve you well. So get ready for a blazing fast Wi-Fi experience for an enhanced gaming session.