Netgear Nighthawk operates on the Wireless-AC standard and can emit two different Wi-Fi frequencies. On the 2.4 Ghz frequency you get a maximum speed of 600 Mbps which is much higher than that of other routers. When you use the 5 GHz band you can reach speeds of up to 1300 Mbps.
If you want to connect your wired devices, the Netgear Nighthawk has 4 fast Gigabit LAN ports. To ensure a quick connection to your modem, there is also a Gigabit WAN port. This router is also ideal for high-speed cable or fiber Internet connections.
Behind the scenes, all data is processed quickly with the 1 GHz dual core processor. The Netgear Nighthawk also comes with 256 MB of RAM and 128 MB of flash memory.
Netgear Nighthawk features three removable external antennas that make your Wi-Fi signal go further than the average router. It also comes with Beamforming+ technology that ensures the router and Wi-Fi signal adapts to the environment and connected devices.
When you have guests, you can set up your own Wi-Fi network so anyone can have internet access on your network. You can secure the Wi-Fi network with a password to which you can can give to your guests.
USB connections and backup software
At the front of the Netgear Nighthawk is a USB 3.0 port and on the back is a USB 2.0 port. These ports can be used to share printers and USB hard drives with other users on the network.
This makes it easy to store your files centrally across the network and can be accessed via the Internet. The Nighthawk also a handy piece of software that allows you to make automatic backups of your PC that you can store on your USB hard drive.
QoS and security
With QoS, you can give priority to devices based on bandwidth consumption. For example, you can give priority to online games and downloads as a fast connection here is an absolute must. This technology is a great solution if you have problems with buffering videos.
Your data is protected using an SPI firewall. SPI data packets are checked in advance on vulnerable content.
- Netgear R7000 Nighthawk
- Ethernet cable
- Power Supply
- 3 detachable antennas