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Netgear XR500

details: Nighthawk Pro Gaming Router
hardware type: Wireless Router
date added: 2018-01-09
XR500 Nighthawk Pro Gaming WiFi Router optimizes your internet connection by stabilizing ping, reducing lag spikes, and keeping you in the game with reliable wired and wireless connectivity for fast-paced gaming.

Personalize your gaming dashboard to view real-time bandwidth utilization by device, ping and many other parameters.

Geo Filter lets you fix your gaming lag by limiting distance to servers or other players. You can get a guaranteed local connection and create a blacklist or whitelist of your preferred servers.

Prioritize gaming devices and allocate bandwidth by device to eliminate lag due to queuing at the ISP network with Quality of Service (QoS). Control the maximum upload and download speeds per device on the network to minimize sudden lag spikes while gaming.

Using Multi-User MIMO technology, the router can stream data to multiple devices
simultaneously. With MU-MIMO, your WiFi network can deliver faster throughput to every MU-MIMO connected device. That means faster downloads and smoother streaming for your devices.

With Beamforming+ the router & device communicate with each other, so the router can directly beam the WiFi signal to the device. Boosting speed, reliability, and range for both Implicit and Explicit 2.4 & 5GHz WiFi devices, the result is a stronger, faster, more reliable connection that is locked in even when the device is moved around the home.
 
 
 
 XR500 Features
 General
 Availability: currently available
 List price: $300
 LAN / WAN Connectivity
 WAN ports: 1
 WAN port(s) type: Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
 WAN port auto cross-over: yes
 LAN ports: 4
 LAN ports type: Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45)
 LAN ports auto cross-over: yes
 USB port(s): 2
for printers and storage devices
 USB port type: USB 3.0
 Router
 NAT routing: yes
 Multihomed: yes
 DHCP server: yes
 DHCP client: yes
 QoS: yes
 Wireless
 Maximum Wireless Speed: 2600 Mbps (1733ac+800n using 256QAM)
 WiFi standards supported: 802.11a (54 Mbps)
802.11b (11 Mbps)
802.11g (54 Mbps)
802.11n
802.11ac
 Wifi security/authentication: WPA (TKIP)
WPA2 (AES)
 WiFi modes: Access point
 external antenna(s): 4
 ext antenna(s) removable ?: yes
 MU-MIMO: yes
 Dual Band (2.4GHz/5GHz): yes
 Simultaneous Dual Band (2.4GHz/5GHz): yes
 VPN
  IPSec
 IPSec passthrough: yes
  PPTP
 PPTP passthrough: yes
 Firewall
 SPI firewall: yes
 DoS / DDoS protection: yes
 Device Management
 Alternate Admin URL: http://www.routerlogin.net
 Default admin username: admin
 Default admin password: password
 Administration: Web-based (LAN)
 Firmware upgradeable: yes
 Misc hardware info
 IPv6 support: yes
 Print Server: yes
 Links
 Product page: http://netgear.com/npg/xr500/
 Datasheet: https://www.netgear.com/images/datasheet...
 Quick Install Guide: http://www.downloads.netgear.com/files/G...

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by furrynutz - 2018-02-02 19:44
Good router. Nice wifi and good speed handling.

Also good for multi gaming consoles too:
http://badmodems.com/Forum/viewtopic.php?f=6&t=21&p=1601#p1601
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