Netgear has created a new gaming router in the form of the Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR700 now available to purchase priced at $500 or £450. The new router offers AD7200 Quad Stream Wave2 WiFi enabling multi-user MIMO connections for simultaneous fast streaming speeds.
The router also comes with a built-in Plex Media Server enabling you to easily enjoy your favourite movies, TV shows, music and more. David Henry, senior vice president of Connected Home for Netgear explain more. “When you make the Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR700 WiFi Router the bedrock of your gaming rig, you can be confident that your network will not lag, with gamer-focused customization options, seven Gigabit Ethernet ports, an available 10G port, a 1.7GHz quad-core processor and Plex Media Server, you have the best possible media streaming and gameplay on whatever platform you are playing with Xbox, Playstation, PC or mobile devices. NPG puts you in command to overcome ping and latency.”
– AD7200 Quad Stream Wave2 WiFi – Enjoy Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO) for simultaneous streaming at the fastest speeds up to AD7200, and stream 4K UHD videos in pristine quality up to Gigabit WiFi speeds for mobile devices with 160MHz
– 10 Gigabit LAN SFP+ Port – Faster access to Network Attached Storage (NAS) for lightning-fast backup and streaming or connect to the Nighthawk Pro Gaming SX10 Multi-Gig Ethernet Switch for lower-latency LAN game parties
– 7 Gigabit Ethernet Ports (6 LAN + 1 WAN) – Aggregate two ports when connecting to a compatible switch to get even more wired ports for gaming LAN parties
– Powerful 1.7GHz Quad Core Processor – Support more devices with the fastest processor for a home router for better 4K UHD streaming, VR gaming, and more
– 60GHz 802.11ad WiFi – Benefit from the fastest WiFi technology for instant downloads and backup
– Additional DFS Channels – Enjoy 15 more channels in 5GHz for an interference-free gaming experience
– High-Performance Active Antennas – Get better WiFi coverage and faster speeds throughout your home with four (4) external antennas
– Two USB 3.0 Ports and ReadyCLOUD USB Access-Get faster streaming and backup to stored media, and secure cloud access to USB storage
– VPN Server – Enjoy secure access to your home network and Internet using any device.
– Security Updates – Get the latest firmware updates to your router automatically
– Automatic Cloud and USB Drive Backup: Back up to the cloud or use free ReadySHARE Vault software to back up your PC to a connected USB hard drive