Netgear Brings Faster Wi-Fi For Gaming And Streaming

Netgear has just announced its newest dual-band 802.11ac wireless router, the Nighthawk AC1900 Smart Wi-Fi Router (R7000) that offers consumers with blazing-fast wireless connection speeds for those bandwidth hungry activities like online gaming and video streaming. The Nighthawk comes equipped with a dual-core 1GHz processor to boost wired, wireless and WAN-to-LAN performance as well as high-powered…

Netgear has just announced its newest dual-band 802.11ac wireless router, the Nighthawk AC1900 Smart Wi-Fi Router (R7000) that offers consumers with blazing-fast wireless connection speeds for those bandwidth hungry activities like online gaming and video streaming.

The Nighthawk comes equipped with a dual-core 1GHz processor to boost wired, wireless and WAN-to-LAN performance as well as high-powered amplifiers with three external antennas that extends the router’s range. In terms of ports, the Nighthawk boasts five gigabit Ethernet ports (1 WAN & 4 LAN), one USB 2.0 port and 1 USB 3.0 port.

The router also sports a feature called Advanced QoS that automatically recognises and prioritises streaming and gaming applications. Moreover, the Nighthawk provides support for several useful applications and utilities including ReadyShare USB back-up service for Windows-based devices, the ability to create a customised URL for use as an FTP server, VPN support, Netgear’s Genie app and Netgear MyMedia for streaming photos, videos and music.

In terms of security features, the Nighthawk supports WPA/WPA2-PSK and WEP encryption, guest network access, double firewall protection (SPI and NAT) and Denial-of-service (DoS) attack prevention.

The Netgear Nighthawk AC1900 Smart Wi-Fi router (R7000) is now available in Australia for an RRP of AU$319.

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