Best Netgear Wireless Routers

Netgear routers are probably the most popular home consumer routers in the world. They have the public’s trust and their products generally receive at least good reviews. But what are the best Netgear wireless routers? Well, that’s what we’re going to try to find out.

Obviously we’re going to include the most powerful AC routers, that’s the least you would expect! But we’ll take a look at NAS routers as well as the most popular Wireless N router around these days.

Ok, as Pink once famously sang (I’m not a fan – trust me) – Let’s get this party started!
 

Best Netgear Wireless Routers – Our Favorites

 
Netgear Nighthawk R7000 Router - Best Netgear Wireless Routers

Netgear Nighthawk R7000 Router

This is Netgear’s most powerful router on the market today. It has wireless data rates up to 1.9Gbps (1.3Gbps on 802.11ac & 600Mbps on 802.11n combined). With a dual core 1GHz processor, it has the ‘engine’ to route data across your home and to/from the Internet along with a bunch of useful features.
If you want the absolute best – the Nighthawk is the one for you!

>>>Full Netgear Nighthawk R7000 Review<<<

Nighthawk Features

  • Dual Core CPU
  • Beamforming+
  • Simultaneous Dual Band
  • Great For Gaming
  • QoS
  • USB 3.0 Port
  • Parental Control
  • Guest Wireless
  • External Antennas
  • Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS)

 

Netgear R6300 AC1750 - Best Netgear Wireless Routers

Netgear R6300v2 Router

This falls under Netgear’s self-titled ‘Ultimate Range’ of routers. Again, with simultaneous dual band it can muster up data rates totaling 1.75Gbps (1.3Gbps on AC & 450Mbps Wireless N). There’s not a lot of difference between the R6300v2 and the Nighthawk as far as performance is concerned. It has an 800MHz dual core processor with 256MB of RAM, and uses beamforming+ to angle wireless signal to your wireless devices when they need it.

>>>Full Netgear R6300v2 Router Review<<<

Netgear R6300v2 Features

  • Dual Core CPU
  • Beamforming+
  • Simultaneous Dual Band
  • QoS
  • USB 3.0 Port
  • Parental Control
  • Guest Wireless
  • WPS
  • Easy Setup

 

Netgear R6100 Best Netgear Routers

Netgear R6100 Router

A good mid-range AC router from Netgear. The R6100 has a combined data rate of up to 1.2Gbps. It also has Dual Band, Quality of Service and is very easy to set up, just like the above two more powerful routers. The compromise is that it only has one USB 2.0 port, and the Ethernet ports are 100Mbps, rather than 1Gbps. Having said that, it is more than enough for a lot of users.

>>>Full Netgear R6100 Router Review<<<

Netgear R6100 Features

  • Wireless AC
  • USB
  • DLNA Sharing
  • Parental Controls
  • WPS
  • Easy Setup

 

Netgear D6200 - Best Netgear Wireless Routers

Netgear D6200 Router

Another mid-range favorite is the Netgear D6200 AC1200. Again, combined data rates accumulate to 1.2Gbps. there’s the expected Dual Band, IPv6 compatibility and Quality of Service. The D6200 also has a single USB 2.0 port, but has four 1Gbps LAN ports and a Gigabit WAN port – a big improvement over the R6100’s FastEthernet 100Mbps ports. It also includes an optional ADSL2+ modem along with the Gbps WAN Ethernet port.

>>>Full Netgear D6200 Router Review<<<

Netgear D6200 Features

  • Dual Band
  • Quality of Service
  • IPv6
  • Gigabit Ports
  • USB Port
  • ADSL2+ Modem & Gbps WAN Port
  • WPS

 

Netgear R6300 AC1750 - Best Netgear Wireless Routers

Netgear Centria WNDR4700

Looking for a router with some storage capability? Look no further than the Netgear Centria WNDR4700. It’s SATA HDD ready. Plug in up to 2TB of hard drive that you can use as a NAS drive.
It has other features including USB 3.0, Dual Band, an SD Card slot and utilizes Wireless N. There’s a version that ships with a 2TB drive included – the Netgear Centria WNDR4720

>>>Full Netgear Centria WNDR4700 Review<<<

Netgear Centria WNDR4700 Features

  • Dual Band Wireless N
  • Interchangeable Hard Drive
  • USB 3.0
  • Sharing Options
  • Auto-Backup
  • SD Card Slot

 

Netgear N750 - Best Netgear Wireless Routers

Netgear N750 WNDR4300 Router

The most popular Wireless N Netgear router is the Netgear WNDR4300 N750. Once again using simultaneous Dual Band, speeds up to 750Mbps (theoretical) are available (300Mbps on 2.4GHz & 450Mbps on 5GHz). There’s also the following features on hand:

>>>More Netgear N750 WNDR4300 Info at Amazon<<<

Netgear N750 WNDR4300 Features

  • Dual Band
  • USB 2.0
  • WPS
  • QoS
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • DLNA
  • Guest Wireless
  • Modem

Post Comment