Many people are interested in using their internet connection for live streaming movies, videos, playing games, internet surfing and connecting various home gadgets. They require a fast Wifi connection, since the gaming and streaming quality depends on the internet connection speed. The NETGEAR Nighthawk X10 Smart WiFi Router is one of the best high speed Wifi routers available since it has a AD7200 speed and uses the latest Wifi technology. It is considered to be one of the fastest routers available for media streaming using the media server from Plex.
The X10 Wifi router offers fast WiFi connectivity with AD7200 speed, with 800 Mbps , 1733 Mbps and 4600 Mbps for 60 Ghz devices. The router can be used to provide wireless coverage for an area of up to 2500 square feet. Up to 45 devices can be connected on the wifi network at a time. For better connectivity, the router has four active external antennas and amplifiers which will maximize the range and reliability of the connection. Beamforming, MU-MIMO and dynamic QoS ensure better signal quality and high quality streaming . However only wifi clients conforming to the 802.11ad 60 Ghz Wifi standard can use 802.11 ad features while connecting to the router.
Game consoles, computers, streaming movie players and other wired devices can be connected to any of the six ethernet ports of router, at 1 GB speed. There is also 1OGB speed SFP+ port for connecting the network area storage device, to take fast backups of any important data. There are two USB 3.0 ports which can be used for connecting a printer or any other storage device.
Hardware and technology
The quad-core processor in the router has a speed of 1.7Ghz. The router is compatible with Alexa voice control from amazon. The router is compatible with Windows, Mac OS, and a wide variety of browsers. The Nighthawk app provided allows the user to manage the internet access for various devices, and filter websites for parental controls
- Nighthawk X10 is one of the fastest routers for streaming using 802.11ad Wifi standard
- Triband AD7200 speed router, provides coverage for 2500 sq ft., with up to 45 devices connected at a time
- Four antennas, amplifiers, beamforming, MU-MIMO ensure high speed, reliable Wifi connectivity
- Six 1 GB LAN, one 10 GB SFP+ port, and two USB ports for printers, storage, gaming consoles
- Nighthawk app provided to manage devices connected, filter websites
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Specification: NETGEAR Nighthawk X10 Smart WiFi Router
1.7 Quad core
802.11ad, 5 GHz Radio Frequency
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8.8 x 6.6 x 2.9 inches
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8.81 x 6.61 x 2.91 inches
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1 Lithium ion batteries required.