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Hello guys,


I believe a lot of us have problems with our internet providers, not giving us the full speed we pay for.In most cases, I think it is the equipment we got given.


I hear there is a lot of problems with the super-hub, bad speeds,black spots etc.


So I was thinking of buying:


NETGEAR Nighthawk AC1900 Dual Band Wireless Gigabit Cable Router, 1 x USB 2.0, 1 x USB 3.0, Implicit and Explicit Beamforming/Upstream and Downstream QoS.







Nighthawk AC1900 Smart Wi-Fi Router



NETGEAR genie makes getting the most out of your home network fun and easy. More than four million downloads of the genie app lets users easily monitor, connect and control their home network from a PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone.


Home network manager

Makes any printer AirPrint compatible to print from an iPad or iPhone.

MyMedia - Find and play media files in your network.

EZ Mobile connect - Scan QR code to connect to your home network.

For PC/Mac/iPhone/iPad and Android devices.



802.11 ac dual band gigabit

Got game? Well, this is the router for you. Built with gaming, streaming and mobile devices in mind, this gigabit Wi-Fi router has a 1 GHz dual core processor and delivers enhanced speed so you enjoy less lag and less buffering. No matter where you Wi-Fi, Nighthawk has you covered with managing your network remotely with NETGEAR genie. And with Beamforming+ and built in high powered amplifiers and external antennas, get ready for the improved experience.


AC1900 Wi-Fi - 600+1300 Mbps speeds.

1 GHz dual core processor.

Enhanced features for lag-free gaming.

Prioritised bandwidth for streaming videos or music.

NETGEAR genie with remote access.

Implicit and explict Beamforming improves range and performance for both 2.4 and 5 GHz devices.

Upstream and downstream QoS for enhanced gaming and video streaming experience.

Customised free URL to set up personal FTP server.

On/off LED lights option.

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Built for gaming, streaming and mobility

NETGEAR Nighthawk AC1900 Smart Wi-Fi Router was built to handle all your high-bandwidth online activities with features that will keep you connected at top speeds. With the powerful 1 GHz dual core processor and enhanced upstream QoS for XBox and other game consoles, Nighthawk can prioritise bandwidth to your game so other devices on the network don't slow down your connection.


Nighthawk also has downstream QoS and is optimised for streaming applications like YouTube, Netflix and Amazon Prime, so you can enjoy uninterrupted video streaming with limited buffering.




Mobile up to 100 per cent faster

Improve your mobile WiFi speeds by up to 100 per cent with Nighthawk. High-powered amplifiers and antennas help extend WiFi coverage throughout large homes and even backyards.


For the first time Beamforming+ focuses Wi-Fi signals to both 2.4 and 5 GHz devices. With signals locked onto your device, experience what it really means to be mobile.




Simple and secure cloud storage

Access and share your files stored on a USB Drive through NETGEAR ReadyCLOUD USB Access. Simply plug your USB hard drive into your NETGEAR Nighthawk Wi-Fi Router to create secure personal cloud storage.


Enjoy the convenience and accessibility of Google Drive and Dropbox without the fees, storage limitations or privacy concerns. Using the ReadyCLOUD mobile app or web portal, you’ll have anytime, anywhere access to your USB drive at home, it’s that easy.




Safeguard your files with no worry backups

Easily upgrade to 802.11 ac Wi-Fi even if you can’t replace your existing service provider gateway. Nighthawk supports installation wizard to help detect the service provider gateway and help you choose the installation mode - router or access point for your home.

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The NETGEAR difference




Streaming unlimited HD

Stop buffering and start enjoying uninterrupted streaming media. With features like downstream QoS, Beamforming+ and built-in iTunes server you'll begin to stream like you mean it.


Access your stored media quickly with USB 3.0 and keep it safe with free automatic backup software for PCs and Time Machine compatible for Macs.



R7000 back

AC1900 Wi-Fi—600+1300 Mbps speeds

High powered amplifiers and antennas to extend your Wi-Fi coverage.

Airtime fairness prevents network lag when slower devices connect.

Free automatic backup software for Windows PC and Time Machine compatible for Macs.

Easy and automatic installation of the NETGEAR router with Internet provider gateway to upgrade your Wi-Fi.

ReadyCLOUD USB Access allows you to enjoy personal and secure cloud access to USB storage anytime, anywhere.

Manage home network and provide guest access remotely using NETGEAR genie.

Improved Features: With the enhanced firmware release your Nighthawk includes Smart Connect, Open VPN access on mobile devices and Kwilt integration.


Is this any good ?

What is your setup or recommend?



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