Netgear XR500 NIGHTHAWK Pro Gaming Dual Band AC2600 MU-MIMO Wireless Gaming Router

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Product Info

Netgear Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR500 Pro Gaming WiFi Router

Blazing-fast 2.53Gbps WiFi speeds, Gigabit Ethernet ports, and a Dual-Core 1.7GHz Processor for frustration free online gaming!

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  • BLAZING FAST WIFI Speeds: Up to 2.53 Gbps total wireless bandwidth!
  • QUAD STREAM WiFi: Up to four data streams per WiFi band maximizes connection speeds
  • MU-MIMO: Multi-user MIMO enables simultaneous streaming to mobile devices
  • DUAL CORE PROCESSOR: The Dual Core 1.7GHz processor boosts wireless, wired & WAN-to-LAN performance without lag or data stutter
  • GIGABIT WIFI: Next-generation WiFi now beyond Gigabit speeds
  • GIGABIT WIRED PORTS: Ideal for HD Gaming & 4K UHD Video Streaming

Connect to Victory

Nighthawk Pro Gaming is designed for the ultimate gaming performance. The XR500 Router takes the best-in-class Nighthawk features with cutting edge software, giving you the power to win. Compete in FPS games and make sure that your Twitch stream has the highest quality with stability. Optimize game performance and kill lag before network issues arise.

The NETGEAR / NetDuma Partnership is Cutting Edge

The Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR500 Router powered by cutting-edge DumaOS is the ultimate gear for competitive gamers to stay ahead of the game.

Gaming Dashboard

Custom dashboard with real-time control and analytics:

  • Pin your favorite panels to customize your dashboard
  • View real-time bandwidth utilization by device and real time ping latency
  • Stabilize ping, reduce lag spikes and stay ahead of the game!

GAMING VPN

Keep your head in the game and off security:

  • Protect your network identity and prevent DDoS attacks
  • Use the VPN client to connect to the VPN server (requires existing VPN service)

Features

  1. 5x Gigabit Ports:
    Five Gigabit Ethernet ports (4 LAN + 1 WAN) for maximized wired speeds ideal for fast-paced gaming, videos, websurfing and more on 4x Wired RJ45 Connections...
  2. 802.11ac WiFi:
    Blazing fast, reliable 2.53Gbps WiFi with advanced Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO) for simultaneous streaming across 4 Antennas for maximum signal transmission and reception from multiple wireless devices simultaneously
  3. Dual Core 1.7GHz Processor
    Faster and powerful processor for stream-lined wired and WiFi performance without increased latency
  4. Simultaneous Dual-Band WiFi
    Supports two WiFi bands simultaneously to double the available bandwidth and let you select which band your devices connect on to prioritize your WiFi connections
  5. High-Performance Antennas
    This Gaming Router was designed with 4 high gain external Antennas in a MIMO configuration for a larger WiFi coverage area while providing faster data trnafers, higher speeds and less interference from other WiFi Routers and wireless devices not connected to your Router
  6. Additional DFS Channels
    This Netgear XR500 Router uses 15 more channels in the 5 GHz Wireless Spectrum to give you interference free gaming experiences outside of the usual 5GHz range with higher data bandwith for ultimate performance in all conditions
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Quality of Service (QoS)

Prioritize gaming devices and traffic to minimize lag spikes:

  • Automatically detects online gameplay and prioritizes gaming traffic above all else, ensuring lower latency and a more stable gameplay
  • Control the maximum upload and download speeds per device on the network to minimize sudden lag spikes while gaming

Network Monitoring

View real-time bandwidth utilization by device, network and system performance & monitor live game ping.

  • Automatically detects online gameplay and prioritizes gaming traffic above all else, ensuring lower latency and a more stable gameplay
  • Control the maximum upload and download speeds per device on the network to minimize sudden lag spikes while gaming

Geo Filter

Control connections to local players for lower ping:

  • Limit distance to game servers or other players
  • Get a guaranteed local connection
  • Blacklist or whitelist your preferred servers and players

Additional Information:

Visit the Manufacturer Product Web Page for Full Details

Download the Manufacturer Specification Sheet

Rear I/O Ports

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Specifications

Make and Model Netgear Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR500 Dual Band Wireless Router
Part Number XR500-100CNS
Design Application Large Homes with Multiple Wireless Devices
   
Processor Dual Core 1.7GHz Processor
Memory 512MB RAM
256MB Flash
   
WiFi Technology 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Dual Band Wireless Router
1x 5 GHz Band: IEEE 802.11 a/n/ac
1x 2.4GHz Band: IEEE 802.11 b/g/n + 256 QAM support
Wireless Bandwidth 2.4GHz: 800Mbps
5GHz: 1733Mbps
AC 2600 Bandwidth
Wired I/O 5x Gigabit Ethernet ports:
1x WAN Gigabit Ethernet port
4x LAN Gigabit Ethernet ports
Antennas 4x External Active Antennas with high-powered amplifiers enhance weak signals and reduce interference for best WiFi performance
   
Key Features Gaming Dashboard—Customizable view of real-time bandwidth utilization by device, ping, etc.

Geo-Filter—Control your lag by limiting distance to game servers or other players

Gaming VPN Client Support—Protect your network identity and prevent DoS attacks

Network Monitor—Check bandwidth hogging devices and identify what causes lag

Quad Stream & 160MHz for faster speeds

MU-MIMO support for simultaneous streaming

Quality of Service prioritizes gaming devices and allocate bandwidth by device

Beamforming+ for more reliable connections

ReadySHARE® USB to share your USB hard drive & printer

ReadySHARE® Vault—PC software for automatic backup to USB hard

   
Security VPN support secure remote access
WiFi Protected Access® (WPA / WPA2 PSK)
Double firewall protection (SPI & NAT)
Denial-of-service (DoS) attack prevention
   
Dimensions 321 x 244 x 55.0mm (without External Antennas attached)
Weight 800g

Package Contents

  • 1x XR500 Nighthawk Pro Gaming Router
  • 4x Detachable Antennas
  • 1x Ethernet Cable
  • 1x External AC Power Adapter
  • 1x Quick Start Guide