NETGEAR showcased its flagship product, the Nighthawk Pro Gaming Wi-Fi router (XR500) at IGX Mumbai. The event witnessed a huge footfall of gamers where they got a chance to try out on the latest and most popular games and software.
The router uses advanced software to optimize network connections by stabilizing ping, reducing lag spikes for a reliable wired and wireless connectivity and online gameplay. The Gaming Dashboard, Geo Filter, Quality of Service (QoS) and Network Monitoring capabilities enable customization and gaming performance.
Nighthawk includes a dual-core 1.7GHz processor, quad-stream Wave 2 Wi-Fi with MU-MIMO, and four external high-power antennas. Whether you’re gaming online, hosting a LAN party, or streaming high-definition content, the NETGEAR Pro claims promise speed, performance, personalization and control. With the new Nighthawk Pro Gaming Wi-Fi Router, you can enjoy lag-free online and network gaming. Its MU-MIMO Wi-Fi streams simultaneously to multiple devices on the same network so you and your pals can smoothly game online at the same time without affecting each other’s performance.
Key Features include:
Gaming Dashboard — on a single screen, views real-time bandwidth utilization by the device, ping delays, and many other parameters.
Geo Filter — Fix your gaming lag by limiting distance to servers or other players, get a guaranteed local connection, and create black/white lists of your preferred servers.
Quality of Service (QoS) — Prioritize gaming devices and allocate bandwidth by the device to eliminate lag due to queuing at the ISP network.
Gaming VPN — Protect your network identity, prevent DDoS attack, and use the VPN client to connect to the VPN server.
Network Monitor — Check on bandwidth-hogging devices and identify the applications which could be causing lag.
Gigabit Ethernet Ports — Maximize speed with four (4) GbE LAN ports for wired connections, ideal for fast-paced gaming and high-quality streaming.
802.11ac Wi-Fi — Enjoy Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO) for simultaneous streaming, Quad-Stream and 160MHz for faster speeds.
Dual-Core 1.7GHz Processor — Support more devices for better 4K streaming, VR gaming, surfing, and more with this powerful, faster processor.
AC2600 Wi-Fi — Take advantage of up to 800+1733Mbps wireless speed, and double the available bandwidth with simultaneous dual-band Wi-Fi.
High-Performance Antennas — Get better Wi-Fi coverage and faster speeds with four (4) external antennas.
Memory — Enjoy plenty of headroom with 256MB flash and 512MB RAM.
Beam forming+ — Enjoy more reliable connections for fewer drops, providing jitter-free network performance.