Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR500

"'s our new pick for best gaming router."

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Pro Gaming WiFi Router

Built to transform your gaming experience and give you the power to win.

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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.

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The clear winner

From "best gaming router" to "a must-have router", gamers and enthusiasts alike are raving about the Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR500.

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I can absolutely recommend the NETGEAR Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR500 to anyone, especially gamers.
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1. Gigabit Ports

Five (5) Gigabit Ethernet ports (4 LAN + 1 WAN) for maximized wired speeds ideal for fast-paced gaming.

2. 802.11ac WiFi

Blazing fast, reliable 2.6Gbps WiFi. Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO) for simultaneous streaming.

3. Dual-core 1.7GHz Processor

Faster and powerful processor for stream-lined wired and WiFi performance.

4. Simultaneous Dual-Band WiFi

Supports two WiFi bands simultaneously to double the available bandwidth.

5. High-Performance Antennas

Four (4) external antennas for better WiFi coverage, faster speeds and less interference.

6. Additional DFS Channels

15 more channels in 5GHz for interference free gaming experience.

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Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR500 Pro Gaming WiFi Router

Blazing-fast 2.6Gbps WiFi speeds, Gigabit Ethernet ports, and a Dual-Core 1.7GHz Processor for frustration free online gaming.

Model: XR500

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