Netgear has always been the first love in the router department for every gamer in the world, the sole reason behind it? – “LAG”.
The brand new Netgear Nighthawk AX12 is packed with updated networking features and a lot more good stuff in it, but the most noticeable change on this $600 router is the fact that it looks like it is about to catch air!
– Up to 6Gbps Speeds—1200+4800 Mbps with 12-stream connectivity.
– AX Optimized Quad-Core Processor—Powerful 2.2GHz processor boosts wireless, wired & WAN-to-LAN performance.
– 1024-QAM – 25% increased data efficiency and faster speeds than a 256-QAM router.
– 8×8 MU-MIMO—Go faster by simultaneously streaming to multiple devices.
– Multi-Gig 5G/2.5G/1G Ethernet Port —5 times the wired speed of typical Gigabit Ethernet port.
– OFDMA — Allows efficient data transmission for up to 8 devices at the same time.
– AX Optimized Powerful Processor—64bit 2.2GHz Quad-core processor ensures smooth 4K UHD streaming & gaming – ideal for Gigabit Internet speeds.
– Up to 8 Simultaneous WiFi Streams—8-stream MU-MIMO‡enables up to four (4) 2×2 devices to stream content at the same time.
– Ultimate Range—WiFi coverage throughout very large homes.
– High-Performance Antennas – Eight(8) hidden antennas extend strong and reliable WiFi signals over larger area. Antennas are pre-optimized for best WiFi performance.
– Simultaneous dual band—Supports two WiFi bands simultaneously to double the available bandwidth and provide a reliable, dedicated WiFi network for smooth online gaming without any network congestion.
– Beamforming+ — Boosts speed, reliability, and range of WiFi connections on 2.4 and 5GHz bands.
– Two superspeed USB 3.0 ports—Up to 10x faster than USB 2.0.
– ReadySHARE® Vault—Free software for automatic PC backup to a USB hard drive connected to the router.
– ReadySHARE® USB Access—Wirelessly access & share USB hard drive via two (2) USB ports.
– ReadyCLOUD USB Access—Enjoy personal and secure cloud access to USB storage anytime, anywhere.
– Nighthawk App – Easily set up your router and get more out of your WiFi.
– Voice controlled by Amazon Alexa & the Google Assistant—Control your NETGEAR WiFi network with simple voice commands.
– Smart Connect—Intelligently selects the fastest WiFi band for every device connection. One WiFi name for the entire home.
– AX WiFi supports all current WiFi devices—Backward compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n/ac client devices.
– Latest Security Standard – Supports WPA3, the latest cutting-edge WiFi security protocol.
– VPN support—On PC, MAC, & now also with OpenVPN Connect app on iOS & Android, securely access your home network & Internet connection from your mobile device remotely
– Automatic Firmware Updates— Delivers latest security patches to the router
– VPN Client Support —Protect your network identity and prevent DDoS attack.
– Guest network access—Separate & secure access for guests.