The Netgear Nighthawk R7000 aims to appease both casual and power user, and succeeds admirably.
Processor 1GHz dual-core // Mobile App Support NETGEAR genie // Cloud Storage Feature ReadyCLOUD, ReadySHARE // Security Wi-Fi Protected Access, VPN support, double firewall protection, denial-of-service attack prevention // Operating Frequency 1x 2.4GHz band, 2x 5GHz band // Dimension 285 x 184.5 x 50 mm // Contact Kaira Technologies (M) Sdn Bhd // Telephone (03) 7955 3669 // URL my.netgear.com With a name like Nighthawk R7000, the looks of a stealth jet fighter, and claims of extreme speed and range, this Netgear entry into the premium dual-band AC1900 router space has a lot to live up to.
Without straight angles, this wall-mountable router has a low-key look that is wholly unique. Its wide base, complete with big rubber pads, makes it notably stable when placed on a table. It also has the most vents we've seen on an AC1900 router, which makes it runs cooler than other routers of its class. On the other hand, the design also makes Nighthawk R7000 one of the more bulkier routers we've seen to date.
The number of ports on the R7000 is standard for an AC1900 router. There are four Gigabit LAN ports, one Gigabit WAN port, followed by a rear USB 2.0 port, and a USB 3.0 port directly in front of the router.
Running across the top front of the router like a Glen A. Larson creation is a line of
The Netgear interface is very menu driven while others have gone towards a more graphical path.