Windows 2000, Windows 2000 Professional, Windows 7 Home Basic, Windows 7 Home Basic x64, Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows 8, Windows 8 Enterprise, Windows 8 Enterprise x64, Windows 8 Pro, Windows 8 Pro x64, Windows 8 x64, Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Enterprise, Windows 8.1 Enterprise x64, Windows 8.1 Pro, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 8.1 x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Professional
Mac operating systems supported
Linux operating systems supported
Built with gaming, streaming and mobile devices in mind, this next generation gigabit WiFi router has a 1GHz dual core processor and delivers the fastest WiFi currently available so you enjoy less lag and less buffering. No matter where you WiFi, Nighthawk has you covered with Beamforming+ and built in high powered amplifiers and external antennas. With NETGEAR Nighthawk, get ready for the extreme!
- Beamforming+ improves range & performance - High powered amplifiers & antennas to extend your WiFi coverage - Upstream & downstream QoS for best gaming & video streaming experience - Free automatic backup software for Windows PC & Time Machine compatible for Macs
GAMING | FOR THE WIN Enjoy lag-free gaming with the ultimate in AC speed & performance. Nighthawk delivers AC1900 WiFi, a powerful dual core 1GHz processor, & advanced upstream QoS for optimized game play on consoles like the XBox. When microseconds count, let Nighthawk accelerate your game. For the win.
STREAMING | UNLIMITED HD Stop buffering and start enjoying uninterrupted streaming media With features like downstream QoS, Beamforming+ and built-in iTunes server you'll begin to stream like you mean it. Access your stored media quickly with USB 3.0 and keep it safe with free automatic backup software for PCs & Time Machine compatible for Macs.
MOBILE | UP TO 100% FASTER Improve your mobile WiFi speeds by up to 100% with Nighthawk! High-powered amplifiers & antennas help extend WiFi coverage throughout large homes & even backyards. Beamforming+ focuses WiFi signals to WiFi devices. With signals locked onto your device, experience what it really means to be mobile!
Speed Get the fastest WiFi currently available & enjoy a blazing-fast, lag-free WiFi experience for gaming, video streaming or surfing.
WiFi Range Got range? Homes come in all shapes and sizes and Nighthawk Smart WiFi Router provides WiFi coverage no matter where you connect in your home.
Reliable Connections There’s nothing more frustrating than lost connections! With NETGEAR’s advanced features & best-in-class technology, you’ll reduce interference & enjoy more reliable WiFi connectivity.
Ease Of Use Start enjoying your new device faster than ever. NETGEAR wants to make sure installation and management is simple & easy, so you can connect quickly & make sure you stay that way!
Security Maintain the highest security across your network to ensure your privacy & family is safe while online. Whether it’s preventing phishing & spyware or just limiting access for kids & guests, NETGEAR has you covered.
Sharing With NETGEAR, sharing across your network is fun and easy, anything from accessing stored photos & music to wireless printing. And make sure you keep it safe by using the included ReadySHARE Vault application for backing up Windows-based PCs. For Mac OS users, back-up using Apple Time Machine.
BEAMFORMING+ — FOR MORE RELIABLE CONNECTIONS Unlike typical Wi-Fi routers that just blast the Wi-Fi signals in all directions, with Beamforming+ the router & device communicate with each other, so the router can directly beam the Wi-Fi signal to the device. The result is a stronger, faster, more reliable connection that is locked in even when the device is moved around the home.
- Focuses WiFi signals from the wireless router to WiFi devices like smartphones, tablets & laptops - Automatic signal management checks with your device to keep WiFi signal at its optimal strength - Designed for home environments to support multiple WiFi device connections for highest quality - Extends WiFi coverage, reduces deadspots, & boosts signal strength - Beamforming+ boosts speed & range for the newest 802.11ac WiFi devices like Macbook Air & Samsung Galaxy S4
NETGEAR genie — HOME NETWORKING SIMPLIFIED NETGEAR genie makes getting the most out of your home network fun & easy. Installation is almost effortless - just by opening a browser, genie helps you setup your NETGEAR WiFi Router & connect all of your WiFi devices. Genie also allows you to easily monitor, connect & control your home network from a PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone. With NETGEAR genie you can share & stream music or videos, diagnose & repair network issues, set up parental controls & more.
- Home network manager - Makes any printer AirPrint® compatible to print from an iPad or iPhone - MyMedia—Find & play media files in your network - EZ Mobile connect—Scan QR code to connect to your home network - Turbo-Transfer—Quickly transfer files within your home network across various devices 40% faster than normal file transfers - For PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, & Android devices