Netgear R6300 WiFi Router 802.11ac Dual Band Gigabit
Ease of set up.
Next generation Gigabit router.
A fast 802.11ac router.
Very good NAS performance (for a router).
DLNA media server.
Genie software provides easy setup and management.
Supports draft 802,11ac.
Dual USB ports.
Very good performance in 2,4 GHz N-only mode.
Limited placement options.
Difficult to access most ports/buttons.
Expensive price tag.
USB 3.0 ports would have been nice.
Lacks an iTunes server.
Bulky industrial design.
No VPN passthrough.
Bizarre design that limits placement.
Performance not on par with other Netgear dual-bands.
By TechRadar on August 28, 2013
This is cemented by the huge improvements to the 2.4GHz 802.11n speeds, which had held it back in our minds, limiting speeds with existing devices. While it remains a humongous router, at least the market price has dropped from the initial full price of £200/US$200, bringing it closer to standard dual-band routers and making it a much more tempting purchase.90
By Reseller News on June 17, 2013
Netgear is the latest early-adopter of the in-development 802.11ac standard, which is intended to provide throughput of at least one gigabit per second. That’s almost double the maximum throughput of 802.11n, the highest-speed Wi-Fi standard...-
By APC Magazine on May 14, 2013
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By gadgetsteria.com on May 01, 2013
The modern day workhorse of any digital environment, corporate or personal, is the router (or routers). While people are busy focusing on things like the latest laptop, tablet, graphics card, etc., the router sits in the background quietly shuttling...-
By VR-Zone on March 28, 2013
The R6300 is one of the newest wireless routers from Netgear that supports high speed 802.11ac networking. It can concurrently provide speeds of up to 1300 Mbps on the 5 GHz band and 450 Mbps on the 2.4 GHz band. The R6300 wireless router belongs to...80
By Computeractive on March 07, 2013
The R6300 is Netgear's first 802.11ac router and has quite dramatic styling, looking like a glossy black slab on its side but it's also very large for a router. A white illuminated logo graces the centre, with three unobtrusive status lights...-
By eTeknix on February 08, 2013
Virtually everyone that has access to the Internet at home will have a wired connection and this therefore means that at the heart of their connectivity in the house we will find a router of some shape or from. Typically most of these are ISP supplied...-
By Tom's Hardware UK on January 14, 2013
Five years ago, we didn't have homes with a dozen wireless nodes and the need to run HD video to multiple screens. Today we do. Our 802.11n networks, especially on the 2.4 GHz band, are swamped. Can 802.11ac save the day? We test six routers to find...-
By PC Authority on December 12, 2012
The transition from 802.11g to faster 802.11n Wi-Fi was among the most drawn-out upgrades in the history of technology. It was only officially ratified by the IEEE in 2009, but before that, we had years of unofficial “pre-n” and...83
By PC Advisor on December 06, 2012
The Netgear R6300 was one of the first 802.11ac routers available to buy in the UK. It stands as the company's flagship 'ultimate performance' home router, and offers most of the features you'd expect from a comprehensive home hub....80