Fast wireless performance.
Web-based setup works on iPads.
Dual USB ports.
Great throughput at both 2,4 and 5 GHz bands.
Parental controls and advanced features.
The router comes with the robust and easy-to-use Netgear Genie management software.
Quality-of-Service features hard to find.
Some software issues.
Must be positioned vertically.
Slower than WNDR3700 when reading files from attached USB hard drive.
Wireless performance is subpar.
It's USB storage performance could also use some improvement.
By uk.hardware.info on April 16, 2013
None of the routers in this test performed poorly, but there were enough differences that we can draw a few conclusions. If you don't want to spend too much but still want decent performance, then the best options are the Linksys EA2700, Netgear...-
By Expert Reviews on November 02, 2012
Incredibly fast, stylish and packed with features, making it perfect for offices and media enthusiasts that don’t want to invest in a full 802.11ac setup...100
By Legit Reviews on July 06, 2012
If you are looking for a fast, feature-rich dual-band router that is easily customizable, the Netgear WNDR 4500 is a router you should definitely take a close look...-
By X-bit Labs on June 25, 2012
The Netgear WNDR4500 is the company’s top-of-the-line router (unless we count in the recently announced equipment with 802.11ac support). It looks good with its large and pretty case with in-built antennas, handy indication system, two USB ports,...-
By uk.hardware.info on May 28, 2012
It's nice to see that none of the routers in this test perform poorly, but a few of them don't seem to take advantage of the extra data stream. We would still choose the 300n Netgear WNDR3800 over no less than nine of the fourteen 450N routers...-
By PC Advisor on May 24, 2012
Netgear's N900 is a fast unit when it comes to wireless networking, and is a decent solution for those of you who can't wait until 802.11ac routers. Both its short and long range results were impressive in our tests. You pay quite a price for...70
By Trusted Reviews on May 21, 2012
2.4GHz & 5GHz simultaneous dual bands Four Gigabit Ethernet Ports Two USB ports Netgear Genie mobile app support Six antennas It seems there is never a good time to buy a new piece of technology, but never has this been truer than with routers in...-
By HardwareHeaven on May 17, 2012
Today we have the high end WNDR4500 Router and WNDA4100 USB adapter on our test bench. With dual band and 900MBPS specification along with dual USB connectors and the expected GB LAN ports these two devices could be the hardware to solve all our home...92
By itproportal.com on April 17, 2012
The N900 has excellent range when used with suitable client devices, and has decent real-world performance but - as with any of the new breed of 450Mbps routers - don't expect it to work miracles, in areas with heavy interference. The feature set,...-
By PC Authority on April 12, 2012
We have been highly impressed with Netgear's routers of late, and the W4500 continues this trend. This dual band router supports Mbps connections as long as you have a compatible adapter, but even without this it delivers good, consistent speeds. ...67