Editors Liked

  • Signal Range
  • Intuitive GUI
  • Ease of set up
  • Next generation Gigabit router
  • READYshare
  • 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
  • IPv6 support
  • Runs cool

Editors Didn't Like

  • Large design
  • 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