Top 10 Reasons to Get an Netgear R7000 Nighthawk AC1900 Router

If you are looking for a router you can't go wrong with the Netgear R7000 router. Here is a list of the top 10 reasons you should get one.

  1. Worlds Fastest WiFi -- Up to 600 + 1300 Mbps and10/100/1000 Gigabit Wired Ethernet.
  2. 1GHz Dual Core Processor
  3. Wi-Fi Beamforming+. Boosts speed, reliability, & range of WiFi connections
    • 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 AC WiFi devices like Macbook Air & Samsung Galaxy S
  4. High powered amplifiers & antennas to extend your WiFi coverage
  5. Advanced features for lag-free gaming Prioritized bandwidth for streaming videos or music. Using Advanced upstream QoS for optimized game play on consoles like the XBox.
  6. Free automatic backup software for Windows PC & Time Machine compatible for Macs
  7. Manage your home network with NETGEAR genie app.
    • Makes any printer AirPrint compatible to print from an iPad or iPhone My Media
    • Find and play media files in your network EX 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
  8. Custom DD-WRT firmware available. Tweak it as you like!
  9. Guest Network Access -- Separate & secure access for guests
  10. Looks very cool and will impress your friends!





timbu's picture
2 reasons not to get R7000

2 reasons not to get R7000 the top model of netgear routers 1.has no clouding system support. 2. The problem with DLNA

feilipu's picture
There are also a couple of

There are also a couple of reasons not to buy this router.
Using Firmware Version V1.0.3.56_1.1.25

WiFi signals 10dB stronger than with my previous Billion Router AP.

No SSH console.
SIP media connections fail (can't use SIP phones).
Amazon Glacier back up fail (no connection).
Reboots each time a configuration is changed.
Very limited configuration options.

If you need more than playing games.
Think twice, or get other firmware (which might negate other speed advantages).

fabio's picture
I'm using the stock V1.0.3.60

I'm using the stock V1.0.3.60_1.1.27 firmware, SIP works fine. Flashing Kong's DD-WRT, it becomes a beast (

pcs305's picture
Cons: No parental control. No

Cons: No parental control. No device blocking by mac.