XR500 Nighthawk Pro Gaming
Blazing-fast 2.6Gbps WiFi speeds, Gigabit Ethernet ports, and a Dual-Core 1.7GHz Processor for frustration free online gaming
Nighthawk Pro Gaming is designed for the ultimate gaming performance. The XR500 Router takes the best-in-class Nighthawk features with cutting edge software, giving you the power to win. Compete in FPS games and make sure that your Twitch stream has the highest quality with stability. Optimize game performance and kill lag before network issues arise.
Advanced Gaming & Streaming
Pro Gaming WiFi Router uses state-of-the-art software to optimize your internet connection by stabilizing ping, reducing lag spikes, and keeping you in the game with reliable wired and wireless connectivity for fast-paced gaming.
Personalize your gaming dashboard to view real-time bandwidth utilization by device, ping and many other parameters. Limit lag and get a guaranteed local connection with Geo Filter or enable Quality of Service for prioritized gaming devices and allocated bandwidth.
NETGEAR / NetDuma Partnership
The Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR500 Router powered by cutting-edge DumaOS is the ultimate gear for competitive gamers to stay ahead of the game.
Five (5) Gigabit Ethernet ports (4 LAN + 1 WAN) for maximized wired speeds ideal for fast-paced gaming.
Blazing fast, reliable 2.6Gbps WiFi. Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO) for simultaneous streaming.
Dual-core 1.7GHz Processor
Faster and powerful processor for stream-lined wired and WiFi performance.
Simultaneous Dual-Band WiFi
Supports two WiFi bands simultaneously to double the available bandwidth.
Four (4) external antennas for better WiFi coverage, faster speeds and less interference.
Additional DFS Channels
15 more channels in 5GHz for interference free gaming experience.
•XR500 Nighthawk Pro Gaming Router (XR500)
•4 detachable antennas
•Quick start guide
•Dimensions: 12.7 x 9.6 x 2.2 in
(321.9 x 243.7 x 55.0 mm)
•Weight: 1.77lb (801g)
•Two (2) USB 3.0 ports
•IEEE® 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz +256 QAM support
•IEEE®802.11 a/n/ac 5.0GHz
•Five (5) 10/100/1000 Mbps—(1 WAN & 4 LAN) Gigabit Ethernet ports
•AC2600 (800Mbps @2.4GHz—256QAM support +1733Mbps @5GHz 11ac)†
•Simultaneous Dual Band WiFi
- Tx/Rx 4x4 (2.4GHz)+ 4x4 (5GHz)
•4x4 11ac 80MHz + 2x2-160/80+80MHz
•Multi-User MIMO (MU-MIMO)
•Powerful dual core 1.7GHz processor
•Four (4) high-performance external antennas
•Memory: 256MB flash and 512MB RAM
•IPv6 support (Internet Protocol Version 6)
•On/Off LED light switch
•Gaming Dashboard—Customizable view of real-time bandwidth utilization by device, ping, etc.
•Geo-Filter—Control your lag by limiting distance to game servers or other players
•Gaming VPN Client Support—Protect your network identity and prevent DoS attacks
•Network Monitor—Check bandwidth-hogging devices and identify what causes lag
•Quad Stream & 160MHz for faster speeds
•MU-MIMO support for simultaneous streaming
•Quality of Service—Prioritize gaming devices and allocate bandwidth by device
•Beamforming+ for more reliable connections
•ReadySHARE® USB to share your USB hard drive & printer
•ReadySHARE®Vault—PC software for automatic backup to USB hard drive connected to the router
•VPN support—secure remote access
•WiFi Protected Access®(WPA / WPA 2— PSK)
•Double firewall protection (SPI and NAT)
•Denial-of-service (DoS) attack prevention
Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE 802.11 specifications. Actual data throughput and wireless coverage will vary and may be lowered by network and environmental conditions, including network traffic volume and building construction. NETGEAR makes no representations or warranties about this product's compatibility with future standards.
MU-MIMO capability requires both router and client device to support MU-MIMO