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NETGEAR Built for every gamer, the Nighthawk XR1000 Gaming Router provides superior connectivity and dramatically improves gameplay by lowering ping up to 93%†. Give your network a boost with 4x capacity and 40% faster speeds with WiFi 6. And, with the powerful DumaOS software, you get a suite of game-changing tools: prioritize applications and devices, wipe out network congestion, and create the best online gaming experience on any platform. XR1000 XR1000-100NAS XR1000-100NAS

AX5400 WiFi Gaming Router (XR1000) armor

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Built for every gamer, the Nighthawk XR1000 Gaming Router provides superior connectivity and dramatically improves gameplay by lowering ping up to 93%†. Give your network a boost with 4x capacity and 40% faster speeds with WiFi 6. And, with the powerful DumaOS software, you get a suite of game-changing tools: prioritize applications and devices, wipe out network congestion, and create the best online gaming experience on any platform.

AX5400 WiFi Gaming Router (XR1000)

Nighthawk 6-Stream WiFi 6 5.4Gbps Gaming Routerarmor

Built for every gamer, the Nighthawk XR1000 Gaming Router provides superior connectivity and dramatically improves gameplay by lowering ping up to 93%†. Give your network a boost with 4x capacity and 40% faster speeds with WiFi 6. And, with the powerful DumaOS software, you get a suite of game-changing tools: prioritize applications and devices, wipe out network congestion, and create the best online gaming experience on any platform.

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The Only Gaming Router You’ll Ever Need

Packed with gaming features and powerful enough to handle all your home networking needs.

XR1000 - Pure performance 

Pure Performance

Nighthawk Pro Gaming Routers use fast CPUs and WiFi 6 technology to give you a competitive edge

XR1000 - Kick lag spikes to the curb

Kick Lag Spikes to the Curb

Take control of how you share bandwidth between your applications to give your game the speed you need

XR1000 - Stabilize your ping 

Stabilize Your Ping

Create an express lane for gaming. Put your gaming devices first and have no more interruptions during crucial moments

XR1000 - Never fight over bandwidth 

Never Fight Over Bandwidth

See what devices are using the most bandwidth and make adjustments on the fly with the Device Manager

Nighthawk Pro Gaming Dashboard

Fully customizable GUI with the tools you need to improve performance and unlock the #PowerToWin

Geo Fencing


Geofencing

Get the best connection for your gaming by drawing boundaries to block out-of-range and laggy servers.

Application QoS


Application QoS

Allocate bandwidth to the application or type of traffic you want to prioritize across all your devices

Ping Heatmap


Ping Heatmap

See a visualization of your favorite game servers to instantly understand the quality of your connection

Connection Benchmark


Connection Benchmark

A pure test of your internet speed, measuring the metrics you care about to provide accurate insight into your network performance

Traffic Controller


Traffic Controller

A next generation firewall, giving you the power to block any application, port, or device from accessing the internet

Netgear Armor Nighthawk app

NETGEAR Armor

NETGEAR Armor cybersecurity keeps your network and private data safe from online threats, at home and on the go. One subscription protects an unlimited number of connected devices, from phones and laptops to thermostats and security cameras.

NETGEAR Armor is even better with new features like Anomaly Protection, Brute Force Protection, Exploit Prevention, Sensitive Data Protection and more.

Nighthawk app with Armor

Easy Setup and Use with the Nighthawk App

With the Nighthawk app, setup takes just minutes, so you can start enjoying better WiFi sooner. You can also see your connected devices, run an internet speed test, manage your NETGEAR service subscriptions, and more from the palm of your hand.


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BUILT FOR LIVE STREAMERS & THE CLOUD
Optimize and allocate your bandwidth for your live streaming and cloud gaming needs with DumaOS gaming software
IMMERSIVE GAMING EXPERIENCE

Take your gaming experience into your own hands with all the latest tools designed to help you only play on the highest performing gamer servers, while filtering out the rest

BEST-IN-CLASS SECURITY

Game, browse, & stream without compromising on security or experience with NETGEAR Armor

GEOFENCING

Distance from a server is a big reason you lag. Get the best connection for your gaming by drawing boundaries to block out-of-range and laggy servers.

APPLICATION QOS

Set your priorities for bandwidth across all your devices and specify allocation based on the application or type of traffic. Put gaming, VoIP, media sharing, or streaming to the front of the line, when you want it to be the priority.

PING HEATMAP

Ping Heatmap maps your favorite game servers and visualizes your connection quality. This gives you to power to use with Geo-fencing to set your connection to the fastest servers.

CONNECTION BENCHMARK

Connection Benchmark is a pure test of your internet speed, measuring all key metrics including your network under load conditions. Giving insight to your network’s speed both idle and under stress with extreme accuracy.

TRAFFIC CONTROLLER

Traffic Controller is a next generation firewall which gives you the power to block any application, port or device from accessing the internet.

TRI-CORE 1.5GHz PROCESSOR

Powerful processor supports more devices for better VR gaming, 4K streaming, surfing and more while boosting your wireless, wired, and USB performance

WIFI 6 AX5400 DUAL BAND

Designed for faster, more reliable connections with 4X increased capacity and low latency

PLUG IT IN

Easy to hardwire your devices with five Gigabit Ethernet ports (1 WAN & 4 LAN)

WE’VE GOT YOU COVERED

4 detachable high-performance antennas for better WiFi coverage, faster speeds and less interference

Technical Specifications

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  • XR1000 Gaming Router : Dimensions: 11.61 x 7.87 x 2.51 in (295 x 200 x 64 mm), Weight: 1.32lb (600g)
  • WiFi Technology : WiFi 6 (802.11ax) Dual Band WiFi (AX5400), 2.4GHz AX: 2x2 (Tx/Rx) 1024/256 QAM 20/40MHz, up to 600Mbps‡, 5GHz AX: 4x4 (Tx/Rx) 1024 QAM 20/40/80/160MHz, up to 4.8Gbps‡, Backwards compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WiFi, 1024-QAM—25% data efficiency and faster speeds than a 256-QAM router, Additional DFS channels reduces interference from neighboring networks
  • Beamforming : Explicit Beamforming for 2.4 & 5GHz bands
  • Ports : Five (5) 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet ports - 1 WAN & 4 LAN
  • Channel Support : 160MHz Channel Support—Enjoy greater than 1Gbps WiFi speeds for blazing fast streaming and downloading to newer mobile devices
  • Memory : Memory: 256MB flash and 512MB RAM
  • Processor : Powerful 1.5GHz Triple-Core processor
  • System Requirements : Microsoft® Windows 7, 8, 10, Vista®, XP®, 2000, Mac OS®, UNIX®, or Linux®, Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 11 or higher, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome® 55 or higher, Firefox® 45 or higher, Safari® 10 or higher
  • WiFi 6 Pro Gaming Router (XR1000)
  • 4 detachable antennas
  • Ethernet cable
  • Quick start guide
  • Power adapter

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Footnote:

Using Dumas OS software reduces ping rate by up to 93%†, from 275ms to 64ms vs non congestion 49ms ping rate, when all QoS features (Congestion Control, bandwidth allocation, and traffic prioritization) are enabled on the XR1000 and PS4, Testing was performed using 100Mbps down/20Mbps up internet connection with multiple devices consuming the 100Mbps connection. Tested with significant congestion on network, including Call of Duty” Black Ops 4, BitTorrent downloading, and HD video streaming. (The actual performance may vary as a result of Internet connection and environmental factor).