New Router that cost me $300 when it retails $400

Okay I had to upgrade my wireless router from a DLink DIR-860L to a Netgear R8500 Nighthawk X8. Because of drop connections and not being strong enough to go across the house. But this new router goes from gate to gate.



The Nighthawk X8 AC5300 Smart WiFi Router is the next wave in WiFi. Tri-Band WiFi and Quad Stream performance boosts X8’s combined wireless speeds to up to 5.3Gbps. Four external Active Antennas plus four internal antennas amplify WiFi range. Six gigabit Ethernet ports means even more wired devices can connect and with port aggregation 2 ports can combine to double maximum wired speeds. Nighthawk X8 is the next wave in WiFi. – Netgear

This thing is huge and heavy then I thought. I first seem it at TigerDirect Tech Bash 2015 this year. So far I had fewer WiFi cameras drops besides me still configuring the router. Wire speed is the same. But the WiFi streaming to my game consoles and Smart TV’s are better. No more cannot connect to Plex in my own home.

This router can be brought from Amazon, Newegg and other places.
Retails for $399.99 but can be brought cheaper if you look in more places.

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