NETGEAR Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Tri-Band Wi-Fi Router (R8000)


  • List Price: $299.99
  • Price: $278.00
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  • Get the fastest speed available - up to 3.2Gbps
  • Tri-Band Wi-Fi delivers more Wi-Fi for more devices
  • 6 high performance antennas & powerful amplifiers maximize range
  • Smart Connect designates slower and faster devices to separate Wi-Fi bands
  • 1GHz dual core processor with 3 offload processors
  • Implicit and Explicit beam forming improve range reliability
  • USB 3.0 port offers high-speed, storage-ready access
  • Manage your home network with NETGEAR genie

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NETGEAR Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Tri-Band WiFi Router

More WiFi to More Devices

The Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Router with Tri-Band WiFi delivers the fastest combined WiFi speed up to 3.2Gbps with 6 high performance antennas for maximum range

Nighthawk X6 at a glance

  • 3.2Gbps—The fastest combined WiFi speed for uninterrupted streaming
  • Tri-Band WiFi delivers more WiFi to more devices
  • Six high performance antennas and powerful amplifiers deliver maximum range throughout your home
  • 1GHz dual core processor with three offload processors to boost performance
  • Smart Connect intelligently selects best WiFi for every device
  • Implicit & explicit beamforming+ focuses WiFi signals & delivers stronger connections for all your mobile devices
  • USB 3.0 port delivers high-speed storage access
  • Free ReadySHARE Vault app provides automatic backup for Windows PCs directly to connected USB storage devices
  • NETGEAR genie—Easy install and personal dashboard to monitor, control & repair your home network


  • 1GHz dual core processor delivers lag-free gaming
  • Tri-Band WiFi avoids interference & optimizes network performance
  • Six high performance antennas & powerful amplifiers maximize range
  • Beamforming+ focuses WiFi signals & delivers stronger connections
  • Secure remote access to your home network via VPN
  • Smart Connect intelligently selects best WiFi for every device
  • Open Source support on


  • 3.2Gbps—The fastest combined WiFi speed for uninterrupted streaming
  • Tri-Band WiFi provides more bandwidth for multiple HD streams
  • Connect a USB storage device to store & stream your own media
  • Free Parental Controls for a safe, & easy way to manage online browsing
  • Find & play stored media on TVs & game consoles
  • Play music on Airplay compatible devices using iTunes or Apple Remote
  • Free PC software automatically backs up files to a connected USB drive


  • Tri-Band WiFi provides more WiFi bands to get the best connection
  • Smart-Connect selects the fastest WiFi connection for each device
  • Beamforming+ focuses WiFi signals for more reliable connections
  • NETGEAR genie makes any printer AirPrint compatible
  • Turbo Transfer allows sharing of files between PC, Mac or Android devices
  • EZ Mobile Connect—Scan a QR code & connect to WiFi securely
  • Use the NETGEAR genie App on your smartphone to find & play media files

Smart-Connect: Get the fastest WiFi speed on every device

  • Automatically connects slower and faster devices in separate WiFi network.
  • Load balances to ensure both 5GHz WiFi networks are utilized.

Features & Benefits

Tri-band WiFi

3.2Gbps – The fastest combined WiFi speed for uninterrupted streaming

Tri-Band WiFi

TRI-BAND WIFI – Up to 600 + 1300 + 1300 Mbps

Gigabit WiFi

GIGABIT WIFI – Next-generation WiFi now at Gigabit speeds

Gigabit Wired

GIGABIT WIRED—Ideal for HD gaming & video

WiFi Range
Ultimate Range

ULTIMATE RANGE – WiFi coverage throughout very large homes


ANTENNAS – High-powered amplifiers and six high performance antennas


DLNA – Fine & play your media on DLNA TVs & game consoles


READYSHARE USB ACCESS – Wirelessly access & share USB hard drive & printer via two USB ports


ONE SUPERSPEED USB 3.0 PORT – Up to 10x faster than USB 2.0

ReadySHARE Printer

READYSHARE PRINTER – Wirelessly access & share a USB printer

ReadySHARE Vault

READYSHARE VAULT – Free software for automatic PC backup to a USB hard drive connected to the router

iTunes Compatible

iTunes COMPATIBLE – Play your USB-stored music using AirPlay or Apple Remote

Reliable Connections
Tri-Band WiFi

SIMULTANEOUS TRI-BAND – Reduces interference for better connections to more WiFi devices


BEAMFORMING+ – Boosts speed, reliability, & range of WiFi connections for 2.4 & 5GHz

Ease of Use
CD -Less Installation

EASY INSTALL – Easy setup for iPad, tablets, smartphones & computers


NETGEAR GENIE APP – Personal dashboard to monitor, control & repair your home network

  Push ‘N’ Connect

PUSH ‘N’ CONNECT – Easy push button WiFi connections (WPS)

Wifi & Power On-Off

WIFI & POWER ON/OFF – Convenient power savings

Live Parental Controls

PARENTAL CONTROLS – Web site filtering for all your connected devices

Guest Network Access

GUEST NETWORK ACCESS – Separate & secure access for guests

Secure WiFi Connection

SECURE WIFI CONNECTIONS – Highest level wireless security with WPA/WPA2

Open Source

OPEN SOURCE SUPPORT – Download open source firmware from


PERSONAL FTP SERVER – Customized free URL to create FTP server

Choose the wireless router that fits your needs

Nighthawk X6
Combined WiFi Speeds 1750Mbps 1900Mbps 3200Mbps
WiFi Bands 2 2 3
Speeds per band 450 + 1300 300 + 1600 600 + 1300 + 1300
Range Better Best Ultimate
Processor Speeds Dual Core 800MHZ Dual Core 1GHz Dual Core 1GHz
with 3 offload processors
# of antennas 3 (internal) 3 (external) 6 (external)
Guest Networks
Live Parental Controls
Broadband Usage Meter
USB Storage Access Speed Better Best Ultimate
USB Ports 1 USB 2.0 + 1 USB 3.0 1 USB 2.0 + 1 USB 3.0 1 USB 2.0 + 1 USB 3.0
iTunes Compatible
ReadySHARE Printer
ReadySHARE Vault – PC backup software  
Reliable Connections
WiFi Load Balancing
Smart Connect    
Implicit Beamforming (2.4 & 5GHZ)  
Explicit beamforming (5GHz)
Advanced Features
Open Source Support (from
EZ Mobile Connect
Dynamic DNS Support
Personal FTP Server
VPN Support

Netgear genie

NETGEAR genie app

  • Home network manager
  • Makes any printer AirPrint compatible to print from an iPad or iPhone
  • My Media—Find and play media files in your network
  • EZ 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
  • For PC, Mac, iPhone, iPad, & Android devices

Nighthawk X6 Specifications

Package Contents
  • R8000 Tri-Band WiFi Router
  • Ethernet cable
  • Power adapter
  • Quick install guide
Minimum System Requirements
  • Microsoft 8,7, Vista, XP, 2000, Mac OS, UNIX, or Linux
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0, Firefox 2.0, Safari 1.4, or Google Chrome 11.0 browsers or higher
Technical Specifications
  • Model # R8000-100NAS
  • Simultaneous Tri-Band WiFi
    -Tx/Rx 3x3 (2.4GHz) + 3x3 (5GHz) + 3x3 (5GHz)
  • Smart Connect intelligently selects the fastest
    WiFi for every device
  • Six (6) high performance external antennas
  • High power amplifiers
  • Implicit & Explicit Beamforming for 2.4 & 5GHz
  • Powerful Dual-Core 1GHz processor
  • Five (5) 10/100/1000 Mbps Gigabit Ethernet ports
    -1 WAN & 4 LAN
  • Memory: 128 MB Flash and 256 MB RAM
  • Two (2) USB ports : 1 USB 3.0 & 1 USB 2.0 port
  • ReadySHARE USB to share your USB
    hard drive & printer
  • IPv6 Support (Internet Protocol Version 6)
  • On/Off LED light switch
    - VPN Support- secure remote access
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  • Product Dimensions: 14.4 x 11.5 x 3.6 inches ; 4.4 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 4.9 pounds ( )
  • Item model number: R8000

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