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NETGEAR Introduces the Nighthawk AC1900 WiFi Router

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NETGEAR, Inc., a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, has launched its newest dual-band 802.11ac wireless router, Nighthawk AC1900 Smart WiFi Router (R7000). Soaring above the competition to provide the best performance with the world's fastest Gigabit WiFi speed, Nighthawk combines a powerful 1 GHz dual core processor with a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 port and NETGEAR Beamforming+ to boost speed, reliability and range for unmatched connectivity in the home.

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After giving their r6300 v2 a shot for almost a month, and finally having to return it due to network printer issues requiring a reboot every 2 days, I can honestly say that I was pretty disappointed with NETGEAR's last top of the line offering. Their genie interface also leaves a lot to be desired, it just doesn't give me the options I'm used to. Here's to hoping the new RT-AC68U is awesome.
 
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I've seen that review, and while performance looks great, it doesn't really mention reliability, which is the most important thing to me, with speed being second. I've heard great things about the RT-N66U in that regard, but that it took a few firmware updates to get it right.

My DIR-655 was amazing for almost 3 years, think I only had to reset it three or four times. But after reading about the security holes, and seeing the firmware update, I finally did what I knew I shouldn't of, and updated it. Within hours it was flaking out. I reset it to flash the original firmware, but no dice, the emergency loader wouldn't accept any of the firmware files (damn you B1 revision).... there was no way I was paying D-Link Support to tell me to go buy another one.
 
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I've seen that review, and while performance looks great, it doesn't really mention reliability, which is the most important thing to me, with speed being second. I've heard great things about the RT-N66U in that regard, but that it took a few firmware updates to get it right.

My DIR-655 was amazing for almost 3 years, think I only had to reset it three or four times. But after reading about the security holes, and seeing the firmware update, I finally did what I knew I shouldn't of, and updated it. Within hours it was flaking out. I reset it to flash the original firmware, but no dice, the emergency loader wouldn't accept any of the firmware files (damn you B1 revision).... there was no way I was paying D-Link Support to tell me to go buy another one.

ha ha we have same router as we have same problem.....

this router looks promising though
 
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They might forget guest networks like they did with the other one
 
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So wait.. They sue Asus for doing that yet they turn around and spite them and do the same thing and copy off them??!! Smh