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Netgear Nighthawk X6 Wi-Fi router review: The best router for a crowded house

At a Glance

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At a Glance

The Nighthawk X6 isn't for everyone, but if you need to support lots of 802.11ac clients, this is the best choice—for now.

Price when rated: $300

Pros

  • Delivers very high throughput to multiple 802.11ac clients
  • Long list of networking and media-streaming features
  • High throughput to an attached USB 3.0 hard drive

Cons

  • Not the fastest 802.11ac router when servicing just one client
  • Overkill for homes with less-demanding needs
  • Very expensive
Netgear Nighthawk X6 802.11ac Wi-Fi router
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