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Netgear R6300 router review: The second-fastest router we've tested

At a Glance

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  • NETGEAR R6300 802.11ac Router
    4/5
    $211.00 (When Rated) via Dell Home
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    Netgear's R6300 is an exceptionally good router, but it's not better than the Asus RT-AC66U.

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At a Glance

Netgear's R6300 is an exceptionally good router, but it's not better than the Asus RT-AC66U.

Price when rated: $199.99
Lowest price: $211.00 via Dell Home
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Pros

  • A very fast 802.11ac router
  • DLNA media server
  • Very good NAS performance (for a router)

Cons

  • Bulky industrial design
  • No VPN pass-through
  • Lacks an iTunes server
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