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The R6300 is one of the newest wireless routers from Netgear that supports high speed 802.11ac networking. It can concurrently sustain speeds of up to 1300 Mbps on the 5 GHz band and 450 Mbps on the 2.4 GHz band.

 

The R6300 is one of the newest wireless routers from Netgear that supports high speed 802.11ac networking. It can concurrently provide speeds of up to 1300 Mbps on the 5 GHz band and 450 Mbps on the 2.4 GHz band.

R6300 Product Image Low Resolution18 51161 Netgear R6300 802.11ac Dual Band Wireless Router Review

The R6300 wireless router belongs to Netgear's Ultimate Performance product line. They all feature the same "desk calendar" design. The front side consist of four LED indicators. Unfortunately there are no led indicators either on the front or back for the wired connections.

 

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Specifications Table

 

Package Contents

R6300 WiFi Router
Ethernet cable
Quick install guide
Power adapter, localized to country of sale
 

Physical Specifications

  Dimensions: 205 x 255 x 77 mm (8.07 x 10.04 x 3.03 in)
Weight: 654g (1.44 lb)
Standards Two (2) USB 2.0 ports
IEEE® 802.11 b/g/n 2.4 GHz
IEEE 802.11 a/n/ac 5.0 GHz
Five (5) 10/100/1000 (1 WAN and 4 LAN) Gigabit Ethernet ports
Warranty Warranty localized to country of sale

System Requirements

Microsoft® Windows 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
Use laptop with 3×3 450 Mbps adapter like Centrino® 6300/5300, or 3×3 802.11ac adapter for maximum performance
Supports Windows® 8
Performance WiFi Boost with high-powered radio amplifiers
Memory: 128 MB Flash and 128 MB RAM
Advanced Quality of Service (QoS)
IPv6 Support (Internet Protocol Version 6)

Ease of Use

  NETGEAR genie® App—Personal dashboard to monitor, control & repair your home network
Push ‘N’ Connect using Wi-Fi Protected Setup® (WPS)1
Buttons WPS Button, WifFi on/off Button, Power Button

Security

WiFi Protected Access® (WPA/WPA2—PSK)
Double firewall protection (SPI and NAT firewall)
Denial-of-service (DoS) attack prevention