Nighthawk X4S Smart WiFi Gaming Router
802.11ac Dual Band Quad Stream GigabitRanked #1 for Best Router Performance - March 2016
Fastest gaming performance. Unmatched processing power. Superior WiFi technology. Nighthawk® X4S AC2600 Smart WiFi Router with 160MHz, MU-MIMO and Quad Stream technology delivers WiFi to multiple devices simultaneously for faster speeds. Whether gaming or streaming, you're getting 160MHz bandwidth that ensures low-ping and best stream quality. Enjoy ultimate WiFi speeds up to 2.53Gbps, a powerful 1.7GHz dual core processor, and Dynamic QoS, delivering smoother streaming and gaming by prioritizing applications and devices. Features such as NETGEAR genie® remote access, ReadyCLOUD® , OpenVPN, and Kwilt app support help you manage your network, have access to a secure personal cloud, access home network remotely, and share photos stored on the storage from anywhere.
- Get ultimate WiFi speeds—up to 2.53Gbps (800+1733 Mbps)
- Quad-Stream technology delivers WiFi to multiple devices simultaneously for faster speeds
- Next generation Wave2 WiFi—160MHz, MU-MIMO, Quad-stream
- Four high-performance external antennas deliver maximum range
- Dynamic QoS prioritizes network traffic by application and device
- Powerful 1.7GHz dual-core processor boosts performance for gaming and streaming
- Twin USB 3.0 and eSATA ports offer high-speed, USB storage-ready access
- NEW & IMPROVED FEATURES: With the latest firmware release your Nighthawk X4S now includes NETGEAR genie remote access, ReadyCLOUD, Open VPN access on mobile devices, and Kwilt integration. Learn more below.
Fastest Gaming Performance in 2016
- Gigabit CPU, Gigabit wired, and Gigabit WiFi, ready for 4K gaming
- A gaming beast with the most advanced WiFi technology gives you unparalleled speed
- Compete with other gamers, not other devices. Dynamic Quality of Service (QoS) intelligently prioritizes video streaming and gaming
- Built for Gaming PCs or consoles brands such as Playstation, Xbox and Nintendo, get the most solid connection possible for no lagging gameplay.
Unmatched Processing Power
- Industry’s fastest processor at 1.7GHz keeps performance at its ultimate level – no lag, no CPU hog, no excuses!
- Dual-core processor helps dedicate processing power for network traffic and provides lowest-latency experience for all those online games
- Plenty of memory (512MB) to connect as many devices as you want for uncompromised performance that won’t miss a beat
- Stream on Twitch with no latency and the best quality possible for your audience.
Superior WiFi Technology
- Reach every corner of the house with powerful amplifiers, beamforming+, and 4 high performance external antennas
- With fastest MU-MIMO performance per PC Magazine, a perfect match for MU-MIMO capable gaming devices such as Alienware 13, 15, and 17
- Industry’s first 160MHz radio enables Nighthawk® X4S to double the bandwidth working with 160MHz enabled devices
Share and Access Your Photos
Access and share your files stored on a USB Drive through NETGEAR ReadyCLOUD USB Access. Simply plug your USB hard drive into your NETGEAR Nighthawk WiFi Router to create secure personal cloud storage for anytime, anywhere access to your USB drive at home. And now with the latest Kwilt integration you can not only access all your photos stored on social media, but you can now add your external USB storage device connected to Nighthawk as a source of pictures, so you can search, index and share all of your photos from your iOS Kwilt app.
Get the ultimate in WiFi & enjoy a blazing-fast, lag-free WiFi experience for gaming, video streaming or surfing.
World's fastest WiFi—Up to 2.53Gbps†
160MHz support—Doubles the streaming speeds
Dual core processor—Dual Core 1.7GHz processor boosts wireless, wired and WAN-to-LAN performance
Gigabit WiFi—Next-generation WiFi now at Gigabit speeds
Gigabit wired—Ideal for HD gaming and video
Got range? Homes come in all shapes and sizes and the Nighthawk X4S AC2600 Smart WiFi Router provides WiFi coverage no matter where you connect in your home.
Ultimate range—WiFi coverage throughout very large homes
Antennas—High-powered amplifiers and 4 high-performance external antennas
There’s nothing more frustrating than lost connections! With NETGEAR’s advanced features and best-in-class technology, you’ll reduce interference & enjoy more reliable WiFi connectivity.
Quad-Stream—Quad-Stream Wave 2 WiFi increases WiFi speed and range for mobile devices
Dynamic QoS—Delivers bandwidth prioritization by application and device
Beamforming+—Boosts speed, reliability, and range of WiFi connections
With NETGEAR, sharing across your network is fun and easy, anything from accessing stored photos & music to wireless printing. And make sure you keep it safe by using the included ReadySHARE Vault application for backing up Windows-based PCs.
DLNA®—Find and play your media on DLNA TVs, game consoles and media players
ReadySHARE® USB access—Wirelessly access and share USB hard drive and printer via two (2) USB 3.0 ports
eSATA—One (1) eSATA port for storing and streaming
Two super speed USB 3.0 ports—Up to 10x faster than USB 2.0
ReadyCLOUD® USB Access— Enjoy personal and secure cloud access to USB storage anytime, anywhere.
MU-MIMO—Multi-user MIMO enables simultaneous streaming to mobile devices
ReadySHARE Printer—Wirelessly access and share a USB printer
ReadySHARE Vault—PC software automatically backs up to USB hard drive connected to the router to USB hard drive connected to the router
Start enjoying your new device faster than ever. NETGEAR wants to make sure installation and management is simple & easy, so you can connect quickly & make sure you stay that way!
Easy install—Easy setup for iPad®, tablets, smartphones and computers
NETGEAR genie® App—Personal dashboard to monitor, control and repair your home network anytime, anywhere.
Push ‘N’ Connect—Easy push button WiFi connections (WPS)
WiFi and power on/off—Convenient power savings
LED on/off switch—Easily turn LEDs on or off
Maintain high security across your network to help ensure your privacy & family is safe while online. Whether it’s preventing phishing or just limiting access for kids & guests, NETGEAR has you covered.
VPN support—Now with OpenVPN Connect app on iOS and Android, securely access your home network and Internet connection from your mobile device remotely.
Enhanced Parental Controls—Manage website access by family member and device
Guest network access—Separate and secure access for guests
Secure WiFi connections—High level wireless security with WPA/WPA2
Personal FTP server—Customized free URL to create FTP server
Open source support—Download open source firmware from www.myopenrouter.com
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†Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE standard 802.11 specifications. Actual data throughput and wireless coverage will vary.
*To benefit from 160MHz and MU-MIMO features, WiFi client needs to be 160MHz and MU-MIMO capable
Network conditions and environmental factors, including volume of network traffic, building materials and construction, and network overhead, lower actual data throughput rate and wireless coverage. NETGEAR makes no express or implied representations or warranties about this product's compatibility with any future standards. 802.11ac 1733 Mbps is approximately 3x faster than 802.11n 600 Mbps. 2.4GHz Performance Mode requires 256 QAM support on WiFi client. Up to 1733 Mbps wireless speeds achieved when connecting to other 802.11ac 1733 Mbps devices.
- This product is backed by a NETGEAR limited 1-year Hardware Warranty.
- 24/7 basic technical support provided for 90 days from purchase date, when purchased from a NETGEAR authorized reseller
Download the NETGEAR R7800 Datasheet (PDF).
- Pricing and product availability subject to change without notice.