Netgear Nighthawk X8 AC5000 (2014) review
The Netgear Nighthawk X8 AC5000 (R8300) router released in 2014. It is powered by Broadcom BCM4709C0 @ 1.4 GHz chipset, 512 MB RAM and 128 MB flash. The AC5000 router is compatible with IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac standards, and the maximum speed that you can get with Nighthawk X8 AC5000 is 600 + 2167 + 2167 Mbps.
The Guest network is a useful feature of the Nighthawk X8 AC5000 router that creates a separate network for guests. It has 1 x USB 3.0 port(s).
The Nighthawk X8 AC5000 router has 1 x 10/100/1000 Mbps WAN and 6 x 10/100/1000 Mbps LAN ports.
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Netgear Nighthawk X8 AC5000 (R8300) specifications
|Name||Nighthawk X8 AC5000|
|Dimensions||316 x 264 x 61 mm|
The router's memory (RAM) cannot be expanded. By default, the router's flash memory is used to store the Netgear operating system.
|Chipset||Broadcom BCM4709C0 @ 1.4 GHz|
|Power supply||12 V / 3 A|
The latest firmware supports IPv6 protocol that provides an identification and location system for computers on networks and routes traffic across the Internet. The Nighthawk X8 AC5000 comes with OpenVPN support. OpenVPN is a full-featured SSL VPN solution which implements OSI layer 2 or 3 secure network extension using the industry standard SSL/TLS protocol.
|LAN ports||6 x 10/100/1000 Mbps|
|WAN ports||1 x 10/100/1000 Mbps|
The Nighthawk X8 AC5000 is compatible with 2.4 GHz Wi-Fi networks. 2.4 GHz is the most widely used frequency and in some cases may be overcrowded. The Nighthawk X8 AC5000 supports the 5 GHz band. The 5 GHz band offers better noise immunity, less interference, and more available channels.
|Antennas||4 x external|
4 x internal
|Speed||600 + 2167 + 2167 Mbps|
|Transmit power||20 dBm|
The USB 3.0 ports provide a fast interface for external storage with data transfer rates of up to 4.8 Gbps. You can attach a compatible USB printer to the Netgear Nighthawk X8 AC5000 device. It has built-in NAS functionality.
|USB ports||1 x USB 3.0|
The default IP addresses of the Netgear Nighthawk X8 AC5000 device is 192.168.1.1. These address allows you to access the router's console login page.
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