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Netgear R6300

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User ratings:
31
4.4 out of 5
31 user ratings
5 stars
61 %
4 stars
16 %
3 stars
22 %
2 stars
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1 stars
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Editorial reviews:
12
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4.1 out of 5
5 user ratings
5 stars
40 %
4 stars
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3 stars
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Pros

  • pleasant update that provides comprehensive features
  • Installation is a breeze
  • easy to use; is fast

Cons

  • ASUS declines at a slower rate
  • only allow admins to log in anyway
  • No site survey in client bridge mode

Key specs

  • 4
  • 1
  • yes
  • no
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Netgear R6300 - Pros & Cons

Netgear R6300

Pros

  • pleasant update that provides comprehensive features
  • Installation is a breeze
  • easy to use; is fast

Cons

  • ASUS declines at a slower rate
  • only allow admins to log in anyway
  • No site survey in client bridge mode
  • Throughput correspondingly jumps massively from 4
  • awkward to reach the rear-positioned ports and power button
  • looking gold half-tone gradient effect applied
  • the router does come with four Gigabit LAN ports
  • no local network access to wireless users

Netgear R6300 - Technical Overview

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IconNumber of WAN ports
1
Best:
Cisco MWR 2941-DC
Number of WAN ports: 16
IconTotal wireless data transfer rate
1750 Mbps
Best:
TP-Link Talon AD7200
Total wireless data transfer rate: 7133 Mbps
IconNumber of LAN ports
4
Best:
Cisco CISCO7206VXR
Number of LAN ports: 60

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Netgear R6300 - Full Specifications

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Connectivity
Number of LAN ports4
Number of WAN ports1
USByes
Total USB ports2
Number of USB 2.0 ports1
Number of USB 3.0/3.1 ports1
Number of USB 3.1 ports0
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Dimensions
Width8.07 in
Height10.04 in
Depth3.03 in
Weight1.43 lb
Number of units1
Rack-mount designno
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Communication
Management interfaceWeb/network
6to4yes
Communication protocol
  • IPv6
  • Quality of Service
  • Virtual LAN
  • Wireless Multimedia Extensions
Data link layer
  • Ethernet
  • Fast Ethernet
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • IEEE 802.11a
  • IEEE 802.11ac
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.11n
Number of simultaneous connections4096
Wireless standards
  • IEEE 802.11a
  • IEEE 802.11ac
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.3ab
  • IEEE 802.3u
  • IEEE 802.11n
Mobile broadband supportno
Throughput WAN-LAN783.0 Mbps
Wireless networkyes
2.4GHz wireless networkyes
2.4GHz data transfer rate450.0 Mbps
5GHz wireless networkyes
5GHz data transfer rate1300.0 Mbps
External antennano
MIMOyes
Total wireless data transfer rate1750.0 Mbps
Wireless security
  • WEP
  • WPA-PSK
  • WPA
  • WPA2-PSK
  • WPA2
  • WPS
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Memory
Included flash memory128.0 MB
Maximum flash memory128.0 MB
Included RAM128.0 MB
Maximum RAM128.0 MB
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Security
DMZyes
VPN clientno
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Design
Colour of productBlack
Active cooling (fan)no
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Features
Built-in DSL modemno
File serverVia USB
Built-in printer serveryes
Mobile app for controlling featuresyes
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Compatibility
DynDNSyes
Routing protocol
  • RIP-1
  • RIP-2
Target audience
  • Smaller offices
  • Home users
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Power
Operational Power Consumption (min-max)< 12
Power over Ethernet (PoE)no

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Netgear R6300 Netgear - Editorial Reviews (12)

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Netgear R6300 Netgear R6300 WiFi Router 802.11ac Dual Band Gigabit
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PCMag UK
Published: 05.07.2012
Netgear R6300 WiFi Router 802.11ac Dual Band Gigabit
3.0

Although the Netgear R6300 supports the latest 802.11ac standard (in draft form); an odd design, and surprisingly underwhelming performance running in 11ac mode does not make this router one of Netgear's best.

Netgear R6300 Netgear R6300 Dual Band Gigabit Router Review - eTeknix
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eTeknix
Published: 08.02.2013
Netgear R6300 Dual Band Gigabit Router Review - eTeknix

Virtually everyone that has access to the Internet at home will have a wired connection and this therefore means that at the heart of their connectivity in the house we will find a router of some shape or from. Typically most of these are ISP supplied items such as BT's Home Hub or a generic branded router. Whilst these on the whole do as they say on the tin and for the most part of their lives and use run without any problems, there is always a better option. Most home users would like to get a little bit extra

Netgear R6300 NETGEAR R6300 WiFi Router-802.11ac Dual Band Gigabit Full Review - SmallNetBuilder
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smallnetbuilder.com
Published: 25.06.2012
NETGEAR R6300 WiFi Router-802.11ac Dual Band Gigabit Full Review - SmallNetBuilder

We've circled back to complete our testing of NETGEAR's R6300 with its latest firmware. {mospagebreak toctitle=Introduction, Inside} {multithumb}{loadheader ...

Netgear R6300 NETGEAR R6300 Wireless Retest - SmallNetBuilder
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smallnetbuilder.com
Published: 22.05.2013
NETGEAR R6300 Wireless Retest - SmallNetBuilder

We retested NETGEAR's R6300 with our new wireless test process and found that it didn't rise to the top of the AC1750 router pack. {multithumb} Introduction ...

Netgear R6300 Netgear R6300 Wireless Router Review – Zit Seng's Blog
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Netgear R6300 Wireless Router Review – Zit Seng's Blog
Netgear R6300 Netgear R6300 router review: The second-fastest router we’ve tested
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Published: 11.09.2012
Netgear R6300 router review: The second-fastest router we’ve tested
4.0

Netgear's R6300 isn't the fastest 802.11ac router you can buy, but it has a number of positive features going for it.

Netgear R6300 Netgear R6300 802.11ac wireless router
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PC World
Netgear R6300 802.11ac wireless router
4.0

Netgear's R6300 supports 802.11ac and is a great all-round wireless router for the home

Netgear R6300 Netgear R6300 Smart Wi-Fi v2 Review - Play3r
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Play3r
Published: 03.02.2014
Netgear R6300 Smart Wi-Fi v2 Review - Play3r

Today I took a look at the Netgear R6300 Smart Wi-Fi v2 wireless router, did it live up to my expectations? Read on to find out...

Netgear R6300 Netgear R6300 review
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TechRadar
Published: 28.08.2013
Netgear R6300 review
4.5

One of the first 802.11ac draft routers - now with a software update

Netgear R6300 Netgear R6300
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CNET
Published: 31.08.2012
Netgear R6300

The Netgear R6300 is the fastest wireless router on the market, for now, thanks to 802.11ac. When used with Wireless-N devices, it's also one of the fastest N900 routers on the market.

Netgear R6300 Netgear R6300 802.11ac Smart Wi-Fi Router Review
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KitGuru
Published: 25.05.2014
Netgear R6300 802.11ac Smart Wi-Fi Router Review

Today we are going to take a look at one of the latest wireless routers from Netgear - the R6300.  T

Netgear R6300 Netgear R6300 review
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Alphr
Published: 04.10.2012
Netgear R6300 review
5.0

The transition from 802.11g to faster 802.11n Wi-Fi was among the slowest, most drawn-out upgrades in the history of technology. It was only officially ratified by the IEEE standards committee in 2009, but before that, we

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