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NETGEAR nighthawk pro gaming router

Gaming WiFi router

A fast gaming router designed by gamers

The NETGEAR Nighthawk® Pro Gaming router comes with a suite of features gamers are sure to love

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The Only Gaming Router
You'll Ever Need

Packed with gaming features and powerful enough to handle all your home networking needs.

Kick lag spikes to the curb

Nighthawk Pro Gaming routers adeptly prioritize even the most congested home networking traffic…

Never fight over bandwidth

Now you can see who is using how much of your bandwidth and make adjustments on the fly with…

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Pure performance

The Nighthawk Pro Gaming routers are designed for the very best in gaming performance…

Stabilize your ping

Congestion Control creates an express lane for gaming traffic…

Gaming router dashboard

Fully customizable GUI with the tools you need to improve performance and unlock the #PowerToWin

Geo fencing

Distance is the main reason you lag. Get the best connection for your game by drawing boundaries to block bad servers.

Application QoS

Determine priorities for bandwidth across all your devices and share bandwidth between specific applications.

Ping heatmap

Map the servers for your favorite games, visualizing your connection quality to each one. You choose which servers to connect to based on quality, keeping latency low and giving you the advantage.

Connection benchmark

A pure test of your internet line, measuring all the key metrics you care about with extreme accuracy. This lets you determine the quality of your internet line and if you’re getting the speed you pay for.

Traffic controller

Traffic Controller gives you the power to block any application, port or device on your schedule. Block traffic to your kid’s devices at no-screen time, close access to unused ports for security and more.

WiFi 6 gaming router

WiFi 6 is the most powerful WiFi ever


more capacity


increase in data




Easy setup and use with the Nighthawk App

With the Nighthawk app, setup takes just minutes, so you can start enjoying better WiFi sooner. You can also see your connected devices, run an internet speed test, manage your NETGEAR service subscriptions, and more from the palm of your hand.

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Frequently asked questions

Netgear Nighthawk XR1000. This is Netgear’s latest Pro Gaming model, which features WiFi 6 and the latest DumaOS 3.0 operating system.

Yes, one of our technicians will professionally install the equipment. Pro-gaming router is $12.95 per month and includes 1 device. Limit of one device per household. Activation and installation cost is additional.

Internet service from Astound is required. Speed of 250Mbps or higher recommended. For optimal performance, renting our modem is recommended. Customer owned modem is an option.

Yes, you can download the Netgear app to view and control basic functionality for your network. To adjust more detailed performance settings, you’ll log into your router and use the online dashboard.

Absolutely. It delivers great WiFi, with the latest WiFi 6 technology. You can do more customization of your network settings with this option, including prioritizing types of traffic or devices to allocate bandwidth to the most important functions (important online zoom meeting vs. kids Netflix). If you need coverage over large square footage, Whole Home WiFi is probably a better solution for you because it is scalable to larger areas.

Duma is the operating system that runs on the XR1000 that enables the customization for ping reduction and other network optimization functions.

We recommend that customers go to the Net Duma site and search for their game to get specific step by step instructions. User guides for geo-filtering, QoS and other settings can be found HERE.

Geo-Filtering and Geo-fencing give you control over the geographic area where the hosting and players for your game. QoS enables you to prioritize traffic or devices to maximize bandwidth on your network.

This new standard of WiFi is ready to support more devices with better reliability and faster speeds. Delivering four times better performance than AC WiFi, WiFi 6 allows more devices to connect and stream simultaneously, without impacting speed or reliability, by efficiently packing and scheduling data.

Armor is available; this service can be purchased directly from Netgear. Armor can be set and controlled through the app. Netgear’s parental controls are not available on this router.

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*Internet speeds may vary & are not guaranteed. Certain equipment may be required to reach advertised speeds. DOCSIS 3.1 modem with 2.5GE physical LAN port is required for 1 Gigabit speeds and higher. See for why speeds may vary. To view Astound’s FCC Network Management Disclosure see Modem required for Internet service. No contract required. Subject to availability. We substantiate that the cable modem equipment provided, and the configuration of such cable modem, meets the broadband speeds advertised when attached to a wired connection based on SamKnows testing procedures.

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