Netgear R8000 Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Tri-Band WiFi Gigabit Router

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Product Info

Nighthawk™ R8000 X6: AC3200 Tri-Band WiFi Gigabit Router


3.2 Gbps AC3200 Speeds with Tri-Band WiFi Technology

featureThe Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Router with breakthrough Tri-Band WiFi technology delivers a massive combined wireless speed of up to 3.2Gbps. X6 technology optimizes WiFi performance by intelligently assigning every device to the fastest WiFi band possible and doing so allows devices to connect at their maximum speed.

Even if everyone and everything in the home that's connected to the Internet is streaming, gaming, working, playing, socializing or updating at the same time, the X6 won't miss a beat: you'll enjoy seamless clarity and zero lag.



1Ghz Dual Core Processor

  • 3.2Gbps! The fastest combined WiFi speed for uninterrupted streaming
  • Tri Band WiFi delivers more WiFi for more devices
  • Six high performance antennas & powerful amplifiers maximize range
  • Smart Connect intelligently selects best WiFi for every device
  • 1GHz dual core processor delivers lag-free gaming
  • Implicit & Explicit Beamforming+ focuses WiFi signals & delivers
  • Stronger connections to all your wireless devices
  • USB 3.0 port offers high-speed, storage-ready access
  • Free ReadySHARE® Vault app provides automatic continuous/scheduled
  • Backup for your Windows PCs on your home network
  • Manage your home network with NETGEAR genie

featureGaming Performance

You need the best when you're taking on the online gaming world. The Nighthawk X6 is the pro gaming choice and the latest in AC3200 speed and performance. Powerful dual core 1GHz processor and three off load processors provide WiFi speeds up to 3.2Gbps. Nighthawk's Tri-Band WiFi ends game-lag and multiplies the intensity of immersive, uninterrupted, online gaming.

Streaming Performance

featureNighthawk X6 multiplies the entertainment factor for everyone in your home. Seamless, simultaneous streaming for multiple devices is now a reality thanks to powerful Tri-Band WiFi and features like Smart Connect and Beamforming+: it's the end of buffering, jittery video, and lag as you know it. A built-in DLNA-ready server and iTunes server add to your media enjoyment, allowing you to play and share your videos and music quickly and easily.

Keep your media both safe and instantly accessible, you can use the free ReadySHARE Vault app for automatic, continuous backup of all your home PCs wirelessly, to the USB hard drive connected to the router super-speed USB 3.0 port.

Mobile Performance

featureNighthawk X6's Tri-Band WiFi provides more WiFi for more devices. That means more range and reliability for your mobile devices. Nighthawk X6 offers key features to dramatically boost mobile connectivity and performance. High-powered amplifiers & 6 high performance retractable antennas help extend WiFi coverage throughout large homes & even backyards, while Beamforming+ focuses WiFi signals for stronger more reliable connections.


3.2Gbps: The fastest combined WiFi speed for uninterrupted streaming. Get the fastest combined WiFi currently available and enjoy a blazing-fast, lag-free WiFi experience for gaming, video streaming or surfing.

GIGABIT WIFI GIGABIT WIFI: Next generation WiFi now at Gigabit speeds

GIGABIT WIRED GIGABIT WIRED: Ideal for HD gaming & video

DUAL PROCESSOR DUAL CORE PROCESSOR: Dual Core 1GHz processor boosts wireless, wired & WAN-to-LAN performance

WiFi Range

Got range? Homes come in all shapes and sizes and Nighthawk Smart WiFi Router provides WiFi coverage no matter where you connect in your home.

ULTIMATE RANGE ULTIMATE RANGE: WiFi coverage throughout your home

ANTENNAS ANTENNAS: High-powered amplifiers with 6 external antennas


With NETGEAR, sharing across your network is fun and easy, anything from accessing stored data, media, photos & music to wireless printing.

icon - DLNA DLNA®: Find & play your media on DLNA TVs & game consoles

icon - ReadySHARE USB ACCESS ReadySHARE® USB ACCESS: Wirelessly access & share USB hard drive & printer via two (2) USB ports


icon - ReadySHARE PRINTER ReadySHARE® PRINTER: Wirelessly access & share a USB printer

READYSHARE VAULT ReadySHARE® VAULT: Free software for automatic PC backup to a USB hard drive connected to the router

ITUNES iTunes® COMPATIBLE: Play your USB stored music using AirPlay or Apple Remote™

Reliable Connections

There's nothing more frustrating than lost connections! With NETGEAR's advanced features & best-in-class technology, you'll reduce interference & enjoy more reliable WiFi connectivity.

SIMULTANEOUS DUAL BAND SIMULTANEOUS Tri BAND: More & faster WiFi connections for all devices

BEAMFORMING+ BEAMFORMING+: Boosts speed, reliability & range of WiFi connections

Ease Of Use

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!

icon - EASY INSTALL EASY INSTALL: Easy setup for iPad®, tablets, smartphones & computers

icon - NETGEAR GENIE APPNETGEAR GENIE® APP: Personal dashboard to monitor, control & repair your home network

icon - PUSH 'N' CONNECT PUSH 'N' CONNECT: Easy push button WiFi connections (WPS)

icon - WIFI & POWER ON_OFF WIFI & POWER ON/OFF: Convenient power savings


Maintain the highest security across your network to ensure your privacy & family is safe while online. Whether it's preventing phishing & spyware or just limiting access for kids & guests, NETGEAR has you covered.

PARENTAL CONTROLS PARENTAL CONTROLS: Web filtering for all your connected devices

GUEST NETWORK ACCESS GUEST NETWORK ACCESS: Separate & secure access for guests


MYROUTER SUPPORT OPEN SOURCE SUPPORT: Download open source firmware from

FTP PERSONAL FTP SERVER: Customized free URL to create FTP server

ReadySHARE® Vault: Automatic backup for Window PCs

ReadyShare Vault is a free app that provides automatic, continuous backup of Windows PCs to the USB hard drive connected to the Nighthawk X6. The app has a wonderfully simple interface with intuitive backup settings, simply setup and forget and be assured that all your data on various home PCs in the home network is being continuously backed up. Never worry about losing your data again.

  • Easy single click setup to back up the Window PCs on the home network
  • Automatic, continuous incremental backup of all the changes
  • Easily restore deleted files by going back to older snapshots
  • Safeguard all your precious data, photos, videos

Beamforming+: For More Reliable Connections
featureUnlike typical Wi-Fi routers that just blast the Wi-Fi signals in all directions, with Beamforming+ the router & device communicate with each other, so the router can directly beam the Wi-Fi signal to that specific wireless device. The result is a stronger, faster, more reliable connection that is locked in even when the device is moved around the home.

  • Focuses WiFi signals from the wireless router to WiFi devices like smartphones, tablets & laptops
  • Automatic signal management checks with your device to keep WiFi signal at its optimal strength
  • Designed for home environments to support multiple WiFi device connections for highest quality
  • Extends WiFi coverage, reduces dead spots, & boosts signal strength
  • Beamforming+ boosts speed & range for the newest 802.11ac WiFi devices like Macbook Air® & Samsung® Galaxy S4


featureNETGEAR genie makes getting the most out of your home network fun & easy. Installation is almost effortless - just by opening a browser, genie helps you setup your NETGEAR WiFi Router & connect all of your WiFi devices. Genie also allows you to easily monitor, connect & control your home network from a PC, Mac, tablet or smartphone.

With NETGEAR genie you can share & stream music or videos, diagnose & repair network issues, set up parental controls & more.

  • Home Network Manager
  • Makes any printer AirPrint® compatible to print from an iPad® or iPhone®
  • MyMedia™: Find & play media files in your network
  • EZ Mobile connect: Scan QR code to connect to your home network
  • Turbo-Transfer: Quickly transfer files within your home network across various devices 40- faster than normal file transfers
  • For PC, Mac®, iOS®, & Android™ smart devices

I/O Ports

1Ghz Dual Core Processor

System Requirements

  • Operating Systems:
    Microsoft® Windows 8.x, 7, Vista®, 2000, XP®, Mac OS®, UNIX®, or Linux®
  • Browsers:
    • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 5.0 or higher
    • Firefox® 2.0 or higher
    • Safari® 1.4 or higher
    • Google Chrome™ 11.0 or higher


WiFi Technology 802.11ac Tri-Band Gigabit
I/O Standards 3.2Gbps Maximum Data Transfer:
1x IEEE® 802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz + 256 QAM (600Mbps)
2x IEEE® 802.11 ac 5.0GHz (Dual 1,300Mbps)

4x 10/100/1000 Mbps: LAN Gigabit Ethernet ports
1x : WAN Ethernet Ports

2x USB ports: 1x USB 3.0 & 1x USB 2.0 port
Technical Specifications Tri Band WiFi: Tx/Rx 6x6 (2.4GHz) + 6x6 (5GHz)
Powerful Dual-Core 1GHz CPU w/ 3 offload processors
Beamforming+ For more reliable connections
Smart Connect picks the fastest WiFi for every device
High powered amplifiers w/ 6 high gain external antennas
Implicit & Explicit Beamforming for 2.4 & 5GHz
Memory: 128MB Flash & 256MB RAM
Security Customized free URL to set up personal FTP server
VPN support: secure remote access
Guest network access: separate & secure
WiFi Protected Access® (WPA/WPA2: PSK)
Double firewall protection (SPI and NAT)
Denial of Service (DoS) Attack Prevention
Dimensions 295 x 225 x 55mm (11.6 x 8.9 x 2.1")
Weight 1.1kg (2.4 lb)

Package Contents

  • Nighthawk X6 AC3200 Tri-Band WiFi Router, Model R8000
  • 6x Detachable Antennas
  • Ethernet cable
  • Quick Install Guide
  • AC Power Adapter