Netgear RAX40 Nighthawk AX4 4-Stream AX3000 Wi-Fi 6 Wireless Router

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RAX40 Nighthawk AX4 4-Stream AC3000 Wi-Fi 6 Router – Leading The New Era of Wi-Fi 6

The NETGEAR® Nighthawk® AX4 4-Stream AX3000 Wi-Fi Router supports the latest generation Wi-Fi 6 technology to provide greater network capacity with consistent and powerful signal strength to all your connected devices. The Nighthawk® AX4 Wi-Fi router delivers a new level of Gigabit Wi-Fi connectivity so you can connect, stream and download faster to newer mobile devices.

Powerful dual-core processor with a fully offloaded CPU increases overall performance of the network. OFDMA, 1024 QAM and 160MHz channel support vastly improve network efficiency to deliver 4 times the performance as compared to previous Wi-Fi standards. Enjoy smoother streaming, faster downloads, and improved gaming and video conferencing.



Get ultra-fast wireless speeds for better 4K UHD streaming, gaming or video conferencing experience.

  • UP TO 3GBPS SPEEDS - 600Mbps + 2400Mbps with 4-stream connectivity
  • 1024-QAM - 25% increased data efficiency and faster speeds than a 256-QAM router
  • 5 GIGABIT PORTS - Connect more wired devices for faster file transfer and uninterrupted connections
  • 160MHZ Channel Support* - Doubles the speeds as offered by 80MHz channels to provide Gigabit speeds for compatible mobile devices and laptops
  • SUPERSPEED USB 3.0 PORT - Up to 10x faster than USB 2.0
  • Ultra-fast Wi-Fi - Up to 3Gbps (600Mbps + 2.4Gbps)** wireless speeds
  • Improved Capacity - Wi-Fi 6 uses OFDMA to improve capacity and efficiency of your network, so more devices can connect without slowing down your Wi-Fi
  • Gigabit Wi-Fi to Mobile Devices - Connect, stream and download faster to newer mobile devices and computers
  • 160MHz Support - Enables Gigabit speeds to compatible mobile devices
  • Powerful Dual-Core Processor - Smooth 4K UHD streaming to Smart TVs, mobile devices and gaming consoles
  • Additional DFS Channels - Interference free experience with the advantage of additional channels.
  • 5 Gigabit Ports - Connect more wired devices for faster file transfer and uninterrupted connections
  • Nighthawk App - Easily set up your router and get more your of your Wi-Fi
  • Automatic Firmware Updates - Latest security patches delivered to the router
  • Works with Existing Wi-Fi Devices - Backward compatible with Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) and earlier generation Wi-Fi standards
  • Works with Amazon Alexa™ and the Google Assistant

* Requires client device that supports 160MHz bandwidth on Wi-Fi.
** Maximum wireless signal rate derived from IEEE 802.11 specifications. Actual data throughput and wireless coverage will vary and may be lowered by network and environmental conditions, including network traffic volume and building construction.

4-Stream Wi-Fi - Connect, Stream and Download Faster

More Wi-Fi streams means more available bandwidth and less congestion for all the devices in the Wi-Fi network. The Nighthawk AX4 provides consistent and powerful signal strength to multiple devices at the same time so you can enjoy smooth gaming and 4K UHD video streaming, faster file transfers and backups.

Learn more about Wi-Fi Streams

Gigabit Wi-Fi to Mobile Devices

Now maximize the wireless benefits of your Gigabit internet service plans so you can connect, stream and download faster. The latest Wi-Fi 6 standard supports 160MHz bandwidth that enables Gigabit Wi-Fi speeds to the newer PCs and mobile devices that support 160MHz bandwidth.* Future proof your purchase to keep pace as you add latest devices to your home Wi-Fi.

* Requires client device that supports 160MHz bandwidth on Wi-Fi.

Improved Network Capacity for More Wi-Fi Devices

Orthogonal Frequency-Division Multiple Access (OFDMA) enables efficient data scheduling so that more transmissions can be sent at the same time, resulting in an impressive capacity increase in your network. This increased or available bandwidth allows you to add more devices to your network. Nighthawk AX4 supports uplink and downlink OFDMA to efficiently use air-time with better frequency reuse, reduced latency, and increased network efficiency. This is extremely useful for latency sensitive applications such as virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR) and Internet of things (IoT) sensors.

Learn more about OFDMA

Powerful Dual-Core Processor

Nighthawk AX4's powerful dual-core processor with fully offloaded CPU is designed to transfer multi-gigs of data. Full-packet processing offload means zero load on the CPU, so you can do more on your Wi-Fi without slowing down. Enjoy smoother Ultra-HD 4K video streaming and gaming without interruptions.


Get better performance for all your smart home devices even when your family is busy streaming videos or uploading media files during the internet rush hour.

More Wi-Fi for more devices - OFDMA for faster Wi-Fi download & upload speeds by transmitting to up to 16 devices at the same time.

Wi-Fi 6 optimized powerful processor - Dual-core processor ensures smooth 4K UHD streaming & gaming - ideal for Gigabit Internet speeds.

Wi-Fi Range

Faster and expanded coverage throughout your home and for all your devices.

Ultimate range - Wi-Fi coverage throughout very large homes.

High-performance antennas - Two (2) external antennas extend strong and reliable Wi-Fi signals over larger area. Antennas are pre-optimized for best Wi-Fi performance.


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

BEAMFORMING+ - Improve range and performance for both 2.4 and 5GHz devices.

Simultaneous dual band Wi-Fi - Supports two Wi-Fi bands simultaneously to double the available bandwidth and provide a reliable, dedicated Wi-Fi network for smooth online gaming without any network congestion

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!

NIGHTHAWK APP - Easily set up your router and get more out of your Wi-Fi. Includes remote access to manage your network away from home.

Voice controlled by Amazon Alexa & the Google Assistant - Control your NETGEAR Wi-Fi network with simple voice commands.


Maintain high 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.

Standards-based security - 802.11i, 128-bit AES encryption with PSK.

VPN support - On PC, MAC, & now also with OpenVPN Connect app on iOS & Android, securely access your home network & Internet connection from your mobile device remotely.

Guest network access - Separate and secure access for guests.

Automatic firmware updates - Delivers latest security patches to the router.

Additional Information:

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System Requirements

  • Microsoft® Windows 7, 8, 10, Vista®, XP®, 2000, Mac OS®, UNIX®, or Linux®
  • Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 11 or higher, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome™ 55 or higher, Firefox® 45 or higher, Safari® 10 or higher


Make and Model Dual Band AX3000 Wi-Fi Wireless Router
Part Number RAX40-100CNS
Processor Dual-core processor
Memory 256MB Flash
Network Standard 2.4GHz AX: 2x2 (Tx/Rx) 1024/256 QAM 40/20MHz, up to 600Mbps
5GHz AX: 2x2 (Tx/Rx) 1024 QAM 160/80/40/20MHz, up to 2400Mbps
Concurrent Band / Frequency Simultaneous dual band: 2.4 & 5GHz
Wi-Fi Technology AX3000 Wi-Fi
Data Bandwidth N/A
I/O Ports 1 x 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet WAN port
4 x 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports
1 x USB 3.0 port
1 x Power input jack
Antennas 2 x External adjustable antennas
Antenna Gain N/A
Security Features Standards-based Wi-Fi Security (802.11i, 128-bit AES encryption with PSK)
Automatic firmware update delivers latest security patches to the router
Guest network access - separate & secure
VPN Support - Secure access to your home network away from home
Buttons Power on/off, LED on/off
Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) N/A
AC Power Adapter 110 ~ 240Vac, 50/60Hz
Power Consumption N/A
Dimensions 14.17" x 8.46" x 2.36" (360 x 215 x 60 mm)
Weight 1.36 lb. (618g)

Package Contents

  • Netgear Nighthawk AX4 4-Stream AX3000 Wi-Fi 6 Wireless Router (RAX40)
  • Power Adapter
  • Ethernet Cable
  • Quick Start Guide