For larger homes with multiple devices, the NETGEAR R6300 WiFi Router is the tool for the job. The manufacturer says it “delivers next generation WiFi at Gigabit speeds” as it offers extreme mobility with speeds up to 3x faster than 802.11n. It is also backwards compatible with 802.11 a/b/g and n devices with speeds of up to 450 and 1300Mbps. In fact, NETGEAR claims to have the “World’s Fastest Wifi” with the R6300 delivering speeds up to 1750Mbps and since this Router is Gigabit wired, it is ideal for HD gaming and video.
Using Simultaneous Dual Band Technology, interference is reduces resulting in better connections to more devices and multiple sharing capabilities. Using DLNA Media Server access you can locate and play media on DLNA televisions and game consoles. The ReadyShare USB allows for wireless access to and sharing of USB hard drives and ReadyShare Printer access lets you use, share and print off any USB printer on the network. Security comes in many forms including live parental controls for web filtering, a separate and secure guest network option and high level wireless WPA/WPA2 security.
The R6300 is also incredibly easy to use with the NETGEAR genie App that creates a personal dashboard so you can monitor, maintain and fix your home network. The easy setup system allows you to add iPads, tablets, smartphones and computers with little effort and the Router includes a secure push button WiFi connection to all connected devices. This also translates into power saving features as both the power and WiFi have on/off options. Fast, powerful and meant for big networks, this Router is one of the heavyweights designed to be tough and simple at the same time.