Netgear XR700 Router Brings 802.11ad and 10G to the Nighthawk Pro Gaming Family

Netgear XR700 Router Brings 802.11ad and 10G to the Nighthawk Pro Gaming Family


At the 2018 CES, Netgear had presented the Nighthawk XR500 gaming switch and the SX10 (GS810EMX) NBASE-T switch as a major aspect of the Nighthawk Pro family to serve the requirements of gamers. Today, they are propelling the XR700 switch that brings the capacities of the switch segment to be an all the more intense supplement to the SX10 NBASE-T switch presented prior. 

Like the XR500, the new XR700 switch runs the DumaOS firmware created by Netduma. Dumars has been getting regular updates to empower similarity of highlights, for example, geo-sifting with the most recent recreations. The abilities of DumaOS have been very much showcased by Netgear prior. The principle contrast between the XR500 and the XR700 lies in the inside equipment. 

While the XR500 was an AC2600 switch with the Qualcomm-based Nighthawks X4S stage, the XR700 influences the progression to up to AD7200. This stage was most recently seen in the Nighthawk X10 propelled in Q4 2016. It coordinates an Annapurna Labs AL-314 SoC alongside 802.11ac/802.11ad radios from Qualcomm. Notwithstanding the 802.11ad capacities, the switch likewise accompanies a 10G SFP+ port. A direct-connect link/SFP+ module (Netgear AXM765) to change over to 10GBASE-T is accessible independently. On the firmware side, we get the pre-introduced Plex Media Server (like the Nighthawk X10). 

The principle contrasts between the Nighthawk X10 and the XR700 are: 

An alternate mechanical outline for the case, to more readily mirror the Nighthawk Pro gaming marking 

Supplanting of the customary firmware with the gaming-advanced DumaOS 

Ability to utilize the 10G SFP+ port as a WAN port (the Nighthawk X10 confined it LAN obligations when it was propelled). 

Esteem expansion as a multi-month boundless Amazon Cloud reinforcement 

With the dispatch of the XR700, Netgear presently has a great leader in their Nighthawk Pro Gaming lineup. Joined with the S8000 and SX10 switches, Netgear can offer a total answer for LAN gaming parties, while satisfying alternate necessities of the gaming swarm. 

The Netgear XR700 has an MSRP of USD 500 and will be accessible for buy-in September 2018 for USD 500. The dispatch cost of the Nighthawk X10 was likewise the same, yet that item is accessible for $420 presently - a superior cost for the individuals who require 802.11ad and 10G SFP+ without all the gaming highlights.

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