Netgear XR1000 AX5400 WiFi Gaming Router

First Nighthawk Pro Gaming router with WiFi 6 and DumaOS 3.0, perfectly designed to give you the ultimate gaming experience.


  • POWERED BY DumaOS 3.0: Reduce ping rates up to 93% and enjoy faster, lag-free online gaming and smoother streaming with this Router OS built especially for gamers.
  • FAST WiFi 6 PERFORMANCE: Wireless coverage at AX5400 Dual-Band speed provides up to 4x more device capacity than AC routers.
  • 6 SIMULTANEOUS STREAMS: Provides more capacity so more devices can use WiFi at the same time.
  • COMPATIBILITY: Works with any wired Ethernet or wireless gaming device including PCs, Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch consoles.
  • ADVANCED CYBER-SECURITY: Supports WPA2/WPA3 wireless security protocols. Includes Guest WiFi access, VPN, and NETGEAR Armor (powered by BitDefender )- a best-in-class anti-virus, anti-malware, and data protection technology.
  • LOADED WITH ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY: Designed with a triple-core 1.5Ghz processor, Beamforming+, MU-MIMO, and OFDMA.
  • WIRED ETHERNET PORTS: Plug in computers, game consoles, streaming players, and other nearby wired devices with 4 x 1 Gigabit Ethernet ports.
  • USB CONNECTIONS: Share a storage drive with any connected device using the 1 x 3.0 USB port.


Reduce network congestion with 4X capacity to game at top speeds and substantially improve your gaming experience. WiFi 6 gives you 40% faster speed which improves your online & cloud gaming experience.

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.



Optimize and allocate your bandwidth for your live streaming and cloud gaming needs with DumaOS gaming software


Take your gaming experience into your own hands with all the latest tools designed to help you only play on the highest performing gamer servers, while filtering out the rest


Game, browse, & stream without compromising on security or experience with NETGEAR Armor™

Powerful Security on Your NETGEAR Router

  • ANTIVIRUS & RANSOMWARE PROTECTION Keeps you safe from phishing and online fraud
  • VULNERABILITY ASSESSMENT—Scans and identifies network security flaws
  • BITDEFENDER TOTAL SECURITY 2020—Protects all connected devices at home and on-the-go
  • BITDEFENDER VPN—Encrypts your internet connection to keep your online activity private even while you’re on unsecured public networks
  • STAY SAFE EVEN WHEN AWAY FROM HOME WIFI— Stay in the know with Nighthawk App. Anywhere, anytime



  • XR1000 Gaming Router : Dimensions: 11.61 x 7.87 x 2.51 in (295 x 200 x 64 mm), Weight: 1.32lb (600g)


  • WiFi 6 Pro Gaming Router (XR1000)
  • 4 detachable antennas
  • Ethernet cable
  • Quick start guide
  • Power adapter


  • WiFi Technology : WiFi 6 (802.11ax) Dual Band WiFi (AX5400), 2.4GHz AX: 2×2 (Tx/Rx) 1024/256 QAM 20/40MHz, up to 600Mbps‡, 5GHz AX: 4×4 (Tx/Rx) 1024 QAM 20/40/80/160MHz, up to 4.8Gbps‡, Backwards compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WiFi, 1024-QAM—25% data efficiency and faster speeds than a 256-QAM router, Additional DFS channels reduces interference from neighboring networks
  • Beamforming : Explicit Beamforming for 2.4 & 5GHz bands
  • Ports : Five (5) 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet ports – 1 WAN & 4 LAN
  • Channel Support : 160MHz Channel Support—Enjoy greater than 1Gbps WiFi speeds for blazing fast streaming and downloading to newer mobile devices
  • Memory : Memory: 256MB flash and 512MB RAM
  • Processor : Powerful 1.5GHz Triple-Core processor

Key Features

  • Powered by DumaOS 3.0—Enjoy faster online gaming and smoother streaming with a Router OS built especially for gamers
  • Geo Fencing—Customize and filter which game servers you play on for an elevated gaming experience
  • Ping Heatmap—Ping your favorite game servers to display your connection quality to each server on a World Map
  • Bandwidth Allocation (QoS)—Prioritize gaming devices and allocate bandwidth per device or application
  • Connection Benchmark—Test your connection’s speed, ping, & performance under peak congestion
  • Network Monitor—Check bandwidth-hogging devices and identify what causes lag
  • Quad stream & 160MHz for faster speeds
  • Beamforming+ for more reliable connections
  • ReadySHARE® USB to share your USB hard drive & printer
  • ReadySHARE® Vault—PC software for automatic backup to USB hard drive connected to the router
  • Nighthawk App—The Nighthawk App makes it easy to set up your router and get more out of your WiFi


  • 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



• 90-day complimentary technical support following purchase from a NETGEAR authorized reseller.
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