Networking Archive

NETGEAR Nighthawk XR450 Pro Gaming Router Review

Basically all gamers will agree on the importance of having a stable internet connection. There are even games that only let you play when you’re connected to the web. And when you’re playing a multiplier game, the sort of slight interruptions in connectivity that might not bother other people can be extremely frustrating. A little lag can quickly ruin your game, limit the number of …

Review of the ARRIS Surfboard (SBG8300) Cable Modem Router Combo

Internet technologies keep getting better. People want to stream in higher resolutions, listen to audio content at higher bitrates, or otherwise chew through more data. As that happens, internet technologies have to adapt and improve to keep up. For people who haven’t updated their modem or router for more than a few years, there might be some surprises in wait. Most of the big advances …

NETGEAR Nighthawk AX4 4-Stream AX3000 WiFi Router (RAX40) Review

A new era of Wi-Fi connectivity is already underway. The software and hardware are already developed, while 5G and Wi-Fi 6 are being implemented across the globe. But while this is happening, many people are still using older generations of router equipment. With few exceptions, any router that wasn’t made in the past two years is not going to be adequately prepared for the future. …

Review of the NETGEAR XR300 Nighthawk Pro Gaming Router

For just about any online gamer, having a stable connection is pretty important. The kind of brief internet hiccup that might otherwise not bother a person can be a source of immense frustration for a competitive player. Even if you’re a more casual player, in the wrong game, a little bit of lag can ruin everything. Your voice chat, your stream, your streaming video, the …

Review of the TP-Link Archer A6 (C1200) Wireless MU-MIMO Gigabit Router

Trying to get wireless in your apartment? Then you probably don’t need a router capable of blasting your signal across the street. For years, entry-level routers had entry-level features. But lately, it’s getting much easier to find cutting edge wireless features on cheaper equipment. For two or three people living in a regular sized home, that makes it much easier to upgrade your network speeds …