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Features not Fluff

Beyond QoS and speed tests. Nighthawk Pro Gaming router
comes with a suite of features that are designed for gamers, by gamers.

The Only Gaming Router You’ll Ever Need

Packed with gaming features and powerful enough to handle all your home networking needs.

Kick lag spikes to the curb

Nighthawk Pro Gaming routers adeptly prioritize even the most congested home networking traffic.

With Advanced Quality of Service (QOS) backed by powerful processors you’ll stay in the game and not in the queue.

Never fight over bandwidth

Now you can see who is using how much of your bandwidth and make adjustments on the fly with Advanced QoS and Device Manager. Dial back, enhance, block any device on your home network, even those bandwidth vampires like streaming devices and voice operated home products.

Pure Performance

The Nighthawk Pro Gaming routers are designed for the very best in gaming performance. Built for gamers with features other routers only dream about, the XR Series removes the headache of networking and keeps you on top of the leaderboard.

Stabilize your ping

Congestion Control creates an express lane for gaming traffic. Combined with QoS and the XR series hardware sorting through your networking and prioritizing traffic, you won't have to worry about lag ruining your day.

Nighthawk Gaming Dashboard

Fully customizable GUI with the tools you need to improve performance and unlock the #PowerToWin

Geo Fencing

Distance is the main reason you lag. Get the best connection for your game by drawing boundaries to block bad servers.

Application QoS

Determine priorities for bandwidth across all your devices and share bandwidth between specific applications.

Ping Heatmap

Map the servers for your favorite games, visualising your connection quality to each one. You choose which servers to connect to based on quality, keeping latency low and giving you the advantage.

Connection Benchmark

A pure test of your internet line, measuring all the key metrics you care about with extreme accuracy. This lets you determine the quality of your internet line and if you’re getting the speed you pay for.

Traffic Controller

Traffic Controller gives you the power to block any application, port or device on your schedule. Block traffic to your kid’s devices at no-screen time, close access to unused ports for security and more.

WiFi 6

The most powerful WiFi ever

more capacity
increase in data
backwards throughput compatibility

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.


What is the specific model provided?

Netgear Nighthawk XR1000. This is Netgear’s latest Pro Gaming model, which features WiFi 6 and the latest DumaOS 3.0 operating system.

What is the monthly cost and will a technician need to install it?

Yes, one of our technicians will professionally install the equipment. Pro-gaming router is $12.95 per month and includes 1 device. Limit of one device per household. Activation and installation cost is additional.

What do I need in order to get the Nighthawk Pro Gaming router?

Internet service from Wave is required. Speed of 250Mbps or higher recommended. For optimal performance, renting our modem is recommended. Customer owned modem is an option.

Is there an app?

Yes, you can download the Netgear app to view and control basic functionality for your network. To adjust more detailed performance settings, you’ll log into your router and use the online dashboard.

Can you use this router if you’re not a gamer?

Absolutely. It delivers great WiFi, with the latest WiFi 6 technology. You can do more customization of your network settings with this option, including prioritizing types of traffic or devices to allocate bandwidth to the most important functions (important online zoom meeting vs. kids Netflix). If you need coverage over large square footage, Whole Home WiFi is probably a better solution for you because it is scalable to larger areas.

What is Net Duma/Duma OS?

Duma is the operating system that runs on the XR1000 that enables the customization for ping reduction and other network optimization functions.

How do I optimize settings for my game?

We recommend that customers go to the Net Duma site and search for their game to get specific step by step instructions. User guides for geo-filtering, QoS and other settings can be found HERE.

How does this router reduce ping?

Geo-Filtering and Geo-fencing give you control over the geographic area where the hosting and players for your game. QoS enables you to prioritize traffic or devices to maximize bandwidth on your network.

What is WiFi 6?

This new standard of WiFi is ready to support more devices with better reliability and faster speeds. Delivering four times better performance than AC WiFi, WiFi 6 allows more devices to connect and stream simultaneously, without impacting speed or reliability, by efficiently packing and scheduling data.

Are Netgear security features (Armor) and parental controls available?

Armor is available; this service can be purchased directly from Netgear. Armor can be set and controlled through the app. Netgear’s parental controls are not available on this router.

Where can I find other information about this router?

Nighthawk XR1000 Gaming Router

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