Netgear reveals router "ideal" for gamers

New 802.11ac Wi-Fi Nighthawk router features 1GHz dual-core processor, USB 3.0 port, and speeds of up to AC1900.

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Netgear has announced an all-new router described as "ideal" for gamers.

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Known officially as the Nighthawk AC1900 Smart WiFi Router (R7000), the router claims to soar above the competition to provide the "best performance" with the "world's fastest" WiFi speed.

It is available for purchase todaythrough a variety of retailers for $200.

The Nighthawk features a 1GHz dual-core processor with a USB 3.0 port and Netgear Beamforming+ for "unmatched connectivity in the home."

The router's WiFi connection speeds of up to AC1900 WiFi (600 + 1300 Mbps) make the Nighthawk "ideal" of bandwidth-heavy activities like online gaming and video streaming, Netgear said.

The Nighthawk also features "high-power" amplifiers that promise "outstanding" coverage inside the home and out.

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