NETGEAR's RAX120 Nighthawk 12-Stream Dual-Band WiFi 6 Router has been tested and added to SmallNetBuilder's Wi-Fi Router Charts. The sole Qualcomm-based Nighthawk in NETGEAR's RAX family sports four-streams on 2.4 GHz and eight on 5 GHz. But its 2.4 GHz performance lags behind the less-expensive RAX80 and is just about even on 5 GHz, making it not a great value. Check the Wi-Fi Router Charts for more details.
NETGEAR's RAX80 Nighthawk 8-Stream AX8 Wifi 6 Router has been tested and added to SmallNetBuilder's Wi-Fi Router Charts. Its dual-band,4 stream Broadcom-based design has low latency for wired and Wi-Fi connections and 5 GHz performace equal to the much more expensive ASUS GT-AX11000. Check the Wi-Fi Router Charts for more details.
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