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Netgear Nighthawk AX8 - Recommended and relevant!

According to the meta ranking published on 2 November 2022, Netgear Nighthawk AX8 is currently recommended as a high-quality Router. Out of 10 expert opinions queried, Netgear Nighthawk AX8 received 3 endorsements, from T3 (17 Aug 2022), Lifewire (8 Nov 2021) and Tom's Guide (5 Oct 2022). .

No experts ranked Netgear Nighthawk AX8 as 'the best Router of November'.

Compared to other most critically acclaimed Routers, Netgear Nighthawk AX8 ranks #8 out of 15 in November 2022, - as can be seen from the table below.

Consumer Score
In comparison:
Netgear Nighthawk AX8 ranks #171 out of 221.
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6.3
Average
From Seller:
  • WIFI 6 – STREAM EVERYTHING AT EPIC SPEED: Simultaneously stream uninterrupted movies, games, video calls or download/transfer files at 6Gbps WiFi speed; Works with existing and new WiFi 6 devices like iPhone 11, Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy S10.
  • WORKS WITH ALL INTERNET PROVIDERS: Replace your existing WiFi Router (separate modem or gateway required); Compatible with any Internet Service Provider up to 2Gbps including cable, satellite, fiber, DSL and more.
  • EASY TO SET-UP AND MANAGE: Connects to your existing cable modem and sets up and customizes in minutes with the Nighthawk app – easily manage your WiFi settings at the device and network level, test your Internet speed, view speed history and monitor data usage.
  • USB CONNECTIONS: Share a storage drive with any connected device and create a personal cloud storage to access from anywhere using the 2 x 3.0 USB ports.
  • NETGEAR ARMOR POWERED BY BITDEFENDER: The world’s leading cybersecurity protects all your home devices from virus, malware, and data theft with a 30-day free trial.
  • SMART PARENTAL CONTROLS: Pause or schedule device internet access, view site history usage, filter websites, set online time limits and more for $4.99/month with a 30-day free trial.
  • WIRED ETHERNET PORTS: Plug in computers, game consoles, streaming players and other nearby wired devices with 5 x 1G Ethernet ports.
  • LOADED WITH ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY: Designed with a 1.8GHz quad-core processor, OFDMA, MU-MIMO, Dynamic QoS, 1024-QAM, Smart Connect for one WiFi name, Beamforming technologies and Amazon Alexa Voice Control; Supports WPA2/WPA3 wireless security protocols; Includes Guest WiFi access, DoS, Firewall, VPN and more.
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Critic Consensus Common points from expert reviews summarized.
As can be seen from the ranking below, Netgear Nighthawk AX8 is endorsed by the critics this months, and ranks #8.
Rank Change Price Router
How To Geek
Digital Trends
Laptop Mag
Wirecutter
Business Insider
TechRadar
T3
Lifewire
Tom's Guide
PCMag
1
- $99
TP-Link Archer AX50
2
-
3
1
2
-
-
2
-
4
2
- $72
Google Nest WiFi
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3
2
-
5
3
-
8
5
-
3
- $279
Asus RT-AX88U
1
-
9
3
-
-
-
3
-
-
4
- $240
Asus RT-AX86U
-
7
4
-
-
5
-
-
1
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November 2022 Awards and Mentions Every month we consolidate opinions of key experts for every product category
Nice! Netgear Nighthawk AX8 ranks #8 out of 15 in this month's ranking:
Wi-Fi 6 support and much more besides
17 Aug 2022 (3 months ago)
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Best Design
8 Nov 2021 (1 year ago)
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A great router overall
5 Oct 2022 (1 month ago)
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Expert Reviews There are people on the Internet whose job is to review products. Below are their opinions.

Expert reviews [12]

85
Total expert reviews: 12
  • with a score: 8
  • without a score: 4
Highest score by Stuff.tv
100
Average score based on 12 reviews
85
Lowest score by PCMag
70

Score distribution:

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Video Reviews Most popular unboxing/review videos.
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Netgear Nighthawk AX8 is a very popular option at the top of the price range. It's in the top 3 bestselling routers and has dozens of popular alternatives in the same price range, such as AmpliFi Mesh Point HD or Razer Sila .

Netgear Nighthawk AX8 is $236.01 more expensive than the average router ($129.99).

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