NETGEAR Nighthawk Wireless AX6000 8-Band Gigabit Router (AX8)

Model Number: AX8
Web Code: 13579249


Bring blazing fast Wi-Fi speeds to your home with the NETGEAR Nighthawk Wireless AX6000 router. Boasting a quad-core processor, eight gigabit bands, and Dynamic QoS, this router delivers Wi-Fi speeds up to 4.8 Gbps for speedy browsing and ultra-smooth streaming of your favourite videos and games.
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  • 802.11ax on eight bands deliver speeds of up to 1.2 Gbps at 2.4GHz and 4.8 Gbps at 5GHz for four times better performance than an AC router
  • Uplink OFDMA provides efficient data transmission for up to eight devices at the same time and optimizes traffic scheduling
  • Four-stream MU-MIMO enables up to four 1x1 devices simultaneously
  • 160MHZ channel support provides gigabit speeds for compatible mobile devices and laptops
  • Quad-core 64-bit 1.8GHz processor delivers high-performance connectivity
  • Dynamic QoS prioritizes Internet traffic by application and device to provide smooth streaming
  • Six gigabit ethernet ports let you directly connect your wired devices to extend your home range
  • Two ports can be aggregated for faster LAN transfers while two can be aggregated for Multi-Gig Internet
  • Smart Connect technology selects the fastest WiFi band for every device
  • Nighthawk app makes it easy to set up the router and provides remote access to your network
  • WiFi 6 supports current Wi-Fi devices and is backward compatible with earlier generations
  • Works with Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant so you can conveniently control your network with voice commands

Wireless Networking Features

Usable Wi-Fi Coverage per Unit
2500 sq ft
Recommended # of Connected Devices
Wireless Standard Generation
Wi-Fi 6
Wireless Standard
802.11ax Dual Band WiFi (AX3000) Backwards Compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WiFi
Wireless Speed
6 Gbps
Number of Bands
Frequency Bands
2.4 GHz; 5 GHz
Maximum Data Rate - Per Band
1.2 + 4.8 Gbps
Maximum Data Rate - Total
6 Gbps

Wired Networking Features

Ethernet Speed
Number of WAN Ports
Number of LAN Ports

Network Security / Management Features

Wi-Fi Protected Setup
Quality of Service (QoS) Controls
Works with Google Assistant
Works with Amazon Alexa

Physical Features

27.3 cm
20.2 cm
7.2 cm
Width (Inches)
10.75 in
Height (Inches)
7.95 in
Depth (Inches)
2.83 in
1281 g

  • Good for smaller home

    from Ontario on September 1, 2019

    I was very excited about buying this wireless router. The wireless signal was able to reach from one end to another in my house. However, the Internet speed became slower as I moved away and very inconsistent. The 5G signal was a major disappointment. The signal became very weak moving one floor up and did not reach the top floor at all. I did adjust the channel signal was slight improvement. I ended up returning this beautiful device. Frankly, it could not compete with my old Linksys AC2600. I had to return it

  • Awesome!!

    from Toronto on August 13, 2019

    I hardly leave reviews but wanted to for this product. This router is worth every penny. No more dead zones in the house and the wireless management on this thing is brilliant. I did a lot of research prior to this purchase and I'm very happy with it. Also have the S10+ with WiFi-ax, so I'm definitely getting my money's worth with this. Setup is a breeze, and I was up in no time. If you do experience any issues, just factory reset it and install the latest firmware (right from the app). It's super easy to set up via the Netgear Nighthawk app.

  • Awesome!

    from Nova Scotia on July 1, 2019

    So far I have had no issues at all with this router! I am very happy with it, bought this to replace my aging Netgear Nighthawk X6 router. This thing is fast, and can handle all of my wireless network needs, we have about 15-20 devices connected at any one time. Another great product by Netgear!

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