Scan code: LN94854 Manufacturer code: RAX80-100EUS

Netgear Nighthawk AX8 8-Stream Dual-Band AX6000 WiFi 6 Router

Netgear Nighthawk AX8, WiFi 6 4x Antennas, 8-Stream, 4x4 MU-MIMO, Dual-Band 2.4+5GHz (1200+4800Mbps), GbE, 802.11ax

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Scan code: LN94854 Manufacturer code: RAX80-100EUS
£301.99
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Product Overview Improved Network Capacity for More WiFi Devices
The NETGEAR® Nighthawk® 8-Stream AX6000 WiFi Router (RAX80) supports the new 802.11ax (also known as Wi-Fi 6) WiFi standard. Engineered to deliver up to four times more data capacity than previous standards, AX WiFi features advanced technologies like OFDMA, MU-MIMO, 160MHz channel support and 1024 QAM to vastly improve network efficiency. The Nighthawk AX8 is powered by a 64-bit 1.8GHz quad-core processor designed to transfer gigabits of data with almost zero CPU load. 160MHz channel support doubles the speed offered by 80MHz channels to provide gigabit speed to compatible devices. This router is the industry’s first home router with Multi-Gig internet support, achieved by aggregating two gigabit Ethernet ports. It’s a router that’s ready for the Multi-Gig Internet wave coming in DOCSIS® 3.1.

8-Stream WiFi - Network Efficiency and Faster Speeds
8 WiFi streams (four in the 2.4GHz band and four in the 5GHz band) offer four times the device capacity as compared to typical 2x2 AC WiFi. More WiFi streams per band greatly increases the amount of data the router sends to and receives from devices because more bandwidth is available and there is less congestion for all the devices on the network. With reliable connections to all connected devices, now more devices than ever before can simultaneously be on your network.

Speed
Get ultra-fast wireless speeds for better 4K/8K UHD streaming, gaming or video-conferencing experiences.
• Up to 6Gbps Speeds: 1.2 + 4.8Gbps with 8-stream connectivity.
• Powerful Quad-Core Processor: Robust 1.8GHz processor boosts wireless, wired and WAN-TO-LAN performance.
• 160MHz Channel Support: Doubles the speed offered by 80MHz channels to provide gigabit speed to compatible mobile devices and laptops
• Six Gigabit Ports: Connect more wired devices for faster file transfer and uninterrupted connections.
• 4X4 MU-MIMO: Go faster by simultaneously streaming to multiple devices.
• 1024 QAM: 25% increased data efficiency and faster speeds than a 256 QAM router.
• Two USB 3.O Ports: Up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0.
• Port Aggregation: Ability to aggregate two gigabit LAN ports for faster file transfers and two gigabit ports for Internet connections.

Capacity
Improved network capacity with smarter scheduling increases overall network efficiency and reduces latency.
• Uplink and Downlink OFDMA: Improves network capacity and efficiency.
• Up To Four Simultaneous WiFi Streams: 4-stream MU-MIMO‡ enables up to four 1x1 devices to stream content at the same time.


WiFi Range
Faster and expanded coverage throughout your home for all your devices.
• Ultimate Range: WiFi coverage throughout very large homes.
• High-Performance Antennas: Four hidden antennas extend strong and reliable WiFi signals over larger areas. Antennas are pre-optimized for best WiFi performance.

Reliability
Advanced features and best-in-class technologies mean less interference and more reliable WiFi connectivity.
• Simultaneous Dual Band: Supports two WiFi bands simultaneously to double the available bandwidth and provide a reliable, dedicated WiFi network for smooth online gaming without network congestion.
• Beamforming+: Boosts speed, reliability, and range of WiFi connections on 2.4 and 5GHz bands.
• Pre-Optimized Antennas: Unfold and place antennas on the router, no further adjustment required. The AX8 antennas come pre-optimized for best WiFi performance.

Sharing
Sharing across your network is fun and easy, anything from accessing stored photos and music to wireless printing.
• Two Super Fast USB 3.0 Ports: Up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0.
• ReadySHARE® USB Access: Wirelessly access and share the USB hard drive and printer via two USB ports.
• ReadySHARE® Vault: Free software for automatic PC backup to a USB hard drive connected to the router.
• ReadyCLOUD USB Access: Enjoy personal and secure cloud access to USB storage anytime, anywhere.

8-Stream WiFi - Network Efficiency and Faster Speeds
8 WiFi streams (four in the 2.4GHz band and four in the 5GHz band) offer four times the device capacity as compared to typical 2x2 AC WiFi. More WiFi streams per band greatly increases the amount of data the router sends to and receives from devices because more bandwidth is available and there is less congestion for all the devices on the network. With reliable connections to all connected devices, now more devices than ever before can simultaneously be on your network.

Powerful Performance at the Core
Nighthawk AX8 is powered by a 64-bit 1.8GHz quad-core processor designed to transfer gigabits of data with almost zero CPU load. Robust processing power provides the best performance across all wired and wireless interfaces. An additional quad-core co-processor handles all Multi-Gig LAN-WAN traffic, ensuring the main processor is available for all other applications. High-speed simultaneous connections ensure you enjoy smoother ultra-HD 4K video streaming and gaming without interruptions.

Cutting-Edge Design
This next-generation router design conceals four high-performance antennas under its 'wings'. The antennas are optimally positioned for best WiFi performance, extending reliable and stronger WiFi coverage indoors and outdoors. The Nighthawk AX8 router is also wall-mountable. Features • Ultra-fast Wireless Speeds: 8-Stream WiFi with up to 1.2 + 4.8Gbps.
• More WiFi for More Devices: Uplink and downlink OFDMA substantially improves network capacity and efficiency, particularly when that traffic is created simultaneously.
• Up to Four Simultaneous WiFi Streams: 4-stream MU-MIMO enables streaming on up to four 1x1 devices at the same time.
• 160MHz Channel Support: Gigabit speeds for compatible mobile devices and laptops.
• Additional DFS Channels: For an interference-free experience.
• Powerful Processor: 64bit 1.8GHz quad-core processor ensures smooth 4K UHD streaming and gaming.
• Multi-Gig Internet Support: Aggregate two gigabit Ethernet ports to get multi-gig Internet speeds, where supported.
• Six Gigabit Ports: Connect more wired devices for faster file transfer and uninterrupted connections.
• Support All Current WiFi Devices: Backward compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n/ac client devices.
• Dynamic QoS: Prioritizes internet traffic by application and device for smoother streaming.
• Nighthawk App: Easily set up your router and get more out of your WiFi. Includes remote access to manage your network when away from home.
• Automatic Firmware Updates: Delivers the latest security patches to the router.
• Works with Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant: Control your WiFi using voice commands.
Specifications
Networking, Connectivity & Ports
Model AX8 (RAX80)
Form-Factor Desktop
Device Type Router
Compatible Internet Connections Cable-based Modems
Network Connectivity
  • 10/100/1000
  • Wireless LAN
Network Ports
  • 5 x RJ45 10/100/1000 (Gigabit) BaseT for LAN
  • 1 x RJ45 10/100/1000 (Gigabit) BaseT for WAN
Other Connectors 2 x USB 3.0
USB Applications  
Wired Protocols IPv6
Total LAN Connections  
Total WAN Connections  
64 Bytes L3 Forwarding Performance  
512+ Bytes L3 Forwarding Performance Unknown
Wireless
Wireless Speed 6000 (1200+4800) Mbps
Wireless Protocols
  • IEEE 802.11a
  • IEEE 802.11ac
  • IEEE 802.11ax
  • IEEE 802.11b
  • IEEE 802.11g
  • IEEE 802.11n
Wireless Band Dual Band
Frequency
  • 2.4 GHz
  • 5 GHz
Operation Channel  
Wireless Transmitter Power N/A
Antenna 4x Internal
Core Features
Features
  • Beamforming+
  • Dynamic QoS
  • IPv6 Support
Router/Modem Processor 1.8GHz Quad-Core
Internal RAM Memory  
Internal RAM Memory Type  
Internal Flash Memory  
LED Indicators
  • 1 x Internet LED
  • 5 x LAN LED
  • 1 x Power LED
  • 2 x USB LED
  • 1 x WiFi Status
  • 1 x WPS LED
Buttons
  • 1 x Power Button
  • 1 x Wireless On/Off Button
  • 1 x WPS Button
OS Support
  • Linux
  • Mac OS
  • UNIX
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 2000
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows XP
Max. Power Consumption Unknown W
PSU Type  
Security & VPN
Security Protocols N/A
Firewall/NAT No
Management  
VPN Support  
Physical Specifications
Dimensions 305 x 161 x 202 mm (WxHxD)
Weight 1281 g
Additional Specifications
Note N/A
Additional Information
Scan Code LN94854
Model Number RAX80-100EUS
GTIN 606449135244
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
12 months
Type:
Direct
DOA Period:
7 days
Manufacturer Contact Details
Telephone:
0134 445 8200
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Reviews
Netgear Nighthawk AX8, WiFi 6 4x Antennas, 8-Stream, 4x4 MU-MIMO, Dual-Band 2.4+5GHz (1200+4800Mbps), GbE, 802.11ax is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 2.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Expensive but good Purchased this router due to a NAS upgrade, thus required the higher speeds and some of the other functions to enable the full data transfer capability of the NAS including the link aggregation. Really impressed all devices connect to it seamlessly without any workarounds, unlike my old router which required the 2.4GHZ band to constrained to 54Mbs so the kindles would connect. Everyone reports higher wi-fi speeds throughout or 1930's house. So it is a win. A firmware upgrade to enable WPA 3 would be good, that is my only criticism.
Date published: 2020-05-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Worth The Upgrade I was very unsure if I should spend nearly £300 on a new router after much searching I came across this Netgear and the price and reviews are pretty good. I've noticed a much better speed while using the PS4 Pro and my downloading speed has increased also, try to remember Wi-Fi 6 is in its early days and unfortunately I could not upgrade my PC with a new Wi-Fi 6 card to get best out of it. Until we see more products that can use Wi-Fi 6 maybe it's not worth the investment YET? but I've over 25 devices at home that use the internet and this Netgear can handle it no problem. Plus SCAN was £50 cheaper than anybody else at the time of purchase. Very Happy Customer.
Date published: 2020-02-28
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Questions & Answers

Gigabit Internet

Hi, Will this device be capable of processing 1gb internet to the local network? My current Netgear router (R8000) limits my 500mbs broadband to 200-220mbs across the wired and wifi networks. I am looking to upgrade to something future proof for when Virginmedia go 1gig Thanks
Asked by: MarcusBIP
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Netgear Nighthawk AX8 8-Stream Dual-Band AX6000 WiFi 6 Router
Netgear Nighthawk AX8 8-Stream Dual-Band AX6000 WiFi 6 Router