How is a Gaming Router Different? #Review
Online gaming is the most sensitive to network lag, because of its demand for quick and reliable control of on-screen action. The QoS or Device Prioritization features in most routers simply aren't up to the task. These routers usually don't correctly detect and prioritize gaming traffic or provide only crude manual controls that are blind to specific gaming needs and can only prioritize all data for a device.
NETGEAR's Nighthawk Pro Gaming XR500 is a next-generation gaming router built specifically for power gamers. It's powered by DumaOS, an operating system designed solely to solve online gaming lag, running on a powerful hardware platform of 1.7 GHz dual-core CPU, Gigabit Ethernet WAN and LAN ports and four-stream AC2600 Wi-Fi.
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