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Netgear N 300
7.1 out of 10

Netgear N 300

Great Deal: $98.99

Reviews and Problems with Netgear N 300

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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Mr. W., Newegg
23 March 2015
  • Summary: Have always used Netgear in the past and never had any issues before. Maybe I ended up with a dud or maybe their QC just isn't up to snuff anymore. Who knows?
  • Pros: -Easy setup -Easy to use UI Works well with all the devices in the house. Chromecast, Roku, Win7 PC, win8 laptops, android phones and tablets, Nook. Does everything you need a home network to do.
  • Cons: Have been using this for 8 months now. Started getting a couple random wireless interruption a couple weeks ago. Didn't think anything of it. Now I'm seeing them almost daily on my girl's laptop. Two days ago the wired Port 1 stopped working with my desktop. Tried a different cable, still no go. ...
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Overall 10
10

Wrks great when it has solid signal...

Chad R., Newegg
23 March 2015
  • Summary: I've owned this for a couple weeks & have been seeing the random resets that others reported. My signal strength was between -5 & -3 dBmV on the Netgear page which most cable ISP's say is a good connection. This device needs a stronger signal to stay online without problems.
  • Pros: All in one. Great value for 16x4 channel modem & AC wireless router.
  • Cons: Sensitive to lower signal strength which may cause random power cycling.
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Overall 2
2.0

Update, customer.service

Anonymous, Newegg
8 March 2015
Overall 6
6.0

Better than what your ISP would give you, but not amazing.

Benjamin C., Newegg
5 March 2015
  • Summary: When purchasing this modem-router combo don't be expecting premium router features. More basic things like VPN server or secure remote management is missing. However, think of it more of a replacement for the really bad cable-modem router your cable ISP would give you.
  • Pros: - Uses NETGEAR's newer admin UI similar to their other routers like the R7000. Admin UI is fairly well easy to use and allows for a decent amount of customization. - No WEP option for wireless. Only WPA and WPA2. - Has Wireless Isolation On/Off feature. - Standard NETGEAR parental controls allow ...
  • Cons: - No 5Ghz radio, only 2.4Ghz. :\ - Only one DDNS service available (www.dyndns.org). - Remote management does not have https connection. - Copy speed to USB readyshare drive was abysmal. rsync recorded a whooping 602KB/s for transferring a 600MB file over to a USB thumb drive. I tested both a USB...
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Overall 8
8.0

Best investment to date!

Jason K., Newegg
23 February 2015
  • Summary: Definitely a great option to kick the Modem rental fee to the curb. Wireless power on this is a step up from those things too. Had way better luck than everyone else here. It has been 2 months and so far I have yet to have a disruption of service from the ISP or router end and we are talking 8 hour...
  • Pros: Very easy setup for a Comcast/Xfinity based modem (still have to call despite what the packaging says - will not be removed from your bill). Faster wireless N and G compared to router/modem that ISPs give. Very nice Web based GUI. Has a guest mode!
  • Cons: Only 2 ethernet ports. Range (even N) is very short. Only get 3 bars in living room with a system that is 10-15 feet away. Still had to call cable, but was much easier to setup than I thought.
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Overall 4
4.0

Disappointing

Dwayne L., Newegg
21 February 2015
  • Pros: Beautifully designed.
  • Cons: Bought this device in order to stop paying rental fees to Time Warner Cable for using their modem. The 5GHz network works great at a 45 Mbps download rate. However, the 2.4GHz network is unacceptable at under 1 Mbps download. This rate remained more or less (max 3 Mbps) even after making two diff...
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Overall 2
2.0

Doesn't portforward on Time Warner Cable

Lucian P., Newegg
19 February 2015
  • Summary: Port forwarding isn't rocket science, I know how to do it, It's OBVIOUS that Time Warner is blocking it because the only reason I bought this router was because Time Warners modem wouldn't work with port forwarding
  • Pros: It works
  • Cons: Port Forwarding does not work at all on TWC. It's no secret that Time Warner Cable has disabled the feature from working. The fact that netgear is letting this happen is why I'm rating this one star. This is the only modem that is available with 300Mbps speeds, but I can't do anything because the...
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Overall 2
2.0

overpriced and useless

Maciej D., Newegg
16 February 2015
  • Summary: I bought this modem/router to troubleshoot connection problems with TWC. I was disappointed that it only had two WLAN connections (did not check the picture before buying) but that was not a major issue.
  • Pros: honestly, none
  • Cons: a lot
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Overall 10
10

Great range and convenience--I love Netgear's new quick setup system.

THOMAS C., Newegg
7 February 2015
  • Summary: I received this modem/router for free from Netgear for evaluation and, as I already have a DOCSIS 3.0 cable modem and wireless AC setup, I installed it at my mother-in-law's house.
  • Pros: --Fast setup with unique SSID/password printed on unit and easy-to-remember internal URL (routerlogin.net) --Great wireless range/coverage --Gained connection speed with modem
  • Cons: none
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Overall 2
2.0

Piece Of Junk/Gargabe (Don't Buy)

Christopher J., Newegg
4 February 2015
  • Summary: This item should have never been created. I'm gonna stop buying net-gear for a while. So disappointed.
  • Pros: all in one device. Router/Modem/WiFi
  • Cons: Device does not connect to 5GHZ wifi. Unstable. Almost all reviews stated this, but I still bought it. That's what I get. Sent it back for a full refund. Newegg is awesome. They did not charge restocking fee and the shipment back was free. Thanks New Egg. That's why I shop you with you.
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