Conclusion: Although it doesn't support the latest 802.11ac Wi-Fi protocols, the Netgear WNDR3700 wireless-N router is far from obsolete. It supports virtually every Wi-Fi client out there, offering terrific throughput and good range.
Pros: Easy to set up, Fast at short range, Simultaneous dual-band
Cons: Mixed reviews at long range (5 GHz), Slow network storage, No USB printer sharing
Excerpt: We tested ten routers from five manufacturers. We asked them to provide one more entry-level model, and one that is positioned as a high-end product. Considering how affordable routers are becoming, we chose to only include dual-band routers.
Netgear WNDR3700v4 N600 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router Review
12 April 2013
Excerpt: Today we look at the re-released Netgear N600 Wireless Dual-Band Gigabit Router, the WNDR3700v4. Obvious by the router’s model number you can see that this is the fourth revision of this very popular router.
Netgear N600 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router (WNDR3700)
3 September 2010
Conclusion: One of the fastest wireless router we've tested to date, Netgear's N600 is fit for technically inclined consumers or small business. This excellent router's feature set is suited to both power home users and the most technical IT person
Pros: Amazing throughput. Improved setup with Genie app. Loaded with features.
Cons: Setup process a bit slow. Setup still requires some tech savvy. Slow file copying via USB connection.
Excerpt: It wasn’t much of a contest: Netgear’s WNDR3700 V1 retained its crown as our Best of the Best router with spectacular TCP through-put, a strong feature set, and an even stronger price/performance ratio. It’s the second-most expensive router we tested, but it’s worth every penny.
Netgear RangeMax WNDR3700 Wireless-N Dual Band Router Review
23 February 2010
Excerpt: If you’re looking for a router that can handle your networking needs today and in the future, look no further than the Netgear WNDR3700 router. It has fast dual band 802.11n capabilities that allow you to have two simultaneous networks and a variety of administration options, plus network storage.
Pros: Fast throughput on both bands., Dual-band functionality., Guest network feature adds extra layer of security and privacy for peeping guests., Many different options in administration interface.
Cons: Lack-luster feature set for file sharing., No printer sharing capabilities., Black glossy enclosure can collect fingerprints fast.
Summary: The Netgear WNDR3700 RangeMax Dual Band Wireless-N Gigabit Router is a great dual-band router for networking enthusiasts who also want a quick and easy network storage solution.
Pros: The Netgear WNDR3700 RangeMax Dual Band Wireless-N Gigabit Router supports true dual band, offers decent wireless performance, and has a useful set of networking features, including novelties such as a guest zone, network storage, and a traffic meter. Also, it's easy on the eyes and comes with an...
Cons: The Netgear WNDR3700 RangeMax Dual Band Wireless-N Gigabit Router's network storage performance is very slow and its 5Ghz performance is disappointing as well. Its Traffic Meter feature isn't as robust as we'd like.
Gentlemen, Start Your Buying: NETGEAR WNDR3700 RangeMax Dual Band Wireless-N Gigabit Router Reviewed
15 September 2009
Conclusion: Atheros-based dual-radio, dual-band 802.11n router with Gigabit ports and media-enabled USB drive sharing.
Pros: Very high routing performance, Very high aggregate wireless bandwidth, Wireless Guest networks, WDS Repeating / bridging, Good wireless throughput stability, USB drive sharing with UPnP AV / DLNA server