... the one with the hard drive and it worked fine for several months until I knocked it off and ...
Amazon Customer, Amazon
21 January 2015
Summary: Bought the one with the hard drive and it worked fine for several months until I knocked it off and broke something. So I ordered a second one without the drive and used the drive from the first one in it (or that was the plan). Well it wouldn't accept the drive or recognize it.
Works great, but don't decide based on the USB 3.0
Timothy Gonzales, Amazon
18 December 2014
Summary: Works fine. It's louder than my PS3 right next to it. connecting an external hard drive via USB doesn't work out too well. It won't show everything, takes forever to populate what it will show, and when you try having it show a specific path or block out a specific folder, it just won't show...
Summary: Netgear states this router has an AP mode, but it is not a true Wireless Bridge Access Point as so many other routers provide. As such I can not configure it into my home network as I need to.
Summary: If I knew the noise was so intense, I would never bought this router.
Pros: Decent speed, looks good, easy setup
Cons: This router has very annoying and noisy fan. In fact mine is so loud I can’t hear my computer working. It has semi rattling tone to it, like something is out of balance. Not sure if this is a common issue or I just got “lucky” but the noise is so pronounced it outweighs the positive factors, ment...
Summary: This was easy to set up. It runs up to 47 MBps on my Comcast cable, while three year old router did 26-28. It is a bit expensive to upgrade to storage, but for a step down from the best routers today, this is a good choice.
Hardware works great. Manual/Netgear tech support is worthless.
17 April 2014
Summary: Fairly easy setup. I have a strange DSL setup so it wasn't just plug and play but pretty darn close. Had to log on to the device and change it's IP address to get it to work. But pretty easy to do. And the device figured out my telecom DSL connection and asked for my DSL username and password.
Summary: If I could do it all over again, I probably would have bought another router. Unfortunately I was hoping it would only be a matter of time before DD-WRT was supported on this, but it doesn't look like that is probably going to happen. This hardware is too one-off.
Pros: * Internal HDD Bay * Great, Strong 2.4GHz Signal * Fast Processor * Great NAS Storage Performance (Internal Bay) w/ NTFS
Cons: * No more firmware updates!? Seriously!? * Router will crash with certain SMB/CIFS activity. * So-so on the features * No DD-WRT .. yet, or maybe ever? The bug causing the router to crash (yes, using the lastest firmware) is a problem. While very basic file copies and such seem to work fine, don'...
Great potential but poor QC and mediocre customer service.
9 February 2014
Summary: If this worked as advertised out of the box it would deserve a 4 star rating. I had to update the firmware before I could even see it on wifi and eventually I had to do a full reset to get it working properly. Netgear's' customer service was helpful but far from perfect.