Upgrading our WORST Wifi Setup - NETGEAR Nighthawk Pro Gaming Router Showcase

Share
HTML-code
  • Published: 14 June 2019
  • Thanks, NETGEAR for sponsoring this video! Pick up a NETGEAR Nighthawk Pro Gaming Router on Amazon at lmg.gg/netgearnighthawk

    We drove all the way out to Colton’s house to upgrade his WIFI with networking hardware from NETGEAR, including the XR500 router and Nighthawk X6S Mesh Extender.

    Buy XR500 Gaming Router:
    On Amazon: geni.us/TpJ81
    On Newegg: geni.us/kZM5UBR

    Buy X6S Mesh Extender:
    On Amazon: geni.us/fAQT8Ob
    On Newegg: geni.us/WNtFq6

    Buy XR300 Gaming Router:
    On Amazon: geni.us/HtakiLY
    On Newegg: geni.us/ugVo

    Buy XR700 Gaming Router:
    On Amazon: geni.us/d6coTBk
    On Newegg: geni.us/sClwHm

    #NighthawkProGaming
    #PowerToWin
    #NoLagCrew

    Discuss on the forum: linustechtips.com/main/topic/1072792-upgrading-our-worst-wifi-setup-netgear-nighthawk-pro-gaming-router-duma-os-showcase/

    Our Affiliates, Referral Programs, and Sponsors: linustechtips.com/main/topic/75969-linus-tech-tips-affiliates-referral-programs-and-sponsors
    Get Private Internet Access today at geni.us/7lLuafK
    Displate metal posters: lmg.gg/displateltt
    Rover Pet Sitters: lmg.gg/rover

    Linus Tech Tips merchandise at LTTStore.com/
    Linus Tech Tips posters at crowdmade.com/linustechtips
    Our Test Benches on Amazon: amazon.com/shop/linustechtips
    Our production gear: geni.us/cvOS

    Twitter - twitter.com/linustech
    Facebook - facebook.com/LinusTech
    Instagram - instagram.com/linustech
    Twitch - twitch.tv/linustech

    Intro Screen Music Credit:
    Title: Laszlo - Supernova
    Video Link: maxim-maximov.ru/user/watch?v=PKfxmFU3lWY
    iTunes Download Link: itunes.apple.com/us/album/supernova/id936805712
    Artist Link: soundcloud.com/laszlomusic

    Outro Screen Music Credit: Approaching Nirvana - Sugar High maxim-maximov.ru/user/approachingnirvana
  • Science and Technology Science and Technology

Comments • 3 612

  • _pyrex
    _pyrex  6 hours back

    500 km of that geo location was the ocean.. 🌊

    • 0FFICERPROBLEM
      0FFICERPROBLEM  1 days back

      Netgear sucks

      • Nick Woolley
        Nick Woolley  1 days back

        Boy that 's depressingly slow internet for a "first world country"

        • 902 biking
          902 biking  2 days back

          The fridge does pull out btw lol jus sayin

          • HapHaxion
            HapHaxion  2 days back

            twtich 0:44

            • kingcarcas1349
              kingcarcas1349  2 days back

              Upgraded to 400mbit but my $150 router aint good enough :(

              • Smelyn
                Smelyn  2 days back

                Me: Danm that’s a really good router I need that (clicks on link)

                Me again: holy fuuuuuu nah I’m good fam

                • Bomber gaming
                  Bomber gaming  3 days back

                  Dam I only have 31.3 mbps download and 8.4mbps upload

                  • Omega Beta
                    Omega Beta  3 days back

                    I'm guessing this improves my wifi cctv?

                    • Jr
                      Jr  3 days back

                      So If I get a new router to replace my old router and get a ethernet cable. Will that stop my game from lagging?

                      • NO BODY KNOWS SERIOUSLY

                        Me rockin 6 mbps download and 3 mbps upload, ugg I have no idea what Im doing

                        • epicgamerclanz
                          epicgamerclanz  5 days back

                          Totally hate Netgear, I'll take ASUS any day of the week.

                          • snowdog 2001
                            snowdog 2001  5 days back

                            me only 50mbps on wired linus not bad 100mbps on wirless

                            • Scott Davis
                              Scott Davis  7 days back

                              I’d like it if Linus came to MY house and upgraded my worst computer

                              • Josh Jones
                                Josh Jones  7 days back

                                cCol love it. But for another person who doesn't know this stuff its a foreign language.

                                • lone berserker
                                  lone berserker  7 days back

                                  guys i need someone to help me i do youtube and it takes like a hole day to upload a 15 minute video and i play video games i also have 4 other people in the house that uses the wifi is this router worth it, i also live in the woods so is this thing worth it i really need to know

                                  • Igmantis
                                    Igmantis  1 weeks back

                                    I often get less than one Mbps...

                                    • Swaggyorangespike
                                      Swaggyorangespike  1 weeks back

                                      Boi my wifi is in kbps

                                      • Ghostie & Friends
                                        Ghostie & Friends  1 weeks back

                                        They misspelled Twitch on Colton's info card lmao

                                        • Henry Walker
                                          Henry Walker  1 weeks back

                                          i download steam games at average 400KB/s, not even joking

                                          • Ohvann 3X
                                            Ohvann 3X  1 weeks back

                                            Please god someone help me. What do I do if I can not get cable Internet of any kind. And can't afford the the over priced garbage satellite Internet companies either. What do I do!?!?

                                            • Chase McNamara
                                              Chase McNamara  1 weeks back

                                              One of the less transparent videos you guys have put out in a while. Netgear must pay well.

                                              • xprt
                                                xprt  1 weeks back

                                                Linus: *gets 100+ mb per second* "That's acceptable"
                                                Me: *gets 15+ on a good day* "LETS GO"

                                                • Pranav PUBG
                                                  Pranav PUBG  1 weeks back

                                                  I have 260mps
                                                  Edit- if some miracle happen

                                                  • chris fuentes
                                                    chris fuentes  1 weeks back

                                                    wifi analyzer is good tool

                                                    • James Games monster
                                                      James Games monster  1 weeks back

                                                      I get 4mbps and I also get internet drops close to 7 to 8 times a day and they can be as short at 1 minute or as long as 10 min or even longer. I am currently watching this video on cellular because it is down right now

                                                      • sbV
                                                        sbV  1 weeks back

                                                        Well fuck i don’t get anymore than 10mbps

                                                        • That One Dog
                                                          That One Dog  1 weeks back

                                                          100Mbps is acceptable, actually its not bad"

                                                          Have you seen UK speeds in wales

                                                          • Vibinator
                                                            Vibinator  1 weeks back

                                                            Windows 10 actually shows you the wifi password if you go into the network settings ;)

                                                            • Bear Drew
                                                              Bear Drew  1 weeks back

                                                              Sponsored reviews are absolutely worthless for how good a product is. Netgear would never allow them to be critical of this product given its sponsored.

                                                              • Jamzs May
                                                                Jamzs May  1 weeks back

                                                                If Australian's got better internet we would destroy matchmaking games, ruin good players reputations and overall out-perform everyone.


                                                                You see, even with our joke of the internet, they did this to stop us gamers from rising up and dominating the rest of the world

                                                                • Scott Swagger
                                                                  Scott Swagger  1 weeks back

                                                                  Australia’s max is like 100MBPS 😂😂.. and that’s with luck

                                                                  • IXAnihilationIX
                                                                    IXAnihilationIX  1 weeks back

                                                                    I still hate my WiFi only get around 540mbps tho it's capable of 1GB, I just use wired since it gives 1GB to 1.2GB, 100mbps is not acceptable to me at all lol

                                                                    • Michael Monzon
                                                                      Michael Monzon  1 weeks back

                                                                      The question is, for me anyway; Do you have to use the original router connected to the new one, or can the stock one be replaced?

                                                                      • Mj T
                                                                        Mj T  7 days back

                                                                        I own a XR500 in Australia. On my HFC style NBN network i have to use the crappy supplied router before the Netgear one. I blame the NBN for it's apparent incompatibility with every router i have ever tried. I just disable the wifi on the crappy router. The XR500 is even better than the review. Wifi range is good for at least a 20 room motel. Gaming latency improvements at default are so impressive. Mixed channel WIFI by default is again so impressive. The list goes on and on like that

                                                                    • David Thompsom
                                                                      David Thompsom  1 weeks back

                                                                      u need to have 10x the subscribers and they also need to play your videos in tech classes

                                                                      • adam stull
                                                                        adam stull  2 weeks back

                                                                        Last i checked a router does not connect via cable. A modem does. So did he get a new modem too? Or did you just completely ignore that fact?

                                                                        • adam stull
                                                                          adam stull  1 weeks back

                                                                          @Paradise Arcade That would my guess to by it was never even addressed. Acted like it was just going to get tossed in the trash.

                                                                        • Paradise Arcade
                                                                          Paradise Arcade  1 weeks back

                                                                          Could be a modem/router combo provided by the ISP.

                                                                      • gordanzzzz
                                                                        gordanzzzz  2 weeks back

                                                                        All the money U make and U cant pay 1 dollar for speedtest app U suck

                                                                        • EarthMonster
                                                                          EarthMonster  2 weeks back

                                                                          Help me https://www.speedtest.net/my-result/a/5113848680

                                                                          • Jimeth
                                                                            Jimeth  2 weeks back

                                                                            I'm Australian, our idiotic ex-prime minister spent 66 billion dollars building a network that peaks at 100mbps.

                                                                            • Rithyan
                                                                              Rithyan  2 weeks back

                                                                              326Mbps is great compared to my 4Mbps at best then like 1Mbps when anyone else is one it ahhh

                                                                              • M.R. Saar
                                                                                M.R. Saar  2 weeks back

                                                                                iPhone lets you share the WiFi with your friends, no password needed. ;)

                                                                                • Kolcobrzuch
                                                                                  Kolcobrzuch  2 weeks back

                                                                                  Some strange things might happen when your magnets fall of the fridge....

                                                                                  • Xero
                                                                                    Xero  2 weeks back

                                                                                    I HEARD RAINBOW SIX SIEGE

                                                                                    • Purge cVz
                                                                                      Purge cVz  2 weeks back

                                                                                      "Acceptable" over a 100 mbps ours at the Philippines 300kbps - 1.5 mbps .what a shame..fvcking corrupt network providers.

                                                                                      • Shane Freeland
                                                                                        Shane Freeland  2 weeks back

                                                                                        Does this mean Colton's NOT getting a Red Ryder air rifle for Christmas?

                                                                                        • Engineering The Metals
                                                                                          Engineering The Metals  2 weeks back

                                                                                          Oh god, I LOVED the door touch with your opening!!!

                                                                                          • Egg with 10,000 subscriber

                                                                                            Im ur neigbour i knew ur password beqch

                                                                                            • Tim Gaming
                                                                                              Tim Gaming  2 weeks back

                                                                                              100mbps is ok me here with 6mbps and thats the best i can get in my area