AX5400 WiFi Gaming Router (XR1000)

XR1000 Nighthawk Pro Gaming Wi-Fi 6 Router

Built for every gamer, the Nighthawk XR1000 Gaming Router provides superior connectivity and dramatically improves gameplay by lowering ping up to 93%. Give your network a boost with 4x capacity and 40% faster speeds with WiFi 6. And, with the powerful DumaOS software, you get a suite of game-changing tools: prioritize applications and devices, wipe out network congestion, and create the best online gaming experience on any platform. Protect data, sensitive information, and devices with 1 year of award-winning NETGEAR Armor internet security.

The Only Gaming Router You’ll Ever Need

Packed with gaming features and powerful enough to handle all your home networking needs....

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Pure Performance

Nighthawk Pro Gaming Routers use fast CPUs and WiFi 6 technology to give you a competitive edge

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Kick Lag Spikes to the Curb

Take control of how you share bandwidth between your applications to give your game the speed you need

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Stabilize Your Ping

Create an express lane for gaming. Put your gaming devices first and have no more interruptions during crucial moments

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Never Fight Over Bandwidth

See what devices are using the most bandwidth and make adjustments on the fly with the Device Manager

Nighthawk Pro Gaming Dashboard

Fully customizable GUI with the tools you need to improve performance and unlock the #PowerToWin


Get the best connection for your gaming by drawing boundaries to block out-of-range and laggy servers.

Application QoS

Allocate bandwidth to the application or type of traffic you want to prioritize across all your devices

Ping Heatmap

See a visualization of your favorite game servers to instantly understand the quality of your connection

Connection Benchmark

A pure test of your internet speed, measuring the metrics you care about to provide accurate insight into your network performance

Traffic Controller

A next generation firewall, giving you the power to block any application, port, or device from accessing the internet

Easy Setup and Use with the Nighthawk App

With the Nighthawk app, setup takes just minutes, so you can start enjoying better WiFi sooner. You can also see your connected devices, run an internet speed test, manage your NETGEAR service subscriptions, and more from the palm of your hand.

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XR1000 Nighthawk Pro Gaming Wi-Fi 6 Router

What’s In the Box?

  • One (1) WiFi 6 Pro Gaming Router (XR1000)
  • Four (4) detachable antennas
  • One (1) Ethernet cable
  • One (1) Quick start guide
  • One (1) Power adapter


  • System Requirements: Microsoft® Windows 7, 8, 10, Vista®, XP®, 2000, Mac OS®, UNIX®, or Linux®, Microsoft® Internet Explorer® 11 or higher, Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome® 55 or higher, Firefox® 45 or higher, Safari® 10 or higher

Physical Specifications

  • Dimensions: 11.61 x 7.87 x 2.51 in (295 x 200 x 64 mm),
  • Weight: 1.32lb (600g)

Technical Specifications

  • WiFi Technology: WiFi 6 (802.11ax) Dual Band WiFi (AX5400), 2.4GHz AX: 2x2 (Tx/Rx) 1024/256 QAM 20/40MHz, up to 600Mbps‡, 5GHz AX: 4x4 (Tx/Rx) 1024 QAM 20/40/80/160MHz, up to 4.8Gbps‡, Backwards compatible with 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WiFi, 1024-QAM—25% data efficiency and faster speeds than a 256-QAM router, Additional DFS channels reduces interference from neighboring networks
  • Beamforming: Explicit Beamforming for 2.4 & 5GHz bands
  • Ports: Five (5) 10/100/1000Mbps Gigabit Ethernet ports - 1 WAN & 4 LAN LTE Cat 20
  • Channel Support: 160MHz Channel Support—Enjoy greater than 1Gbps WiFi speeds for blazing fast streaming and downloading to newer mobile devices
  • Memory: 256MB flash and 512MB RAM
  • Processor: Powerful 1.5GHz Triple-Core processor