Netgear Nighthawk AC1900 (EX7000) WiFi Range Extender Review

Today, Netgear Nighthawk AC1900 (EX7000) is the fastest WiFi extender Netgear has produced yet. Delivering a top internet speed of about 600 Mbps at 2.4GHz and about 1,300 Mbps at 5GHz. Nighthawk AC1900 (EX7000) also packs in a host of extra beneficial features, making it perhaps the best WiFi extender for small-business and home use.


  • World-Class AC1900 performance.

  • 5 Ethernet ports for connecting the non-WiFi kit.

  • USB 3.0 port for sharing printers and fast file access.

  • Quick and easy Netgear extender setup.


  • To make the most of it you might need the right hardware.

  • Force you to sign in for online services.

  • Only 1yr warranty that seems low for the paid price.


If you wish for the utmost in performance and stability from an extended WiFi network, including the ability to connect a host of devices (wired or wireless) to it, then the Netgear EX7000 (AC1900) fits in your budget perfectly.

Netgear Nighthawk AC1900 (EX7000): Design and Features

  • Comparatively to other devices Netgear EX2700 is a large device.

  • Shaped like a router.

  • Consists of a separate power supply and numerous external antennas.

  • As a matter of fact, you will acquire 252x174x31mm space to place your Netgear WiFi range extender.

  • Plastic body. Light in size (635g).

The headline feature of Nighthawk AC1900 (EX7000) is its ability to reach AC1900 transfer speeds of about 600Mbps at 2.4GHz and about 1,300Mbps at 5GHz. – AC1900 (EX700) is able to keep both connections up and running simultaneously.

To get the fast internet speed without interruption you have to place your existing WiFi router and the Netgear WiFi range extender closer to each other.

Moreover, for new extender setup process or to get setup success make sure that both of your devices (router and the range extender) are up-to-date by the latest and updated firmware version.

Netgear Nighthawk AC1900 (EX7000) – Performance

The standard range extender test sees the extender set up at a distance of around 10-15m from your main router, with two thick walls in between. As a matter of fact, the internet speed from the extended wireless networks is then recorded using a laptop or computer equipped with an AC600 speed adapter (switch), at a distance of 2-3m through a wooden floor (upstairs, downstairs above the extender) and 10-12m with another brick wall in the way (at the bottom of the garden, terrace or backyard).

Despite the fact, by using this setup, the AC1900 blitzed the competition absolutely. At 2-3m AC1900 delivers 36Mbps on 2.4GHz and at 10-12m it delivers 23Mbps. In addition, at 5GHz, the above-mentioned figures leaped up to 100Mbps and 85.6Mbps for sure.

There isn’t any doubt that with the right hardware in place, Netgear EX7000 is an exceedingly fast and reliable WiFi range extender.

Unlike other websites, we thoroughly test each Netgear product we review. We make use of industry standard tests to compare the things properly in a good manner. We will always guide you, tell you, and update you what we find. We never, ever accept a single penny to review the products. Tell us via the comment section below about what you think.

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