Product Comparison: NETGEAR R9000-100EUS vs Linksys EA9500


General Specifications
Brand
Netgear
Linksys
Model
R9000-100EUS
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Nighthawk X10 AD7200 smart Wi-Fi router is industry’s fast router for media streaming with plex media server. Nighthawk X10 with 802.11ac and 802.11ad Wi-Fi technology delivers ultra-smooth 4K streaming, VR gaming and instant downloads.
Video conference, download files and email as the rest of the house games, streams, surfs, Skypes and more – without lag or buffering using Max-Stream AC5400 Tri-Band Wi-Fi Router (EA9500). Ideal for busy households and home offices.
Key Specs
Wi-Fi Speed
7200 Mbps
5400 Mbps
Number Of LAN Ports
6
8
Frequency Band
2.4 GHz, 5 GHz, 60 GHz
2.4 GHz, 5 GHz
What customers say about "Key Specs"
NETGEAR R9000-100EUS Tri-Band AD7200 Smart Wi-Fi Router
  • The speeds of the Wi-Fi are very good.
  • Speed tests show good performance, and connections are stable.
  • Easy to setup, easy to configure, great range, easy to setup guest lan, lovely looking.
  • Both the 2.4GHz and the 5GHz signal reached every corner of my house, giving exceptional coverage.
  • The problem with the 5GHz was that randomly throughout the day the 5GHz would drop out, stopping music playing, and streaming video to stop.
Linksys EA9500 Tri-Band Wi-Fi Router
  • It has good range and is reasonably easy to configure.
  • Easy install, good coverage and is really fast and reliable for both 2,4GHz and 5GHZ bands.
  • Very easy install and it works everywhere perfect, best Wi-Fi router ever.
  • Great signal around the house, so easy to setup and great value for money. Great speed of Wi-Fi.
  • It’s a great product I haven't had any issues.
Size & Weight
Color
Black
Black
Height
2.91 in.
2.62 in.
Width
8.81 in.
12.53 in.
Depth
6.61 in.
10.41 in.
Weight
4.11 lbs.
3.81 lbs.
Network
QoS Traffic Prioritization
Yes
Yes
Auto Speed Sensing
Yes
Yes
Number Of WAN Ports
1
1
Wireless Standard
Wireless - AD
Wireless - AC
Ethernet Standard
10/100/1000
10/100/1000
Number of Antennas
4
8
Ethernet Switch
Yes
Yes
What customers say about "Network"
NETGEAR R9000-100EUS Tri-Band AD7200 Smart Wi-Fi Router
  • The four Wi-Fi antennas are easy to install and make this router look like a space invader.
  • This router has 7 Gigabit Ports on the back which is plenty of ports unless you run a small data centre at home.
  • Plug the router in with the ethernet cable and it's as simple as that.
  • Since installed it has worked flawlessly maintaining fast reliable connections on Ethernet and wifi with no buffering.
  • It's a fantastic router. The signal is great with 4 antennas.
Linksys EA9500 Tri-Band Wi-Fi Router
  • Wired is perfectly fine. Wireless is strong through walls.
  • Good stable router with good Wi-Fi range.
  • Easy to set up. Software on phone is excellent.
  • Really good router, good signal strength, nice design and I really like that there is only one light on the front, looks premium.
  • It has poor WIFi signal strength , does not connect easily to Bose speakers and is a disaster with an Xbox one.
Security
Data Encryption
Yes
Yes
Encryption Type
WPA/WPA2, WPA2-PSK
64/128-bit WEP, WPA/WPA2—PSK, WPA/WPA2 Enterprise
Parental Controls
Yes
Yes
Security Features
TCP/IP, RIP-1, RIP-2, DHCP, PPPoE, PPTP, Dynamic DNS, UPnP, SMB, SPI, NAT support, DoS protection, VPN support
UPnP, SPI, NAT support, Access control, DHCP, Dynamic DNS, PPTP, PPPoE
What customers say about "Security"
NETGEAR R9000-100EUS Tri-Band AD7200 Smart Wi-Fi Router
  • Brilliant admin portal and easy to setup and change settings. Lots of great security settings to choose from.
  • Perfect product worth the money and would recommend for anyone wanting a more secure WAP.
  • The security options are easily configurable, with separate settings for 2.4Hz and 5GHz, and for main and guest networks on each.
  • Firewall and Security options I found to be effective.
  • Weaker signal. Additional router security functions do not work.
Linksys EA9500 Tri-Band Wi-Fi Router
  • Nice router, good security features.
  • This is a great, configurable router with some nice security features.
  • The setup was actually very quick for me, about 5 minutes and using the one-click secure connection for printers and others devices work flawlessly.
  • Wi-Fi connections are easy to establish while at the same time it provides strong security.
  • Its menu is extremely basic - no sign of any decent security options at all.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE, FCC
CE, FCC
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
479.99 $
399.99 $


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