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•  Wireless-AC 1900 Mbps
•  1 USB 3.0 & 1 USB 2.0
•  OpenVPN & PPTP Ready
•  High-end DD-WRT ARM Firmware Installed More Info

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Reg. Price $449.99

SALE PRICE $349.99

Reg. Price $449.99

SALE PRICE $349.99

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The Nighthawk Has Arrived...

Want better quality Netflix, Amazon Instant, Hulu, Crackle, or Vudu streaming with a Roku, AppleTV, & Boxee Box? Need to rise above interference problems from neighboring WiFi routers? VPN Client & Server Integration for OpenVPN or PPTP? Of course you do.

Meet the Netgear R7000 Nighthawk DD-WRT FlashRouter, AKA, the Netgear Nighthawk, a networking centerpiece with more than enough power and style to future-proof your WiFi network to next-gen Wireless-AC standards. The Netgear R7000 Nighthawk prepares your network for all the latest devices while still offering full support for Wireless-G and Wireless-N legacy devices.

Offering top-shelf dual band wireless speeds with up to 1900 Mbps Wireless-AC(450 2.4 Mbps & 1450 5.0 Mbps), the R7000 delivers the fastest performance while handling the largest amount of connected devices. The Netgear Nighthawk R7000 integrates three high-powered external antennas for maximum wireless reach and performance. Since they are external, they are easily upgradable to even more powerful antennas for extended reach if you so desire.

The R7000 model bumps the internal processor to a DD-WRT best-in-class Dual Core 1 GHz (1000 MHz) Broadcom CPU, besting even our other top-end devices, which run from an excellent 600 MHz. In fact, this is the most popular dual core router we are offering with DD-WRT support.

Processing is the key to high-performance routing, and this one has room to burn and grow as streaming video demands become increasingly more intensive. For VPN users, having a large processor is imperative for the constant encryption and decryption the router will need to perform in this process. The better the processor, the faster the VPN encrypted information can get to you.

What Makes A FlashRouter Nighthawk Better?

FlashRouters steps in to offer what many router manufacturers won't: better firmware, network configuration assistance, and responsive/highly trained USA tech support that will actually answer your questions.

The DD-WRT Netgear R7000 FlashRouter arrives pre-installed with a recent, tested, and stable DD-WRT firmware build. Forget spending hours deciphering and testing the DD-WRT forums/website/Wiki for the correct hardware version and proper build, only to discover that you've improperly flashed your device and bricked it.

Each FlashRouter arrives at your doorstep with a personalized setup guide that is tailored to your requested network information, making your network centerpiece installation as simple as possible. The right router, the right firmware, right now!

  • Free VPN Service Integration
  • Custom Configuration by Our Tech Experts + Our In-house DD-WRT Specific Router Setup Guide 
  • Free Online Tech Support
  • DD-WRT Warranty: Performing a DD-WRT firmware installation voids manufacturer warranties and can damage your device. FlashRouters provides DD-WRT routers with the firmware upgraded, which is then tested for stability and performance which we back with a minimum of a a 90 day warranty.

Popular Netgear R7000 DD-WRT Added Features

Using DD-WRT firmware can make a network infinitely more stable and easier to tweak. The Netgear R7000 DDWRT FlashRouter is the premiere choice for users who want top-notch, high-definition video streaming quality for your favorite services: Netflix, BBC iPlayer, Amazon Instant Video, and ITV, among others. Tired of buffering? Go with the stability, improved security, and customizability of the open source DD-WRT Linux kernel!

Upgrading the R7000 to DD-WRT integrations advanced network security options including VPN connectivity. Using VPN on a router allows you to create a secure tunnel for connected devices just by connecting to the router, giving you an additional layer of encryption & personal privacy from prying government eyes, and allowing you to mask your location for additional security.

FlashRouters creates a complete out-of-the-box, plug and play DD-WRT-upgraded router solution that includes all of the most popular DD-WRT features.

  • Removes faulty WPS functionality, a major security hole.
  • Complete PPTP & OpenVPN Client/Server Setup Support.
  • Advanced wireless transmission power options.
  • Integrated Captive Portal/ WiFi Hotspot System Capabilities: HotSpotSystem, Sputnik, WiFiDog, NoCatSplash.
  • Stabilizes Overall WiFi Performance.
  • Advanced Networking Modes: Access Points, Wireless Extender, Wireless Client & Repeater Bridge.
  • Bandwidth Monitoring & Limiting Features.

Netgear R7000 Technical Specifications

Best in Class RAM/Flash Memory in a Wireless Router

At 256 RAM, the R7000 AC1900 Nighthawk DD-WRT FlashRouter matches the top end of router-based RAM, and offers 128 MB of active flash memory for flashing the most powerful and malleable DD-WRT builds around. RAM and Flash memory are important to the caching and saving of sites because it hastens connectivity to your most frequently visited sites. With a heavy duty processor, more RAM/Flash memory are a must.

USB 3.0 Port

The R7000 includes a USB 3.0 port for best-in-class high-speed data transfer (up to 10x faster than USB 2.0) and network sharing. A second USB 2.0 port is also included. Use these 2 integrated USB port to attach a backup storage device, Network Attached Storage (NAS) backup, or to create a network printer. The faster the USB ports, the faster you can do network backups, transfer, & share files between devices.

Want more insight into all DD-WRT firmware offers & how it differs from Tomato?

Review the basics of DD-WRT firmware or watch our DD-WRT info video:

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Additional Information

Firmware Upgrade
DD-WRT
Wireless Frequency Band(s)
Dual Band (2.4/ 5 GHz)
Wireless Data Rates
AC1900 (450+1450Mbps)
Wireless Standards
IEEE 802.11 a/c b/g/n
Ethernet Port Type
Gigabit (10/100/1000Mbps)
Ethernet Ports
4 LAN 1 WAN
USB Ports
2 - 1 USB 3.0, 1 USB 2.0
Antenna Type:
External
Number of Antennas
3
Wireless Security
WPA Personal, WPA Enterprise, WPA2 Personal, WPA2 Enterprise, WPA2 Personal Mixed, WPA2 Enterprise Mixed, RADIUS, WEP
Processor Brand:
Broadcom
Processor Model:
BCM4709A0 Dual Core
Processor Speed
1 GHz (1000 MHz)
RAM (MB)
256
Flash Memory (MB)
128
Power Adapter
100v-240v ~50-60Hz (Compatible Worldwide)
Volt Input
12v 3.5A
Brand
Netgear
FCC ID:
PY313200233
Hardware Version
No
Product Condition
New
Serial Port(s)
1
Package Contents
A/C Power Supply, Customized Setup Guide, Ethernet Cable
Warranty
90 Day Limited Warranty
Choose VPN Service
None Required
Firmware Upgrade
Wireless Frequency Band(s)
Wireless Data Rates
Ethernet Port Type
Ethernet Ports
USB Ports
Antenna Type:
Number of Antennas
Processor Brand:
Processor Speed
RAM (MB)
Flash Memory (MB)
Volt Input
FCC ID:
Warranty
Included Support Plan
Reviews
Asus RT-AC56U AC1200 DD-WRT FlashRouter Asus RT-AC56U AC1200 DD-WRT FlashRouter

Reg. Price $299.99

Sale price $249.99

Firmware Upgrade: DD-WRT
Wireless Frequency Band(s): Dual Band (2.4/ 5 GHz)
Wireless Data Rates: AC1200 (300+900 Mbps)
Ethernet Port Type: Gigabit (10/100/1000Mbps)
Ethernet Ports: 4 LAN 1 WAN
USB Ports: 2
Antenna Type:: Internal
Number of Antennas: 4
Processor Brand:: Broadcom
Processor Speed: 800 MHz
RAM (MB): 256
Flash Memory (MB): 128
Volt Input: 19V 1.75A
FCC ID:: MSQ-RTAC56U
Warranty: 90 Day Limited Warranty
Included Support Plan: 3 Months Support Plan +
Netgear Nighthawk X8 AC5300 DD-WRT Installed - Front Netgear Nighthawk X8 R8500 AC5300 DD-WRT FlashRouter

Reg. Price $649.99

Sale price $529.99

Firmware Upgrade: DD-WRT
Wireless Frequency Band(s): Tri-Band (2.4/ 5/ 5 GHz)
Wireless Data Rates: AC5300 (1000+2165+2165 Mbps)
Ethernet Port Type: Gigabit (10/100/1000Mbps)
Ethernet Ports: 6
USB Ports: 2
Antenna Type:: External
Number of Antennas: 8 (4 External/4 Internal)
Processor Brand:: Broadcom
Processor Speed: Dual Core 1.4 GHz (1400 MHz)
RAM (MB): 512
Flash Memory (MB): 128
Volt Input: 19V 3.16A
FCC ID:: PY315200309
Warranty: 90 Day Limited Warranty
Included Support Plan: 3 Months Support Plan +
Netgear Nighthawk R7000 AC1900 DD-WRT FlashRouter Netgear Nighthawk R7000 AC1900 DD-WRT FlashRouter

Reg. Price $449.99

Sale price $349.99

Firmware Upgrade: DD-WRT
Wireless Frequency Band(s): Dual Band (2.4/ 5 GHz)
Wireless Data Rates: AC1900 (450+1450Mbps)
Ethernet Port Type: Gigabit (10/100/1000Mbps)
Ethernet Ports: 4 LAN 1 WAN
USB Ports: 2 - 1 USB 3.0, 1 USB 2.0
Antenna Type:: External
Number of Antennas: 3
Processor Brand:: Broadcom
Processor Speed: 1 GHz (1000 MHz)
RAM (MB): 256
Flash Memory (MB): 128
Volt Input: 12v 3.5A
FCC ID:: PY313200233
Warranty: 90 Day Limited Warranty
Included Support Plan: 3 Months Support Plan +
  1. Don't Stop review by David on 11/17/2016
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    You guys are awesome. I love what you are doing. We are all better off thanks to you guys.

  2. Award Winning Customer Service review by Guenther on 11/11/2016
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    Support

    Thank you very much for the ongoing support. FlashRouters customer service is award winning.

  3. Very Happy With My Purchase review by John A. on 2/23/2015
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    I recently purchased a Flashrouters Netgear Nighthawk router set up for PIA. I took it out of the box and it connected immediately after I plugged it in. The setup was fairly easy with the supplied directions. I am very happy with my purchase. It does exactly what it is supposed to do. I doubt that there is any way to have a more secure internet connection. And it was painless. I highly recommend FlashRouters and the Netgear Nighthawk router they sell.

  4. R7000 with SecurityKiss review by Peter E on 9/3/2014
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    Despite some customs delays arriving in Vietnam, this Netgear R7000 router works like a charm on SecurityKiss L2TP.

  5. Finally Happy review by Cody G. on 8/8/2014
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    I'm finally happy with my Internet connection. I let this thing pitter patter in and out for years, using a crummy router with my Xbox. No wonder I was constantly losing in Halo. The lag!!! Now, I am Master Chief! Haha. The Nighthawk. Perfect.

  6. 10/10, 5/5 Stars! review by Kadir on 7/3/2014
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    I give this router the highest possible rating. Be it 10 out of 10 points, 5 out of 5 stars, this router stands at the top with any test. A simple setup, fantastic VPN use, and amazing speeds. There is no substitute for the Nighthawk. If you don't have one, get one now.

  7. Excellent 2014 router with future proof hardware review by Matt on 6/5/2014
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    Support

    Flashrouters are awesome / The support is always there if you have any problems. I wanted to state that first.

    The router is a upgrade and as I have latest apple products having a 5Ghz router is awesome. You can have dual bands running at same time, has large memory and USB 3.0 ... its on steroids! The bonus you can run DD-WRT as well , plus VPN so giving you a very cheap professional style router!

  8. The Best Router Around review by Amy on 5/28/2014
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    Support

    I can say with no hesitation that the Netgear Nighthawk R7000 is the best router around. Lightning fast speeds, amazing range, and the DD-WRT firmware makes it all the more manageable. I use PureVPN, and using the service on all my devices (Roku, PS3, etc) is great. FlashRouters offered very helpful support, patience, and speedy delivery.

  9. Cream of the Crop review by Will on 4/30/2014
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    Absolutely amazing. I have been a Netgear user for years, but this router, with a super 1 GHz processor, Wireless-AC, and high powered antennas is certainly the cream of the crop. FlashRouters is a fantastic service, and I will definitely be recommending it to all of my fellow tech aficionados.

  10. The Best Around review by Paul on 4/18/2014
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    Support

    After a few weeks of using my Nighthawk flashed with HideMyAss, I must say this is definitely the best router on the market. Amazing range and a stable connection to my ISP. Not only is my Internet more stable, it's safer too, with these added added layers of encryption.

  11. Amazing Results review by Derrick on 4/3/2014
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    Wow, I cannot believe this router. To be honest, I was a little unsure of the price, but honestly, it was worth it. I have never seen such high speeds! Perfect streaming quality too. I live in the UK at the moment, and I have an AppleTV, several iPads, etc... the Nighthawk provides me with excellent streaming quality for all of these! You will not be disappointed.

  12. Best router available. Great VPN results review by Ana on 3/7/2014
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    Support

    This router is great! I am running astrill open vpn client and it works great. The fast processor is great for encrypting and decrypting vpn traffic with no slowdowns. You can easily oc the processor to 1200mhz with a simple command via the dd=wrt firmware. The Kong Firmware is very stable and the overall signal strength on 2.4 and 5 ghz bands is excellent. This is the best performing high end consumer router on the market. FYI, Tomato firmware is under development as well, so the options for this router keep getting better and better!. You wont be disappointed with the Nighthawk!

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What Makes A FlashRouterDifferent?

Forget spending hours deciphering and testing the DD-WRT forums/website/Wiki for the correct hardware version and proper build only to discover that you've improperly flashed your device and bricked it.

FlashRouters offers what many router manufacturers won't: better firmware plus basic network and VPN service configuration assistance from responsive and highly trained USA tech support that will actually answer your questions.

  • DD-WRT OR TOMATO PREINSTALLED: A tested and stable firmware build with enhanced security by one of our customization experts.
  • FREE PLUG AND PLAY VPN SERVICE PRE-CONFIGURATION: Enter your VPN username, password and preferred server location in final step of checkout.
  • CUSTOM CONFIGURATION & SETUP GUIDE INCLUDED
  • FREE ONLINE TECH SUPPORT: E-mail & remote Teamviewer included.
  • WORLDWIDE SHIPPING VIA USPS & FEDEX
  • DD-WRT & TOMATO WARRANTY: We include our own open-source firmware warranty.
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