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Netgear DGND3700 N600 Dual-band Gigabit router review

This dual-band router is one seriously speedy machine

Our Verdict

A satisfyingly fast dual-band router that delivers 5GHz at range alongside stunning 2.4GHz capabilities with a good range of features for home and office.

For

  • Incredibly fast 2.4GHz performance
  • Top-flight 5GHz performance
  • Solid feature set

Against

  • Aging interface

The Netgear DGND3700 is the big brother to the Netgear DGND3300 Dual Band router that we recently took a look at here on TechRadar

Describing itself as the ultimate DSL router, it appears to have a lot to live up to, but on the basis of just the specification and its full name - there's no less than nine words in there - it should do a good job.

It's a full ADSL2+ capable dual band 5/2.4GHz wireless gateway with Gigabit Ethernet, a WAN port and two USB sockets.

On offer is a raft of additional features such as NAS, a DLNA streaming media server, the ability to store multiple SSIDs with individual settings, alongside a guest network.

There's a 'more detail' statistics module and a refreshed content filtering section, plus a detailed repeater mode and the usual quality of service and UPnP features.

To help make adding systems as simple as possible there's also full WPS support.

Tech Specs

Product TypeWireless Router
Wireless LAN StandardIEEE 802.11n
ISM BandYes
UNII BandYes
Ethernet TechnologyGigabit Ethernet
USBYes
Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports5
Number of Broadband (RJ-45) Ports1
Wireless Transmission Speed600 Mbps
Brand NameNetgear
Form FactorDesktop
Green CompliantYes
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityWEEE, RoHS
ISM Maximum Frequency2.40 GHz
UNII Maximum Frequency5 GHz
Height30.5 mm
Width223.5 mm
Depth152.4 mm
ManufacturerNetgear, Inc
Product ModelDGND3700
Product NameDGND3700 Wireless Broaband Router
Manufacturer Part NumberDGND3700-100UKS
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.netgear.co.uk
Marketing Information

The NETGEAR N600 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit ADSL2+ Modem Router is the Ultimate Integrated DSL Networking Gateway. It offers concurrent dual band technology which avoids interference and ensures top speeds and the greatest range for demanding applications, such as streaming HD video and multiplayer gaming. Complete with a built-in DSL modem, it is compatible with all major DSL Internet service providers.

Weight (Approximate)500 g