I've been a long time fan of NETGEAR routers, and with the R8000, they've really upped their game. There's a lot of hype about this particular router; many tout it as one of the best, if not the best on the market... and it certainly looks the part. However, with use by an average household, is it really worth it? Does it measure up?
Unboxing the NETGEAR R8000
I won't bore you with too many details here -- unboxings are cliche, no? I do really dig them, though, so here's some pics of what it's like to open one up. The packaging is top notch and very blingy, and this router really has a distinctive look.