Upgrading our WORST Wifi Setup - NETGEAR Nighthawk Pro Gaming Router Showcase

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  • I’d like it if Linus came to MY house and upgraded my worst computer

    Scott DavisScott Davis16 hours ago
  • cCol love it. But for another person who doesn't know this stuff its a foreign language.

    Josh JonesJosh Jones19 hours ago
  • guys i need someone to help me i do youtube and it takes like a hole day to upload a 15 minute video and i play video games i also have 4 other people in the house that uses the wifi is this router worth it, i also live in the woods so is this thing worth it i really need to know

    lone berserkerlone berserker20 hours ago
  • I often get less than one Mbps...

    IgmantisIgmantisDay ago
  • Boi my wifi is in kbps

    SwaggyorangespikeSwaggyorangespikeDay ago
  • They misspelled Twitch on Colton's info card lmao

    Ghostie & FriendsGhostie & FriendsDay ago
  • i download steam games at average 400KB/s, not even joking

    Henry WalkerHenry WalkerDay ago
  • Please god someone help me. What do I do if I can not get cable Internet of any kind. And can't afford the the over priced garbage satellite Internet companies either. What do I do!?!?

    Ohvann 3XOhvann 3XDay ago
  • One of the less transparent videos you guys have put out in a while. Netgear must pay well.

    Chase McNamaraChase McNamaraDay ago
  • Linus: *gets 100+ mb per second* "That's acceptable" Me: *gets 15+ on a good day* "LETS GO"

    xprtxprtDay ago
  • I have 260mps Edit- if some miracle happen

    Pranav PUBGPranav PUBG2 days ago
  • wifi analyzer is good tool

    chris fuenteschris fuentes2 days ago
  • I get 4mbps and I also get internet drops close to 7 to 8 times a day and they can be as short at 1 minute or as long as 10 min or even longer. I am currently watching this video on cellular because it is down right now

    James Games monsterJames Games monster3 days ago
  • Well fuck i don’t get anymore than 10mbps

    sbVsbV3 days ago
  • 100Mbps is acceptable, actually its not bad" Have you seen UK speeds in wales

    That One DogThat One Dog3 days ago
  • Windows 10 actually shows you the wifi password if you go into the network settings ;)

    VibinatorVibinator3 days ago
  • Sponsored reviews are absolutely worthless for how good a product is. Netgear would never allow them to be critical of this product given its sponsored.

    Bear DrewBear Drew4 days ago
  • If Australian's got better internet we would destroy matchmaking games, ruin good players reputations and overall out-perform everyone. You see, even with our joke of the internet, they did this to stop us gamers from rising up and dominating the rest of the world

    Jamzs MayJamzs May4 days ago
  • Australia’s max is like 100MBPS 😂😂.. and that’s with luck

    Scott SwaggerScott Swagger4 days ago
  • I still hate my WiFi only get around 540mbps tho it's capable of 1GB, I just use wired since it gives 1GB to 1.2GB, 100mbps is not acceptable to me at all lol

    IXAnihilationIXIXAnihilationIX4 days ago
  • The question is, for me anyway; Do you have to use the original router connected to the new one, or can the stock one be replaced?

    Michael MonzonMichael Monzon4 days ago
    • I own a XR500 in Australia. On my HFC style NBN network i have to use the crappy supplied router before the Netgear one. I blame the NBN for it's apparent incompatibility with every router i have ever tried. I just disable the wifi on the crappy router. The XR500 is even better than the review. Wifi range is good for at least a 20 room motel. Gaming latency improvements at default are so impressive. Mixed channel WIFI by default is again so impressive. The list goes on and on like that

      Mj TMj T23 hours ago
  • u need to have 10x the subscribers and they also need to play your videos in tech classes

    David ThompsomDavid Thompsom4 days ago
  • Last i checked a router does not connect via cable. A modem does. So did he get a new modem too? Or did you just completely ignore that fact?

    adam stulladam stull4 days ago
    • @Paradise Arcade That would my guess to by it was never even addressed. Acted like it was just going to get tossed in the trash.

      adam stulladam stull4 days ago
    • Could be a modem/router combo provided by the ISP.

      Paradise ArcadeParadise Arcade4 days ago
  • All the money U make and U cant pay 1 dollar for speedtest app U suck

    gordanzzzzgordanzzzz4 days ago
  • Help me www.speedtest.net/my-result/a/5113848680

    EarthMonsterEarthMonster4 days ago
  • I'm Australian, our idiotic ex-prime minister spent 66 billion dollars building a network that peaks at 100mbps.

    JimethJimeth5 days ago
  • 326Mbps is great compared to my 4Mbps at best then like 1Mbps when anyone else is one it ahhh

    RithyanRithyan5 days ago
  • iPhone lets you share the WiFi with your friends, no password needed. ;)

    M.R. SaarM.R. Saar5 days ago
  • Some strange things might happen when your magnets fall of the fridge....

    KolcobrzuchKolcobrzuch5 days ago

    XeroXero5 days ago
  • "Acceptable" over a 100 mbps ours at the Philippines 300kbps - 1.5 mbps .what a shame..fvcking corrupt network providers.

    Purge cVzPurge cVz5 days ago
  • Does this mean Colton's NOT getting a Red Ryder air rifle for Christmas?

    Shane FreelandShane Freeland5 days ago
  • Oh god, I LOVED the door touch with your opening!!!

    Engineering The MetalsEngineering The Metals6 days ago
  • Im ur neigbour i knew ur password beqch

    Egg with 10,000 subscriberEgg with 10,000 subscriber6 days ago
  • 100mbps is ok me here with 6mbps and thats the best i can get in my area

    Tim GamingTim Gaming6 days ago
  • 4k/8k upscaling as fast as possible!

    stacey vieirastacey vieira6 days ago
  • samsung s10 is alr wifi 6 ax band.

    Noah MoonNoah Moon6 days ago
  • Nice to get free stuff.

    ChristianChristian6 days ago
  • Perfectly placed netflix and chill joke wasted... @2:50

    SpykersanSpykersan6 days ago
  • How do they install the router? His setup before is a router with integrated cable-modem, similar to mine. Do they use his old hardware solely as modem?

    Jonas MüllerJonas Müller7 days ago
  • *Gets fancy new router that is powerful and can improve everything* BO4: *ERROR*

    Agent 48Agent 487 days ago
  • Linus: over 100mbps is acceptable Me: crying in Aussie

    sai krishnasai krishna7 days ago
  • Can you come to my place and check my gaming setup

    spiderpig990spiderpig9907 days ago
  • 7:10 Linus is taller than someone!!!

    Moses TranMoses Tran7 days ago
  • If you set your ssid to "CUNT CUNT CUNT" are there laws against that?

    TheSmilingXenomorphTheSmilingXenomorph7 days ago
  • *coughs* Ubiquiti *coughs* #notsponsored

    chromeehchromeeh7 days ago
  • Imagine having the worst network, with 300+ mpbs

    wasup23tubewasup23tube7 days ago
  • Here in the Philippines the normal internet speed is just 7mbps using your cellular data...

    Shermeleng EsemelShermeleng Esemel7 days ago
  • I still don't get why no wifi internet speed test :-( Since you're getting rid of the device - just change the password from a previously connected device. Y-u-no-do?

    Mutated1987Mutated19877 days ago
  • *cries with 14Mbps*

    The WarnerThe Warner7 days ago
  • Why didnt you show the new speed outside?

    J WJ W7 days ago
  • 1:34 do I see mold?

    ahpadtahpadt7 days ago
  • Judging from the comments I guess I’m the only one who has 120 down with spectrum

    FinkstarFinkstar7 days ago
  • My password was Elegantroad481 smh

    imDempi -imDempi -8 days ago
  • I have netgear and nighthawk but only 450mbps

    imDempi -imDempi -8 days ago
  • Saying 100mpbs is acceptable, meanwhile I'm lucky to get 20.

    BlueThundah75BlueThundah758 days ago
  • How is nobody talking about the subverted expectations of having his hand on the back door in the first 3 seconds, then showing him entering the front door at 0:06? Linus teleportation confirmed.

    Mike PawlowskiMike Pawlowski8 days ago
  • meanwhile I'm sitting here with 1mb normal

    Logan HightLogan Hight8 days ago
  • Anyone seeing the LTT Gaming chair...

    #simu yangu#simu yangu9 days ago
  • man i kinda feel bad for all the poop speeds around the world. its nice to live a block from a cable net hub.

    skizzik121skizzik1219 days ago
  • In France, having 12 Mbps download and 0.7 Mbps upload speeds is quite common... which means streaming and uploading videos is impossible to do seriously and downloading large modern games is a hassle( with ADSL).

    CiinoxCiinox9 days ago
  • You talk to much,make it sample

    Frank NunezFrank Nunez10 days ago
  • Does it avoid NAT issues? I hooked up a router to my company's modem and always get NAT issues :(

    J LiborioJ Liborio10 days ago
  • The older Netgear kinda .... Messy they just fail out at times

    The First Year GamerThe First Year Gamer10 days ago
  • I only get 25mbps 1 up

    Devan DishmanDevan Dishman10 days ago
  • My laptop is smaller than the router.. lol

    the mechanicalthe mechanical11 days ago
  • Try living in the UK where the fastest provider is upwards of 300Mb, but if you don't live in the right area for that, you're stuck with 30Mb. 😭

    PebzeyPebzey11 days ago
    • @I'm Not MLG Oh I'm sorry, I thought we were all expressing our dissatisfaction for under 100Mb which in Linus's opinion is "acceptable."

      PebzeyPebzey11 days ago
    • Why you complaining? I have 5mb and it's just fine.

      I'm Not MLGI'm Not MLG11 days ago
  • "100Mpbs" "acceptable" *sobs in 60Mpbs down 6Mpbs up*

    The Poor GamerThe Poor Gamer11 days ago
  • IT'S A MODEM LINUS! Talks about tech savy.. smh

    john lombajohn lomba11 days ago
  • Ok Linus you are a little out of touch on this one. 100mbs in the backyard ? My top speed is 5mb wired. Big city life must be nice to bitch about 100mb.

    raistlinsly1raistlinsly112 days ago
Upgrading our WORST Wifi Setup - NETGEAR Nighthawk Pro Gaming Router Showcase