Firmware Update: Netgear AC3200 Nighthawk X6

Netgear recently released new firmware for its AC3200 Nighthawk X6 Tri-Band WiFi Router, also referred to as R8000. This router can send and receive data once on the 2.4GHz band and twice on the 5GHz band, and has a theoretical throughput of no less than 3200Mbit/s. In addition, there are five gigabit Ethernet ports, one of which is on the wan side and the other four can be used internally, and there are a USB 2.0 and a USB 3.0 connection. The version number of this firmware release is pinned to and is intended to address an unspecified security issue:

Bug Fixes:

  • Fixed the security issue.

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Release status Final
Website netgear
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License type Freeware